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Cubs acquire Austin Jackson to solidify outfield depth for stre…

Cubs acquire Austin Jackson to solidify outfield depth for stretch run

yahoo.com Updated 60 minutes ago
The Chicago Cubs aren't playing around. With about a month left before the playoffs, the team is still looking for ways to improve. They showed as much Monday, acquiring outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners. Hearing Jackson has been trade…
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  • It looks like the last major trade before playoff rosters are f…

    It looks like the last major trade before playoff rosters are frozen will be Austin Jackson to the C

    deadspin.com 1 hour ago
    It looks like the last major trade before playoff rosters are frozen will be Austin Jackson to the Cubs.Read more...
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  • Jake Arrieta's no-hitter made even more memorable by Cubs' post…

    Jake Arrieta's no-hitter made even more memorable by Cubs' postgame pajama party

    Can you think of a better way to celebrate a no-hitter than a pajama party? That's exactly what the Chicago Cubs did following Jake Arrieta's no-no Sunday night at Dodger Stadium. Cubs manager Joe Maddon has been doing themed road trips with his teams s…
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  • Castro: No doubt error ruling in no-no correct

    Castro: No doubt error ruling in no-no correct

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    Jake Arrieta took the end of his no-hitter on Sunday night into his own hands. His fastball touching 96 mph, his breaking balls snapping under the Dodgers' bats, the Cubs right-hander struck out the side in the ninth inning as the sun set on Chavez Ravi…
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  • Dodgers in position for rare feat

    Dodgers in position for rare feat

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    The Cubs' Jake Arrieta no-hit the Dodgers on Sunday night in Los Angeles, only nine days after the Astros' Mike Fiers did the same in Houston.
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  • ESPN's Mendoza makes history, then calls it

    ESPN's Mendoza makes history, then calls it

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    History seems to be following Jessica Mendoza around. Mendoza had already become the first female broadcaster to call an MLB game on ESPN when she did it last Monday night. Then, on Sunday, during her debut alongside Dan Shulman and John Kruk for the Su…
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  • Maddon has Cubs wear onesies on trip home

    Maddon has Cubs wear onesies on trip home

    MLB.com 20 hours ago
    Kris Bryant found a Ninja Turtle onesie. Addison Russell has a bright green one. Starlin Castro was wearing a Mario Brothers pajama top and pants that match his son's.
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  • Jake Arrieta of Cubs Working on No-Hitter Against Dodgers

    Jake Arrieta of Cubs Working on No-Hitter Against Dodgers

    nytimes.com MLB.com 22 hours ago
    Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs has a no-hitter going against the Los Angeles Dodgers through eight innings.
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  • Cubs Don 1-Piece Pajamas at End of West Coast Trip

    Cubs Don 1-Piece Pajamas at End of West Coast Trip

    nytimes.com 24 hours ago
    With the Cubs wrapping up a six-game West Coast trip, it was time for manager Joe Maddon to break out the pajamas.
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  • Baez likely to be in first wave of callups

    Baez likely to be in first wave of callups

    MLB.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    The Cubs will likely call up infielder Javier Baez on Tuesday when Major League teams can expand their rosters. Baez was batting .316 in 67 games at Triple-A Iowa.
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  • Vin Scully Is Coming Back To The Booth

    Vin Scully Is Coming Back To The Booth

    deadspin.com MLB.com Aug 29 (2 days ago)
    87-year-old American treasure Vin Scully is returning to the broadcast booth. At last night’s Dodgers - Cubs game, via Jimmy Kimmel cue cards, the team announced that Scully would be announcing some more games in 2016, which will mark his 67th year doin…
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  • Kershaw Strikes Out 14 in Dodgers' 4-1 Win Over Cubs

    Kershaw Strikes Out 14 in Dodgers' 4-1 Win Over Cubs

    nytimes.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    There's no personal statistic that impresses Clayton Kershaw much, including leading the major leagues with 236 strikeouts.
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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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