Neil: April 2009 Archives

According to a report on MLB.com, the Atlanta Braves will retire Greg Maddux's number 31 on July 17 at Turner Field.

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The Cubs still have a couple of roster spots to fill before Sunday's 2:00pm C.T. deadline and with those roster spots, comes at least two other decisions.

After Saturday's game, Aaron asked me a comment to describe the performances in the exhibition season for the 28 guys (25-man roster and the three competing for the final two spots) that I saw this spring.

Numbers and box scores can often be deceiving. So here is goes...

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According to a report from Ed Sherman, the Daily Herald's coverage of both Chicago baseball teams will not include reports from the road this season.

Bruce Miles, the Cubs beat writer, and Scot Gregor, the Sox beat writer, will continue to cover the teams but only for home games. The reason...the nearly six figures it takes to send a writers on the road.

Bruce Miles will not be in Houston Monday for Opening Day.

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