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2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Third Basemen

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Third Basemen
Pitchers and catchers continue reporting across Major League Baseball, and we continue to roll through our top ten rankings. So far, we have ranked the top ten players at: Catcher First Base Second Base Shortstop Now let’s look to third base. Third is a deep position with an incredible, elite top tier and then a... Read more »

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Shortstops

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Shortstops
As we continue our rankings of the best at each position across Major League Baseball, here’s a reminder of how we’ve ranked the first three positions: Catcher First Base Second Base Now, we move on to shortstop. If catcher was an awfully weak position, shortstop might be the deepest in the majors this year. And... Read more »

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Second Basemen

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Second Basemen
Happy Valentine’s Day! And happy Cubs pitchers and catchers report day! As we look ahead to the 2017 MLB season, we’ve been looking around the league at the best players at each position.¬†We’ve already ranked out top ten catchers and top ten first basemen. Now let’s turn our attention to second base, where there’s an... Read more »
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2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 First Basemen

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 First Basemen
As our televisions begin to show more and more baseball players taking cuts at Spring Training, it’s a good time to continue looking ahead to the 2017 season. Yesterday, we ranked the top ten catchers for the 2017 season. Now, let’s take a look at first base.

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Catchers

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Catchers
Pitchers and catchers report this week, which means baseball season is (finally) upon us once again! Over the coming days, we’ll rank the top 10 players at each position. We’ll begin our lists behind the plate, where one catcher is clearly the gold standard but the other nine on the list will spark a lot... Read more »

Holiday Wish List: Chicago Cubs & White Sox

Holiday Wish List: Chicago Cubs & White Sox
Continuing on our series of holiday wishes for Chicago sports teams, we’ve already asked for specific moves by the Bears and Bulls. Now, let’s turn our attention to the two baseball teams in town. One just won the World Series for the first time in 108 years, and yet it’s the South Siders who have... Read more »
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5 Trades The Chicago White Sox Should Make

5 Trades The Chicago White Sox Should Make
What if I told you the Sox could trade Chris Sale and still have a dominant rotation for years to come? What if I told you the should-be-rebuilding White Sox could burn down part of their roster – including trading away their best pitcher and best fielder – and still be competitive? What if I... Read more »

Predicting 2017 MLB Free Agent Landing Spots

Predicting 2017 MLB Free Agent Landing Spots
The Chicago Cubs won the World Series, and have had a parade for the ages. But on Monday, baseball’s general managers meet and the free agent market starts warming up. So let’s go ahead and jump into the mix with free agency predictions for the top players hitting the market this winter. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B... Read more »

Who Could Steal Postseason Awards From The Chicago Cubs?

Who Could Steal Postseason Awards From The Chicago Cubs?
It’s been a magical year at Wrigley Field, and many fans in Chicago expect the Cubs to run the table in postseason awards in the National League. But there’s a chance the Cubs get swept… out of the awards. Here are a few candidates who could sneak in and win the National League MVP, Cy... Read more »
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5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The White Sox 2011 MLB Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The White Sox 2011 MLB Draft
Yesterday we kicked off our 2016 series looking back five years at how Chicago’s teams drafted in 2011. The Chicago Cubs haven’t seen much at the major league level from that draft class, but the 2011 Draft wasn’t great for many teams across Major League Baseball. When we looked back at 2010 last year, there... Read more »