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  • • Scott Rolen inducted into Hall of Fame
    Baseball immortality: With 76.5% of votes, Scott Rolen cleared the bar to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. | Eileen Blass, USA TODAY, USATNetwork via Imagn Content Services, LLC Mark Buehrle will remain on the ballot next year Hall of Fame voting has come to a close, and just one player made the cut — barely. The lone player of the 2023 BBWAA Hall of Fame class is none other than third ...2023
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  • • Astros Have Not Requested Permission To Interview David Stearns
    The Astros remain without a general manager less than a month from the start of Spring Training. Owner Jim Crane dismissed former GM James Click at the start of the offseason once Click declined a one-year extension offer on the heels of a World Series win. That came after months of reported friction between owner…...2023
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  • Astros owner Jim Crane still interviewing GM candidates, but no rush to hire James Click's replacement
    • Astros owner Jim Crane still interviewing GM candidates, but no rush to hire James Click's replacement
    Click rejected a one-year extension after winning the 2022 World Series...2023
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  • • Gary Peters, 1937-2023
    Our tribute to the Rookie of the Year and dominant 1960s pitching force comes in the form of an extended Q&A With the passing of Gary Peters, once again we are able to produce a wonderful tribute to him in the form of an extended Q&A. Peters, by WAR, was the 17th-best pitcher in the history of a very pitching-rich franchise, and tied with Ray Durham for 38th-best player overall. Our sincerely cond...2023
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  • • Scott Rolen has been elected to the Hall of Fame
    Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images He’ll be inducted in Cooperstown this summer. Longtime major league third baseman Scott Rolen was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame by the BBWAA in the results of balloting announced Tuesday evening. Rolen got 76.3 percent of the vote, five votes over the 75 percent required for induction. Others who came close to induction: Todd Helton, with 72.2 per...2023
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  • • Can the Twins Win A World Series With An Average Rotation?
    The Minnesota Twins’ quest for pitching has taken many twists and turns over the years. They’ve had flings with free-agent pickups, failed draft picks, and five-inning standing ovations at Target Field. Still, they haven’t had an ace to anchor their staff since trading away Johan Santana. Not much has changed heading into the 2023 season....2023
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  • • Oriole fans face long wait for next Hall of Famer
    This summer, the Orioles will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their last World Series championship in 1983. That team featured three Hall of Famers — Eddie Murray, Jim Palmer and Cal Ripken Jr. Since then, the Orioles haven’t gotten to the World Series and have produced only one Hall of Famer, pitcher Mike Mussina who […]...2023
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  • • Michael Hill Withdraws Name From Astros’ GM Search
    The Astros have been without a general manager since James Click was surprisingly dismissed just days after the club won the World Series. Reporting last week indicated that Michael Hill, former president of baseball operations for the Marlins, was one of the candidates for the position. However, Jon Heyman of The New York Post reports…...2023
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  • Angels owner Arte Moreno decides against selling team, cites 'unfinished business' of winning World Series
    • Angels owner Arte Moreno decides against selling team, cites 'unfinished business' of winning World Series
    Moreno started an exploratory process to possibly sell the Angels in late August...2023
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  • • Matt Clement Superfan Trey Mancini Brings Veteran Leadership to Cubs
    Trey Mancini isn’t a guy who turns the Cubs into World Series contenders, but he’s exactly the kind of player you bring in to help give you a little push. The Astros did that last year when they traded for the former Oriole en route to another title. While Mancini struggled at the plate following … The post Matt Clement Superfan Trey Mancini Brings Veteran Leadership to Cubs appe...2023
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  • • Trey Mancini won’t play in the World Baseball Classic
    Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports And, other Cubs notes. Trey Mancini was introduced to Chicago media Monday afternoon through a Zoom news conference and it was pretty much the standard new player presser, except for this: Trey Mancini will not be playing in the World Baseball Classic for Team Italy.He believes it will benefit him to be with the Cubs through all of spring training to get to...2023
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  • • A personal remembrance and appreciation of Lin Brehmer
    The longtime morning host at WXRT was also a huge Cubs fan. I don’t often post photos of myself here but, after we all received the sad news of the passing of WXRT’s Lin Brehmer Sunday, far too young at 68, I wanted to share this one with you. It’s of Lin, and me, and my friend Jessica Lee, taken March 14, 2019 at a game at Sloan Park in Mesa. In case you care, the Cubs won the game that afternoon...2023
