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November 2017

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Wanted: Closer

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The Cubs closer experience is nothing new. Wade Davis was a big part of our success last year. Now is the time to get a deal done with Davis.

Thursday

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November 2017

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J-Hey Update and Evaluating Next Year’s Competition

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The News of the Day Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward — he of the consistent outfielding prowess and the less-than-consistent bat — won his fifth career Gold Glove Award Tuesday evening. He won one last year with the Cubs, two in 2012 and 2014 with the Atlanta Braves, and another in 2015 with the St. Louis Cardinals. Heyward joins Andre Dawson and Bob Dernier as the only Cubs outfielders to win the award multiple times. We’re all happy for Heyward, sure — but let’s be honest: would you trade that Gold Glove for another 10 home runs and 20 RBIs? […]

Wednesday

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November 2017

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Sunday

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November 2017

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It’s that time of year

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Yes, it’s the off-season. When games are memories and speculation runs rampant. I have nothing to say, and do so in about 800 words, so if you really don’t want to start work yet on this Monday morning, and have absolutely nothing better to do…

Thursday

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November 2017

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