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Kris Willis / TalkingChop 2 hours ago
Will Jace Peterson and Adonis Garcia stick with the Braves in 2018?

Will Jace Peterson and Adonis Garcia stick with the Braves in 2018?

Peterson and Garcia failed to make an impact in 2017 and could be left without a spot going forward. (Editor’s note. The hammer has fallen and while the penalties are severe, the Braves must move on and that means we must as well. If there is new news in regards to the investigation we will report it here but over the next few days we are going to finish up our player reviews series while also keeping an eye on free agency, trade rumors and arbitration news.) Jace Peterson and Adonis Garcia came into 2017 hoping to play key parts for the Braves but injuries and poor performance have put...
MLB 3 hours ago

Cubs 2018 ticket packs go on sale Tuesday

Cubs fans can get a head start on purchasing tickets for the 2018 season by buying multi-game packages starting Tuesday.
TalkingChop 7 hours ago
Atlanta Braves news: Day one of the fallout

Atlanta Braves news: Day one of the fallout

Rob Manfred dropped the hammer on the Braves and former employees as well. It got pretty bad, but now it’s time to move forward. BRAVES NEWS MLB lays the hammer down on Atlanta with sanctions The day of reckoning for the Braves finally came and the punishment was just as severe as it was rumored to be. The Braves ended up losing at least 12 prospects, their third-round pick in the 2018 MLB Draft and severe sanctions when it comes to international spending for the next few years. Additionally, former Braves front office employee Gordon Blakeley was banned for one year and former Atlanta...
Belleville News Democrat 4 hours ago
The negativity of some so-called St. Louis Cardinals fans is nauseating

The negativity of some so-called St. Louis Cardinals fans is nauseating

While I can’t predict if the St. Louis Cardinals will come through in their efforts to land reigning National League Most Valuable Player Giancarlo Stanton in trade, it’s sadly predictable …

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MLB 2 hours ago

Hey, Chicago! Park at Wrigley offers holiday fun

Cubs fans can ice skate, shop for holiday gifts, and find plenty to eat at the Park at Wrigley, starting Friday.
CBS Local 21 hours ago
Braves Receive Harsh Punishment from Major League Baseball

Braves Receive Harsh Punishment from Major League Baseball

MLB levied heavy penalties against Atlanta for infractions in the international market and amateur draft.
Larry Brown Sports 22 hours ago

MLB drops death penalty on Braves, bans John Coppolella for life

MLB has hit the Atlanta Braves with their version of the death penalty as punishment for the franchise’s violations over the past few years. The punishments are so severe that it’s clear the league wanted to make an example out of the Braves as a warning to clubs not to do anything similar in the...Read More
MLB Nov 21, 2017

Cubs announce Hickey as new pitching coach

The Cubs announced Jim Hickey as the pitching coach Tuesday and named Will Venable first-base coach, replacing Brandon Hyde, who is switching to the dugout to be manager Joe Maddon's bench coach.
MLB Nov 21, 2017

Cubs, Red Sox to close ST with pair of games

The Cubs and Red Sox will close Spring Training with two exhibitions at the Red Sox's Spring Training home, JetBlue Park, in Fort Myers, Fla.

Cardinals Winter Warm-up tickets go on sale Friday

Admission tickets for the St. Louis Cardinals’ 22nd annual Winter Warm-Up will be available at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 24. The largest fundraising effort organized by Cardinals Care, Winter Warm-Up …
MLB Nov 21, 2017

Rivera helping bring Christmas to kids in PR

Cubs catcher Rene Rivera and his wife, Mariel Perez, know families are struggling to rebuild in their homeland of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, and the couple wants to make sure children there get gifts this holiday season.

Giants add Beede, three others to 40-man roster; A’s DFA Brugman

A first-round pick, a pitcher acquired from the Mariners, a big left-handed relief prospect and a potent catching prospect are now on the Giants’ 40-man roster for the first time after a series of roster moves Monday required to protect them from next month’s Rule 5 draft. They are right-handers Tyler Beede, the Giants’ top pick in the 2014 draft, and Tyler Herb, whom the Giants acquired from Seattle this season as compensation for Chris Heston; left-hander D.J. Snelton, a 6-foot-7 lefty from the University of Minnesota who had a terrific season for Triple-A Sacramento;...
Red Reporter Nov 20, 2017
Reds add six players to 40-man roster ahead of Rule 5 Draft deadline

Reds add six players to 40-man roster ahead of Rule 5 Draft deadline

Protecting prospects is a precarious proposition. The deadline for MLB teams to add players to their 40-man rosters ahead of December’s Rule 5 Draft was today, and the Cincinnati Reds responded by adding six of their top minor league talents. Three position players and three relievers constituted the new wave of additions, and there were few real surprises. The #Reds have added to the 40-man roster: IF Alex Blandino IF Shed Long RHP José López RHP Jesús Reyes RHP Zack Weiss OF José Siri pic.twitter.com/Qt3B93bldZ— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) November 21, 2017 The infielders...
MLB Nov 20, 2017

Top prospect De La Cruz put on 40-man roster

Ahead of Monday's 7 p.m. CT deadline to protect players from next month's Rule 5 Draft, the Cubs selected the contracts of right-handers Adbert Alzolay and Oscar De La Cruz plus infielder David Bote, and added them to their 40-man roster. Outfielder Jacob Hannemann also cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Triple-A Iowa.
Larry Brown Sports Nov 20, 2017

Mets, Tigers reportedly have talked Ian Kinsler trade

The Detroit Tigers are looking to trade Ian Kinsler this offseason, and apparently they have had some talks already. MLB Network’s Jon Morosi reports that the Tigers have talked about a Kinsler trade with the New York Mets. Sources: #Mets, #Tigers have had preliminary discussions on an Ian Kinsler trade. @MLBNetwork @MLB — Jon Morosi...Read More

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    Yasmani Grandal

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    Yasiel Puig

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