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Chicago Cubs: NL Central Champs!

  Congratulations to the Chicago Cubs on winning the NL Central Division! With the St. Louis Cardinals falling to the San Francisco Giants last night, that clinched the NL Central … Continue Reading →


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Cubs rolling through season, despite their $184 million man struggling

Manager Joe Maddon took the Chicago Cubs to the postseason last year after a six-year absence and they were the “feel good” story of the season. General manager Theo Epstein built … Continue Reading →


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Cubs Land Aroldis Chapman

With the MLB Trade Deadline rapidly approaching, the Chicago Cubs wasted no time in making a big-time deal with the New York Yankees for closer Aroldis Chapman. Word on the … Continue Reading →


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5 Most Important Players for Pirates in Second Half

Just a few weeks ago the Pittsburgh Pirates were sitting 15 games out of first place. Their bullpen was a disaster, the starters couldn’t get to the 6th inning and they stopped scoring runs. … Continue Reading →


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2016 HotStoveMLB.com’s All Star Rosters Voted By Our Readers

Below is the All Star Starting Lineup and full rosters that has been voted by our HotStoveMLB.com readers. American League Starting Lineup P: Chris Sale, CWS C: Salvador Perez, KC … Continue Reading →


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HotStoveMLB.com All Star Ballot – 2016 ALL Star Voting For The American And National League

Have you ever wanted to have a say in the All Star selections? Below is an All Star ballot that will be completed by you and other MLB fans that … Continue Reading →


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The Chicago Cubs: The Real Deal

Whilst many people predicted it, most didn’t think it would happen: the Chicago Cubs are starting to look like World Series contenders. After over a century with very little success, … Continue Reading →


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Series Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs

The Pittsburgh Pirates are heading to the “Windy City” to face the Chicago Cubs. The last time these two teams met, the Cubs swept the series. I’m sure this time … Continue Reading →


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Series Preview: Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates

The Chicago Cubs (17-6) head to PNC Park to face Andrew McCutchen and the Pittsburgh Pirates (15-10). This is a battle of the National League Central as both teams aim … Continue Reading →


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Series Preview: Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs

The Milwaukee Brewers head to Wrigley Field to face the Chicago Cubs who currently lead the National League Central.