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Anthony Rizzo, Kyle Schwarber carry Cubs to fourth straight win

Anthony Rizzo, Kyle Schwarber carry Cubs to fourth straight win

ESPN.com nytimes.com Updated 4 hours ago
Anthony Rizzo, Kyle Schwarber carry Cubs to fourth straight win
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  • De La Rosa pitches Rockies past Cardinals

    De La Rosa pitches Rockies past Cardinals

    MLB.com nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    A Cardinals team that exploded for 28 hits and 15 runs in the first two games of the series struggled on Saturday against Jorge De La Rosa, who threw 6 2/3 innings and lifted the free-swinging Rockies to a 6-2 win on Saturday night.
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  • Hamilton reaches milestone 50th stolen base

    Hamilton reaches milestone 50th stolen base

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton claimed his 50th and 51st stolen bases of the season in the third inning of Saturday's 4-3 victory over the Pirates at Great American Ball Park.
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  • Rookie Iglesias Beats Pirates as Cole's Bid for 15th Win Fails

    Rookie Iglesias Beats Pirates as Cole's Bid for 15th Win Fails

    nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    Rookie right-hander Raisel Iglesias pitched six solid innings while shortstop Eugenio Suarez drove in three runs to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
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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 (yesterday)
    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 (yesterday)
    With Cubs, White Sox chasing wild-card spots, their plans are paying off
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  • Wilmer Flores caps emotional week with walk-off homer against N…

    Wilmer Flores caps emotional week with walk-off homer against Nationals

    yahoo.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    You couldn't write a more dramatic script if you spent years trying. Two days after Wilmer Flores fought back tears on the field, thinking he was about to be traded to the Milwaukee Brewers in a blockbuster Carlos Gomez trade, the New York Mets shortsto…
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  • Carpenter Homers Again as Cardinals Beat Rockies 7-0

    Carpenter Homers Again as Cardinals Beat Rockies 7-0

    nytimes.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    Matt Carpenter homered for the third time in two games, Michael Wacha pitched seven crisp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Friday night.
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  • Bucs defeat Reds thanks to Marte's grab

    Bucs defeat Reds thanks to Marte's grab

    MLB.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    Following an afternoon where they were frisky at the Trade Deadline with multiple moves, the Pirates battled back and then held on for a 5-4 victory over the Reds on Friday that snapped Cincinnati's three-game winning streak.
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  • Morse dealt to Bucs for Tabata

    Morse dealt to Bucs for Tabata

    MLB.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    The Trade Deadline passed with the flipping of outfielder/first baseman Michael Morse and cash to the Pirates for Minor League outfielder Jose Tabata.
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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 (yesterday)
    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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  • D-backs pursue Chapman, then stand pat

    D-backs pursue Chapman, then stand pat

    MLB.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    The D-backs made a strong play for Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, but in the end felt the price was too high and stood pat as the non-waiver Trade Deadline passed Friday afternoon.
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  • Brewers continue recent restocking at Deadline

    Brewers continue recent restocking at Deadline

    MLB.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    Two more trades in the hours before Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline reinforced the Brewers' entry to a rebuilding phase and forced more changes to the list of the team's Top 30 prospects, more than a third of whom were not in the organization on the …
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  • Jerry Seinfeld tweets Mets deadline deal 'a Cespedes for the re…

    Jerry Seinfeld tweets Mets deadline deal 'a Cespedes for the rest of us'

    yahoo.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    There was much rejoicing in Metsville on Friday as general manager Sandy Alderson finally landed the big bat he's been seeking. After a proposed deal for Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez fell apart on Wednesday, Alderson took things down to the…
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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 (yesterday)
    Cubs grab needed starter, reliever at trade deadline
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  • This Is The Refusal Roberto Clemente Got When He Asked For A Ra…

    This Is The Refusal Roberto Clemente Got When He Asked For A Raise

    deadspin.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    Following his 1959 season—his fifth full year in the bigs—Hall-of-Fame outfielder Roberto Clemente asked for a raise, to $23,000. GM Joe L. Brown, architect of those great Pirates teams of the ‘60s and ‘70s, replied with a letter politely but firmly tel…
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  • The Cardinals' Charity Really Doesn't Want To Answer Our Questi…

    The Cardinals' Charity Really Doesn't Want To Answer Our Questions

    deadspin.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    Here is a mystery: Cardinals Care, the official charity of the St. Louis Cardinals, is making hundreds of thousands of dollars in unusual payments to the St. Louis Cardinals every year. Presumably there’s some straightforward explanation for this, but w…
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  • Cardinals add to bullpen depth, acquire Jonathan Broxton from B…

    Cardinals add to bullpen depth, acquire Jonathan Broxton from Brewers

    yahoo.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    The St. Louis Cardinals certainly buy into the old baseball adage that you can never have too much pitching. Reliever Jonathan Broxton was traded from the Milwaukee Brewers to the Cardinals on Friday, just a week after the Cards made a deal with the Mia…
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  • Orioles get Gerardo Parra from Brewers in deadline day deal

    Orioles get Gerardo Parra from Brewers in deadline day deal

    yahoo.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    The Baltimore Orioles continue to hang around the playoff picture in the American League and they believe they're good enough to stay in the mix that they've made a move on trade deadline day. Outfielder Gerardo Parra is heading to Baltimore, with the O…
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  • Giants Pick Up Reds Starter Leake

    Giants Pick Up Reds Starter Leake

    nytimes.com MLB.com yahoo.com Jul 31 (2 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants made a deal for one of the hottest pitchers in baseball on Thursday by acquiring right-handed starter Mike Leake in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds.
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  • Video - The Art Of Pitch-Framing 02:24

    The Art Of Pitch-Framing

    Mar 21
    Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy explains the finer points of pitch-framing
  • 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.

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