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Cubs seek consistency in series opener vs. Padres

Cubs seek consistency in series opener vs. Padres

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June 18 The defending champions will get their first chance when they host the San Diego Padres in the opener of a three-game series Monday night at Wrigley Field. FULL STORY

Padres Season Review: Team in transition

Padres Season Review: Team in transition

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March 26 Help is on the way, and the Padres are optimistic. They are hoping to contend in the deep and talented National League West by 2019. FULL STORY

Mid-spring Snapshot: Farm report for all 30 teams

Mid-spring Snapshot: Farm report for all 30 teams

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March 22 Here is a mid-spring farm report for each team as determined by The Sports Xchange's national network of baseball correspondents. FULL STORY

Mid-Spring Snapshot: Key question for all 30 teams

Mid-Spring Snapshot: Key question for all 30 teams

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March 21 Here is a look at the biggest unanswered question of spring training for each team, as determined by The Sports Xchange's national network of baseball correspondents. FULL STORY

MLB bags intentional walk to help shorten games

MLB bags intentional walk to help shorten games

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February 21 In a move that might save one minute every few games, MLB will no longer require pitchers to lob four pitches to issue an intentional walk, ESPN.com reported Tuesday, FULL STORY

Report: MLB proposes intentional walk, strike zone changes

Report: MLB proposes intentional walk, strike zone changes

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February 06 Major League Baseball has made formal proposals to the players' union to make changes to intentional walks and the strike zone, ESPN.com reported Monday. FULL STORY

MLB Notes: Harper, Arrieta get hefty 1-year deals

MLB Notes: Harper, Arrieta get hefty 1-year deals

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January 13 Harper, 24, received a pay increase of more than $8 million despite a down season in which he batted .243 with 24 homers and 86 RBIs. He made $5 million in 2016. FULL STORY

Prospect watch: New names could make difference

Prospect watch: New names could make difference

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July 13 SS Dansby Swanson and 2B Ozzie Albies form a two-headed middle infield monster considered the newest iteration of Alan Trammell and Lou Whitaker. FULL STORY

MLB Preview: 87th All-Star Game

MLB Preview: 87th All-Star Game

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July 12 National League manager Terry Collins watched from the dugout as Johnny Cueto dominated in the 2015 World Series. On Tuesday, he hands the ball to Cueto as the starting pitcher FULL STORY

Winless Padres hope bats come alive in Denver

Winless Padres hope bats come alive in Denver

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April 07 The Padres, fresh from getting shut out a record three straight times to open a season, welcome their first trip as they open a three-game series on Friday against the Colorado Rockies. FULL STORY