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Cubs' Russell speaks publicly about suspension

ESPN Cubs shortstop Addison Russell spoke publicly to reporters Friday for the first time since his suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic abuse policies. "I've let a lot of people...
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Buster's Buzz: The next Nola? These stars could look to cash in now

ESPN The way free agency is going, the rush to sign early-bird contract extensions could become the norm. But at what cost?
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Sources: Cubs pick up veteran lefty Cedeno

ESPN The Cubs added bullpen depth, signing left-handed reliever Xavier Cedeno on Wednesday, sources confirmed to ESPN.
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Yu hoo! Darvish says pressure off this year

ESPN Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish said he felt pressure to deliver after signing a big contract last season, but this year he just wants to be himself.
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MLB tiers: Ranking baseball's best second basemen

ESPN At a position with rising offensive production, who joins Jose Altuve near the top of our list?
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Cubs' Morrow won't be ready to start season

ESPN The Chicago Cubs will be without closer Brandon Morrow for the early portion of 2019 after he had elbow surgery.
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Cubs launching own 'Cubs-centric' network

ESPN The Chicago Cubs are launching their own television network, beginning in 2020, partnering with Sinclair Broadcasting to create Marquee Sports Network.
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Cubs enhance DV training ahead of Russell return

ESPN The Chicago Cubs are enhancing their domestic violence training ahead of shortstop Addison Russell's return from suspension later this season.
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MLB tiers: Ranking baseball's best first basemen

ESPN The slugging first baseman has become an endangered species, but there's still some pop at the top of our list.
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Sleeper prospects who could impact each MLB team

ESPN These under-the-radar players could open some eyes during spring training and make some noise in the majors before the year is out.
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MLB catcher tiers: Ranking baseball's best backstops

ESPN We start our position-by-position tiers at catcher, where franchise performers aren't exactly easy to come by in 2019.
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Bring on spring! After winter of discontent, can Cubs move on?

ESPN After an early end to October followed by a winter Chicago would rather forget, the Cubs head back to work with "a lot to prove."
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Reliever Brach, Cubs finalize $3M deal

ESPN Brad Brach and the Chicago Cubs have finalized a one-year contract that guarantees the reliever $3 million and could be worth $8 million over two seasons.
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What's at stake on decade leaderboard in final season of 2010s

ESPN Which of the decade's brightest stars will be remembered for outshining all rivals at the plate, on the mound or in the field?
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Law's complete guide to NL Central prospects

ESPN The Reds boast top-tier talent and the Pirates have several prospects on the way, while the Cubs, Cardinals and Brewers are all reloading their systems.
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One thing to watch at spring training for all 30 teams

ESPN Baseball is back! From big names with something to prove to young stars to get to know, here's what you'll want to keep an eye on this spring.
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Buster's Buzz: The universal DH is coming! Here's who it impacts most

ESPN If -- and when -- the National League adopts the designated hitter, these dominoes will fall.
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Cubs, RHP Tazawa agree on minor league contract

ESPN Right-handed reliever Junichi Tazawa agreed to a minor league contract with the Cubs and will report to big league spring training
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Lee Smith 'still in awe' after touring Baseball HoF

ESPN Lee Smith had seen the Hall of Fame several times. This visit was completely different. "I'm still in awe," Smith said after the tour Tuesday, in preparation for his July induction.
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Cubs respond after Joe Ricketts' emails leaked

ESPN Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts on Monday distanced himself from what he called "racially insensitive" email exchanges involving his father, Joe Ricketts, after they were publicly leaked by...
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