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  1. Chicago Cubs: 4 burning questions this offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Isportsweb.com

    Finishing baseball's regular season at 73-89 may not seem like much, but for fans of the Chicago Cubs, 2014 was successful and gave hope for the future. With the Cubs' President of Baseball Operations, Theo Epstein, announcing the team's goal in 2015 being the NL Central title, this offseason looks to be a meaningful one.

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  2. The House that Theo Tore Down, Repurposed and RemodeledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    No, not Wrigley Field. I'm talking about the Cubs roster. Want to see why the Cubs are a stronger organization than they've been in many years? Look at some players that were on the Cubs opening day roster that were either traded, released or "repurposed" by the end of the season.

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  3. Wrigley Field renovation work is now in full-swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Cubbies Crib

    Apr 22, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view of vintage program ads along a concourse wall before the game between the Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports According to an email sent to fans, the Chicago Cubs' renovation of 100-year-old Wrigley Field is now in full-swing, as utility work continues and the exterior outfield walls along Waveland and Sheffield avenues are moved.

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  4. Boston Red Sox trade target: Luis ValbuenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | BoSox Injection

    Sep 18, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs third baseman Luis Valbuena hits an RBI single against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports If there's one offensive position that the Red Sox will look to improve this offseason, it's almost certainly third base.

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  5. Ryan Dempster Reportedly Retires After 16 Seasons in MLBRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | BleacherReport

    ... like I can compete or produce the way I'm accustomed to." Dempster, who spent a majority of his career with the Chicago Cubs, joined the Red Sox before the 2013 season on a two-year, $26.5 million contract. He went 8-9 with a 4.57 ERA and 1.45 WHIP ...

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  6. Mike Royko and the ex-Cub factorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    I was cheering for the A's last night as it would be nice to see the Shark have some success in the postseason success. When I was reminded of Donaldson being a Cub farm system product, I was reminded of Mike Royko's ex-Cub factor in determining postseason success.

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  7. Urning My Keep As A Cubs WriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    As the 2014 Cubs season was dead and buried, BCB's Danny Rockett received a surprise Cubs gift in the mail for when he's in the same state! Three days after returning from my Sordid Travels of a Cubs Fan: Colorado trip, during which I experienced the unfortunate passing of my girlfriend's father, I was surprised to find in my inbox a message from a representative from Brand Memorials , a company that manufactures MLB-themed urns and caskets. Nick, the VP of sales and marketing, had read my article for BCB about the Cubs Fan Burial Wall published last Halloween and offered to send me a Cubs urn free of charge.

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  8. Statues removed as part of Wrigley Field renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Chicago Cubs

    Renovations to 100-year-old Wrigley Field continued Wednesday as the statue of Ernie Banks on Clark Street was temporarily removed for restoration. The statue will be taken to the Alchemist Sculpture Foundry in Kalamzoo, Mich., where it will be sandblasted, have the patina reapplied and a new sealer installed, according to Lou Cella of Rotblatt-Amrany, the Chicago-based art studio that sculpted the monument.

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  9. Cubs' statues moved as 'aggressive' Wrigley renovation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | ChicagoSports.com

    ... commission, Green said. "There's no organization that knows more about responsible preservation than the Chicago Cubs," Green said. "We've lived with it for several decades, we know we can get it right." But the Cubs know their time is precious as ...

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  10. Chicago Cubs Fact Pack, October 1stRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Sports Media 101

    Cubs 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Chicago Cubs as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Cubs 101.

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  11. Cubs' Theo Epstein: "Our goal is the NL Central title next year."Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Cubbies Crib

    Sep 15, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; From left Chicago Cubs vice president of player development Jason McLeod , owner Tom Ricketts , general manager Jed Hoyer , and vice president of baseball operations Theo Epstein walk across the field before the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports For the last three seasons, Chicago Cubs fans have been doing their best to weather the request for patience from the front office.

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  12. Morning Marquee: Kansas City Royals walk-off in Wild Card gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Cubbies Crib

    ... into a raucous celebration that lasted well into the early hours of Wednesday morning. In other news, the Chicago Cubs' renovation of Wrigley Field is officially underway, as bleacher work began in order of shoring up the structures for the ...

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  13. Fans can vote Rizzo for Aaron AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Chicago Cubs

    For the fifth consecutive year, a special panel of Hall of Fame players, led by Hank Aaron, will join fans in voting for the award, which is officially sanctioned by Major League Baseball and recognizes the most outstanding offensive performer in each league. The award was established in 1999 to honor the 25th anniversary of Aaron breaking Babe Ruth's all-time home run record.

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  14. Baffoe: Let Manny Be The New Manny In ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | CBS Local

    ... being a coach. Many were surprised, if not troubled, by the hire as a Triple-A hitting coach/player that the Chicago Cubs made of a guy stigmatized as a problem-child with a penchant for PEDs. And to specifically work with the young names that ...

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  15. Why Is Theo Epstein Setting Chicago Cubs Fans Up for Disappointment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    It's fairly easy to take the position that the Chicago Cubs are the longest-suffering team in American sports, and one would assume that, by now, tempered expectations are the meat and potatoes of the franchise's fans when it comes to hopes and dreams for the future. Theo Epstein, the Cubs' president of baseball operations, is used to aiming a bit higher, having successfully guided the Boston Red Sox to a pair of championships in 2004 and 2007, and he's thinking playoffs.

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  16. OT: German player Nadir Ljatifi, 16 years old, signs with the Cincinnati RedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

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  17. MLB Will Test Pace-Of-Game Changes In Arizona Fall LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    Last year, Major League Baseball tested out its current replay-review system in the Arizona Fall League. Those tests, plus some in spring training, helped the system become successful.

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  18. MLB Bullets Started With A BangRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    Ned Yost made a questionable decision, but the Royals won the big game anyway. A long-time manager was fired.

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  19. The B's in B2B Are People Too - A More Human Approach to Business MarketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    Answering any question about what's next in B2B marketing must involve the increasing attention on buyers as people vs. simply "business to business". The human element of business marketing has attracted a lot of play in the B2B marketing conversation and rightly so.

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  20. Players the Cubs Should Cut Ties with in 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Sports Media 101

    Cubs 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Chicago Cubs as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Cubs 101.

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