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High School Ballplayers, Coaches Face Suspensions Over Brawl

A routine popout during a high school baseball game led to ugliness in Joliet on Friday. Wednesday is the deadline for two rival Chicago high schools – St. Rita and St. Laurence – to explain themselves and announce the penalties players and coaches will face.

CBS 2–05/22/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For May 21st

It’s a common truism in sports: you don’t win a game in the first quarter, but you can lose one. We’re almost at the end of the first quarter for the 2012 MLB season. Sitting in first place? Don’t get cocky. We’ve got a long way to go.

05/21/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For May 14th

So far so good for most of my teams – all but two of my nine money league teams sit in the top half of their leagues. The two that don’t? Albert Pujols was the first (or most expensive, in the auction) pick. For all you Pujols owners out there, I feel your pain.

05/14/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For May 7th

It was a big week in baseball, with injuries and closer drama abound. Chances are you’ll be needing to make some shuffles over the next few days, and here are some names to keep in mind as you wheel and deal.

05/07/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For April 30th

The early season dust is beginning to settle, as we’re now roughly one-eighth of the way through the season. Roles are stabilizing, teams are separating themselves. Still, 20 games can hold plenty of statistical anomalies, so we must remain discerning as the calendar flips to May. Here are five players heading into the season’s second month like lions.

04/30/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For April 23rd

Phil Humber had a perfect game this week and Curtis Granderson hit three home runs in a game. but you don’t need me to tell you they’re trending upwards. Here are five other players looking up after the second week of games…

04/23/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For April 16th

The first full week of the fantasy season is finished. Struggling early? Don’t overreact too quickly. Only 4.5% of the 2430-game MLB schedule has played. Still, everybody deals with injuries and players losing their roles, so here are some guys to take a look at if you need to make a roster move.

04/16/2012

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Boy, 12, Dies After Being Struck By Baseball

An apparent freak accident on the baseball field left a 12-year-old athlete dead and has stunned his community of Oswego.

04/13/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For April 9th

One week of the MLB season is in the books. We’ve got some fantasy advice to share in this week’s “5 Up, 5 Down.” Whose stock is rising (and falling) with the early action?

04/09/2012

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Video: Worst Cheap Shot Ever

​It’s easy to see why this viral video has been tagged as the “worst cheap shot ever.”

670 The Score–04/09/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For Your Roster

Each week we’ll be providing you with insight into the best (and worst) baseball players to play in your fantasy baseball league.

04/03/2012

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Cameron Maybin Improves Production After Setting Career Highs For Padres

For the Padres, Cameron Maybin set a career high in nearly every offensive category, sometimes by fantastic margins.

04/01/2012

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Paul Goldschmidt Provides Diamondbacks With Raw Power At First Base

Paul Goldschmidt’s greatest attribute is his raw power. At 6-foor-3, 245 pounds, he has smacked a combined 73 home runs over his last two professional seasons.

03/31/2012

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Jhoulys Chacin Getting Chance To Pitch At Front Of Rockies’ Rotation

Overall, it’s clear that the 24-year-old Jhoulys Chacin has potential, but also that he still has some growing to do at the Major League level.

03/30/2012

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Madison Bumgarner Could Join Cy Young Conversation For Giants

By David Heck, Special to CBS Local Sports CBS Local Sports will be profiling one young player from each Major League Baseball team every day for the next 30 days as part of our “30 […]

03/29/2012

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Dodgers’ Dee Gordon Could Steal Nickname ‘Flash’ From His Father

By David Heck, Special to CBS Local Sports CBS Local Sports will be profiling one young player from each Major League Baseball team every day for the next 30 days as part of our “30 […]

03/28/2012

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Cardinals Counting On Jaime Garcia To Carry Heavier Load In Third Season

By David Heck, Special to CBS Local Sports CBS Local Sports will be profiling one young player from each Major League Baseball team every day for the next 30 days as part of our “30 […]

03/27/2012

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Astros Hoping Aggressive Promotion Of Jose Altuve Pays Off On Offense

By David Heck, Special to CBS Local Sports CBS Local Sports will be profiling one young player from each Major League Baseball team every day for the next 30 days as part of our “30 […]

03/26/2012

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Reds Relying On Jay Bruce’s Big Bat Once Again To Bolster Offense

By David Heck, Special to CBS Local Sports CBS Local Sports will be profiling one young player from each Major League Baseball team every day for the next 30 days as part of our “30 […]

03/25/2012

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Pirates Giving Pedro Alvarez Time To Put It Together And Realize Potential

By David Heck, Special to CBS Local Sports CBS Local Sports will be profiling one young player from each Major League Baseball team every day for the next 30 days as part of our “30 […]

03/24/2012

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