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  • • Today in White Sox History: January 23
    The pantheon of great Venezuelan shortstops for the White Sox (left to right): Chico Carrasquel, Luis Aparicio and Ozzie Guillén. Chico, 64 years old in this photo, looks ready to bump Ozzie from the lineup and scoop up some grounders. | Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images The godfather of great Venezuelan shortstops on the South Side is born 1928 Alfonso “Chico” Carrasquel was born in ...2023
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  • Sal Bando, Captain of Championship Oakland Athletics, Dies at 78
    • Sal Bando, Captain of Championship Oakland Athletics, Dies at 78
    He was a calming presence on a volatile squad, one of the few teams in baseball history to win the World Series three years in a row....2023
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World Series injury and suspension

  • • Gary Peters, 1937-2023
    Our tribute to the Rookie of the Year and dominant 1960s pitching force comes in the form of an extended Q&A With the passing of Gary Peters, once again we are able to produce a wonderful tribute to him in the form of an extended Q&A. Peters, by WAR, was the 17th-best pitcher in the history of a very pitching-rich franchise, and tied with Ray Durham for 38th-best player overall. Our sincerely cond...2023
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  • • Trey Mancini won’t play in the World Baseball Classic
    Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports And, other Cubs notes. Trey Mancini was introduced to Chicago media Monday afternoon through a Zoom news conference and it was pretty much the standard new player presser, except for this: Trey Mancini will not be playing in the World Baseball Classic for Team Italy.He believes it will benefit him to be with the Cubs through all of spring training to get to...2023
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  • • BCB 2023 Cubs Top 25 Prospects List: The Top 5
    Pete Crow-Armstrong | Photo by Keith Birmingham/MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-News via Getty Images The Cubs hope there are some future superstars among these five prospects It’s the final day of Prospect Week here at Bleed Cubbie Blue and that means we’ve got the top five prospects in the Cubs system. I want to thank everyone for reading along and I hope you’ve gotten excited about the up...2023
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  • How will the Phillies handle injury to Bryce Harper?
    • How will the Phillies handle injury to Bryce Harper?
    One key storyline for the Phillies this year will revolve around Bryce Harper. The star outfielder was diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in May of last year, which prevented him from throwing but allowed him to serve as the designated hitter. His continued presence in the lineup helped the club earn a Wild Card berth and eventually make it all the way to the World Series....2023
  • • What would a Justin Steele contract extension look like?
    Photo by Matt Dirksen/Getty Images Yes, the Cubs should consider doing this. The Cubs seem behind the modern baseball curve of signing young, talented players to contract extensions. This is one reason the World Series core was all traded and it’s a reason why Ian Happ is going into his walk year. I’ve written here about what a contract extension for Ian Happ might look like and what one f...2023
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, January 13
    Kevin Foster had bad luck as a Cub. Today’s his birthday | Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. Kevin Foster had bad luck as a Cub. Today’s his birthday, and other stories. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past,...2023
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  • • Today in White Sox History: January 13
    When Bo Jackson left the field on this day, 32 years ago, no one realized that two years later he’d stage a dramatic comeback wearing a different team’s silver-and-black uniform. Buck is denied, and Bo is disconsolate 1922 Black Sox member Buck Weaver petitioned for reinstatement into baseball. The former White Sox third baseman was one of eight players banned for life due to his involveme...2023
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  • • Today in White Sox History: January 12
    Unlikely major-leaguer John Cangelosi was drafted by the White Sox — yes, drafted — on this day, 41 years ago. | Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images The South Siders unearth a gem in a winter — yes, winter — draft 1982 In the January phase of the amateur draft that no longer exists today, the White Sox unearthed the unlikeliest of success stories. Miami Dade College’s John Cangelosi was...2023
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  • • Outside The Confines: Correa returned to sender?
    Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images The Carlos Correa sweepstakes seem poised to end where they began. Sometimes during the offseason (and I’ve done it here myself), we like to post tweet updates showing the wild and wacky path taken by minor league players bouncing from team to team via DNF and signing. Well, I don’t think anyone expected the wildest ride of free agency...2023
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  • • Vote in the third annual South Side Sox Veterans Committee Hall of Fame election!
