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MLB Offseason Preview: Chicago Cubs 

Only four seasons removed from their historic 2016 World Series championship, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer find themselves at a crossroads as the core of their title team heads into their free agency walk seasons. Led by Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, and Anthony Rizzo, the key offensive components of the Cubs roster that ended the franchise’s 108-year championship drought are looking at big contracts at the conclusion of next season.

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MLB DFS August 13: Showdown

Tonight our MLB DFS article focuses on the MLB Showdown between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers on DraftKings. Let’s make some cash.

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Houston Astros Continue to be Trolled in Spring Training

From fans to star baseball players to professional football coaches, many people have continued to troll the Houston Astros as Spring Training carries on.

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Leandre: Top 10 First Basemen Right Now

Jordan Leandre examines the 10 best first baseman as of now.

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Two mock trades that could shape the MLB offseason

Emma Marion explores two mock trades that could shape the MLB offseason

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7&7: First Call For The Second Half

DJ LaMehieu – Second Base – New York Yankees
Hopefully, La Machine thanks me after the end of the season with all the promotion I’ve been getting him. Just like the weather this weekend the man stayed hot. He batted .423 this week and has only been hitless in one game since the end of the all-star break, and 27 of his last 29 games.

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MLB DFS: Pitching Focus, Two Bats, and Two Stacks for June 18, 2019

Well, it’s one of those days where there are a ton of hitters and pitchers that make for viable options because it’s a full slate of games tonight. I’ve done my best job to try to pinpoint some players you can use in all formats. Join me as I take a look at which pitchers to target, two bats, and two stacks.

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Inside The Matchup: Cubs vs Cards June 9, 2019

As of writing this, the Chicago Cubs are -163 Vegas favorites to beat the St. Louis Cardinals tonight. I wanted to start there because once the first pitch is thrown, everything is out the window and subject to change. Such a storied rivalry between the Cubs and Cardinals. This season it has been a tale of two fields. The home team has won every meeting so far this season. The Cubs are 5-0 at Wrigley and the Cardinals are 3-0 at Busch Stadium.

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MLB DFS: Locks, BvP, and Stacks for 5/28/19

I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day. Now, we will look to get back to the grind in hopes of putting some money in our pockets. Let’s take a look at some locks, batter vs pitcher, and stacks for tonight’s main slate of games.

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7&7: Best Hitters of The Week of May 20th

You know the rules: the seven best hitters of the week
Max Kepler – OF Twins
As previously mentioned, the Twins are the best team in the league. The team has won ten of their last eleven, and in result, they are the only team to hold a double-digit lead in their division. This well- balanced team has outstanding pitching from Jose Berrios, Martin Perez, and Jake Odorizzi to complement a line-up that features Jorge Polanco, C.J. Cron, Eddie Rosario, our feature this week; Max Kepler. Kepler led the league this week in average (.588), Slugging (1.118), OPS (1.737), and On-base percentage (.619). The German-born son of two ballet dancers has .276 average in 2019, forty-eight points greater than for his career.

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