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  1. Jay Bruce has error in unusual start at 1B but helps Reds rally

    Jay Bruce played first base for the first time since high school and committed an error that let in a run Monday night, but he later homered to help the Cincinnati Reds rally for a 9-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs in the opener of a five-game series.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  2. Jay Bruce starts for Joey Votto at first base for Cincinnati Reds...

    Four hours before the first pitch, right fielder Jay Bruce was taking ground balls at a position he hasn't played since high school.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  3. Houston Astros draft high school left-hander Brady Aiken with No....

    The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick again, and this time, they took a pitcher polished beyond his years.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  4. Javier Baez gets passing grade at 2B

    Jesse Rogers

    PHOENIX, Ariz. -- If Javier Baez was getting a pass/fail grade for his first day at second base since freshman year in high school, then he passed with flying colors. His letter grade may not be an A-plus just yet. But his instincts and skill wer...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  5. Ex-minor leaguer Jasha Balcom adds Jackie Robinson realism to '42...

    Jim Caple

    There are plenty of reasons to see "42." One of them is the action-scene reality provided by former minor league player Jasha Balcom.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  6. Wood on hand for 'Kerry Wood Cubs Field'

    Bruce Levine

    Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood and his wife Sara were on hand at Lane Technical High School on Thursday morning to dedicate "Kerry Wood Cubs Field." Cubs chairmen Tom Ricketts and his sister Laura were also on hand at Clark Park behind th...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  7. Hinshaw finds Cubs offer much familiarity

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE -- It's the first day and already it has been an easy transition for new Chicago Cubs reliever Alex Hinshaw. One of Hinshaw's new teammates is Justin Germano, his classmate at Claremont (Calif.) High School. And as a current resident of...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  8. Report: Cubs sign supplemental round pick

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have come to a deal with supplemental first-round pick Paul Blackburn, according to Baseball America. The Northern California high-school product was the 56th overall selection in last week's draft, a spot the Cubs rece...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  9. Day 3 local MLB draft roundup

    Scott Powers

    A number of high school and college players from Illinois were selected during the final day of the MLB draft on Wednesday. Here's a rundown of the selections: High school players • Blake Hickman, C, Simeon, Chicago Cubs, 20th round ...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  10. Cubs pick Sveum's son in 39th round

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs concluded their June draft Wednesday and chose a familiar name with one of their last picks. With their 39th-round pick, Cubs drafted Rustin Sveum, a pitcher out of Desert Mountain High School in Scottsdale, Ariz. Who is the son of...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  11. Cubs pick Albert Almora in 1st round

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Despite the need for a quick influx of talent, the Chicago Cubs went with high school outfielder Albert Almora with their first-round selection in Monday's draft. Almora, from Mater Academy in Hialeah Gardens, Fla., batted .603 with 13 ...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  12. Chicago Cubs select outfielder Albert Almora with first-round pic...

    Doug Padilla

    The Cubs selected outfielder Albert Almora with their first-round pick in the MLB draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  13. Baseball notes: FW Christian pitcher on radar

    Travis L. Brown

    High school baseball games average a much smaller fan attendance than those of other programs. Many games would be hard pressed to draw over 100 people. This season, Fort Worth Christian has been guaranteed to draw anywhere from a handful to 67 sp...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  14. Top-pick Baez checks out Wrigley Field

    Chris Silva

    CHICAGO -- Javier Baez, the Chicago Cubs' No. 9 pick in the June amateur draft, was in town on Saturday to sign his contract and tour Wrigley Field. The 18-year-old Baez, a Puerto Rican native who played high school ball in Jacksonville, Fla., re...

    Blog | August 20, 2011
  15. Milwaukee Brewers draft Trent Boras, son of agent Scott

    The Brewers have drafted Trent Boras, the son of agent Scott Boras.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2011
  16. Chicago Cubs draft Wayne Gretzky's son Trevor Gretzky in baseball...

    The Chicago Cubs drafted the son of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky in the seventh round of the baseball draft on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2011