2018

Cubs 2018 ticket packs go on sale Tuesday
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Cubs fans can get a head start on purchasing tickets for the 2018 season by buying multi-game packages starting Tuesday.

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Golf championship odds 2018: Tiger Woods is now 20-1 to win a major next year
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Big Cats odds are dropping as good news continues to come out of his camp

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Cubs opener to kick off 2018 MLB season
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The Cubs will bat leadoff in the 2018 season when they face the Marlins at 11:30 a.m. March 29 at Marlins Park in Miami. March 29 ties the Cubs' earliest season opener. The Cubs opened the 2000 season in Japan with a 5-3 victory against the Mets on March 29, the first MLB game played […]

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Predicting the 2018 Hall of Fame inductees
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The 2018 Hall of Fame ballot was released on Monday with 33 potential inductees highlighted by 19 newcomers including Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Omar Vizquel, and Johan Santana. Ballots will be mailed out to 430 voting members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, who are responsible for selecting which players will be inducted. The […]

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Pirates unveil 2018 promotional schedule
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The Pirates on Monday released their promotional schedule for next year and announced that single-game tickets for the 2018 season will go on sale Dec. 8.

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2018 spring training set to begin Feb. 23
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The defending World Series champion Houston Astros will be front and center when spring training opens in 2018. MLB released its spring training schedules Monday, with the Astros kicking things off at 1:05 p.m. ET against the Washington Nationals on Feb. 23. Five other games are also slated for the 1:05 p.m. ET time slot. […]

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Ranking the 2018 spring training hats
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With only, uh, an entire offseason to go until the start of Grapefruit and Cactus League action, Major League Baseball unveiled the 2018 spring training hats – also to be worn during batting practice throughout the regular season – for all 30 clubs on Monday. And, because the Hot Stove remains stuck in pre-heat mode, […]

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Seven former Rangers on 2018 HOF ballot
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The Rangers won’t be front and center at next summer’s Hall of Fame ceremonies like they were this year when Ivan Rodriguez was inducted. Rodriguez joined Nolan Ryan as the only two players who went into the Hall of Fame wearing the Rangers cap.

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The 17 most contentious names on the 2018 Hall of Fame ballot
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The 2018 Hall of Fame ballot adds some interesting names to the list. (AP Photo/File) The announcement of the baseball Hall of Fame ballot always inspires some hot Internet takes. Anyone who has followed along in recent years should be no stranger to those by now. The baseball community has dealt with the candidacy of […]

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Report: MLB looking at 20-second pitch clock for 2018
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The topic of pace of play, and how to improve it, has been bouncing around Major League Baseball for some time. Entering 2017, a minor rule change was implemented allowing teams to intentionally walk batters without throwing the formerly-required pitches, among a few other alterations. Now, MLB may be inching toward some more drastic measures. […]

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LOOK: MLB unveils 2018 Spring Training hats for all 30 teams
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The new, lighter hats will replace embroidered logos with beveled rubber badges

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Full 2018 Spring Training schedule: Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues begin Feb. 23
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Opening Day will be Thursday, March 29 — the earliest opening day in MLB history

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