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3 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers
16, 2014. A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was convicted Tuesday of trying to block a federal investigation of allegations of inmate abuse at county jails.
5 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue
The Pelicans announced that they are excited about the new affiliation with the Cubs, believing that the "iconic" Cubs brand will draw even in South Carolina. They also believe that the Cubs strong farm system and top prospects will help attendance, which is currently fifth in the eight-team Carolina League.
8 hrs ago | Cubbies Crib
With the Minor League Baseball season winding down and the Chicago Cubs' schedule rapidly shrinking as well, the attention now turns to the organizational affiliates across the league as the near-annual shuffling of parent clubs begins to take place. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Cubs had player development contracts with three affiliates Kane County, Boise and Daytona expire.
8 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue
There had been rumors floating around about this for a couple of weeks, but as the deadline for affiliation agreements to be renewed passed Monday, it was made official : Much of the Cubs brass descended on Fifth Third Bank Ballpark during the season and in 2013, a nod to the convenient commute from Wrigley Field. Despite optimism from both sides - new Cougars owner Dr. Bob Froehlich and Cubs president of scouting and player development Jason McLeod both lauded the arrangement this summer - the Cougars enter an important week without a 2015 affiliation.
9 hrs ago | Chicago Cubs
Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, today announced that Anthony Rizzo was named the Chicago Cubs' 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Rizzo is one of the 30 Club finalists for the annual Award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement.
9 hrs ago | Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs today agreed with the Iowa Cubs on a two-year Player Development Contract extension through the 2018 season. The current agreement had run through the 2016 campaign.
11 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue
The Cubs have reportedly terminated their player development contracts with three Minor League teams, Boise, Kane County and Daytona. Hoyer said he could not comment.
11 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue
The Cubs released to season-ticket holders Monday a schedule and a chart that show the ticket-price tiers and which games belong in each tier. Here they are ; comments below.
13 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue
After missing 18 games, Anthony Rizzo comes back in fine fashion to win the walkoff Superhero award on Monday night. Neither will show up on the podium in this game, but honorable mention goes to Neil Ramirez and Pedro Strop for bridging the gap in the seventh and eighth innings to assist in setting up the walkoff heroics a short time later.
17 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune
His hits included two home runs. 1960 - Warren Spahn, 39, pitched a no-hitter and set an all-time Braves record with 15 strikeouts.
Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education. "> Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education.
A Norway man known for his love of Norway baseball and the Chicago Cubs, his willingness to share unique posts on Facebook and involvement in conservative political causes died in a "Race 'em or Wreck 'em" event at Hawkeye Downs Speedway on the evening Saturday, Sept. 13. John "JP" Pickart, 68, was racing in an RV when another driver collided with him during Saturday's school bus-RV race sanctioned by B & B Promotions, which rented the track for the event.
The Chicago Cubs today named infielder Kris Bryant and right-handed pitcher Jen-Ho Tseng the organization's Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively. Bryant and Tseng will be honored during an on-field ceremony prior to the Cubs 7:05 p.m. CT contest this Wednesday, September 17, against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field.
While the Cubs sit home and watch the MLB playoffs on television for the sixth straight year, I know that many of us are also interested in watching postseason baseball. Remember the days when all the postseason games were on one TV network, or two? Those days are long gone, and now, with major-league baseball having multiple national television partners, the games are spread out among three networks and as many as five different channels.
Superhero - Felix Doubront . That's three solid outings in a row for him. Billy Goat - Chris Valaika .
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Jun 25, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Jonathan Broxton makes a play on Chicago Cubs left fielder Ryan Sweeney during the eighth inning at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports After a nice stretch where the Chicago Cubs played solid ball, going 12-8 towards the end of August and into September, the wheels came off somewhat in the ten days.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:39 pm
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