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Cubs, White Sox Prospects Ranked By MLB

Cubs, White Sox Prospects Ranked By MLB
On Tuesday, MLB.com released their list of the top 100 prospects in baseball. Over the coming couple weeks, the plan to release the top 20 prospects for each organization. Four prospects from the Chicago Cubs and White Sox organizations made the list. Three Cubs prospects and one Sox prospect were named, an honor for each.... Read more »

Royals-Rays Trade: Who Wants A Small Market Blockbuster?

Royals-Rays Trade: Who Wants A Small Market Blockbuster?
In the middle of a snow-covered Sunday Night Football game (debacle for Detroit fans), baseball stole the attention of sports fans on Twitter. The Kansas City Royals unloaded a big part of their deep farm system in a blockbuster deal with the Tampa Bay Rays. Here’s how the deal breaks down: To Kansas City: RHP James... Read more »

White Sox to Promote Ken Williams, Rick Hahn

White Sox to Promote Ken Williams, Rick Hahn
According to Bob Nightengale, the White Sox will promote Ken Williams President and Rick Hahn will replace him as the team’s General Manager. Williams has been the Sox GM for the last 12 years, building the team that won the 2005 World Series and this year’s Central Division leading club. His tenure as GM has... Read more »
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Cubs vs White Sox: Picking The All-Chicago All-Stars Round II

Cubs vs White Sox: Picking The All-Chicago All-Stars Round II
 First off, Happy Father’s Day to all of my fellow dads out there. Now, back to sports… This week, the Chicago baseball scene has it’s second round of hate break out when the last place Cubs visit the first place White Sox for a series starting Monday. Exactly one month ago before the two teams... Read more »

Chicago Sports What Ifs: The 5 Biggest in Cubs History

Chicago Sports What Ifs: The 5 Biggest in Cubs History
In the wake of Kerry Wood announcing his retirement from the Chicago Cubs, fans have engaged in a number of discussions surrounding Chicago sports. Wood certainly left a lot of fans wondering what could have been had he stayed healthy, but Wood isn’t the greatest “What if” player in Chicago. In fact, there are a... Read more »

Cubs vs White Sox: Picking The All-Chicago All-Stars

Cubs vs White Sox: Picking The All-Chicago All-Stars
With the first meeting between the two Chicago baseball teams this weekend, it’s a great time to look at both teams and protest something pick which players have been the best at their respective positions in the city. First Base Bryan LaHair, Cubs Not to take anything away from a decent start to the season... Read more »
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New Nike Commercial: Northside vs. Southside

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5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago's 2007 Drafts Part IV

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago's 2007 Drafts Part IV
Over the past three days, we have been looking back five years at how the major sports teams in Chicago drafted in 2007. So far we have examined the 2007 Draft of the Chicago Cubs, the 2007 Draft of the Chicago Bears and the 2007 Draft of the Chicago Bulls. Now, in this fourth edition of the series, we’ll... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago's 2007 Drafts

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago's 2007 Drafts
Now that we’re past the Super Bowl, it feels like 2012 is allowed to officially begin. The sports calendar has rolled over, and fans of both hockey and basketball can now enjoy a few weeks of dominating the sports landscape until pitchers and catchers report. Over the coming days, we’re going to employ 20-20 hindsight... Read more »
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Florida Becoming Chicago South!

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In what can only be described as a shocking move, a Chicago sports figure is moving to Florida. The Chicago Cubs reportedly traded Carlos Zambrano to the Miami Marlins (with approximately $15M) in exchange for Chris Volstad. Volstad’s numbers were mediocre last year, similar in many ways to Zambrano’s in Chicago… but he isn’t loco... Read more »