Young looks to follow up strong DWL showing

    Chesny Young wanted to learn about another country, do some exploring, maybe even surf this offseason, so he got a spot on a team in the Dominican Republic and stayed until the end of the playoffs. The experience was worth it.

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    Bryant favors traditional intentional-walk rule

    In the 10th inning of Game 7 of the World Series, the Cubs had a runner at second and one out, and the Indians opted to intentionally walk Anthony Rizzo to face Ben Zobrist. Zobrist came through with a go-ahead double, and Rizzo eventually scored. What…

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    Exit velocity data helps hitters, pitchers alike

    Which Cubs player recorded the top average exit velocity in 2016? It probably comes as no surprise that it was Kyle Schwarber, who, according to Statcast™, averaged 101.7 mph. Of course, Schwarber only had four at-bats before being sidelined by a knee injury.

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