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
March 23, 2023

The Milwaukee Brewers stole the spotlight (and their fans’ best hopes of the playoffs) by trading Josh Hader to the

World Baseball Classic
March 22, 2023

MIAMI — A New York Mets fan got stopped Monday as he waited to access the grandstands during Miami Open

world baseball classic
March 20, 2023

The celebrations and hyperbole had barely landed Saturday night in Miami when news began to filter out of the Team

March 18, 2023

Twenty years ago this spring, Theo Epstein and his Boston Red Sox caused a stir around MLB when the contender

new york yankees
March 16, 2023

None of the top dozen or so contenders in baseball heading into spring training has suffered more injury threats to

March 15, 2023

Think you know which MLB teams got the most impact for their shortstop dollars in free agency last winter? Wrong.

March 13, 2023

Thank God It’s Monday! And, yes, we mean it. This week’s pick-me-up, bright-light notes from around sunny MLB spring training

world baseball classic
March 10, 2023

How about that Robbie Glendinning! Who? Exactly. The kid from the Royals’ farm system jacked the go-ahead homer in the

chicago white sox
March 9, 2023

For a clinic on baseball tanking in the modern era, look no further than Theo Epstein’s Chicago Cubs, the OG

March 7, 2023

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., the Toronto Blue Jays’ young superstar, left Friday’s exhibition game after injuring his knee on the basepaths.

Dusty Baker, MLB inspirational tuesday
March 7, 2023

What better time than spring training for the good news stories of MLB? And what better way to start the

San Diego Padres
March 3, 2023

Unless you’re a Los Angeles Dodgers fan, or maybe the New York Yankees in October, take a good long gaze

March 2, 2023

Uh-oh. It just got very real very fast for the Los Angeles Dodgers and their big shortstop question barely two

February 28, 2023

Take me out to the ballgame. And get me home before dinner. What a concept! What a throwback treat for

san diego padres
February 27, 2023

Forget everything you’ve ever been taught about small markets and big markets in baseball. Because it’s a lie. It always

MLB, shohai ohtani
February 24, 2023

Think all that free agent spending in MLB on all that starting pitching this winter gave us a reliable road

February 22, 2023

What in the name of Steve Cohen’s wallet and Dodger moneybags is going on with the MLB calendar these days?

chicago white sox
February 21, 2023

As if the Chicago White Sox haven’t mucked up enough of their on-field plans since reaching the brink of pennant

February 20, 2023

Happy Monday. No, seriously. Yes, Monday. What if Mondays could be the most uplifting, breath-giving, inspiring day of the week?

Corbin Burnes, Milwaukee Brewers
February 17, 2023

For all of MLB’s constructive efforts to improve its game and image, the recent drama between the Milwaukee Brewers and

american league
February 16, 2023

We may not have all the answers when it comes to an intriguing lot of American League clubs that open

National League
February 15, 2023

Questions? Yeah, we’ve got questions. Like, what’s with all the spy balloons lately, and why hasn’t somebody like the Astros

Minnesota Twins shortstop Carlos Correa
February 13, 2023

Nobody likes numbers more than hardcore MLB fans. And there’ve never been more numbers for a fan to process and

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred at podium
February 10, 2023

Your honor, If it please the court: In the case of Sea Unicorns, et al, v. Manfred’s Looting Billionaires (MLB),