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Player development on the rise in Nicaragua

Cheslor Cuthbert

Cheslor Cuthbert is working his way through the Royals’ farm system. I know most sports-minded folks are focused on football and which teams are going to the Super Bowl. Good for them. But for die-hard baseball fans who have suffered over the long winter, we are about to get our first fix of the new year. I’m referring to the Caribbean More...

by Steve Randel | Published 2 months ago

Pete Rose
By R. Lincoln Harris On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

A-Rod, Pete Rose among stories worth following in 2015

Will the All-Star Game festivities in Cincinnati usher in a wave of support for Pete Rose’s return to baseball? (USA Today) Whenever I travel on business, I make it a point to check the schedule of the local More...

By R. Lincoln Harris On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Cubs can’t put 2014 behind them fast enough

Now that 2014 is behind us, Cubs fans actually have something to look forward to in 2015. (R. Lincoln Harris) On this last day of 2014, it’s worth a few moments of reflection about just how bad this year More...

Jose Fernandez
By Steve Randel On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Marlins need healthy Jose Fernandez to be legit

Jose Fernandez is excited about getting back on the mound for the Miami Marlins. (Robert Duyos/Sun Sentinel) The whereabouts of Jose Fernandez, the Cuban second baseman, are still a mystery. He could be in Mexico More...

Miguel Montero's move to Chicago paved the way for Jon Lester. (Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports)
By Steve Randel On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Miguel Montero key for Cubs luring Jon Lester

Miguel Montero’s move to Chicago paved the way for Jon Lester. (Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports) The Jon Lester Sweepstakes created an enormous buzz at this year’s action-packed winter meetings in More...

Jon Lester
By R. Lincoln Harris On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

With Jon Lester on board, it’s a white-letter day in Chicago

Today, the “L” flag at Wrigley Field stands for Lester.  (R. Lincoln Harris) Cubs fans know the drill: When they win a game at home, the white flag with the blue W goes up from the flagpole on the More...

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