    There was a haze cast over Rafael Palmeiro’s playing career, but he has a chance for immortality at SSS, headlining our Veterans ballot. | Mitchell Layton/Getty Images Ten players from the loaded 1990s await your decision on their Hall-worthiness Last week I previewed our upcoming Hall of Fame elections, and explained in great detail how we are going to approach Veterans voting in years t...2023
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World Series lifestyle

  • • An unconventional Cubs Convention: Fans, friendship and love for a baseball team
    Danny Rockett A summary of happenings at the first Cubs Con in three years. I am a part of the greatest community in the world: I am a Cubs fan. Cubs fans can be from anywhere and can be anyone. You can be a part of any religion, race, or gender and the bond that ties us all together is a love of the Chicago Cubs. Whether you’re an autograph hound, a fantasy league stats nerd, gear head, o...2023
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  • • Cub Tracks shouts it out
    Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images All the #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. We await further developments. I want a shortstop before Christmas. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, steeped in writers’ tears, and ...2022
    Visit the page Willson Contreras
  • 2022 World Series: Houston fans heckle Philadelphia restaurants that didn't accept Astros' catering requests
    • 2022 World Series: Houston fans heckle Philadelphia restaurants that didn't accept Astros' catering requests
    The two restaurants were initially accused of denying the Astros because they're the visiting team, but they both denied that claim...2022
  • Philadelphia restaurant denies Astros' catering request during 2022 World Series
    • Philadelphia restaurant denies Astros' catering request during 2022 World Series
    It's not easy for the Astros to find food in Philadelphia...2022

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World Series trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Astros Have Not Requested Permission To Interview David Stearns
    The Astros remain without a general manager less than a month from the start of Spring Training. Owner Jim Crane dismissed former GM James Click at the start of the offseason once Click declined a one-year extension offer on the heels of a World Series win. That came after months of reported friction between owner…...2023
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  • • Gary Peters, 1937-2023
    Our tribute to the Rookie of the Year and dominant 1960s pitching force comes in the form of an extended Q&A With the passing of Gary Peters, once again we are able to produce a wonderful tribute to him in the form of an extended Q&A. Peters, by WAR, was the 17th-best pitcher in the history of a very pitching-rich franchise, and tied with Ray Durham for 38th-best player overall. Our sincerely cond...2023
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  • • Can the Twins Win A World Series With An Average Rotation?
    The Minnesota Twins’ quest for pitching has taken many twists and turns over the years. They’ve had flings with free-agent pickups, failed draft picks, and five-inning standing ovations at Target Field. Still, they haven’t had an ace to anchor their staff since trading away Johan Santana. Not much has changed heading into the 2023 season....2023
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  • • Matt Clement Superfan Trey Mancini Brings Veteran Leadership to Cubs
    Trey Mancini isn’t a guy who turns the Cubs into World Series contenders, but he’s exactly the kind of player you bring in to help give you a little push. The Astros did that last year when they traded for the former Oriole en route to another title. While Mancini struggled at the plate following … The post Matt Clement Superfan Trey Mancini Brings Veteran Leadership to Cubs appe...2023
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  • • Trey Mancini won’t play in the World Baseball Classic
    Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports And, other Cubs notes. Trey Mancini was introduced to Chicago media Monday afternoon through a Zoom news conference and it was pretty much the standard new player presser, except for this: Trey Mancini will not be playing in the World Baseball Classic for Team Italy.He believes it will benefit him to be with the Cubs through all of spring training to get to...2023
    Visit the page Trey Mancini
  • • Today in White Sox History: January 23
    The pantheon of great Venezuelan shortstops for the White Sox (left to right): Chico Carrasquel, Luis Aparicio and Ozzie Guillén. Chico, 64 years old in this photo, looks ready to bump Ozzie from the lineup and scoop up some grounders. | Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images The godfather of great Venezuelan shortstops on the South Side is born 1928 Alfonso “Chico” Carrasquel was born in ...2023
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  • • BCB 2023 Cubs Top 25 Prospects List: The Top 5
    Pete Crow-Armstrong | Photo by Keith Birmingham/MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-News via Getty Images The Cubs hope there are some future superstars among these five prospects It’s the final day of Prospect Week here at Bleed Cubbie Blue and that means we’ve got the top five prospects in the Cubs system. I want to thank everyone for reading along and I hope you’ve gotten excited about the up...2023
    See more Crow Armstrong
  • • What would a Justin Steele contract extension look like?
