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Rule of the Week: Who’s Your First Baseman?

Cubs Manager Joe Madden is known as a free spirit: innovative and not afraid to experiment. There is no better example of this than the unique defensive configuration he employs when the Cubs are expecting a sacrifice bunt. It has happened three times so far this season – most recently in the bottom of the […]

Insider Report

Q&A: Fielder Using First Baseman’s Mitt

Q. The left fielder catches a fly ball for an out, but before the next pitch or attempted play the coach of the offensive team sees that the left fielder is using a first basemen’s glove. Is there any penalty? A. Not really. To begin with, the first baseman may wear a fielder’s glove, but […]