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30 Players: Carlos Martinez Ready To Make Mark In Cardinals Rotation

Carlos Martinez will be expected to step up for the Cardinals.

CBS Chicago–15 hours ago

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

10 Bold Predictions For The Upcoming MLB Season

Before the baseball season gets underway next weekend, here are 10 bold predictions about the upcoming season.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2015

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30 Players: Avisail Garcia Still Has Breakout Potential For White Sox

For a player with parts of three big league seasons on his resume, it’s still relatively unknown what kind of big league player Garcia will be.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2015

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Best Bars Near Wrigley Field & U.S. Cellular Field To Take In Opening Day

No matter which Chicago baseball team you root for, check out these bars on opening day.

03/25/2015

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30 Players: Royals Have Special Arm In Brandon Finnegan

Very few 21-year-old athletes have been on more of a rollercoaster in the past year than Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan. He became the first player to pitch in the College World Series and MLB World Series in the same year.

03/24/2015

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30 Players: Tigers Hope Iglesias Is Fully Recovered From Injuries

ose Iglesias had a breakout year in 2013, but it’s been a tough road for the promising young shortstop.

03/16/2015

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30 Players: Bethancourt’s Time Is Now Behind The Plate For Atlanta Braves

The timing was right to give the 23-year-old Christian Bethancourt the chance in 2015.

03/13/2015

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30 Players: Storen Entering Make-Or-Break Season With Nationals

Normally, a player entering his sixth full season in the bigs has too much experience for a list like this, but digging deeper, Drew Storen fits here.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

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30 Players: Giles Primed To Close Games For Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies can feel confident that when the time comes, Ken Giles is waiting in the wings as closer.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2015

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30 Players: Aaron Sanchez May Be Best Bet As Blue Jays Closer

Sometimes it’s best not to mess with a good thing, and Aaron Sanchez in the back end of the Blue Jays’ bullpen near the end of the 2014 season was a very good thing.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2015

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30 Players: Eovaldi Should Bloom At Back End Of Yankees Rotation

With a rotation spot likely, Eovaldi will have every chance to become a stud in New York.

03/06/2015

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Top 5 Sports Callers Of The Week: February 23-February 27

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports & CBS Sports Radio that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2015

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30 Players: Souza Has Tools To Impress For Tampa Bay Rays

Most baseball fans likely know Steven Souza from the unbelievable, no-hitter-saving catch he made in the final game of the regular season for the Nationals last year.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2015

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30 Players: Red Sox Hope Rusney Castillo’s Talent Translates To Bigs

Aside from elite prospects, it’s not often that a player with only 10 games of MLB experience comes into Spring Training with an almost guaranteed spot in the starting lineup.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2015

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Levine: Micah Johnson Has Leg Up On Competiton

The main battle to be won in White Sox camp will be the second base position.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

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MLB Makes Small Pace Of Game Changes, Passes On Bigger Steps

The biggest change is hitters will have to keep a foot in the batter’s box in most cases.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: MLB Gets Start Toward Speeding Up Game

Changes reportedly include hitters keeping one foot in the batter’s box between pitches.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 22: A general view during a game between the Chicago White Sox and the San Francisco Giants at Camelback Ranch on March 22, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

5 Reasons To Get Excited For Spring Training

Pitchers and catchers report today for 13 of the MLB teams.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2015

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Alex Rodriguez Issues Handwritten Apology

Rodriguez apologized for the mistakes that led to his suspension.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2015

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Pitchers, Catchers Report This Week

The Cubs report to Mesa this Thursday, while the White Sox report to Glendale this Friday.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2015

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