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11 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Several Cubs could be attractive to Yankees as season progresses

Five years ago, Jeff Samardzija was a rookie reliever when the Cubs helped christen the new Yankee Stadium with an exhibition series at the end of spring training.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeff Samardzija

16 hrs ago | Sports Media 101

Analyzing Yankees Trade for Alfonso Soriano as Cubs Prez Theo Epstein Reflects

Yankees 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Yankees as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Curtis Granderson, Mark Teixeira, Alex Rodriguez

Yesterday | Cubbies Crib

4/15 Morning Marquee: Cubs to face former teammate Soriano, Gyorko gets an extension

After an off day on Monday, the Chicago Cubs will take the field against former teammate Alfonso Soriano and the New York Yankees Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Herald

Closer by committee? Cubs ought to give it a shot

Baseball is a sport that doesn't take to change very well, and when change does happen, it usually happens gradually and grudgingly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, James Russell, American League, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka, Travis Wood

Rant Sports

Chicago Cubs vs. New York Yankees Series Preview

Two of America's most popular baseball teams will be throwing down this week in an early season interleague showdown from the Big Apple.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter

Major League Baseball

Soriano's friendship invaluable to Starlin, young Cubs

Former Cub Alfonso Soriano took Chicago shortstop Starlin Castro under his wing when Castro was called up in 2010.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Bernie Williams, Major League Baseball

Sun Apr 13, 2014

CBS Sports

Roundup: Oakland's Kazmir excels, exits with sore triceps

The second full week of the regular season is officially complete. Here is a recap of Sunday's news from around the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Coco Crisp, Colby Rasmus, Chad Billingsley, Denard Span, Mat Latos

NJ.com

Alfonso Soriano, back 'home' with Yankees, has been...

Joe Girardi explained Sunday that each winter when the Yankees ' decision makers envision their lineup for the coming season, they focus on players with swings well-suited for their ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball

YESNetwork

Yanks, Nova to face Boston in series finale

It's Sunday night baseball in the Bronx tonight, as the Yankees will go for a series victory in the finale of their four-game set with the Red Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ivan Nova, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Francisco Cervelli, Dean Anna, Mark Teixeira

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Maneater

MLB predictions: Evan and Eva Longoria fall in love

We are a week into the Major League Baseball season. The Budweiser is flowing, Royals fans are crying, and I have already been reminded numerous times why I detest Matt Holliday so much.

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Related Topix: Matt Holliday, Carlos Beltran, Chris Davis, Justin Verlander, Adam Dunn

Rant Sports

Chicago Cubs' Edwin Jackson Is Still Edwin Jackson

No one should have been fooled by Edwin Jackson 's first start of the season, least of all the Chicago Cubs .

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Baseball Players

Tue Apr 08, 2014

CBS Local

Levine: Protecting Young Cub Hitters Up To Each Player, Says MVP

For years National league 2013 MVP Andrew McCutchen was pitched around. It certainly is a common practice too pitch around a teams best hitter or two too win a ballgame.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Cubbies Crib

REPORT: Cubs' Ricketts open to selling stakes to raise needed funds

Apr 4, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view of Wrigley Field during the national anthem prior to a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Chicago Cubs, Baseball Players

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Yanks Go Yard

Is Ichiro Already Pushing Soriano Towards The Bench?

Coming into the 2014 season, the Yankees lineup was pretty set in stone. The outfield is Brett Gardner in left, Jacoby Ellsbury in center, and Carlos Beltran in right field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brett Gardner

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Johnson homer lifts Braves over Brewers 1-0

Atlanta pitcher Aaron Harang and the Milwaukee Brewers' Matt Garza had no-hit bids until Chris Johnson homered with two outs in the seventh inning, sending the Braves to a 1-0 victory Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers, Matt Garza, Logan Schafer, Gavin Floyd

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Get To Know The 2014 Tennessee Smokies

Led by an awesome pitching staff and two great power hitters, the Smokies look poised for another great season in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Matt Garza, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Miami Herald

Fresh start? Same old problems arise for Cubs

Erasing the past is easy in spring training, when every player insists he has forgotten about the previous year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Jeff Samardzija

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Viva El Birdos

2014 NL Central Preview: Chicago Cubs

The Cubs won't be very competitive in 2014, but that's because their plan is to be super-competitive down the road.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Chicago Cubs, Matt Holliday, St. Louis Cardinals

Chicago Sun-Times

Cubs need Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro to be models fast

As much as Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro are looking for big bounce-back seasons this year for the Cubs, the team has even more at stake.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Ryan Dempster, Kerry Wood, Andrew Cashner

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Rant Sports

Chicago Cubs Should Stay Far Away From Big Max Scherzer Contract Offer

With Max Scherzer turning down the Detroit Tigers ' contract extension offer, there appear to be a number of teams already lining up to begin the bidding after the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers

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