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The Cubs’ Grounds Crew Was Short-Staffed Because The Team Didn’t Want To Pay For Healthcare

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The Cubs have been purposely altering the schedules and hours of their employees rather than pay for their healthcare, as mandated under the Affordable Care Act. And thanks to Tuesday’s storm, they got caught.


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Giants Win Protest In Tarp Game At Wrigley, Will Play 1.5-Header Thursday

Giants Win MLB Protest of Wrigley Field Tarp IncidentFor the first time in nearly 20 years, an MLB team has won an official protest. Reminds many of that one time their parents said, “You make a good point.”


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Thanks To Javier Baez, Being A Cubs Fan This Week Doesn’t Suck

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In a season that’s seen the Cubs unload Darwin Barney, Emilio Bonifacio, Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, long-suffering Northsiders see a light at the end of the tunnel, and this time it’s not an oncoming El Train. This week Chicago called up uber-rookie second baseman Javier Baez, and the team has won two of his first three games. Oh, and the man-child also hit three homers in those games: one Tuesday, and two Thursday.


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Baseball Legend Don Zimmer Passes Away At Age 83, After 6 Decades in Baseball

Don Zimmer Passes Away At Age 83
Tampa Bay Rays senior advisor Don Zimmer died at the age of 83 Wednesday, after being hospitalized for heart surgery in mid-April. Since 1954, Don Zimmer has been a part of Major League Baseball in some fashion, whether as a player, a manager, a coach or an advisor.


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Manny Being Manny Tutorial (Includes Doing a Dramatic Bat Flip In A Minor League Game)

Manny-Being-Manny-Batflip-300x160Flipping your bat after a monster home run in a minor-league game is only one way you can teach these young players how to play the game right. We give you the entire course description on “The Manny Being Manny Baseball Tutorial.”


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The Cubs Are In Full Makeover Mode — Here Are 10 Logo Redesigns They Should Consider

Is it time the Cubs rebranded? Should they change their logo? They haven’t touched the damn thing since 1979 (the longest stretch of any team in the Majors). Here are the top 10 finalist from a crowdsourced redesign project. Tell us what you think…


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Cubs Say They’re ‘Disappointed’ That Their 400-Lb Anniversary Cake Ended Up In A Dumpster

Dumpster Cake will have its revenge, in this life or the next.


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