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Jake Arrieta has luxury of being able to weigh his options

Chicago Sun-Times - Anybody still paying attention to the Cubs these days knows by now how...
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Rizzo wins Branch Rickey Award

Daily Herald Cubs all-star first baseman Anthony Rizzo is the winner of the 2014 Branch Rickey award in recognition of his community work with pediatric cancer patients.At 25, he's the youngest person to...
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Dodgers rally past sloppy Cubs

Daily Herald The Los Angeles Dodgers scored 5 runs in the top of the seventh inning Thursday night to rally past the Cubs 8-4 at Wrigley Field in the opener of a four-game series. An error by rookie second...
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No bad guys in Cubs-Cougars breakup

Daily Herald Thursday was a sad day for the Kane County Cougars, who lost the Chicago Cubs as a parent club. Daily Herald Cubs writer Bruce Miles says it's easy to look for "bad guys" in this situation, but he...
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Cubs leave Kane County for South Bend

Daily Herald After two seasons, the Chicago Cubs are changing Class A Midwest League affiliations, leaving the Kane County Cougars for the South Bend Silver Hawks. The change was not expected, as the Cubs...
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Honoree Kris Bryant not ornery at Wrigley

Chicago Sun-Times - They’ve seen him coming and talked about him getting here for months. Ahead of...
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Kris Bryant honored at Wrigley

Chicago Sun-Times - They’ve seen him coming and talked about him getting here for months. Ahead of...
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Cubs determined not to be victims of foes’ celebrations again

Chicago Sun-Times - Not again. ‘‘Last year was not fun,’’ first baseman Anthony Rizzo said....
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Rookie Kyle Hendricks improves to 7-2; Cubs sweep Reds

Chicago Sun-Times - As rookie Kyle Hendricks headed to the Cubs’ bullpen to warm up for his 12th...
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Hendricks dominant again as Cubs sweep Reds

Daily Herald A year ago, Kyle Hendricks was honored at Wrigley Field as the Cubs' minor-league pitcher of the year. Wednesday night, as a full-fledged big-leaguer, he went out at beat the Reds 3-1 at Wrigley...
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Bryant confident his time with Cubs is near

Daily Herald Cubs prospect Kris Bryant said Wednesay it was "bittersweet" not to be playing in September, but he also knows his time is coming, probably sooner rather than later. Bryant and the Kane County...
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Hendricks strong for Cubs against Reds

Daily Herald Rookie right-hander Kyle Hendricks worked 7 strong innings Wednesday night as the Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 at Wrigley Field to sweep the three-game series against their NL Central foes.
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Cubs relief pitcher has perfect outing with cancer patients

Daily Herald Like just about every other life-long Cubs fan, 79-year-old Sam Ensalaco has waited his whole life for the Cubs to win a World Series. Wednesday morning, Ensalaco was able to give one of the...
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Jake Arrieta flirts with no-hitter, pitches first career shutout

Chicago Sun-Times - On a meaningless, mid-September date on the Cubs’ schedule that looked like...
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No Cubs-Kane County resolution yet

Daily Herald The Cubs acted quickly Tuesday on securing agreements with a pair of minor-league affiliates. However there was no resolution with the Kane County Cougars, with whom the Cubs have had a Player...
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Miles: Cubs' Arrieta masterful again in near no-hitter

Daily Herald We've seen this before. Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta took a no-hitter into the eighth inning Tuesday only to see the Reds' Brandon Phillips break it up with a one-out double. It's the third time...
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Arrieta takes no-hitter into 8th, Cubs blank Reds

Daily Herald Jake Arrieta took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning before giving up Brandon Phillips' one-out double, the only blemish for the Chicago Cubs pitcher in a 7-0 shutout of the Cincinnati Reds on...
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Cubs end Daytona affiliation in favor of Myrtle Beach

Chicago Sun-Times - On the first day of minor-league-affiliate ‘‘free agency’’ Tuesday, the Cubs...
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Arrieta flirts with no-no as Cubs beat Reds

