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4 outs, far out: Chapmania at Wrigley!

4 outs, far out: Chapmania at Wrigley!

MLB.com Updated 32 minutes ago
Aroldis Chapman got the final four outs for his first save with the Cubs, and John Lackey outdueled Chris Sale on Thursday night to end the intracity series in a split decision, with each team able to brag that they defended home turf.
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    nytimes.com 51 minutes ago
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    MLB.com ESPN.com yahoo.com 4 hours ago
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    deadspin.com 11 hours ago
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    yahoo.com 14 hours ago
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    nytimes.com 23 hours ago
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    ESPN.com 24 hours ago
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