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news from Monday, February 17, 2020

- ... on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue brings a you a lighthearted Cubs-centric look at baseball's past. Here's a handy Cubs timeline, to help you follow along as we review select scenes from the rich tapestry of Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball history*. Beware of rabbit holes. Today in baseball history: 1883 - At a meeting between the American Association and th...

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- It's no secret that the Chicago Cubs didn't add many players this offseason. In fact, the only new players on their roster with a major league contract are reliever Jeremy Jeffress and outfielder Steven Souza, who will combine to make just $1.8 million in 2020. As a result of their inactivity, the Cubs come into spring training with a handful of available jobs on the roster. Most prominent...

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- Ryan Dempster will have a talk show on the Cubs' Marquee Sports Network. But will it feature Kris Bryant's new guitar skills? As spring training moves into high gear this week, here are three things we've learned from Cubs camp. 1. Ryan Dempster's ready to start his new chapter as a talk-show host. Coming soon to a TV near you – well, if your cable company carries the Marquee Spo...

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- Good teams, it is said, win close games. Great teams don't play close games; they blow out their opponents on a regular basis. The Cubs were only 19-27 in 1-run games in 2019. It was their fewest 1-run victories since 2014, the season before they began their 4-year streak of reaching the post season. They had not posted fewer 1-run wins since 2012, when they had just 15. That matched the fewes...

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- NBA All-Star Weekend came to a close as Team LeBron beat Team Giannis in a thriller, former Dodger pitcher Yu Darvish called for the Astros 2017 World Series title to be vacated, Houston shortstop Carlos Correa gave a new excuse for Jose Altuve’s jersey antics in the 2019 ALCS, the Daytona 500 was suspended because of rain after Donald Trump presided over the race as Grand Marshall, Tim Tebow ha...

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- Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado reported to spring training on Sunday, ready to address a difficult offseason that left the All-Star feeling "disrespected" as trade rumors ran rampant. Among the remarks he had for reporters at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, Ariz., was a message...

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