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Cubs rally to defeat Reds in extras

Cubs rally to defeat Reds in extras

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 16 hours ago
A four-run top of the 11th inning gave the Cubs a 7-3 victory over the Reds on Friday, their fifth game won in their final at-bat in 16 games overall. Jonathan Herrera delivered the go-ahead run with an RBI single.
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  • Addison Russell robs Billy Hamilton with ridiculous backhand

    Addison Russell robs Billy Hamilton with ridiculous backhand

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    Addison Russell's first week with the Chicago Cubs hasn't been nearly as buzzy as that of fellow top prospect Kris Bryant. But don't worry, baseball fans, he's still showing us flashes of the brilliance we expect to witness for the next 15 years That in…
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  • Polanco's third hit caps Pirates' comeback vs. Cubs

    Polanco's third hit caps Pirates' comeback vs. Cubs

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Gregory Polanco hit an RBI double in a three-run sixth inning and a tie-breaking RBI single in the seventh to lift the Pirates to a 5-4 victory over the Cubs on Thursday, and split the four-game series.
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  • Fowler exits with tightness in right groin

    Fowler exits with tightness in right groin

    MLB.com Apr 22 (3 days ago)
    Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler had to leave Wednesday's game after two innings because of tightness in his right groin.
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  • Hurdle not fretting Melancon's early woes

    Hurdle not fretting Melancon's early woes

    MLB.com Apr 22 (3 days ago)
    Pirates closer Mark Melancon suffered his first blown save of the year in Tuesday's 9-8 loss to the Cubs, giving up three hits, two walks and three runs in a messy ninth inning. It's the second three-run inning of the season for Melancon, who now has an…
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  • Jackson earning Maddon's trust out of bullpen

    Jackson earning Maddon's trust out of bullpen

    MLB.com Apr 22 (3 days ago)
    Edwin Jackson, moved from the rotation to the bullpen this season, has done well enough that he will be used in tougher situations in games, Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Wednesday.
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  • Cubs Ride Castro to 9-8 Comeback Win Over Pirates

    Cubs Ride Castro to 9-8 Comeback Win Over Pirates

    nytimes.com Apr 21 (4 days ago)
    The shortstop of the future and the shortstop of the present happen to be on the Chicago Cubs' roster at the same time. Yet manager Joe Maddon isn't worried. He's been around the game long enough to know these things tend to work themselves out.
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  • Bucs lineup vs. Cubs missing one-third of regulars

    Bucs lineup vs. Cubs missing one-third of regulars

    MLB.com Apr 21 (4 days ago)
    Manager Clint Hurdle's starting lineup lacked one-third of his regulars. One was by necessity -- Jordy Mercer, still on the rebound from Sunday's pitch off his chest, stayed put and was again replaced at short by Jung Ho Kang. Two others were by choice.…
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  • Woman hit by foul ball at Pirates game raises questions about f…

    Woman hit by foul ball at Pirates game raises questions about fan safety

    yahoo.com MLB.com Apr 21 (4 days ago)
    A scary scene unfolded in the crowd during Monday’s Cubs-Pirates game when a woman was hit in the head with a foul ball in the second inning. The game was halted for 23 minutes as she received medical attention, and the good news is that the unidentifie…
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  • A Wetly Annotated List of Chicago Cubs Promos and Giveaways

    A Wetly Annotated List of Chicago Cubs Promos and Giveaways

    deadspin.com Apr 21 (4 days ago)
    Previously: The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals .Read more...
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  • Addison Russell Is Here, And The Cubs Are Going For It

    Addison Russell Is Here, And The Cubs Are Going For It

    deadspin.com MLB.com yahoo.com Apr 21 (4 days ago)
    Everyone knew that Cubs super prospect Kris Bryant was going to be in the majors as soon as his service time could be gamed in the right direction, but not many people expected to see the Cubs’ other shiny prospect, middle infielder Addison Russell, wit…
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  • Power display erases Valbuena's slow start

    Power display erases Valbuena's slow start

    MLB.com Apr 21 (5 days ago)
    Luis Valbuena, acquired in a trade with the Cubs, won the starting third-base job with a hot spring, and in the past week, he has overcome a slow start with an impressive display of power.
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  • Bryant plates three to lead Cubs past Pirates

    Bryant plates three to lead Cubs past Pirates

    MLB.com yahoo.com nytimes.com Apr 21 (5 days ago)
    Rookie Kris Bryant drove in three runs and hustled to score another on an error, leading the Cubs to a 5-2 win over the Pirates on Monday night at PNC Park.
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  • Bryant scores on wild romp around bases

    Bryant scores on wild romp around bases

    MLB.com Apr 20 (5 days ago)
    Cubs third baseman and MLB.com's No. 2 overall prospect Kris Bryant hit a two-run double and scored on the same play to open up a 4-1 lead over the Pirates on Monday night at PNC Park.
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  • Cubs-Pirates Delayed By Woman Getting Drilled In The Head By Fo…

    Cubs-Pirates Delayed By Woman Getting Drilled In The Head By Foul Tip

    deadspin.com Apr 20 (5 days ago)
    Modern baseball stadiums’ concession to convenience took a big hit tonight as a fan finding her seat behind home plate early in tonight’s Cubs-Pirates game took a foul-tipped ball to the back of the head. The game remains delayed. Read more...
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  • Video - Miguel Montero Excited For New Rotation 02:26

    Miguel Montero Excited For New Rotation

    Mar 20
    Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is ready to work with the new rotation for the team and explains what needs to be worked on in spring training.
  • Video - Epstein's 'Mission Impossible' 00:54

    Epstein's 'Mission Impossible'

    Mar 8
    William Rhoden explains how Theo Epstein went from the Boston Red Sox's "boy wonder" to undertaking an impossible mission as the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs.
  • Video - Lester Impressive In First Cubs Outing 01:42

    Lester Impressive In First Cubs Outing

    Mar 6
    Jon Lester got his Cubs career underway with his first appearance on the mound in a spring training game.
  • Video - Cubs Owner: We're Here To Win 03:07

    Cubs Owner: We're Here To Win

    Mar 1
    Cubs owner Tom Ricketts talks about the dark days in Chicago and explains why the Cubs are ready to win now with ace pitcher Jon Lester and a stacked farm system.

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