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5 Cubs moments to remember in 2014

Chicago Sun-Times - The Cubs didn’t play a lot of (any?) meaningful games on the way to their...
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Cubs optimistic, but still much work to do

Daily Herald Although the Cubs ended their season feeling good about themselves, their 73-89 record shows they still have work to do before thinking about being contenders. Daily Herald Cubs writer Bruce Miles...
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Renovation work begins at Wrigley Field

Daily Herald Hard hats have replaced baseball caps at historic Wrigley Field as the Chicago Cubs prepare to start a massive renovation project. On Monday the historic ballpark began looking like a construction...
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Kasper: Young Cubs showed us a lot this season

Daily Herald In his Cubs Insider column, Len Kasper offers his assessment of what Cubs fans learned about the team this season.
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Cubs staying positive about next season

Chicago Sun-Times - MILWAUKEE — The most opti- mistic last-place team in baseball left Miller Park...
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Young Cubs have learned lessons from Derek Jeter

Chicago Sun-Times - If the Cubs eventually pull off their big rebuilding project the way they...
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Cubs see bigger, better things for 2015

Daily Herald The Cubs capped off their 2014 season with a 5-2 victory at Milwaukee. Although they finished with a losing record of 73-89, it marked improvement over last year, and it had first baseman Anthony...
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Anthony Rizzo homers, Cubs finish by beating Brewers 5-2

Chicago Sun-Times - MILWAUKEE — Anthony Rizzo had a two-run homer among his three hits, and the...
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Cubs finish 2014 on winning note

Daily Herald It wasn't a winning 2014 season for the Cubs, but they went out with a victory Sunday, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 at Miller Park. The Cubs finished 73-89, and for the first time since 2010,...
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Cubs' Castro looks ahead with optimism

Daily Herald Starlin Castro pushed himself and pushed himself, but he was not able to play again this year for the Cubs since suffering a high-ankle sprain on Sept. 2. Although frustrated by that, Castro...
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Cubs will finish in last again, miss chance for winning month

Chicago Sun-Times - MILWAUKEE — The Cubs already had clinched last place by the time they took the...
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Brewers’ Kyle Lohse says players remember how teams treat them

Chicago Sun-Times - MILWAUKEE — Long-ago Cubs pitching prospect Kyle Lohse won’t speak for other...
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Cubs go down swinging against Brewers

Daily Herald Cubs batters got little done Saturday night in a 2-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. The struck out 13 times against Brewers starting pitcher Wily Peralta and 16 for the game. They...
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Disappointed Starlin Castro looking forward to 2015

Chicago Sun-Times - MILWAUKEE — Shortstop Starlin Castro didn’t want to accept it. Instead, he...
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Cubs can't score enough for Wada vs. Brewers

Daily Herald Left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada worked 5 innings for the Cubs at Miller Park Saturday night, but the Cubs didn't do much to support him on offense as they fell 2-1 to the Milwaukee Brewers. Wily...
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Spiegel: What Chicago baseball fans should remember from 2014

Daily Herald Matt Spiegel looks back on the struggling baseball season for both the Cubs and the Sox and offers his perspective on what to take from it all.
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Cubs learn rule, beat Brewers for third consecutive win

Chicago Sun-Times - MILWAUKEE — Don’t tell Rick Renteria these games don’t mean anything. The Cubs...
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Theo Epstein: TV deal is ‘paradigm shifter’ in Cubs’ revenue stream

Chicago Sun-Times - MILWAUKEE — The machinery and heavy lifting was already well underway at...
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Jokisch struggles, but Cubs pull out 6-4 win

Daily Herald It took some doing Friday night, but the Cubs managed to hold on for a 6-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. Northwestern product Eric Jokisch made his first major-league start...
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Cubs piece it together in victory over Brewers

Daily Herald The Cubs had to piece together their pitching Friday night, but Javier Baez's 3 singles and 2 RBI helped them to a 6-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. Rookie Eric Jokisch...
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Blog Articles