Daily Herald Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta pitched no-hit ball until one out in their eighth inning Tuesday night at Wrigley Field. Brandon Phillips hit a double to the gap to spoil the no-hit bit, but the...
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Anthony Rizzo returns, delivers game-winning HR for Cubs

Chicago Sun-Times - As Anthony Rizzo headed toward the dugout in the moment after teammates mobbed...
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Blog Articles

Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 8, Cubs 4

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) —  CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Thursday night. Here’s a quick look at the game.How it happened: The Cubs got on the board in the first inning...
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Barney relishing chance with winner

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – Holding no grudges for being demoted -- and then traded -- former Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney returned to Wrigley Field for the first time with the first-place Los...
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Series preview: Dodgers at Cubs

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in a four-game series starting Thursday night. •Thursday: Tsuyoshi Wada (4-3, 3.34) vs. Zack Greinke (15-8, 2.64), 7:05 p.m....
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Class-A Cubs leave Kane Co. for South Bend

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have reached a player development agreement with South Bend, Ind. to move their Class-A affiliate there starting next season.“We are excited to partner with South...
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As time flies for Kyle Hendricks, confidence builds for Cubs

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- Two of the most humble of Chicago Cubs prospects took center stage on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.First, slugger Kris Bryant was honored as the team’s minor league player of the...
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Reds 1

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 on Wednesday night to finish the series sweep. Here’s a quick look at the game.How it happened: Kyle Hendricks gave up a run in the...
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Game of wait and see for Cubs prospect Kris Bryant, but he's ready either way

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — Kris Bryant, the Chicago Cubs' newly appointed Minor League Player of the Year, fields questions from reporters before Wednesday's game against the Cincinnati Reds. Click here for more audio from...
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Arrieta nears a no-no again

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – With self-confidence you don’t see often in the frustrating game of baseball, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta has risen to the top of the team’s pitching staff. Any...
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Schwarber committed to catching

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs are all-in for 2014 first round pick Kyle Schwarber continuing his career behind the plate. At the very least, they’re going to give it their best...
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, Reds 0

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs shutout the Cincinnati Reds 7-0 behind Jake Arrieta’s one-hitter.How it happened: The Cubs broke open a 1-0 game with five runs in a sixth inning that...
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Rizzo, Alcantara out of lineup

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo wasn't in the starting lineup against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday, as the Cubs are playing it cautious with his back one day after he returned and hit a...
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Cubs leave Daytona, unsure of Kane County

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – While announcing an affiliation change at the high Class A level of minor league baseball, Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein said the organization is still unsure if it will...
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Chat alert: Jesse Rogers at noon CT

ESPN (Staff) — ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers takes your Cubs questions during a live chat at noon CT Tuesday. Click here to submit your questions.
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GM: Cubs' needs include veteran leadership

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer gave insight Monday into the team’s offseason needs -- other than pitching -- in saying that veteran leadership will be a priority.“We...
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Rizzo returns to Cubs with a blast

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – He’s baaaaack.Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo hit the game-winning, walk-off home run in his team’s 1-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night, 19...
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 1, Reds 0

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 on Monday night. Here’s a quick look at the game.How it happened: Anthony Rizzo hit a walk-off home run off Pedro Villarreal in...
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GM Jed Hoyer on Kris Bryant in 2015: 'Too early to speculate'

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- By now it shouldn’t come as any surprise the Chicago Cubs aren’t necessarily ready to hand the organization’s minor league player of the year, Kris Bryant, a starting...
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Cubs' pitching hope? Try Kane County

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- Wondering where the Chicago Cubs will find pitching in the coming years? The Midwest League champion Kane County Cougars are a good start. The Cubs' low Class-A affiliate had a monster...
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Is Welington Castillo part of Cubs' core?

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — Even if they don't play another game, Chicago Cubs All-Stars Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo have proven they are core players for the organization.But is that still the case for catcher...
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Jorge Soler to miss series for birth of child

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — Chicago Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler will not play in this weekend’s series against the Pittsburgh Pirates so he can attend the birth of his child, the team announced on Friday.Soler was to...
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