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Meanwhile, there’s a crazy American League postseason race, too

It’s not just the Cubs coming down to the wire for a playoff spot.

A visit to Truist Park in Atlanta

It’s nice enough, but kind of generic.

SB Nation Reacts: Who will win the wild cards?

We’re down to the last week of regular season action.

A look at upcoming schedules for the Cubs and their competition for postseason spots

One week to go.

A look at upcoming schedules for the Cubs and their competition for postseason spots

Much has changed in only a few days.

A look at upcoming schedules for the Cubs and their competition for postseason spots

The Cubs still have a chance at the N.L. Central title, though the top wild card is also still in sight.

A look at upcoming schedules for the Cubs and their competition for postseason spots

A little more than three weeks remain in the 2023 regular season.

Today is the deadline to claim players on waivers to have them postseason eligible

Will the Cubs claim anyone?

An update on the continuing movement away from regional sports network baseball broadcasts

Another team’s games are probably heading to MLB streaming.

An update on the Oakland Athletics 2023 season and their proposed move to Las Vegas

What does the A’s going to Las Vegas means for other teams looking for a new stadium?

A few thoughts about MLB’s same-city rivalries

Too many games? Too few? You make the call.

St. Louis baseball media had some unique takes on Miles Mikolas’ ejection last night

Mikolas was ejected for intentionally throwing at Ian Happ.

MLB: Bring back the Cubs’ division rivals! A modest proposal for a more unbalanced schedule

The balanced schedule creates issues. Here’s a possible fix.

The MLBPA wants to add a few seconds to the pitch clock in the postseason

This is a really bad idea — let’s hope they don’t do it.

Rob Manfred blames A’s fans for the team’s move... again

The Commissioner just doesn’t know when to stop.

A brief history of all MLB regular season games played outside North America

The Cubs and Cardinals will continue this when they play in London tomorrow.

A few thoughts about how Rob Manfred is handling the A’s move to Las Vegas

NARRATOR: "Not very well."

The Padres are entering a brave new world of local TV broadcasts

They missed getting a rights fee payment earlier this week, and that could change everything.

The Athletics want to sell PSLs for their Las Vegas ballpark

This will not go well.

A look at the NL Central a quarter of the way through the season

The Brewers are currently atop the division

Are the 2023 Oakland Athletics going to be the worst team in MLB history?

The answer is... "Maybe." Let’s look at the numbers.

It looks like the Oakland A’s are moving to Las Vegas — finally

Announcements came from the team and city very early Thursday.

MLB is going to try more experimental rules in the Atlantic League this year

... including a designated runner.

A few thoughts about MLB’s balanced schedule

On balance... I still don’t like it.

Know your enemy: One name to watch on each NL Central team

These are some new players to keep an eye on.

A few more thoughts on the MLB pitch timer

It’s been a great thing for baseball. But some are still complaining.

Old friend alert: Here are all the former Cubs on 2023 MLB rosters

Lots of guys have worn Cubs uniforms. Here are some that used to who are still playing for other teams.

Replay reviews are going to have to be done faster this year

And, some further thoughts about the new MLB pitch timer.

2023 Major League Baseball predictions

In which I go out on the usual limb to pick this year’s order of finish and playoff results.

MLB Opening Day is almost here

There are some intriguing matchups for the first day of the season.

Teams are charging regular season prices to see minor leaguers at the end of spring training

These games feature Quad-A lineups at major league prices.

Major League Baseball’s 2023 early season schedule is a mess — and there will be repercussions

The Cubs are just one of several cold-weather city teams who have a bad early schedule, and this was totally avoidable.


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