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Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds soak in experience at Field of Dreams game in Iowa

DYERSVILLE, Iowa — The intimate crowd, the movie set, all that corn and simply playing a major league game in Iowa were the highlights for participants of Thursday’s second-ever Field of Dreams MLB game. The actual competition on the field didn’t live up to last year’s heroics when the White Sox won in walk-off fashion …

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Major League Baseball is back in heaven tonight. Or is it Iowa? The Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds meet at a ballpark next to the filming location of the iconic 1989 movie “Field of Dreams,” where Ray Kinsella (played by Kevin Costner) built a baseball field in the middle of his cornfields at the direction …

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Go the Distance: Cubs, Reds play at Iowa’s ‘Field of Dreams’

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — David Bell’s grandfather, father and brother played in the majors. Bell spent 12 years in the big leagues himself and worked as a coach and front office executive before taking over as manager of the Cincinnati Reds. So yeah, “Field of Dreams,” a movie about family and baseball, hits a little …

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Jason Heyward, despite another year left on contract, won’t be back with Chicago Cubs in 2023, Jed Hoyer says

CHICAGO — He’ll forever be known in Chicago for “the speech,” but Jason Heyward’s time as a Cub is winding down, despite having one more year left on his contract. Heyward, 32, won’t be back with the Cubs for an eighth season in 2023, president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer said Monday. “We want to …

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Cubs, Reds unveil throwback uniforms for Field of Dreams game

The Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds will turn back the clock Thursday night at MLB’s 2022 Field of Dreams game, and their uniforms will follow suit. The teams unveiled their throwback looks on Monday, with the Reds set to wear their 1919 World Series uniforms, while the Cubs will don their cream-colored jerseys from the …

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Post-MLB trade deadline farm system rankings for all 30 teams

Between the recent MLB draft, trade deadline and players graduating to the majors, there has been so much movement since I wrote our preseason prospect lists that it’s time to update my farm system rankings again. For reference, the dollar values ​​are based on a study by FanGraphs that took the expected big league output …

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MLB trade deadline superlatives: Weirdest trade, most improved teams, GMs who shined and more

Have you caught your breath yet? This trade deadline didn’t disappoint. We waited and waited and waited for moves, and then they came, fast and furious. No.w that the dust has settled on the 2022 trade deadline and I’ve shared my grades for all 30 teams, let’s have some fun with deadline superlatives. So, here …

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The headlines of this year’s MLB trade deadline

The 2022 MLB trade deadline has been put to bed, and it was quite a news frenzy. The moves were plentiful, and they were eye-catching. Well, some of them were. Each of baseball’s 30 teams wrote its own story over the past few days. But as stories go, some were more engaging than others. Here’s …

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New York Mets acquire Darin Ruf from San Francisco Giants, Mychal Givens from Chicago Cubs

The NL East-leading New York Mets acquired outfielder Darin Ruf from the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday for infielder JD Davis and three pitching prospects. The Mets also added to their bullpen, acquiring right-handed reliever Mychal Givens from the Chicago Cubs for another minor league pitching prospect. The right-handed hitting Ruf, 36, is hitting .216 …

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