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  • Months after meeting Obama, Cubs to visit Trump

    Washington (CNN) The Chicago Cubs will make their second visit in six months to the White House Wednesday for a meeting with President Donald Trump. Trump has close ties with the Ricketts family, which owns the Cubs franchise and have long been top Republican donors. Joe Ricketts, whose son...
  • Shaw hits long HR, Davies shines as Brewers blank Braves 7-0

    ATLANTA (AP) – Travis Shaw became the first player to reach SunTrust Park’s right-field roof, belting a two-run homer that helped the Milwaukee Brewers beat Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Sunday. Zach Davies (8-4) pitched seven innings of four-hit ball for Milwaukee, bouncing back nicely from...
  • Tim Tebow receives big promotion in Minor League Baseball! 

    The New York Mets are promoting Tim Tebow from low-A ball to St. Lucie of the Advanced A League. He was batting .222 with 3 home runs, 23 RBIs, a .311 on-base percentage and a .340 slugging percentage with 69 strikeouts and 23 walks in 212 at-bats for the...
  • If you can’t put up, shut up: Derek Jeter doesn’t have money needed to buy Marlins

    MIAMI – Derek Jeter told Major League Baseball on Thursday he doesn’t yet have the necessary money to buy the Miami Marlins and is still seeking help from other investors, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press. The person described the status of the Marlins’ sale...
  • It just wasn’t Schwarbers season

    The Chicago Cubs reportedly are sending struggling Kyle Schwarber to Triple-A in hopes that he will rediscover the stroke that made him one of the majors’ most promising young sluggers just a couple of months earlier. Schwarber, 24, began the season as the Cubs’ leadoff hitter but then was...
  • Black Excellence: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Receives Generous Donation! 

    The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum received a substantial gift on Wednesday from Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association. Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and players association executive director Tony Clark were at the museum on Wednesday to announce a $1 million donation to the NLBM. Clark proposed the...
  • MLB renders no discipline action for Anthony Vizzo after violent home plate collision 

    Major League Baseball informed the Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres on Tuesday that Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo violated the home-plate collision rule in Monday’s game against the Padres but will not be disciplined. “No discipline coming my way,” Rizzo said. “The league looked at it, and it’s...
  • Baseball Hall of Fame reaffirms Pete Rose ban

    National Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson told Outside the Lines on Thursday that in December, the Hall’s board of directors decided to uphold its rule that has effectively prevented consideration of Pete Rose, the career leader in hits, for induction. According to a statement from the Hall...
  • Chicago Cubs Draft the Son of Woman Tragically Killed in 2015 Church Shooting!

    The Chicago Cubs have drafted Chris Singleton, whose mother was among those killed two years ago during the shooting inside a South Carolina church. Singleton was selected Wednesday by the defending World Series champions with the final pick of the 19th round, No. 585 overall. He is a right-handed-hitting...