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Martin's 2-Run Double Off Chapman Leads M's Over Cubs 4-1

Martin's 2-Run Double Off Chapman Leads M's Over Cubs 4-1

nytimes.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Updated 10 hours ago
Aroldis Chapman's famous fastball wasn't good enough to retire Leonys Martin.
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  • Nationals Trade for Mark Melancon, Who Led Majors in Saves Last…

    Nationals Trade for Mark Melancon, Who Led Majors in Saves Last Season

    nytimes.com 10 hours ago
    Keeping up with the rival Cubs, Washington bolsters the back of its bullpen. Each team acquired a pitcher who can be a free agent after the season.
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  • Sale clears air with Ventura, teammates

    Sale clears air with Ventura, teammates

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Chris Sale stood in front of his teammates Thursday night following a loss to the Cubs and spoke to them about his actions the previous Saturday that produced a five-game, team-imposed suspension.
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  • Martin's clutch 2B stuns Cubs, picks up Miley

    Martin's clutch 2B stuns Cubs, picks up Miley

    MLB.com nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    Leonys Martin smacked a two-run go-ahead double off Aroldis Chapman in the eighth inning, helping lift the Mariners to a 4-1 victory over the Cubs on Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Wade Miley held the Cubs hitless through six innings and struck ou…
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  • Deadline buzz: Cubs eye Rays starters

    Deadline buzz: Cubs eye Rays starters

    MLB.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)
    Many potential deals are in the works as the non-waiver Trade Deadline -- Monday at 4 p.m. ET -- approaches. Here is a look at the latest news, reports and rumors.
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  • The Next Derek Jeter? The Yankees Are Suddenly Full of Possibil…

    The Next Derek Jeter? The Yankees Are Suddenly Full of Possibilities

    nytimes.com 15 hours ago
    Gleyber Torres, acquired from the Cubs in the Aroldis Chapman trade, is among a number of prospects at shortstop.
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  • Cubs have righted the ship, but need their ace to climb on boar…

    Cubs have righted the ship, but need their ace to climb on board

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    Cubs have righted the ship, but need their ace to climb on board
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  • Five teams with biggest needs at the Deadline

    Five teams with biggest needs at the Deadline

    MLB.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    In the lead-up to Monday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, teams can upgrade any number of ways. It doesn't have to be as ridiculously obvious as the Cubs taking their need for lefty relief help and turning it into Aroldis Chapman.
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  • Bullpen takes back seat to offense as Cubs break out in win ove…

    Bullpen takes back seat to offense as Cubs break out in win over Mariners

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Bullpen takes back seat to offense as Cubs break out in win over Mariners
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  • Thunderous bats lead Cubs' rainy win vs. M's

    Thunderous bats lead Cubs' rainy win vs. M's

    MLB.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Jon Lester got plenty of offensive support and didn't need Aroldis Chapman's 100-mph help on Friday. Jason Heyward smacked a much-needed two-run homer, David Ross added a solo shot and Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run double to power a 14-hit onslaught and…
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  • Rain delays Mariners-Cubs game in 7th

    Rain delays Mariners-Cubs game in 7th

    MLB.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    The Mariners-Cubs game on Friday was delayed in the middle of the seventh inning because of rain, with Chicago leading, 11-0.
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  • The View From Section 416: Aroldis Chapman overshadows Cubs-Sox…

    The View From Section 416: Aroldis Chapman overshadows Cubs-Sox rivalry

    ESPN.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    The View From Section 416: Aroldis Chapman overshadows Cubs-Sox rivalry
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  • Cubs activate Coghlan, send La Stella down

    Cubs activate Coghlan, send La Stella down

    MLB.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Rather than trade for an outfielder, the Cubs were able to make an in-house move on Friday when they activated Chris Coghlan from the disabled list. Infielder Tommy La Stella was optioned to Triple-A Iowa to make room on the roster.
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  • Mariners add Heredia to roster for Cubs series

    Mariners add Heredia to roster for Cubs series

    MLB.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Guillermo Heredia, a 25-year-old Cuban outfielder who signed with Seattle in March, was called up from Triple-A Tacoma on Friday as the Mariners looked to add some versatility and speed to their outfield and bench.
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  • Anthony Rizzo and Dioner Navarro get after each other in rivalr…

    Anthony Rizzo and Dioner Navarro get after each other in rivalry

    yahoo.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo pushed Chicago White Sox catcher Dioner Navarro in the back and later threw Navarro’s batting gloves on the ground Thursday night in the finale of a bitter interleague series between the two teams. Normally this …
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  • Nationals Hold Off Giants' Rally in 9th in 4-2 Win

    Nationals Hold Off Giants' Rally in 9th in 4-2 Win

    nytimes.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)
    With his team chasing the Chicago Cubs for the best record in baseball, Washington manager Dusty Baker is willing to do whatever it takes to keep the Nationals close — even if it means pulling closer Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth inning.
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  • Sale rejoins team with tough-luck loss

    Sale rejoins team with tough-luck loss

    MLB.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)
    Chris Sale was back on the mound Thursday night in a 3-1 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field. If the five-time All-Star has his way, the mound is where the focus will remain for the remainder of the 2016 season.
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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.