Non-Roster Invites: Zack Short

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You’d be excused if you missed the biggest free-agent signing of the off-season in Daniel Descalso. Descalso signed a 2 year, $5 million deal, and hit .238/.353/.436 last year. Descalso brings walks to the table (15.1 BB% last year), but let strikeouts get away from himself a little bit (26.0 K% last year). He can play 2B and 3B, but …

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Cody Parkey and Failure

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With less than a minute to go in a playoff game, Cody Parkey trotted out to attempt a game-winning field goal for the Chicago Bears. He made the first kick, which did not count because he was iced. The second was tipped, and then it hit the upright. The result of that kick is that the Bears lost the game. …

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Will Brohm stay or go?

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There’s been a huge question on the minds of every Cubs fan since the season ended, and I’m finally going to answer it once and for all: Is Jeff Brohm going home to coach Louisville? There are compelling reasons for him to stay and go. I’m here to break it down for us all. Location Purdue University is located in …

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Cole Hamels ————> Cubs

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The final details are still being worked out, but the Cubs are on the verge of acquiring Cole Hamels. The main asset trading hands seems to be salary relief for the Rangers, who were on the hook for $14m going forward on Hamel’s deal. Going the other way could be P Rollie Lacy (Myrtle Beach) and OF DJ Wilson (also …

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Cubs 4, Dodgers 0

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OSS: Cubs defense shuts out the Dodgers in what felt like a playoff atmosphere. Three+ up: Pat suggested that this was the Cubs best defensive game of the year, and he’s probably right. Heyward, Almora, and Bryant all made highlight reel plays, capped off by an unassisted double play turned by Javy snagging a liner and diving at the second …