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This Week In Baseball: New Technology Could Help Better Understand Pitchers

Baseball has consistently been the leader in finding an innovative way to look at a sport that’s been around for well over 100 years.

06/16/2015

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One Owner’s Fantasy Baseball Trash Is Another Owner’s Treasure

A lot of owners play fantasy baseball with too much emotion, waiving players they don’t like personally or that they have a grudge against because of some game result a few years back. That’s when you—the analytical owner—step in and make your team better by picking up players from waivers or via trade.

06/13/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 8-12

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.

06/12/2015

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This Week In Baseball: MLB Needs To Do More To Protect Fans

In the wake of last week’s broken bat incident in Fenway Park, the MLB needs to quickly install additional netting to protect fans.

06/09/2015

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You Can’t Win Your Fantasy Baseball League In June, But You Can Lose It

Summer is coming; the kids will be out of school soon if they aren’t already. This is not the time to forget about your fantasy baseball team. Sure, life gets busy, but the minute you let a transaction period go by unattended is the minute you lose your league. Staying on top of your roster all the time is key to winning your league, even if it becomes a challenge to find the time to manage your team.

06/06/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 1-5

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.

06/05/2015

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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

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 25th-May 29th

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.

05/29/2015

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Watch: Cubs’ Kris Bryant Hits Home Run Off Video Board

Bryant hit the longest home run Wrigley Field has housed this season.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Umpires Have A Job To Do Too

“I don’t think 40,000 people came to see him ump tonight.”

05/26/2015

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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.

05/23/2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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