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Harper, Machado and Trout all failed to reach the playoffs | Photo by: Getty Images

Harper, Trout and Machado: Were they worth it?

October 8, 2019

These days, professional sports are a star-driven business and Major League Baseball is no exception...

White Sox of the future: Second base

White Sox of the future: Second base

October 8, 2019

Yolmer Sanchez Yolmer Sanchez is a utilityman masquerading as an everyday starter. If we look beyond hi...

White Sox of the future: first base

White Sox of the future: first base

September 24, 2019

The White Sox have an abundance of talent at first base. This season, José Abreu made history at the...

Take Me Out to the Ball… Wait He’s Making How Much?

Chuck Sipps, Arts and Life Editor

March 26, 2019

Philadelphia is my home town. It’s a place where pizza is cut in triangles, we call subs hoagies, and cheesesteaks are better than any hotdog or Italian beef. It’s also the place were Bryce Harper, a professional baseball player, is getting paid $330 million dollars over 13 years to hit a ball with a stick. That i...

The new MLB rule changes for the 2017 season will attempt to shorten game times and attract younger fans.

MLB’s rule changes are necessary or ridiculous and there’s no middle ground

March 28, 2017

Baseball season is finally here. After a five month break, the Cubs enter the 2017 season as the World Ch...

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Chicago is MLB’s Most Valuable City

May 24, 2016

Compared to New York City and Los Angeles, Chicago doesn't come in first in a lot of city-based statistics....

Kyle Schwarber making a throw. Photo by Minda Haas. @minda33

Cubs’ Schwarber Out For Season

April 26, 2016

DON’T PANIC! I repeat, DON’T PANIC! Cubs fans should know something: It’s all going to be OK!...

Game on with 'Learn It, Play It' Initiative

Game on with ‘Learn It, Play It’ Initiative

March 15, 2016

Who needs a football team? The “Learn It, Play It” program is an initiative from Campus Recreation...

Familiar landmarks are going down, as Wrigley continues to build up.

Wrigley Renovations

March 15, 2016

No marquee and no golden arches. As the Cubs train in Arizona, Wrigley Field continues major renovations...

Despite losing one of their star pitchers earlier in the season, the Cardinals were the first team in MLB to reach playoff berth.

Closing The Curtain on the 2015 National League

September 24, 2015

The curtain on the 2015 MLB season is closing, but not before teams are making their last push into the...

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