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  1. Cubs' pitching competition should heat up

    Jesse Rogers

    Now that three Triple-A Iowa pitchers have made their major league debuts, the Chicago Cubs have some decisions to make after the All-Star break. The early results from Dallas Beeler, Tsuyoshi Wada and Kyle Hendricks are meaningless. Judging a st...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  2. Giants in Shark hunt or not?

    AJ Mass

    There's no surprise that trade talk surrounding Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija is starting to heat up now that there are just six weeks remaining before the July 31 deadline. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, some of the teams...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  3. Cubs-Pirates Preview

    Cubs-Pirates Preview

    Preview | June 09, 2014
  4. Cubs to put some heat on Jake Arrieta

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - On second thought, Chicago Cubs rehabbing pitcher Jake Arrieta will be going to the much warmer Daytona, Fla., instead of Iowa for his next rehab start. The right-hander, who was dealing with shoulder stiffness in spring training, was sa...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  5. Barney competing vs. self, not teammates

    Jesse Rogers

    If Chicago Cubs infielder Darwin Barney is feeling the heat of competition this spring, he's not showing it. Barney is the incumbent starter at second base, but a slew of infield prospects are close to being ready for the major leagues. Until the...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  6. Cubs notes: Alfonso Soriano a pro

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- As his bat heats up, so will the trade rumors surrounding Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano. He hit two more home run on Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Angels, giving him eight over his last 44 at-bats and 15 for the year. ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  7. Sveum laments latest Cubs 'brain farts'

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Have the Chicago Cubs recent mental gaffes become a reflection of the coaching staff? Manager Dale Sveum took the question in stride Thursday saying that he's fine with taking the heat for some things, but what he has witnessed lately ha...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  8. Start/sit advice, two-start pitchers, rankings for Week 21 of the...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft breaks down the schedule for Week 21 (Sept. 3-9) for the best hitter matchups, two-start pitchers and streaming opportunities.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  9. Soriano sits to escape source(s) of heat

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Alfonso Soriano's day off Sunday was not knee related, but instead to get him a breather during the midst of a string of games in the intense summer heat. As hot as it was this week in Chicago, things don't get any easier for the Chicag...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  10. Detroit Tigers have deep defensive issues and must improve at the...

    Buster Olney

    When the Tigers signed Prince Fielder, they were expected to have one of the best offenses in the American League. That hasn't been the case. As Buster Olney writes, Detroit's bats need to heat up in order to overcome its other issues.

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  11. Redrafting the 2002 'Moneyball' draft - MLB

    Keith Law

    Keith Law redrafts the 2002 draft with the benefit of hindsight, to see how different it would look.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  12. Dee Gordon, Drew Stubbs not as promising in fantasy after a revie...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft uses everything from TruMedia notes to heat maps (pitch location) to historical examples in laying out the eight players he's wary of for 2012, a list that includes notable names such as Ichiro Suzuki, Drew Stubbs and Carlos Marmol.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2012
  13. Daniel Murphy working furiously at second base for New York Mets ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that for the Mets' Daniel Murphy, spring training is about becoming comfortable at second base and improving his glove work in the middle of the infield.

    Blog | Conversation | February 23, 2012
  14. Roundup: Bell, Iannetta, DeJesus, Santiago

    Left: Chris Iannetta's power hot/cold zones at Coors Field (2009-2011) Right: Chris Iannetta's power hot/cold zones on the road (2009-2011) Click here to create your own Iannetta heat maps Each Sunday, ESPN Stats & Information reviews significant ...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  15. Cubs ride four-run fifth inning past Astros

    Aramis Ramirez and Alfonso Soriano hit fifth-inning homers and the Cubs beat the Astros 4-2.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 22, 2011
  16. Toronto Blue Jays to beat heat by closing roof Thursday

    The Blue Jays will try and beat the heat by keeping the roof closed for their game Thursday afternoon against the Seattle Mariners.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011