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Rozner: Cubs, Hamels should find common ground on deal for 2019

Daily Herald Cole Hamels wants to be back and the Cubs would like to make that happen.
  • 15 days ago
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Epstein: Cubs schedule 'was a lot, but every team has things to deal with'

Daily Herald Team President Theo Epstein had something to get off his chest after the Cubs bowed out of the postseason earlier this week. It took him more than six minutes to do so.
  • 16 days ago
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MLB gives Russell 40-game ban under domestic violence policy

Daily Herald Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell has accepted a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy
  • 17 days ago
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Rozner: This time, blaming the Chicago Cubs' Joe Maddon is unfair

Daily Herald Joe Maddon has earned plenty of blame for his Chicago Cubs decisions in the past, but calling for his head now doesn't make any sense.
  • 17 days ago
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With goal of 95 wins reached, Chicago Cubs sticking with Maddon

Daily Herald Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein said Wednesday that while 95 wins during the regular season were nice, the Cubs have many issues to address for 2019.
  • 17 days ago
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Epstein: Maddon to return for fifth season as Cubs manager

Daily Herald Theo Epstein says Joe Maddon will return for a fifth season as manager of the Chicago Cubs
  • 17 days ago
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Chicago Cubs' Russell accepts 40-game suspension imposed by MLB

Daily Herald Cubs' Addison Russell is suspended 40 games under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
  • 17 days ago
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'I just don't know where he's going to get heat from': Chicago Cubs players want Maddon back

Daily Herald Chicago Cubs stars Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez expressed support for manager Joe Maddon after Tuesday night's loss in the National League wild-card game.
  • 17 days ago
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Images: Colorado Rockies win NL Wild Card game, 2-1 in 13 innings over the Chicago Cubs

Daily Herald See action from the Chicago Cubs vs. the Colorado Rockies in the National League Wild Card Game Tuesday at Wrigley Field.
  • 17 days ago
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Zobrist leads off for Cubs against Rockies' lefty Freeland

Daily Herald The Chicago Cubs will go with a right-handed-dominant lineup for tonight's wild-card game against left-handed pitcher Kyle Freeland of the Colorado Rockies.
  • 18 days ago
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'I don't feel like we lost this; I feel like they beat us': Cubs season ends in wild-card game

Daily Herald There was plenty of emotion spilling out in the Chicago Cubs clubhouse late Tuesday and into the wee hours of Wednesday after they lost 2-1 in 13 innings to the Colorado Rockies in the National...
  • 18 days ago
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Rockies top Cubs 2-1 in 13 innings in epic wild-card game

Daily Herald Wolters gets go-ahead hit as Rockies outlast Cubs 2-1 in 13 innings to win NL wild-card game
  • 18 days ago
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For Cubs, season ends on sour note with loss to Rockies

Daily Herald For Cubs, season ends with 13-inning loss to Rockies in marathon wild-card game
  • 18 days ago
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Constable: Disappointment, not heartbreak, for Cubs fans

Daily Herald This Chicago Cubs' season, just as 109 of the past 110, ends without a World Series championship. But it's also without the crushing heartbreak, as fans, still warmed by memories of a glorious...
  • 18 days ago
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Cubs Lester, Rockies Freeland put on pitching clinic

Daily Herald The Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies squared off in the NL wild-card game Tuesday night at Wrigley Field and left-handed starters Jon Lester and Kyle Freeland locked up in a pitcher's duel.
  • 18 days ago
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Rozner: Sad and sudden end to Cubs' 2018 season

Daily Herald Just a few days ago, the Cubs had the best record in the league. Now, they are cleaning out their lockers and heading home.
  • 18 days ago
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Manfred: No timetable on finishing Russell investigation

Daily Herald Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred told reporters Tuesday that MLB is going "day by day" in its investigation of domestic violence charges against Cubs shortstop Addison Russell, who remains on...
  • 18 days ago
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Rockies and Cubs to Meet In NL Wild Card Game

Daily Herald Colorado heads to Wrigley to play Chicago in Wild Card Game
  • 19 days ago
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A capsule look at the Rockies-Cubs playoff game

Daily Herald A capsule look at the NL wild-card game between the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs
  • 19 days ago
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Scouting the Colorado Rockies

Daily Herald The Chicago Cubs host the Colorado Rockies in Tuesday night's NL wild-card game at Wrigley Field. Kyle Freeland starts for the Rockies, who were 3-3 vs. the Cubs this season.
  • 19 days ago
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Blog Articles