Cubs merit optimism, but playoffs in 2015 still a longshot

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — Optimism was the key word emerging from the Chicago Cubs locker room as the offseason began, 106 years since their last championship.But optimism alone won't end that title drought. It's going to...
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Cubs wrap-up: Anthony Rizzo is our MVP

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs ended their season seven wins better than last year with some breakout performances and rebound seasons from several players. Not all was good, but key players did...
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Brewers 2

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 in the season finale on Sunday. Here’s a quick look at the game and season.How it happened: Anthony Rizzo topped off a stellar...
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Cubs' brimming potential brought a disturbing strikeout trend in 2014

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — MILWAUKEE -- Unless the Houston Astros set a record for strikeouts in a single game on Sunday -- they’re 29 behind -- the Chicago Cubs will finish the season with the most K's in baseball....
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Rapid Reaction: Brewers 2, Cubs 1

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Saturday night. Here's a quick look at the game.How it happened: Anthony Rizzo drove in the game's first run with a double in the...
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Starlin Castro to be ready for 2015

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — MILWAUKEE -- If the Chicago Cubs were in the playoff hunt right now, shortstop Starlin Castro says he would be playing, not still rehabbing an injury. Never one to sit out a game -- let alone...
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Mike Olt to work in the outfield

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs aren't giving up on Mike Olt, but they might change their strategy with him after the 26-year-old struggled through much of his first year with the club.Cubs...
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Brewers 4

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — MILWAUKEE – The Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Friday night. Here’s a quick look at the game.How it happened: The Cubs never trailed as they scored runs in every other...
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Epstein on Baez: 'He's a fighter'

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — MILWAUKEE – He might be struggling through his first call-up to the major leagues, but the Chicago Cubs are hardly down on infielder Javier Baez. No one likes seeing 90 strikeouts in fewer...
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Epstein: Renteria to return for 2015

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — MILWAUKEE – A year ago this month, Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein opened the door for the possibility of then-manager Dale Sveum being dismissed after the season. The Cubs did indeed...
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Podcast: One-on-one with Jake Arrieta

ESPN (paulyb) — ESPNChicago's Jesse Rogers talks with Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta about his breakout season and what he plans on doing for an encore next year. Arrieta went 10-5 with a 2.53 ERA and a 0.99...
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Jake Arrieta proves worthy 'ace,' wants to share knowledge with 'the younger guys'

ESPN (Sahadev Sharma) — CHICAGO -- All indications point to major changes coming to Wrigley Field in 2015.It’s not just the addition of a JumboTron, revenue-building advertisements and other additions to the...
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Cardinals 1

ESPN (Sahadev Sharma) — The Chicago Cubs outlasted the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 at Wrigley Field on Wednesday night. Here’s a closer look at the game.How it happened: Jake Arrieta was once again dominant on the...
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Coaching the next step for Baker

ESPN (Sahadev Sharma) — CHICAGO – The stairs up to the Wrigley Field press box are lined with pictures of the Chicago Cubs' current roster. Right after a few images of the coaching staff, the first player shown is...
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Sheffield: Javier Baez needs work on swing

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- As Javier Baez rose through the Chicago Cubs' minor league system, his tremendous bat speed was often compared to that of former slugger Gary Sheffield.Now a TBS analyst and agent,...
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Castillo making September push

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – As if he’s heard the chatter about the Chicago Cubs possibly searching for a new catcher this winter, Welington Castillo is leaving a good impression before the end of the...
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Cardinals 3

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- The Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 in 10 innings on Tuesday night. Here’s a quick look at the game.How it happened: Welington Castillo drove in Anthony Rizzo with the...
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Reconstruction of Wrigley set to begin

ESPN (Jon Greenberg) — CHICAGO -- The home portion of the Chicago Cubs schedule ends Wednesday evening. Then, the real work begins. The Cubs will begin their long-awaited, $375 million reconstruction of Wrigley Field...
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Starlin Castro's season is done

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- As much as he wanted to return from an injury, Chicago Cubs All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro's season is officially over."It would be very difficult to be back before the end of the...
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Jackson to the bullpen for final week

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs will start three rookies in their season finale series with the Milwaukee Brewers as veteran Edwin Jackson has been relegated to the bullpen for the final days of the...
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