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Epstein: 'No finish line' on Russell return to Cubs

ESPN The Cubs could keep Addison Russell in the minors by optioning him to Triple-A after his 40-game suspension for violating the league's domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy is...
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Strop's car stolen before he saves Cubs' wild win

ESPN Cubs closer Pedro Strop's car was stolen before Wednesday's game, and he was still speaking with police in the fourth inning when he said he had to go. Strop went on to get the save in the Cubs'...
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Cubs' Strop loses car, gets save on 'crazy day'

ESPN Cubs closer Pedro Strop's car was stolen before Wednesday's game, and he was still speaking with police in the fourth inning when he said he had to go. Strop went on to get the save in the Cubs'...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

'It's great to just contribute': Jason Heyward on highs, lows with Cubs

ESPN No matter his struggles, Jason Heyward has always found ways to help his team. Now he's in a groove at the plate, and he opened up about his time in Chicago.
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Checking in on six veterans on the comeback trail

ESPN From Josh Donaldson to Kris Bryant to Joey Votto, several stars are trying to recapture some of their luster -- with mixed results.
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Quintana changes things up to give Cubs the top starter they traded for

ESPN Starting pitching just carried the Cubs back over .500, keyed by Jose Quintana's best run with the team built on a new mix and focus.
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Suspended Russell set to play 7 games in minors

ESPN Suspended Cubs shortstop Addison Russell will play seven games at Triple-A Iowa beginning Wednesday. He will then be eligible to rejoin the big league club on May 3.
  • 2 days ago

One trade idea that would fix Cubs' bullpen problem

ESPN With a bullpen wracked by injuries and ineffectiveness, Chicago can't really afford to wait for the trade deadline to address it.
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Cubs' Lester (hammy) may return for next series

ESPN Cubs manager Joe Maddon said injured ace Jon Lester looked "very good" in a simulated game and said it's possible the left-hander could return from his hamstring injury as soon as the team's next...
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Longtime Chicago sportscaster Coppock dies

ESPN Longtime Chicago sportscaster Chet Coppock has died at age 70 after a car crash a week ago.
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Cubs' supporting cast picking up slumping stars

ESPN With Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo failing to produce, Daniel Descalso and the bottom of the lineup have pushed Chicago back toward .500.
  • 8 days ago

Ranking the biggest stars in the next three free-agent classes

ESPN A run of extensions has changed the course of free agency. But these big names remain --- and here's where they could fit.
  • 8 days ago

The most feared lineups in baseball

ESPN From top to bottom, which are the offenses that no pitcher should want to face? Plus, the clubs that aren't scaring anyone.
  • 9 days ago

What if the Cubs had stopped making trades in 2016?

ESPN The Cubs were the best team in baseball when they dealt Gleyber, Eloy and more. Let's look at what the team would have if it had held on to them.
  • 9 days ago

Racist messages to Cubs' Edwards investigated

ESPN Major League Baseball is investigating racist messages sent to Cubs pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. on Instagram.
  • 9 days ago

Racist comments to Cubs' Edwards investigated

ESPN Major League Baseball is investigating racist comments that Cubs pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. received on Instagram.
  • 9 days ago

Former Cub Zambrano eyes return to big leagues

ESPN Former Cubs starter Carlos Zambrano thinks God can help him return to the big leagues as a reliever.
  • 10 days ago

Maddon: Take check swing calls away from umps

ESPN A Chicago Cubs rally against the Los Angeles Angels was cut short by a strike-three, check-swing call on Kyle Schwarber.
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Schwarber tossed after Cubs lose on strike call

ESPN A Chicago Cubs rally against the Los Angeles Angels was cut short by a strike-three, check swing call on Kyle Schwarber.
  • 12 days ago
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Power Rankings: Big tests coming for April's hot starters

ESPN The Astros made a big move toward the top, but will they or any of April's hot starters still stand tall after this week?
  • 12 days ago
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