    Photo by Matt Dirksen/Getty Images Yes, the Cubs should consider doing this. The Cubs seem behind the modern baseball curve of signing young, talented players to contract extensions. This is one reason the World Series core was all traded and it’s a reason why Ian Happ is going into his walk year. I’ve written here about what a contract extension for Ian Happ might look like and what one f...2023
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, January 18
    Mr Cub | Photo by Louis Requena/MLB via Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. Ernie Banks, Ron Cey, Kris Bryant, and more! On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various narratives to ...2023
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, January 16
    Dizzy Dean and Gabby Hartnett | Photo Reproduction by Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. Dizzy Dean born, and other stories. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lo...2023
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World Series stats and results

  • • Scott Rolen inducted into Hall of Fame
    Baseball immortality: With 76.5% of votes, Scott Rolen cleared the bar to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. | Eileen Blass, USA TODAY, USATNetwork via Imagn Content Services, LLC Mark Buehrle will remain on the ballot next year Hall of Fame voting has come to a close, and just one player made the cut — barely. The lone player of the 2023 BBWAA Hall of Fame class is none other than third ...2023
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  • • Gary Peters, 1937-2023
    Our tribute to the Rookie of the Year and dominant 1960s pitching force comes in the form of an extended Q&A With the passing of Gary Peters, once again we are able to produce a wonderful tribute to him in the form of an extended Q&A. Peters, by WAR, was the 17th-best pitcher in the history of a very pitching-rich franchise, and tied with Ray Durham for 38th-best player overall. Our sincerely cond...2023
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  • • Scott Rolen has been elected to the Hall of Fame
    Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images He’ll be inducted in Cooperstown this summer. Longtime major league third baseman Scott Rolen was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame by the BBWAA in the results of balloting announced Tuesday evening. Rolen got 76.3 percent of the vote, five votes over the 75 percent required for induction. Others who came close to induction: Todd Helton, with 72.2 per...2023
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  • • BCB 2023 Cubs Top 25 Prospects List: The Top 5
    Pete Crow-Armstrong | Photo by Keith Birmingham/MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-News via Getty Images The Cubs hope there are some future superstars among these five prospects It’s the final day of Prospect Week here at Bleed Cubbie Blue and that means we’ve got the top five prospects in the Cubs system. I want to thank everyone for reading along and I hope you’ve gotten excited about the up...2023
    Visit the page Crow Armstrong
  • • Today in White Sox History: January 16
    From the very first Crosstown game during interleague play (June 16, 1997), Ray Durham sent a message (in this case, to Rey Sanchez, right, toppled) that the White Sox would continue to dominate the Cubs. | VINCENT LAFORET/AFP via Getty Images Crosstown games become a reality 1996 The executive council of Major League Baseball approved interleague play for the 1997 season; for the first ti...2023
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  • • An unconventional Cubs Convention: Fans, friendship and love for a baseball team
    Danny Rockett A summary of happenings at the first Cubs Con in three years. I am a part of the greatest community in the world: I am a Cubs fan. Cubs fans can be from anywhere and can be anyone. You can be a part of any religion, race, or gender and the bond that ties us all together is a love of the Chicago Cubs. Whether you’re an autograph hound, a fantasy league stats nerd, gear head, o...2023
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  • • The Ricketts family panel returns to the Cubs Convention
    Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images Day two kicked off with a candid conversation with the Cubs ownership group. Cole Wright hosted a conversation with Tom and Laura Ricketts to kick off Day 2 of the 2023 Cubs Convention. Whoever was booing Tom during the Opening Ceremony must have slept in on Saturday morning, because there was only applause in the sparser crowd as the conversation k...2023
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  • • Robot umpires and a ball/strike challenge system are coming to Triple-A in 2023
    Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images We’re getting closer to having these things in MLB. Major League Baseball has been edging toward automating the strike zone (the so-called “robot umpires”) for several years. Now, according to Buster Olney of ESPN, an ABS (automated ball/strike system) is coming to Triple-A ballparks this season: The Automatic Balls and Strikes system, commonly referr...2023
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, January 13
    Kevin Foster had bad luck as a Cub. Today’s his birthday | Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. Kevin Foster had bad luck as a Cub. Today’s his birthday, and other stories. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past,...2023
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  • • Today in White Sox History: January 13
    When Bo Jackson left the field on this day, 32 years ago, no one realized that two years later he’d stage a dramatic comeback wearing a different team’s silver-and-black uniform. Buck is denied, and Bo is disconsolate 1922 Black Sox member Buck Weaver petitioned for reinstatement into baseball. The former White Sox third baseman was one of eight players banned for life due to his involveme...2023
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World Series parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Gary Peters, 1937-2023
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  • • A personal remembrance and appreciation of Lin Brehmer
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  • • Today in White Sox History: January 23
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  • • BCB 2023 Cubs Top 25 Prospects List: The Top 5
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  • • What would a Justin Steele contract extension look like?
