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Chicago Cubs Rumors: A.J. Ellis could be the answer to backup catcher question

Instead of another big-name starting pitcher, the Chicago Cubs may be focusing on bringing a quality veteran backstop into the mix for the stretch run. Since the addition of Jose Quintana last week, the Chicago Cubs seem to be putting it all together. In the second half, the club owns a 9-2 record – and […] Chicago Cubs Rumors: A.J. Ellis could be the answer to backup catcher question - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubs Insider Jul 26, 2017

Cubs Trade Rumors: A.J. Ellis Targeted, Dodgers Out on Verlander, Bucs Could Buy

We’re going to hit last night’s rumblings in somewhat rapid succession, since there’s nothing entirely new here. There are, however, a couple of wrinkles as it regards the Cubs. More than just their own pursuit of trade targets, the idea that the Pirates have climbed back into the thick of the NL Central race could … The post Cubs Trade Rumors: A.J. Ellis Targeted, Dodgers Out on Verlander, Bucs Could Buy appeared first on Cubs Insider.

Giancarlo Stanton homers twice, A.J. Ellis plays the hero as Marlins end first half with sweep of Giants

Eleventh-inning home runs from A.J. Ellis, his first of the year, and Giancarlo Stanton, his second of the day, lifted the Miami Marlins to a 10-8 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, completing the weekend sweep and the team’s first half. As Miami heads into the All-Star break, during...

Marlins drop finale to Cardinals despite big day from Marcell Ozuna

The Miami Marlins’ last best chance Thursday in a 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals came in the eighth inning, when they put their first two batters on and manager Don Mattingly sent backup catcher A.J. Ellis to the plate to pinch-hit. Down by one with six outs left, Ellis bunted, harder than...

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