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The Rundown: MLB Mulls Beer-League Contrivances, Cubs Trade Donnie Dewees for Alec Mills, Brian Wilson Attempting Comeback

With a few possible exceptions, nothing good ever comes from “Let’s see what it looks like.” But that’s how Joe Torre, MLB’s Chief Baseball Officer, chose to lead off his justification for implementing experimental extra-innings rules in rookie ball for the coming season. Already part of international play, the proposed changes …

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Cubs Acquire RHP Alec Mills from Royals for OF Donnie Dewees

The Cubs traded have acquired 25-year-old righty Alec Mills from the Royals in exchange for 2015 second-round draftee Donnie Dewees, the team announced Wednesday evening. Mills, a starting pitcher, was recently DFA’d by the Royals to clear space on the 40-man roster (necessitated by the Jason Hammel signing), prompting the …

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BP’s List of Top Cubs Prospects Pretty Routine for a Change (Video)

I used to think that Baseball Prospectus intentionally put a little shock value into their top prospect lists for the Cubs system. In 2015, they placed Addison Russell over Kris Bryant at the top. I understand that Russell has MVP-type qualities, but there’s no way they should’ve selected him over …

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