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, January 18
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  • • Uribe Jr. signing allows White Sox fans to romanticize
    Son of the legend. | @HGomez27/Twitter Who says 2005 has to go away? Juan Uribe was an unsung hero for the Chicago White Sox during their 2005 World Series run. Acquired from the Colorado Rockies for Aaron Miles on Dec. 2, 2003, Uribe spent his first year with the South Siders as a utility man before becoming the everyday shortstop during the championship run. His slash line of .252/.301/....2023
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  • • Cubs sign Trey Mancini
    Photo by Daniel Shirey/MLB Photos via Getty Images The Cubs locked up the first baseman/outfielder for a two-year, $14 million deal. The Cubs made news tonight as they agreed to terms with one of the best remaining free agents, first baseman/outfielder Trey Mancini. The right-handed hitting slugger signed a two-year deal for $14 million. Cub news- Trey Mancini gets two years $14 million ...2023
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  • • An unconventional Cubs Convention: Fans, friendship and love for a baseball team
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  • • Jed Hoyer and Carter Hawkins took questions from fans Saturday morning at Cubs Con
    Jed Hoyer introducing Carter Hawkins in October 2021 | Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Boog Sciambi moderated the conversation and had some tough questions of his own The first appearance of Jed Hoyer and Carter Hawkins at Cubs Convention wasn’t their panel on Saturday morning, it was at Ryan Dempster’s recording of “Off the Mound” on Marquee Sports Net...2023
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Top World Series news

  • Astros' Dusty Baker says the 2022 World Series having zero U.S.-born Black players 'looks bad' for baseball
    This year's World Series between the Astros and Phillies will likely be the first without a U.S.-born Black player since 1950...2022
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  • Dynasty! Love 'em or loathe 'em, the Astros are World Series champs
    • Dynasty! Love 'em or loathe 'em, the Astros are World Series champs
    Amid both scandal and success, Houston has built a modern-day juggernaut....2022
  • NLCS: Bryce Harper Leads Phillies to World Series
    • NLCS: Bryce Harper Leads Phillies to World Series
    Harper’s two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning erased a one-run deficit and put Philadelphia back in the Fall Classic for the first time since 2009....2022
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  • Pete Rose places Ohio's first legal sports bet on Reds to win 2023 World Series
    • Pete Rose places Ohio's first legal sports bet on Reds to win 2023 World Series
    At the stroke of midnight on Sunday, the state's legal gambling floodgates opened...2023
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  • Sources: Mets, Verlander reach 2-year, $86M deal
    • Sources: Mets, Verlander reach 2-year, $86M deal
    Justin Verlander, who won his third Cy Young Award after leading the Astros to the World Series title, has a 2-year deal with the Mets, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2022
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  • Christian Javier and Astros Throw Second No-Hitter in World Series History
    • Christian Javier and Astros Throw Second No-Hitter in World Series History
    Cristian Javier and three relievers shut down the powerful Philadelphia Phillies, tying the World Series and accomplishing a feat that hadn’t happened since 1956....2022
  • Rain postpones World Series Game 3 to Tuesday
    • Rain postpones World Series Game 3 to Tuesday
    Game 3 of the World Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and Houston Astros was postponed on Monday due to a forecast of rain throughout the evening....2022
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  • • Harper sends Phils to World Series with biggest homer of his career
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  • Phillies manager Rob Thomson gives World Series rotation update ahead of must-win Game 6
    • Phillies manager Rob Thomson gives World Series rotation update ahead of must-win Game 6
    Philadelphia Phillies manager Rob Thomson laid out his starting pitching plans for the remainder of the World Series on Friday. After the Phillies earned...2022
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  • Phillies set a 24-hour sales record for League Championship winner merchandise
    • Phillies set a 24-hour sales record for League Championship winner merchandise
    Philadelphia fans are getting geared up for the World Series...2022
  • World Series 2022: Jim 'Mattress Mack' McIngvale is four Astros wins away from record $75M betting payout
