About Gordon Wittenmyer

Gordon Wittenmyer is a longtime baseball writer. He most recently covered the Chicago Cubs for NBC Sports Chicago after a 13-year stint covering the team for the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Chicago Cubs
Former top prospect Miguel Amaya, might be the everyday answer at catcher for president Jed Hoyer’s Next Great Chicago Cubs Team.
MLB: All Star-American League at National League
With MLB All-Star balloting having begun this week, these are the rock-solid, slam-dunk best picks for each position today and a few starting-lineup snubs.
Randy Arozarena
The only thing to rival the kind of start Randy Arozarena and the Tampa Bay Rays are having might be the historic WBC run he had for Mexico in March.
Are the new MLB rules compelling teams to steal more bases, as they were designed to do? Or are they merely facilitating action that already was intended?
With a quarter of the MLB year complete, here’s what we have learned so far: The AL East is really good, there’s a lot of mediocrity in both Central divisions.
Cleveland Guardians
The Cleveland Guardians have produced more Cy Young Awards (five) this century than any other franchise. Rookie Tanner Bibee could soon join that list.
jose abreu
Three-time All-Star Jose Abreu, who signed a 3-year, $58.5 million free agent deal with the Astros over the winter, remains mired in a slump with his new team.
The Twins are showing why they might offer the most formidable challenge to the Rays and Astros in the race for this year’s American League championship.
All-Star catcher says he doesn’t regret turning down Houston Astros to sign with St. Louis Cardinals despite team’s scapegoating of him after their poor start.
atlanta braves
If the Atlanta Braves remain healthy, it’s hard to imagine even the Phillies or top-dollar Mets having enough to challenge them this season and other MLB notes.