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Maddon awed by HR boom: It's 'extraterrestrial'

ESPN Cubs manager Joe Maddon wondered what's going on with the baseball this season, after his team and the White Sox combined to hit five homers in the first four innings Wednesday.
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Jimenez, traded by Cubs, wins it for ChiSox in 9th

ESPN White Sox rookie Eloy Jimenez beat the team that traded him with a ninth-inning home run Tuesday night at Wrigley Field.
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Why unlikely leadoff man Kyle Schwarber makes the Cubs so dangerous

ESPN "It gives us a lot of punch to start the game." Schwarber isn't a traditional top-of-the-order hitter, but the Cubs slugger is finding success in his second attempt in the role.
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Cubs plan to go slowly with injured Hendricks

ESPN The Chicago Cubs plan to move slowly with Kyle Hendricks after tests confirmed the right-hander is dealing with a shoulder impingement.
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Cubs' Kimbrel throws 1-2-3 seventh in Triple-A

ESPN The Chicago Cubs still won't put a timeline on Craig Kimbrel coming up, but he took his first steps toward returning to the majors after throwing eight pitches in Triple-A.
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MLB All-Star voting update: Bellinger holds slim overall lead on Yelich

ESPN A breakthrough first half has the Dodgers slugger in front of the reigning NL MVP for top vote-getter honors. Where does your favorite star rank?
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MLB pitching tiers: Ranking every staff from 1-30

ESPN Who's getting the most from their entire pitching crew to shut down 2019's homer-happy hitters?
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MLB lineup tiers: Which teams are in their own league?

ESPN Looking at what teams have delivered and what you can project for them, there's a huge difference between MLB's elite and the pack in pursuit.
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Can these Cubs really contend with the dominating Dodgers?

ESPN Saturday's comeback win over L.A. might feel good, but getting beyond the NL's top team won't be easy.
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Cubs put Hendricks on IL, may call on Alzolay

ESPN The Cubs don't expect Kyle Hendricks to be on the injured list long. "This is the right thing to do," team president Theo Epstein said.
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Cubs' Hendricks lands on IL day after defeat

ESPN Kyle Hendricks had given up five runs and six hits in 4⅓ innings in a loss to Milwaukee on Friday.
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Sources: Cubs considering sportsbook at Wrigley

ESPN Wrigley Field, or a location just outside of the stadium, could be the site of a sportsbook if discussions the Chicago Cubs have held turn into a reality, multiple sources tell ESPN's David Purdum.
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Darvish: Return to Dodger Stadium is 'a big deal'

ESPN Dodger Stadium doesn't provide the best of memories for Chicago Cubs starter Yu Darvish, and he'll try to exorcise more than one demon when he takes the mound there on Saturday night against his...
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Power Rankings: NL rivals ready to challenge Dodgers for No. 1

ESPN L.A. has been on top for much of the season, but the Braves, Cubs and Brewers are in hot pursuit.
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Epstein: Zobrist could return to Cubs this season

ESPN Ben Zobrist could return to the Cubs before the end of this season, team president Theo Epstein said Thursday. Zobrist went on the restricted list last month for what was described as personal...
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MLB Weekend Watch: Aces, races and who we're picking in the biggest games

ESPN Will Lucas Giolito and Hyun-Jin Ryu keep their amazing runs going? Are the Rangers for real? And what else are we looking forward to this weekend?
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Cubs, Rockies get testy; 4 batters hit by pitches

ESPN Four batters were plunked in the Cubs' 10-1 win over the Rockies on Wednesday. Nolan Arenado left early after being hit on his forearm and he is day-to-day.
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Cubs extend road woes behind frustrated Darvish

ESPN The Cubs fell to the Rockies after starter Yu Darvish blew an early 4-0 lead, which has been a theme for him of late.
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Red-hot Schwarber thriving in Cubs' leadoff spot

ESPN Outfielder Kyle Schwarber has been on fire for the Cubs of late while batting leadoff, prompting manager Joe Maddon to remark that this is "as good as I've seen him, ever."
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Former Rangers manager Lucchesi dies at 92

ESPN Former coach Frank Lucchesi, who was once punched by a player while serving as the Rangers' manager, has died at 92.
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