• Renteria becomes first skipper tossed in '14

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Apr 10, 2014
    "That was between me and Jeff," Renteria said. Nelson called it a ball, but Renteria felt it was a strike. What gives? "Their approaches are solid, and they're getting good pitches to hit," Renteria said. Cubs manager Rick Renteria took advantage of expanded instant replay to challenge a call at first base in the sixth inning on Wednesday, and it was overturned to give Chicago its seventh run. Cubs manager Rick Renteria abandoned his righty-lefty platoon and started right-handed hitters Mike Olt and Junior Lake against Pirates righty Gerrit Cole on Thursday. Ejection leads to learning experience for Baez CHICAGO The development of Javier Baez continued this past weekend, and Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said the team's top prospect got an important lesson, thanks to his teammates.
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    • Renteria abandons righty-lefty platoon vs. Cole

      Cubs manager Rick Renteria abandoned his righty-lefty platoon and started right-handed hitters Mike Olt and Junior Lake against Pirates righty Gerrit Cole on Thursday.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Call at first overturned after Renteria challenge

      Cubs manager Rick Renteria took advantage of expanded instant replay to challenge a call at first base in the sixth inning on Wednesday, and it was overturned to give Chicago its seventh run of the game against Pittsburgh.
      Source: MLB.com

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