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Emma: Cubs’ Promise Must Be Met With Patience

Opening Night was thwarted by the Cubs’ rival and was a reminder to stay patient.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2015

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 15: Pitcher Jon Lester puts on a Cubs hat during an introduction press conference by the Chicago Cubs on December 15, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

MLB Opening Day: A Look At The Top Five Games

Tonight we begin the transition from March Madness to baseball as the MLB season prepares to kick off when the St. Louis Cardinals visit the Chicago Cubs.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2015

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30 Players: Despite Rough Spring, Heaney Not Far From Cracking Angels Rotation

It’s been a crazy couple of years for Andrew Heaney, who has risen through the Minor League ranks, been traded twice in a matter of hours this offseason and has struggled to find effectiveness at the big league level. But at 23 years old, the Angels’ new top prospect still has plenty of time to break into the rotation this season.

04/03/2015

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MLB 2015 Awards Predictions: Rookie Of The Year, Cy Young, And MVP

Opening Day is just two days away.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 15: The American League All-Stars and National League All-Stars line up prior to the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

5 Rising MLB Players Who Will Make All-Star Noise In 2015

These five youngsters will impress in 2015.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2015

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30 Players: Odor’s Rapid Rise To Rangers No Fluke

Now, at 21 years old with almost a full season under his belt, Odor is ready to prove that it is he who is actually the Rangers’ second baseman of the future.

04/02/2015

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30 Players: Fiers Finally Ready To Stick With Brewers

Mike Fiers has always been a late bloomer.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

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30 Players: Polanco Looks To Improve On Hot Start For Pirates

With Andrew McCutchen in center field and Starling Marte in left, the Pirates are one piece away from having one of the best young outfields in baseball.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

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30 Players: Raisel Iglesias Could Arrive Sooner Than Expected As Reds Starter

Iglesias has big-time potential.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

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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–03/26/2015

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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