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CINCINNATI, OH - APRIL 24: Joe Maddon the manager of the Chicago Cubs watches the action gainst the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on April 24, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

NL Teams Experimenting With Pitchers Hitting 8th

More National League teams are at least toying with the idea of batting the pitcher in the No. 8 spot.

97.1 The Ticket–04/27/2015

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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.


CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 19: Kris Bryant #17 of the Chicago Cubs smiles after hitting a double against the San Diego Padres during the fifth inning on April 19, 2015 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Can Bryant Live Up To Expectations As Next Rookie Star? [VIDEO]

Kris Bryant finally made his debut for the Chicago Cubs amid staggering expectations.

97.1 The Ticket–04/20/2015

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers after hitting a grand slam against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning at Comerica Park on April 19, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Cespedes, Greene Lift Tigers To 9-1 Rout Of White Sox

Yoenis Cespedes hit a grand slam and a two-run homer and Shane Greene pitched seven impressive innings …

97.1 The Ticket–04/19/2015

Starting pitcher Jon Lester #34 of the Chicago Cubs delivers the ball against the St. Louis Cardinals during the Opening Night game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Cardinals defeated the Cubs 3-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lester Tosses Glove To First Base For The Out [VIDEO]

Jon Lester fielded the ball — and it seemed like the toss to first base would be the first out of a double play.


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Reports: Top Prospect Kris Bryant Headed To The Cubs

Prized prospect Kris Bryant looks to be on his way to the Chicago Cubs.

97.1 The Ticket–04/17/2015

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30 Players: Baseball’s Top Prospect Bryant Won’t Wait Long For Cubs Debut

It doesn’t take much to explain to someone just how good Kris Bryant is. One look at his 2014 Minor League numbers will drop jaws. And then there’s this unbelievable spring training where he hit a Major League-leading nine home runs in 14 spring games.


CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 19: Starting pitcher Edwin Jackson #36 of the Chicago Cubs delivers the ball against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field on September 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former Tiger Edwin Jackson Winds Up At Wrong Park, Misses Start

Some pitchers have trouble finding the plate.

97.1 The Ticket–03/25/2015

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 28:  Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with the fans a win over the Minnesota Twins and a Central Division Championship at Comerica Park on September 28, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 3-0.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

AP Source: Cubs Reach Minor League Deal With LHP Phil Coke

The Chicago Cubs agreed to a minor league deal with Phil Coke on Thursday, adding the veteran reliever to the competition for a lefty specialist in their bullpen.

97.1 The Ticket–03/05/2015

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 30: A soldier guards the remains of Ernie Banks during his visitation at the Fourth Presbyterian Church on January 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Banks, who was known as Mr. Cub, played with the Chicago Cubs from 1953 through 1971, joining the team after a short stint with the Negro League. Banks, considered by many to be one of the sport's greatest players, was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977. He died on January 23rd of a heart attack, eight days before his 84th birthday. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ernie Banks’ Sons Fight Father’s Caretaker Over Will

A dispute between the family of Ernie Banks and the woman who cared for him during his final years intensified Monday with his twin sons asserting that the caretaker coerced the Chicago Cubs baseball great into signing a new will giving her all his assets.

97.1 The Ticket–02/17/2015