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Here’s potential good news for cord-cutters who want to watch the Cubs on Marquee

MLB is working on a national streaming service.

The Cardinals have fired Mike Shildt as manager

This is a surprise.

MLB announces Arizona Fall League schedule

Prospects from all 30 teams will play a 30-game schedule in October and November.

Cubs first baseman Frank Schwindel named National League Player of the Week

Frank the Tank’s legend grows.

Cubs, Reds will play in Field of Dreams game in 2022

This, according to a source cited by NBC Sports Chicago.

Jake Arrieta signs with Padres

The former Cub heads west.

Anthony Rizzo tests positive for COVID-19

The Yankees first baseman will be out for a while.

Jon Lester has been traded to the Cardinals

Well... that was unexpected.

The Arizona Fall League is returning this October

It’s going back to its previous time in October and November.

Rob Manfred says 7-inning doubleheaders and the placed runner are probably gone in 2022

... and the DH is probably coming to the National League.

Kris Bryant, 4 other Cubs are All-Star ballot finalists

The second phase of voting begins Monday

Kris Bryant still leads NL third basemen in All-Star voting

Updated balloting results were released Monday.

Kris Bryant leads All-Star balloting at a position he’s barely played this year

And other updates from All-Star voting.

MLB announces the 2021 All-Star Game will be played in Coors Field

And the other ASG-related events will also happen in Denver.

MLB is relocating the 2021 All-Star game from Atlanta

This is in response to the voting law recently passed in Georgia.

More news and thoughts about Opening Day 2021

There’s a lot to cover when the baseball season begins. Here are more things you should know.

Texas Rangers announce 100 percent occupancy for Opening Day

This move could potentially be a public health disaster. How do the Cubs’ precautions compare?

Pedro Strop is out of Cubs camp for violating COVID-19 protocols

The righthander will have to wait for his chance to pitch.

Will Chicago ballparks have fans in 2021?

The answer is still ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Former Cub Juan Pizarro has passed away

He pitched briefly for the team in the early 1970s.

The Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony this summer will be a TV-only event

It’ll be indoors, with no fans attending.

MLB announces its complete realignment of the minor leagues

The old league names are gone, per a press release.

Cubs pitchers and catchers will have their first workout February 17

Dates for first workouts were announced by MLB.

MLB’s 2021 protocols include shortened spring training games, in-game video for players

Health rules and roster limits are also in the owner/player agreement. Here are many details of the deal.

MLB’s 2021 health and safety protocols might be complete by Tuesday

There don’t seem to be too many surprises here.

MLB is revising the Grapefruit League spring training schedule

Could the Cactus League be next?

Albert Almora Jr. signs with the Mets

The former Cubs No. 1 draft pick has a new home.

Diamondbacks, Rockies postpone scheduled spring training ticket sale

Well, this is a curious development.

Former Cub Wayne Terwilliger has passed away

He was the oldest living former Cub.

MLB has made a proposal to players for a delayed start to the 2021 season

It makes a lot of sense.

It turns out MLB might have asked the Cactus League folks to write that letter... maybe

The plot thickens.

No one elected to Hall of Fame for the 2021 class

The Hall will still have players at an induction ceremony in July, though.

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