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McKnight: Cubs defense is anything but boring

Daily Herald Although the Cubs under-25 infield has been impressive at the plate, the defense needs work. Connor McKnight offers a look at where they're at and where they need to be.
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Cubs bullpen falters as D'backs win 4-3 in extras

Daily Herald Paul Goldschmidt tied it with a two-out, two-run homer in the 10th inning and Nick Ahmed singled home the winning run in the 13th to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory over the Cubs on...
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Cubs 3, San Diego Padres 0

Daily Herald Cubs 3, San Diego Padres 0
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Russell sets Cubs mark for left-handers

Daily Herald It seems like only yesterday that James Russell was making his Cubs rookie debut. That was in 2010. This week in San Diego, Russell set the franchise record for appearances by a left-handed...
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Spiegel: Bryant/Rizzo combo a dream match for Cubs

Daily Herald Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo are a powerful combination, and have quickly become one of the most fearsome tandems in any lineup.
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Wada whiffs 9, Bryant drives in go-ahead run in 3-2 Cubs win

Daily Herald Left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada struck out nine in 4 2-3 innings in his season debut and Kris Bryant drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the fifth to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 victory...
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What's working and not working well at Wrigley Field

Daily Herald The Cubs have completed one homestand with the left-field bleachers reopened and the right-field videoboard operating. Daily Herald Cubs writer Bruce Miles takes a look at what's working at what...
  • 3 days ago

Norris' 2-run double in 8th lifts Padres over Cubs 4-3

Daily Herald Derek Norris hit a two-run double with one out in the eighth and James Shields struck out 11 in seven innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 victory against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday...
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Cubs swap Castillo to Mariners for reliever Medina

Daily Herald As expected, the Cubs made a flurry of roster moves Tuesday. They started the day by trading veteran catcher Welington Castillo to Seattle. They also made several call-ups from Class AAA Iowa.
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Cubs trade catch Castillo to Seattle for pitcher

Daily Herald The Cubs Tuesday morning traded veteran catcher Welington Castillo to the Seattle Mariners for relief pitcher Yoervis Medina, whom they sent to Class AAA Iowa. The Cubs had been carrying three...
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Cubs embracing the counterintuitive

Daily Herald Joe Maddon has managed Cubs games for a month and a half, and already he's proving to be the king of counterintuition when it comes to baseball.
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Cubs to make roster moves

Daily Herald The Cubs will open a series at San Diego Tuesday night with some changes to their roster. They'll activate let-hander Tsuyoshi Wada off the disabled and call up outfielder Junior Lake from Class...
  • 5 days ago

Cubs finish 6-1 homestand with a loss

Daily Herald The Cubs finally get a day off Monday, and they looked Sunday like they could use one. But despite a 3-0 loss to the Pirates, the Cubs finished their homestand with a 6-1 record, and that pleased...
  • 6 days ago
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Maddon tries to finess overworked bullpen

Daily Herald Sometimes a baseball team has to be willing to absorb a loss in the short run to keep things fresh for the long haul. On Sunday, Cubs manager Joe Maddon talked about having to improvise Saturday,...
  • 6 days ago
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Cubs shuffle their pitching deck

Daily Herald Changes are coming to the Cubs' pitching staff. Travis Wood, who has struggled as a starter, is moving to the bullpen. He got his first look-see there Saturday, working a perfect ninth inning to...
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Miles: Cubs display plenty of guts, reap lots of glory

Daily Herald The Cubs got gutsy performances from starting pitcher Jon Lester and some unlikely bullpen heroes Saturday to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 before the largest Wrigley Field crowd of the season.
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Lester helps Cubs to 6th straight win, beats Cole, Pirates

Daily Herald Jon Lester outpitched Gerrit Cole with seven gutsy innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Saturday for their sixth straight win.Kris Bryant went 2 for 2 with two walks...
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Batting practice not all it's cracked up to be

Daily Herald Cubs manager Joe Maddon called off batting practice for a second straight day Friday, saying it's the most overrated thing baseball teams do. After a wild game against the Pirates, Maddon said...
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Astonishing, strange ... but true

Daily Herald Go to a baseball game and you have a chance to see something you've never seen before. Unless it was Friday's 11-10 Cubs victory over the Pirates at Wrigley Field. Then you had a chance to see the...
  • 8 days ago
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Cubs win wild one in 12th when Pirates outfielder trips on easy fly

Daily Herald Pittsburgh right fielder Gregory Polanco tripped and fell while trying to catch an easy fly, and the ball dropped for an RBI single in the 12th inning that sent the Cubs to a startling 11-10 win...
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Blog Articles

Jake Arrieta, Cubs seek rebound from Friday loss in extras

ESPN Jake Arrieta, Cubs seek rebound from Friday loss in extras
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Travis Wood adjusting to new role in Cubs' bullpen

ESPN Travis Wood adjusting to new role in Cubs' bullpen
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Rapid Reaction: Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 4 (13)

ESPN Rapid Reaction: Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 4 (13)
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Fresh start paying off for Miguel Montero

ESPN Fresh start paying off for Miguel Montero
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Player Mailbag: Russell will miss season ticket holder Phil

ESPN Player Mailbag: Russell will miss season ticket holder Phil
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Cubs' youth sparkles in San Diego

ESPN Cubs' youth sparkles in San Diego
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Youth is served in San Diego

ESPN Youth is served in San Diego
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Thursday's power rankings

ESPN Thursday's power rankings
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Hendricks throws gem, looks like 2014 self

ESPN Hendricks throws gem, looks like 2014 self
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Padres 0

ESPN Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Padres 0
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A twist: Scott Boras praises Chicago Cubs

ESPN A twist: Scott Boras praises Chicago Cubs
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Maddon on bullpen in win: "A confidence builder"

ESPN Maddon on bullpen in win: "A confidence builder"
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Tsuyoshi Wada makes bid for rotation

ESPN Tsuyoshi Wada makes bid for rotation
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Pharoah owner says gambling lawsuit 'a scam'

ESPN Pharoah owner says gambling lawsuit 'a scam'
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3 Padres 2

ESPN Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3 Padres 2
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Cubs notes: Bullpen still a priority

ESPN Cubs notes: Bullpen still a priority
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Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada to make season debut

ESPN Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada to make season debut
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Okamoto: Anthony Johnson's arduous road to a UFC title shot

ESPN Okamoto: Anthony Johnson's arduous road to a UFC title shot
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ESPN Daily Fantasy Live

ESPN ESPN Daily Fantasy Live
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Jason Hammel, Chris Coghlan bright spots for Cubs in loss

ESPN Jason Hammel, Chris Coghlan bright spots for Cubs in loss
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