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Playoff rankings: Pitching-rich Indians are top team

Playoff rankings: Pitching-rich Indians are top team

The Sports Xchange

October 01 A year after coming up short in extra innings against the Chicago Cubs in Game 7 of the World Series, the Indians have the two-way strength to break their own less-celebrated title drought FULL STORY

MLB Notes: Turner, Moustakas win fan All-Star vote

MLB Notes: Turner, Moustakas win fan All-Star vote

The Sports Xchange

July 06 Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner and Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas won the fan balloting for the final roster spots for Tuesday's All-Star Game in Miami, Major League Baseball FULL STORY

Cubs seek consistency in series opener vs. Padres

Cubs seek consistency in series opener vs. Padres

The Sports Xchange

June 18 The defending champions will get their first chance when they host the San Diego Padres in the opener of a three-game series Monday night at Wrigley Field. FULL STORY

Struggling Cubs still have time in NL Central

Struggling Cubs still have time in NL Central

The Sports Xchange

June 15 They suffered a 9-4 loss to the Mets at Citi Field on Wednesday night to fall to 32-33. At this point a year ago, they were 45-20. FULL STORY

Cubs Season Preview: Core returns for champs

Cubs Season Preview: Core returns for champs

The Sports Xchange

March 27 These 21st century Cubs start with the reigning NL Most Valuable Player (third baseman Kris Bryant), a World Series MVP (second baseman-outfielder Ben Zobrist) and not one but three Cy-Young caliber starting FULL STORY

Mid-spring Snapshot: Farm report for all 30 teams

Mid-spring Snapshot: Farm report for all 30 teams

The Sports Xchange

March 22 Here is a mid-spring farm report for each team as determined by The Sports Xchange's national network of baseball correspondents. FULL STORY

Mid-Spring Snapshot: Key question for all 30 teams

Mid-Spring Snapshot: Key question for all 30 teams

The Sports Xchange

March 21 Here is a look at the biggest unanswered question of spring training for each team, as determined by The Sports Xchange's national network of baseball correspondents. FULL STORY

MLB bags intentional walk to help shorten games

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The Sports Xchange

February 21 In a move that might save one minute every few games, MLB will no longer require pitchers to lob four pitches to issue an intentional walk, ESPN.com reported Tuesday, FULL STORY

Rubin: 5 teams that could challenge favored Cubs

Rubin: 5 teams that could challenge favored Cubs

The Sports Xchange

February 12 Since the moment when Kris Bryant gloved Michael Martinez' ground ball and threw across to Anthony Rizzo to end the Cubs' 108-year World Series drought last November, Chicago was installed FULL STORY

Report: MLB proposes intentional walk, strike zone changes

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The Sports Xchange

February 06 Major League Baseball has made formal proposals to the players' union to make changes to intentional walks and the strike zone, ESPN.com reported Monday. FULL STORY