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Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs Invested In Win-Now Mode

The Cubs put a $155 million bet down on their bright future.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jon Lester Decision Expected By End Of Tuesday

The Cubs, Giants, Red Sox and Dodgers remain involved.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2014

Jon Lester. (Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Bidding War Continues

Lester’s expected to make a decision in the next week or so.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on from the dugout in the sixth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Keidel: Clayton Kershaw’s Hollywood Ending Should Bother Everyone

There’s a contemporary push to place starting pitchers in the same realm as everyday players, which is confusing as it is annoying.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2014

Jose Quintana. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox Play Spring Training Opener On March 4

The White Sox will play 14 games at Camelback Ranch.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2014

White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Alexei Ramirez In High Demand

The Mets, Yankees and Dodgers are all interested in White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2014

Russell Martin. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Levine: Martin Would Be Key To Cubs’ Pitching Progress

Russell Martin is highly respected for his work with different pitching staffs.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

Russell Martin. (David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs Set To Zero In On Russell Martin

Martin hit .290 and had a .402 on-base percentage in 2014.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

Joe Maddon. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

As Joe Maddon Leaves Rays, Cubs Speculation Heats Up

Maddon is a free agent manager after opting out on his deal with Tampa Bay.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive Group

The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.

10/11/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Adam Wainright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with teammates after the Cardinals defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 to win game 4 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Kershaw, Dodgers Can’t Get Past Cardinals Yet Again

The Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

Kolten Wong #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with Jose Oquendo #11 after Wong hits a two-run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Lackey, Long Balls Lift Cards Over Dodgers 3-1

Kolten Wong hit a two-run homer to snap a seventh-inning tie, Matt Carpenter went deep for the third straight game and John Lackey pitched the St. Louis Cardinals past the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Monday night to give the Cardinals a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL Division Series.

10/07/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 in eleven innings in Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend Action

All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.

10/04/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with fans following the Dodgers' 9-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants to win the National League West Division Championship at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League Playoffs

The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Arismendy Alcantara hits a run-scoring double in the 3rd inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Dodgers Beat Cubs, 8-5

Matt Kemp homered and had four RBIs, while Yasiel Puig scored a career-high four times.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2014

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Coghlan HR Leads Cubs Over Dodgers, 8-7

Chris Coghlan hit two homers, including the go-ahead two-run drive off Brian Wilson in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday.

09/20/2014

Edwin Jackson. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Edwin Jackson Returns To Cubs Rotation

Edwin Jackson faces Clayton Kershaw on Friday at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Sebastian Artz)

5 Classic Photos Of The Great Vin Scully

By Adam W. Bloom As a native Los Angelino, I had the incredible good fortune to grow up listening to Vin Scully call Dodger games.  I have argued with many that he is the very […]

08/04/2014

Edwin Jackson. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Coghlan’s HR Leads Cubs To 7-3 Win Over Dodgers

Edwin Jackson pitched six innings for his first victory in six weeks and Chris Coghlan hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.

08/03/2014

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