More AFL takeaways: Vlad Jr. ready as ever as he waits to be called up

ESPN The Blue Jays phenom might be marking time until he makes his MLB debut, but he isn't the only prospect on the rise in the AFL.
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Rangers hire Rehman from Cubs to be asst. GM

ESPN Former Cubs exec Shiraz Rehman has been hired to assist Rangers GM Jon Daniels with day-to-day management of major league operations, including player acquisitions.
  • 4 days ago

Cubs hire Iapoce from Rangers as hitting coach

ESPN The Cubs have hired Anthony Iapoce from the Rangers to be the team's next hitting coach, replacing Chili Davis.
  • 5 days ago

Cubs fire hitting coach Davis after one season

ESPN The Cubs fired hitting coach Chili Davis on Thursday after a season in which the team ranked 11th in the NL in home runs after being near the top of the league in 2017.
  • 9 days ago
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Cubs' Russell gets 40-game suspension from MLB

ESPN The Cubs' Addison Russell, who has denied allegations, will not appeal a 40-game ban for violating MLB's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy.
  • 17 days ago
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Epstein confirms Maddon to return to Cubs in '19

ESPN After losing the NL Central title and the NL wild-card game in back-to-back days, Joe Maddon will be back as Cubs manager in 2019, team president Theo Epstein said.
  • 17 days ago
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Sources: Maddon expected to keep Cubs job

ESPN After losing the NL Central title and the NL wild-card game in back-to-back days, Joe Maddon is expected to remain the manager of the Cubs, sources told ESPN.
  • 17 days ago
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Eliminated Cubs ready to 'learn from losing'

ESPN The Cubs were eliminated from the postseason by the Rockies on Tuesday, and they reflected on what's next. "You can only learn from losing," Jon Lester said.
  • 18 days ago
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Rockies, Cubs get postseason off to an epic start

ESPN With a one-and-done game that didn't want to end, the playoffs kicked off with a five-hour, 13-inning thriller. And we've only just begun.
  • 18 days ago
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Manfred: No timetable on finishing Russell investigation

ESPN Commissioner Rob Manferd says it's "conceivable" a decision on Addison Russell is announced before the end of the playoffs, though he would not say if it's likely.
  • 18 days ago
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Under pressure: Which playoff teams most need to win now?

ESPN For some, just getting here is enough. For others, it's World Series or bust. We rank the postseason teams based on their need to win this year.
  • 18 days ago
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Cubs' reliever Strop back for wild-card game

ESPN The Cubs added reliever Pedro Strop, who has been out since Sept. 13 with a hamstring injury, to the wild-card roster
  • 18 days ago
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How to bet Rockies-Cubs NL wild-card game

ESPN Derek Carty breaks down the NL wild-card game between the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs offers his pick in the winner-take-all playoff opener.
  • 19 days ago
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Will Cubs' bats show up with the season on the line?

ESPN The lineup's struggles surfaced again while losing the tiebreaker to the Brewers. Now Chicago has one more chance to shake off their second-half slump before it's too late.
  • 19 days ago
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What's ahead for winners, losers of division tiebreakers

ESPN The Brewers and Dodgers clearly have a leg up after Monday's wins, but are the Rockies or Cubs set up better to win Tuesday's wild-card game?
  • 19 days ago
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Cubs not 'dead in water,' will start Lester for WC

ESPN Jon Lester will start against the Rockies and first baseman Anthony Rizzo calls for "all hands on deck" as the Cubs lost out on the NL Central division title and look ahead to Tuesday's wild-card...
  • 19 days ago
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Your NL wild-card guide: Will Rockies or Cubs extend their season?

ESPN Chicago and Colorado have no time to lick their wounds, as their seasons are on the line Tuesday night. Here's what you need to know.
  • 19 days ago
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Pickoffs, pinch-hits and power: All of the things each playoff team does best

ESPN From the obvious to the obscure, each World Series contender has several key advantages over the others.
  • 20 days ago
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Olney: Wild-card game matchups we can't wait to see

ESPN Can the Rockies get to Jon Lester? How long will Kyle Freeland last? Can the A's handle Yankee Stadium? The wild-card games will tell all.
  • 20 days ago
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Brewers starting Chacin in tiebreaker game

ESPN The Brewers are starting Jhoulys Chacin against the Cubs and Jose Quintana in the tiebreaker game for the NL Central.
  • 20 days ago
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