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Chicago Cubs 2015 preview: Time to shine

Kris Bryant

Kris Bryant has nine home runs and counting this spring — his time has arrived. (USA TODAY) I wanted to get some inspiration before I wrote this piece, so I went back and read the first preview¬†I wrote for TTFB, back in 2012. It sure was good for a laugh. Names like Ryan Dempster and Geovany Soto and Alfonso Soriano were mentioned, and all are More...

by R. Lincoln Harris | Published 3 weeks ago

David Wright and the Mets seem ready to seriously contend in 2015.
By Paul West On Thursday, March 19th, 2015

New York Mets 2015 preview: Turning the corner

Gold Glove winner Juan Lagares will take over at leadoff for the up & coming Mets. The New York Mets went into 2014 with a number of lingering questions. They found some answers over the course of the season More...

New York Yankees 2015 preview
By Jackie Micucci On Monday, March 16th, 2015

New York Yankees 2015 preview: Rebuilt without big bucks

Masahiro Tanaka and several other Yankees recovering from injuries in 2014 need to rebound big in 2015. (Brian Blan/Getty Images) A year removed from the big name signings of Brian McCann, Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos More...

top 10 latino players
By Steve Randel On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Top 10 Latino players ready to break out

Jorge Soler is expected to carry a big bat for the Cubs in 2015. (Brian Kersey / Getty Images) My mind has been drifting lately, which isn’t unusual for an old guy like me. I’ve been thinking a lot More...

By R. Lincoln Harris On Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Will Ferrell takes baseball back to the ’60s

Will Ferrell will be duplicating Bert Campaneris’ feat of playing all nine positions (plus DH) on Thursday. He’ll accomplish this feat by playing for 10 teams in five games as part of a cancer fund-raising More...

Dusty Baker J.R. Richards
By R. Lincoln Harris On Saturday, March 7th, 2015

J.R. Richard, Dusty Baker and a high-five moment

A memorable moment in Dodger Stadium — the birth of the high-five — with Glenn Burke and Dusty Baker following a home run off Houston’s J.R. Richards. On the final day of the 1977 regular season, More...

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