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Emma: Ozzie Guillen Deserving Of White Sox Honor

The former White Sox manager is deserving of an honor from the franchise.

9 hours ago

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Are Injured Veterans Worth The Risk In Fantasy Baseball?

Everyone likes to grab the hot rookies in fantasy baseball, but the truth is, only a few of them really stay productive over the course of the full season. Sometimes, investing in the veteran coming off the disabled list is a good idea, if you’re willing to risk the possibility of more injury later on.

13 hours ago

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 18-22

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

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

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

Emma: Chris Sale, Corey Kluber Deliver Special Duel

Two of baseball’s best pitchers brought their “A” games to U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo receives congratulations from his teammates. (Getty Images)

Chicago Baseball By The Numbers: 5 Key Statistical Measures

We turn to numbers to help measure the early successes and failures of the Cubs and White Sox.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

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MLB 5 Best, Worst Surprises From First Month

One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?

CBS Chicago–05/13/2015

Kris Bryant after his first MLB home run. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Watch: Cubs’ Kris Bryant Hits First MLB Home Run

The Cubs’ rookie third baseman homered in his 74th major-league at-bat.

05/09/2015

John F. Kennedy Jr (L) is seen with Mets baseball player Willie Mays at Shea Stadium in New York 03 June 1972. (credit: JERRY SISKIND/AFP/GettyImages)

Happy Birthday To ‘The Say Hey Kid': Willie Mays’ Top 5 Moments

Today, the Say Hey Kid turns 84 years old. Let’s take a look at his best moments.

05/06/2015

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Baseball’s Most Athletic Field Crashers

With the St. Louis Cardinals fan pulling off a good somersault at home plate last night, let’s look at some of the best field crashers.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2015

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Patience Is Not A Virtue One Month Into The Fantasy Baseball Season

If you have veterans who are not performing after one month of the season, it’s time to let them go. Someone else has to chance them on the roster; you need players performing right now. So shelve your emotions and make the tough choices that other owners can’t—and won’t—make. It will help you win in September.

04/30/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Cleared Of Tampering Charges In Joe Maddon Hiring

The Rays raised the issue after Maddon left for Chicago last November.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2015

Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, center, will miss the rest of the season after injuring himself batting. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Experts Ready For DH In National League

It’s not “if.” It’s “when.”

CBS Chicago–04/29/2015

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This Week In Baseball: ‘Unwritten’ Rules Pose A Problem

We need to talk about baseball’s “unwritten” rules. The ones that lead to the biggest farce in sports, the bench clearing brawl.

04/28/2015

Jake Arrieta lays down a bunt. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: A Designated Hitter Seems Inevitable In The National League

The debate continues on as to whether the Senior Circuit should add a designated hitter.

04/27/2015

The White Sox and Royals engage in a bench-clearing brawl. (Getty Images)

Samardzija, Sale Suspended For 5 Games

The fallout stems from a benches-clearing brawl Thursday night between the White Sox and Royals.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2015

A general view of U.S. Cellular Field during a rain delay at the start of the ninth inning during the game between the Chicago White Sox and the Kansas City Royals on April 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

White Sox-Royals Game Suspended By Rain

The score was tied at 2-all in the ninth inning.

04/24/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: April 20th-April 24th

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

04/24/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Why We Need Kris Bryant To Succeed

In case you haven’t heard, Chicago Cubs uber-prospect Kris Bryant was called up and made his debut on Friday.

04/21/2015

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Time To Grab Some New Studs Before Anyone Else In Your Fantasy League Does

It’s still early in the season, and you don’t want to give up on key players too soon — even if they’re slumping through the first two weeks of the season. But smart fantasy baseball owners also want to make sure they grab rising stars while they can — and before it’s too late.

04/17/2015

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30 Players: Panik Hopes To Follow Up Strong Rookie Year For Giants

A 2011 first-round Draft pick out of St. John’s University, Joe Panik had a meteoric rise to Major League glory last season — not only putting up impressive numbers as the Giants’ new second baseman in 73 regular season games, but also helping San Francisco earn its third World Series championship in the past five years.

04/17/2015

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