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3 Contract Clauses Almost As Crazy As Bobby Bonilla’s

No contract clause is worse than Bobby Bonilla’s with the New York Mets, but here are some others that raise eyebrows.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Quarter Season Awards; Pace Of Play Update

A little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2015

Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer. (Getty Images)

Levine: Max Scherzer Outduels Jon Lester

Both starting pitchers were magnificent Wednesday night in Washington’s 3-0 win.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Preview: Nationals-Cubs

Max Scherzer opposes Jon Lester tonight at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2015

Max Scherzer. (Getty Images)

Max Scherzer, Nationals Agree To 7-Year Deal

Scherzer was 18-5 with a 3.15 ERA in 2014.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2015

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Report: White Sox Eyeing Top Right-Handed Starting Pitcher

Chicago is doing its due diligence on Max Scherzer, James Shields and Ervin Santana.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Jon Lester Meeting With Giants

Lester is the Cubs’ top free agent target.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Still In Hunt For Jon Lester

The bidding for Lester could easily reach $25 million-per.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

Cole Hamels. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Wisch: For Cubs, Acquiring Cole Hamels Is A Loaded Issue

As much as we think of the Cubs’ future, we still don’t really know much at all.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2014

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

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9 Notable MLB Free Agents To Keep Tabs On

With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.

10/31/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: ALCS Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Should Have Money To Chase Top Free Agents

Chicago will keep an eye on the likes of Victor Martinez and James Shields.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2014

The White Sox's Marcus Semien is tagged out by Cubs catcher Welington Castillo on May 5. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs, White Sox Both Nab Protected Draft Picks

It pays to be really bad instead of middle-of-the-pack bad.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2014

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cy Young Contender Chris Sale Making His Case

The White Sox may not be involved in any potential postseason play in 2014, but looking at postseason awards may be another story.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

Rick Hahn and Robin Ventura. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Don’t Rule Out High-Profile Free Agents

Rick Hahn has to decide to chase a couple big names or spread money around to a half-dozen guys.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Pitching Plan Might Include Run At Lester

Acquiring pitching will be Chicago’s main offseason objective.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2014

Cubs second baseman Javy Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Hoyer: Cubs Will Let Baez Be Himself This Season

Plus, Jed Hoyer also addresses Jorge Soler’s timeline and the need for starting pitching.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2014

Jose Abreu, left, celebrates with Alexei Ramirex after hitting a homer.  (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Preview: White Sox-Tigers

Hector Noesi opposes Max Scherzer tonight at Comerica Park.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2014

Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning on June 12,  2014 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Scherzer Outduels Sale With First Career Shutout

It was a game that lived up to the hype of two ace pitchers throwing dominant games. Chris Sale and Max Scherzer both lived up too their reputations, throwing outstanding ballgames through seven innings.

06/13/2014

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