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Diamondbacks 7, Cubs 5: Wrigley Field at 100: Futility’s Friend…

Diamondbacks 7, Cubs 5: Wrigley Field at 100: Futility’s Friendly Confines

The Chicago Cubs celebrated the 100th birthday of Wrigley Field in typical fashion on Wednesday ... with a loss.
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  • Cubs place OF Ruggiano (hamstring) on DL

    Cubs place OF Ruggiano (hamstring) on DL

    ESPN.com 8 minutes ago
    The Chicago Cubs placed outfielder Justin Ruggiano on the disabled list with a left hamstring strain and recalled pitcher Neil Ramirez from Triple-A Iowa on Thursday.
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  • Ricketts celebrates 'incredible day' at Wrigley

    Ricketts celebrates 'incredible day' at Wrigley

    Tom Ricketts, the Cubs chairman, enjoyed the 100th birthday celebration for Wrigley Field in his perpetually cheerful style.
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  • Cubs Fan Does On Camera What TV Has Been Doing To The Cubs All …

    Cubs Fan Does On Camera What TV Has Been Doing To The Cubs All Day

    deadspin.com 17 hours ago
    While WGN's reporter talked about Wrigley Field's centennial birthday, a guy in the background channeled Julian Dalrymple for a brief second. Go Cubs go! (They lost .)Read more...
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  • D-backs pull off stunner with ninth-inning comeback

    D-backs pull off stunner with ninth-inning comeback

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    Down to their last strike and facing loss No. 11 in 12 games, Arizona rallied for five runs in the ninth to beat the Cubs, 7-5, on Wednesday afternoon at Wrigley Field.
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  • NL home run leader Mark Trumbo diagnosed with stress fracture i…

    NL home run leader Mark Trumbo diagnosed with stress fracture in left foot

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    Even as the Arizona Diamondbacks pulled out a much needed 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday afternoon — ruining the 100th birthday celebration at Wrigley Field and improving to 6-18 this season — the negatives outweighed the positives. That…
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  • Selig sides with Cubs over rooftop owners

    Selig sides with Cubs over rooftop owners

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    Major League baseball commissioner Bud Selig stands firmly on the side of Chicago Cubs ownership when it comes to their fight with local rooftop owners.
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  • Angels say Albert Pujols called his shots on 499th and 500th ho…

    Angels say Albert Pujols called his shots on 499th and 500th homers

    yahoo.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    We're never going to know for sure if Babe Ruth really called his shot and hit a home run against the Cubs in the 1933 World Series. It's fun to think he did. And we know it's possible, because others have done it. Albert Pujols did it Tuesday night, hi…
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  • Cubs Lose to Diamondbacks 7-5 on Wrigley's 100th

    Cubs Lose to Diamondbacks 7-5 on Wrigley's 100th

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    The Chicago Cubs celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first game at Wrigley Field in the most appropriate way: with a gut-wrenching loss.
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  • Strop denies intent behind pitch near Montero

    Strop denies intent behind pitch near Montero

    MLB.com Apr 22 (yesterday)
    Cubs right-hander Pedro Strop said there was no intent in his ninth-inning pitch that wound up behind D-backs catcher Miguel Montero.
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  • Wood Homers, Allows 1 Run in Cubs' Win

    Wood Homers, Allows 1 Run in Cubs' Win

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 22 (3 days ago)
    Travis Wood hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs to back his nine-strikeout performance on the mound, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
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  • Oh, the Stories Wrigley Field Could Tell

    Oh, the Stories Wrigley Field Could Tell

    nytimes.com Apr 21 (3 days ago)
    In 100 years, the ballpark has withstood the assault of time and bad baseball, housing a team that has the longest championship drought in North American professional team sports.
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  • Bailey and Reds Win Again at Wrigley, 8-2

    Bailey and Reds Win Again at Wrigley, 8-2

    nytimes.com Apr 20 (4 days ago)
    Homer Bailey pitched six scoreless innings at friendly Wrigley Field for his first win of the season and Jay Bruce homered and doubled as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 8-2 on Sunday.
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  • Bonifacio called out on overturned call at second

    Bonifacio called out on overturned call at second

    MLB.com Apr 20 (4 days ago)
    Reds manager Bryan Price won his second challenge in three tries in the third inning of Sunday's series finale with the Cubs, when Emilio Bonifacio was ultimately called out at second.
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  • Cubs Hit 3 HRs, Break Loose to Beat Reds 8-4

    Cubs Hit 3 HRs, Break Loose to Beat Reds 8-4

    nytimes.com Apr 19 (5 days ago)
    Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers and Mike Olt added a solo shot as the Chicago Cubs broke out of a weeklong offensive funk and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 Saturday.
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  • Video - Cubs: Sosa Must Make Amends 02:46

    Cubs: Sosa Must Make Amends

    Apr 23
    Sammy Sosa was not invented to participate in Wednesday's 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field celebration and a team official says Sosa has some work to do before being welcomed back.
  • Video - Cubs Fall To Diamondbacks 01:01

    Cubs Fall To Diamondbacks

    Apr 23
    The Diamondbacks rallied to beat the Cubs 7-5 on Wrigley Field's 100th birthday.
  • Video - Rangers Complete Sweep Of A's 00:30

    Rangers Complete Sweep Of A's

    Apr 23
    Martin Perez pitched a complete game in the Rangers' 3-0 win over the Athletics.
  • Video - Wrigley Field Celebrates 100th Anniversary 02:23

    Wrigley Field Celebrates 100th Anniversary

    Apr 23
    Mike Greenberg shares some of his fondest moments of Wrigley Field and legendary broadcaster Harry Caray.

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