    • World Series 2022: Jim 'Mattress Mack' McIngvale is four Astros wins away from record $75M betting payout
    McIngvale put $10 million on Houston to win the World Series...2022
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  • Astros receive largest postseason shares in MLB history at $516,437 each
    • Astros receive largest postseason shares in MLB history at $516,437 each
    The Astros just got paid after winning the 2022 World Series...2022
  • Injured Astros 1B Gurriel out for rest of series
    • Injured Astros 1B Gurriel out for rest of series
    The Astros removed Yuli Gurriel (knee injury) from the World Series roster ahead of Game 6, replacing him with catcher Korey Lee....2022
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  • World Series: Phillies Hit 5 Homers in Game 3 Win Over Astros
    • World Series: Phillies Hit 5 Homers in Game 3 Win Over Astros
    In the first World Series game in Philadelphia since 2009, the Phillies took Houston’s Lance McCullers Jr. deep five times and cruised to victory....2022
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World Series fantasy rankings and news

  • • Gary Peters, 1937-2023
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  • • An unconventional Cubs Convention: Fans, friendship and love for a baseball team
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  • • Outside The Confines: Correa returned to sender?
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  • • 2023 Top Keepers – Catchers
    Well, the World Series is over, the citizens of Houston got to have their parade and now here we are - the offseason. But don't fret. If you are a regular Razzball reader, then you know we have been looking at the top keepers for 2023. Over the last two weeks we've released the 2023 Top Keepers 2023 - Relievers and 2023 Top Keepers - Starting Pitchers. This week - catchers! Catchers are almost b...2022
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  • • 2023 Top Keepers – Relievers
    The World Series begins Friday, meaning the MLB offseason is just around the corner. But there never really is an offseason as the action just changes from the field to the front office. And just like the majors, there is no offseason when it comes to fantasy baseball. Fantasy baseball GMs are already thinking about next year, and that is especially true for those who are in keeper leagues. Sinc...2022
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  • • Sharing Sox Podcast 91 — Phillies phulphil while White Sox phlail and phlunk
    And who needs a manager, anyway? Trying to stay awake during what seems like a 5 1⁄2 -year break between LCSs and the World Series, SSS duty geezer Leigh Allan and his son and west coast correspondent, Will, indulge in a little nostalgia. That nostalgia ranges from the prospect of the return of Ozzieball to the new book that casts Frank Thomas as much more Big Jerk than Big Hurt in his playing day...2022
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  • Betting tips for the World Series
    • Betting tips for the World Series
    Our MLB betting and fantasy analysts answer the most pressing questions surrounding the World Series matchup....2022

World Series schedule, game

  • • Scott Rolen inducted into Hall of Fame
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  • • Gary Peters, 1937-2023
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  • • Trey Mancini won’t play in the World Baseball Classic
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  • • Today in White Sox History: January 23
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  • • 2023 MLB power rankings: Houston Astros No. 1, Yankees and Padres in World Series mix
    The Houston Astros are the best team in baseball heading into spring training, with the reigning champions sitting atop the...2023
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  • • 2023 MLB power rankings: Houston Astros No. 1, Yankees and Padres in World Series mix
    The Houston Astros are the best team in baseball heading into spring training, with the reigning champions sitting atop the...2023
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  • • Today in White Sox History: January 19
    The honor of the first pitch in the 1959 World Series went to Early Wynn, who would take home the (still one MLB award, not both AL and NL winners) Cy Young in that season. Early Wynn wins immortality 1909 Chicago White Sox owner Charles Comiskey purchased a piece of land on the corner of 35th and Shields from Roxanna Bowen. The site would be used to build Comiskey Park, starting in March ...2023
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  • • BCB 2023 Cubs Top 25 Prospects List: The Top 5
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