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Cubs Activate Heyward from Disabled List

Cubs Activate Heyward from Disabled List

Faced with a tough roster decision, the Chicago Cubs have sent down two players on Sunday after they activated outfielder Jason Heyward from the 10-day disabled list. The Cubs, who needed to send a player down from their 25-man roster in order to bring Heyward back, decided to send down infielder Tommy La Stella.

Carpenter, Alonso Qualify for Indy 500 Pole Shootout

Carpenter, Alonso Qualify for Indy 500 Pole Shootout

Two-time pole winner Ed Carpenter had the fastest car in Indianapolis 500 qualifying Saturday with a four-lap average of 230.468 mph. He finished just ahead of Takuma Sato and 2008 race winner Scott Dixon.

Jose Abreu Played Key Role in Big White Sox Signing

Jose Abreu Played Key Role in Big White Sox Signing

The Chicago White Sox hit the jackpot on the international free agent market as they have reportedly signed Luis Robert, and one of the team’s biggest stars helped make the signing happen. That star is first baseman Jose Abreu, who helped to woo his fellow Cuban by participating in a video pitch that was shown to Robert.

Kane County Looking at Raising Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco

Kane County Looking at Raising Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco

Following the lead of the city of Chicago, the Kane County Health Department is encouraging cities to pass new ordinances that would raise the minimum tobacco purchasing age to 21. According to the Health Department’s website , the high school smoking rate in the state of Illinois is above the national average, and 230,000 children now under the age of 18 will die prematurely from smoking nationwide.

Reward Offered in Case of Woman Beaten in Home Invasion

Reward Offered in Case of Woman Beaten in Home Invasion

After a 78-year old woman was brutally beaten in her Irving Park home, a reward has been offered in an effort to capture the assailant responsible for the crime.  After a 78-year old woman was brutally beaten in her Irving Park home, a reward has been offered in an effort to capture the assailant responsible for the crime.  Authorities said the home invasion took place around 1:15 p.m. Friday afternoon, in the 4100 block of N.

Despite Rain, Peach March on South Side Draws Crowds

Despite Rain, Peach March on South Side Draws Crowds

Despite rain and wind, hundreds of people attended a peach march on Chicago’s South Side on Saturday to pray for an end to the city’s gun violence. The march, called “Prayer on the 9,” took place at 79 th and Greenwood and was hosted by New Live Covenant Church.

Despite Rain, Peach March on South Side Draws Crowds

Despite Rain, Peach March on South Side Draws Crowds

Despite rain and wind, hundreds of people attended a peach march on Chicago’s South Side on Saturday to pray for an end to the city’s gun violence. The march, called “Prayer on the 9,” took place at 79 th and Greenwood and was hosted by New Live Covenant Church.

White Sox Sign Luis Robert: Reports

White Sox Sign Luis Robert: Reports

The Chicago White Sox have a long history of signing and developing Cuban players, and according to new reports, they have landed yet another big free agent from that nation. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports and Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the White Sox have struck a deal with free agent Cuban-born outfielder Luis Robert, one of the biggest prizes on this year’s international free agent market.  The 19-year old has fantastic speed and a good arm according to scouts, and he can also hit for power as well.

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