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Rick Renteria’s talk pays dividends in Cubs’ victory

Chicago Sun-Times - Asked whether he had a meeting with his team after an uninspired loss to the...
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Anthony Rizzo leaves game with back spasms

Chicago Sun-Times - First baseman Anthony Rizzo said he began feeling back spasms Friday and they...
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Meet and beat: Cubs’ bats come alive

Chicago Sun-Times - Asked whether he had a meeting with his team after an uninspired loss to the...
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Cubs’ bats wake up in 8-4 win over the Reds

Chicago Sun-Times - Saturday against the Reds at Wrigley Field, the Cubs had one of their biggest...
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Cubs’ offense breaks drought, but barely

Chicago Sun-Times - If the Cubs’ hitters are hiding something from the rest of baseball, it can’t...
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Cubs drop fifth in row with 4-1 loss to Reds

Chicago Sun-Times - The Cubs snapped a 24-inning scoreless streak, but a mistake-filled game against the...
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Cubs bats remain ice cold in 4-1 loss

Daily Herald "ALFREDO SIMON LOWERED HIS ERA TO 0.86, AND THE CINCINNATI REDS BEAT THE CHICAGO CUBS 4-1 FRIDAY FOR THEIR 16TH WIN IN THEIR LAST 17 GAMES AT WRIGLEY FIELD.MAKING HIS THIRD START, SIMON (2-1)...
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There was a time — and not too long ago — Cubs were destination

Chicago Sun-Times - NEW YORK — Alfonso Soriano spent much of his time in the Yankees’ clubhouse...
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Both Cubs, Reds need to get going on offense

Daily Herald "THE CUBS' OFFENSE OF LATE HAS LOOKED LIKE SOMETHING OUT OF THE DEAD-BALL ERA. AS HAS BEEN THE CASE IN RECENT YEARS, THEY'VE STRUGGLED WITH TEAM ON-BASE PERCENTAGE. THE CINCINNATI REDS COME TO...
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Soriano not sure what happened after ’08

Chicago Sun-Times - NEW YORK — Alfonso Soriano misses the city and his old friends. But there’s...
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Tanaka proves his worth with 10-K performance over Cubs

Chicago Sun-Times - NEW YORK — Now we know why Cubs manager Rick Renteria went out of his way to...
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Cubs shut out in doubleheader for first time since 1962

Chicago Sun-Times - NEW YORK – The iconic Cubs made a rare appearance in the Bronx against the...
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White wash: Yanks sweep Cubs 3-0, 2-0 in doubleheade

Daily Herald "MICHAEL PINEDA FOLLOWED AN OVERPOWERING OUTING BY MASAHIRO TANAKA WITH ONE OF HIS OWN, PITCHING SIX INNINGS OF FOUR-HIT BALL AS THE NEW YORK YANKEES BEAT THE CUBS 2-0 ON A BITTERLY COLD WEDNESDAY...
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Tanaka cools Cubs' bats in Yankees' 3-0 win

Daily Herald "MASAHIRO TANAKA ALLOWED TWO BUNT HITS IN EIGHT DOMINANT INNINGS ON A FRIGID WEDNESDAY, CARLOS BELTRAN HOMERED FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT GAME AND NEW YORK WELCOMED THE CUBS TO THE CURRENT YANKEE...
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4 Cubs who could be wearing Yankees uniforms

Chicago Sun-Times - GORDON WITTENMYER: Five years ago, Jeff Samardzija was a rookie reliever when the Cubs...
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Rain postpones Cubs-Yankees game Tuesday

Chicago Sun-Times - NEW YORK – Coming off their ninth consecutive series loss, dating to last year,...
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Mike North video: Is baseball instant replay working?

Daily Herald "MIKE NORTH THINKS BASEBALL INSTANT REPLAY SHOULD GO AWAY. IT IS SLOWING DOWN THE GAME EVEN MORE, AND SO FAR THE CALLS HAVEN'T BEEN VERY ACCURATE."
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Several Cubs could be attractive to Yankees as season progresses

Chicago Sun-Times - NEW YORK — Five years ago, Jeff Samardzija was a rookie reliever when the Cubs...
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Jason Hammel focusing on hitters, not Yankees’ Tanaka

Chicago Sun-Times - NEW YORK — Through his first two starts, Jason Hammel has done more than anyone...
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This issue not as simple as black and white

Daily Herald "MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ISN'T TO BLAME FOR THE DWINDLING NUMBER OF BLACKS ON ITS ROSTERS. HOWEVER, FOR THE GOOD OF EVERYONE INVOLVED, CLUB OWNERS CONTINUE TO SEARCH FOR WAYS TO REVERSE THE TREND."
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Blog Articles

