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  1. Hendricks Q&A: Being on the cusp was 'consuming me'

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks had a breakout half-season after making his major league debut in July of last year. An eighth-round pick of the Texas Rangers in 2011, Hendricks was acquired in 2012 on trade deadline day for pitche...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
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  3. Potential 2015 bounce-back candidates

    Eric Karabell

    Many of you would be shocked at how the top 20 in ESPN live drafts looked one year ago. A guy who ended up hitting .196 was actually a first-round pick! A pair of first basemen chosen in the second round combined for nine home runs and 39 RBIs, and o...

    Blog | February 17, 2015
  4. Three pitchers who could emerge as stars in 2015 - MLB

    Mike Petriello

    Which major league pitchers are set to go from unheralded and unknown to household name in 2015? Mike Petriello offers up three players to watch, including a potential Yankees ace in the making.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2015
  5. Top breakout candidates for 2015

    David Schoenfield

    During my chats this offseason, one question that always comes up: Who do you like as a breakout performer? There are certainly obvious candidates to that question. The harder part is coming up with guys like Josh Donaldson or Josh Harrison or Dallas...

    Blog | January 24, 2015
  6. Cubs sign five, exchange figures with Strop

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs avoided arbitration with emerging pitcher Jake Arrieta on Friday, signing him to a one-year deal worth $3.63 million. Arrieta had a breakout season in 2014, despite missing the first month of the year. Before agreeing to t...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  7. Picks to click: Breakout pitchers

    Christina Kahrl

    Sticking with Saturday's theme of picking hitters who could break out in 2015, today we turn to the moundsmen. Remember, no rookies, so don't wonder why Andrew Heaney or Alex Sanchez aren't here. And to compare and contrast past performance with futu...

    Blog | December 28, 2014
  8. Picks to click: 2015 breakout hitters

    Christina Kahrl

    With 2015 around the corner, it's easy to focus on what's new -- new players on your teams, new rookies, new chances. But how about those guys who might be ready to ratchet up a whole new level of production? It is, as Mike Royko put it describing hi...

    Blog | December 27, 2014
  9. Outfield no longer an option for Duda

    Doug Mittler

    The New York Mets finally settled their first base situation in 2014 by trading away Ike Davis and watching Lucas Duda enjoy a breakout season with 30 homers and 92 RBI. Duda also spent time in the outfield in his first four big league seasons, b...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  10. Cubs wrap-up: Anthony Rizzo is our MVP

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs ended their season seven wins better than last year with some breakout performances and rebound seasons from several players. Not all was good, but key players did take steps. Here's a wrap-up of individual performances ...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  11. Podcast: One-on-one with Jake Arrieta

    Staff

    ESPN Chicago's Jesse Rogers talks with Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta about his breakout season and what he plans on doing for an encore next year. Arrieta went 10-5 with a 2.53 ERA and a 0.99 WHIP in 25 starts. Click here for more audio f...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  12. Indians-Twins Preview

    Indians-Twins Preview

    Preview | September 20, 2014
  13. Surprises abound on leaderboards

    Eric Karabell

    With a month of games to go in the regular season, the races for individual statistical honors are still up for grabs and in most cases they feature some surprising names. That's part of the fun of it for me. Anyone could have predicted Miami Marlins...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  14. Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 6, Mets 2

    Anthony Witrado | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    LOS ANGELES -- After a couple of games in Oakland that might constitute as offensive breakouts, the New York Mets went back to being a pitiful offensive threat Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Los Angeles Dodgers starter Dan Haren and his 4.59 ERA ...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  15. Giants latest to find holes against Wood

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- Travis Wood isn't following up his breakout 2013 season the way he planned. The Chicago Cubs left-hander tossed 200 innings and delivered a solid 3.11 ERA last year, but through 26 starts in 2014, he has seen his ERA climb to 4.91 and his ...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  16. Scouting a pair of all-star games

    Keith Law

    Here are some notes on a number of players I saw over the weekend. Lefty Kolby Allard of San Clemente (California) High School was the breakout star of this year's Perfect Game All-American Classic, played once again at Petco Park in San Diego. T...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  17. Rockies-Cubs Preview

    Rockies-Cubs Preview

    Preview | July 30, 2014