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Rare two-way players upgrade roster

Rare two-way players upgrade roster

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

August 29, 2018

Valentina Czochanski Many players try to go from pitching to hitting because of injuries, but never has true stardom been found in both positions since Babe Ruth. Ruth retired in 1948, and since then two-way players have rarely seen MLB success. There have been some converted players who ha...

Astros take World Series

Nickie Morris, Sports Columnist

November 9, 2017

In late June 2014, Sports Illustrated published a cover of George Springer in the newly minted orange Houston Astros throwback uniform. The magazine predicted the then-last-place team would be the 2017 World Series Champions and were widely ridiculed by most baseball fans despite the quiet support ...

Role players end Cubs’ drought

John Suozzo

November 10, 2016

No more waiting until next year. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in a winner-take-all game seven in the 2016 World Series, ending a 108-year championship drought for the Cubs. The Cubs were down three-games to one in the series, but won a close game at Wrigley Field in ga...

Season set for a historic ending

John Suozzo

October 30, 2016

The 2016 World Series will mark the end of one of the largest championship droughts in baseball. The Chicago Cubs will face off against the Cleveland Indians in this year’s installment of the World Series. The fanbases of the Cubs and the Indians have long been tortured. The Cubs have ...

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