Olt delivering on power potential

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO -- Mike Olt hit his first home run this year off somebody not named Wandy Rodriguez, setting the tone on a cool Wrigley Field afternoon that did not seem inviting for long balls.Darwin...
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Back spasms end Rizzo's day early

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO – Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was pulled from Saturday’s game against the Cincinnati Reds with back spasms, but the issue isn’t believed to be serious.Rizzo...
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 8, Reds 4

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs ended a five-game losing streak Saturday with an 8-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.How it happened: Justin Ruggiano, Mike Olt and Starlin Castro all delivered...
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Cubs to put some heat on Jake Arrieta

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO – On second thought, Chicago Cubs rehabbing pitcher Jake Arrieta will be going to the much warmer Daytona, Fla., instead of Iowa for his next rehab start.The right-hander, who was...
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Castro filling role of run producer -- for now

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO – Just because Starlin Castro has been more productive hitting in lineup spots after the cleanup man doesn’t mean he has found a permanent lineup home.Chicago Cubs manager Rick...
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Renteria wants better focus from Cubs

ESPN (Sahadev Sharma) — CHICAGO -- When a team is on a losing streak and fails to score for two straight games, the last thing a manager wants to see is a lack of focus.After the Chicago Cubs' 4-1 loss to the Cincinnati...
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Rapid Reaction: Reds 4, Cubs 1

ESPN (Sahadev Sharma) — CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 4-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds:How it happened: Cincinnati scratched across a run in the fifth to jump out to a 1-0 lead. Catcher Devin...
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Arrieta expected to make final rehab start

ESPN (Sahadev Sharma) — CHICAGO -- Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta is expected to make his fourth rehab start of the season on Monday, this time with Triple-A Iowa."He's doing well," Cubs manager Rick Renteria said of Arrieta,...
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OF struggles at center of Cubs' hitting woes

ESPN (Sahadev Sharma) — CHICAGO -- Pointing out that the Chicago Cubs' offense has struggled in the early goings of the season is stating the obvious. Through 14 games, the Cubs have averaged 3.36 runs per game, 13th in...
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Series preview: Reds at Cubs

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs take on the Cincinnati Reds for the first time this season as they begin a stretch of 13 straight days of games.The series: • Friday, 1:20 p.m. CT: Jeff Samardzija...
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Jeter feels for Cubs fans -- to a point

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — NEW YORK -- The Chicago Cubs haven't exactly crossed the mind of retiring New York Yankees great Derek Jeter lately. The teams don't play each other often and the Yankees are consistently in a...
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Cubs go down quietly in New York

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — NEW YORK -- The Big Apple just took a bite out of the Chicago Cubs offense. On a cold, long day and night in the Bronx, the New York Yankees did just enough at the plate, while the Cubs did little...
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Rapid Reaction: Yankees 2 Cubs 0

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — NEW YORK -- The Chicago Cubs dropped Game 2 of their doubleheader to the New York Yankees 2-0. Here’s a quick look:How it Happened: The Yankees scored single runs in the fourth and fifth...
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Tanaka worth the money so far

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — NEW YORK -- He says he won't know for sure that choosing the New York Yankees was the right decision until "the end" but pitcher Masahiro Tanaka seems to be fitting in nicely for the team that bid...
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Cubs recall LHP Rosscup for nightcap

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — NEW YORK -- The Chicago Cubs recalled left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup for the second game of their day/night doubleheader against the New York Yankees on Wednesday night.Rosscup, 25, was a...
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Soriano happy to be playing for the present

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — NEW YORK -- Although it took some maneuvering at the time, former Chicago Cubs slugger Alfonso Soriano agreed to a trade to the New York Yankees in part because the Cubs were rebuilding. He saw...
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Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Cubs 0

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — NEW YORK -- The Chicago Cubs lost 3-0 to the New York Yankees in Game 1 of their doubleheader on Wednesday. Here's a quick look at the game:How it happened: The Yankees scored single runs in the...
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Cubs get first look at Tanaka, the foe

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — NEW YORK -- All that scouting of New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka might finally pay off for the Chicago Cubs. They didn't land him as their big free agent signing over the winter but at...
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Podcast: Alfonso Soriano on facing Cubs

ESPN (ESPNChicago.com) — Former Chicago Cubs slugger Alfonso Soriano talks about facing his old team and what it would be like if the Cubs ever won the World Series. Click here for more audio from ESPN Chicago.
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Chat alert: Jesse Rogers at noon CT

ESPN (ESPNChicago.com) — ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers takes your questions at the start of the Cubs' doubleheader against the Yankees at noon CT Wednesday. Click here to submit you questions.
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