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Anthony Rizzo, rookies and pitching vault Cubs to 10 over .500

Anthony Rizzo, rookies and pitching vault Cubs to 10 over .500

ESPN.com nytimes.com Updated 10 hours ago
Anthony Rizzo, rookies and pitching vault Cubs to 10 over .500
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  • LEADING OFF: Price Jays Debut; Burnett to Doc; Cubs-Pirates

    LEADING OFF: Price Jays Debut; Burnett to Doc; Cubs-Pirates

    nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Monday:
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  • The Blue Jays and Royals do not like each other after near braw…

    The Blue Jays and Royals do not like each other after near brawl

    yahoo.com 10 hours ago
    Move over Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees, or Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals. There's a new best rivalry in baseball. Not surprisingly, the Kansas City Royals are involved. The Royals had their issues with other clubs earlier in the season, bu…
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  • Cubs hold off Brewers to complete sweep

    Cubs hold off Brewers to complete sweep

    MLB.com nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    Addison Russell smacked a solo home run to back Clayton Richard, who helped himself by hitting an RBI double, leading the Cubs to a 4-3 victory Sunday over the Brewers to complete a four-game sweep.
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  • Maddon ejected after losing challenge

    Maddon ejected after losing challenge

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    The Cubs not only lost a challenge Sunday but manager Joe Maddon, who was ejected in the third inning.
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  • Take Me Out to the Rooftop: Wrigley Changes Bring New Looks

    Take Me Out to the Rooftop: Wrigley Changes Bring New Looks

    nytimes.com Aug 1 (2 days ago)
    Top of the first, one out. It's a Friday in July, the start of a holiday weekend, and the Chicago Cubs are hosting the Miami Marlins.
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  • With Cubs, White Sox chasing wild-card spots, their plans are p…

    With Cubs, White Sox chasing wild-card spots, their plans are paying off

    ESPN.com Aug 1 (2 days ago)
    With Cubs, White Sox chasing wild-card spots, their plans are paying off
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  • Contenders Use Late Deals to Pad the Margins of Their Rosters

    Contenders Use Late Deals to Pad the Margins of Their Rosters

    nytimes.com Jul 31 (2 days ago)
    With many of the biggest names already traded, the flurry of deals in the final hours before the nonwaiver deadline mostly helped contenders round out their rosters.
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  • Cubs grab needed starter, reliever at trade deadline

    Cubs grab needed starter, reliever at trade deadline

    ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 31 (3 days ago)
    Cubs grab needed starter, reliever at trade deadline
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  • Lester K's 14 as Cubs spoil Reyes' Rox debut

    Lester K's 14 as Cubs spoil Reyes' Rox debut

    MLB.com Jul 29 (4 days ago)
    Jon Lester struck out a season-high 14 batters across eight innings as the Cubs defeated the Rockies on Wednesday, 3-2, to take two of three games in the series at Wrigley Field. Lester became the first Cubs pitcher since Mark Prior in 2004 to throw 14 …
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  • Lester Strikes Out 14 to Lead Cubs Over Rockies 3-2

    Lester Strikes Out 14 to Lead Cubs Over Rockies 3-2

    nytimes.com Jul 29 (5 days ago)
    Jon Lester said he wasn't counting his K's, but he sure dominated like a big-time, big-money starter.
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  • Cubs' needs at trade deadline exposed in loss to Rockies

    Cubs' needs at trade deadline exposed in loss to Rockies

    ESPN.com Jul 29 (5 days ago)
    Cubs' needs at trade deadline exposed in loss to Rockies
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  • Hawkins excited for next chapter with Blue Jays

    Hawkins excited for next chapter with Blue Jays

    MLB.com Jul 28 (6 days ago)
    Right-handed reliever LaTroy Hawkins had boarded the Rockies' team bus after Monday night's 9-8 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field when Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich rang to inform him the team had agreed to trade him and star shortstop Troy Tulow…
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  • Kris Bryant hits first career walk-off homer to give Cubs drama…

    Kris Bryant hits first career walk-off homer to give Cubs dramatic win

    yahoo.com Jul 28 (6 days ago)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. Kris Bryant, the much-heralded Chicago Cubs rook…
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  • Kris Bryant hits first career walk-off homer to give Cubs drama…

    Kris Bryant hits first career walk-off homer to give Cubs dramatic win

    yahoo.com nytimes.com Jul 28 (6 days ago)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. Kris Bryant, the much-heralded Chicago Cubs rook…
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  • Rockies tab Flande to start Tuesday vs. Cubs

    Rockies tab Flande to start Tuesday vs. Cubs

    MLB.com Jul 27 (6 days ago)
    The Rockies will give left-hander Yohan Flande (0-1, 4.24 ERA) his first start of the season Tuesday night against the Cubs.
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  • Epstein's focus unchanged despite tough stretch

    Epstein's focus unchanged despite tough stretch

    MLB.com Jul 27 (6 days ago)
    Getting swept by the Phillies and falling further back in the Wild Card standings hasn't changed how Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein approaches Friday's Trade Deadline.
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  • Does losing weekend change deadline strategy for Cubs?

    Does losing weekend change deadline strategy for Cubs?

    ESPN.com Jul 27 (7 days ago)
    Does losing weekend change deadline strategy for Cubs?
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  • Phillies put on offensive show in Nola's first W

    Phillies put on offensive show in Nola's first W

    Maikel Franco and Ryan Howard each hit two-run homers and Domonic Brown had four RBIs to back Aaron Nola, who picked up his first big league win in his second career start as the Phillies romped, 11-5, over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Chicago hit three h…
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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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