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Pitching for Cubs, Farrell able to reconnect with Northwestern

Daily Herald Luke Farrell, a 6-foot-6, 210-pound right-handed pitcher, is one of seven former Wildcats baseball players who have played for the Cubs. Farrell is the first since Eric Jokisch, a lefty hurler,...
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Not a grand old time for Hendricks, Cubs

Daily Herald Jesse Winker hit his first career game-ending homer against the Rockies on June 7 and got a pair of Carlos Gonzalez's white batting gloves during the series as a keepsake. He wore them for another...
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Winker's grand slam rallies Reds past Cubs 6-2

Daily Herald Jesse Winker hit his first career grand slam during a big sixth-inning rally, putting Matt Harvey in line for his second win for the Cincinnati Reds, 6-2 over the Chicago Cubs
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Scouting report: Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds

Daily Herald For the third time this season, the Chicago Cubs head into Cincinnati to play the Reds. Here is at look at the four-game series.
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Lester wins 5th straight start, Cubs beat Dodgers 4-0

Daily Herald Jon Lester won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0
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Lester goes 7 as Cubs beat Dodgers to take series

Daily Herald The Chicago Cubs got 7 strong innings from starting pitcher Jon Lester on the way to a 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field. The Cubs took two of three in the series.
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Cubs place Morrow on DL; Darvish throws simulated game

Daily Herald The Chicago Cubs placed closer Brandon Morrow on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with lower-back tightness. Starting pitcher Yu Darvish threw a 51-pitch simulated game as he continues to rehab...
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Cubs closer Morrow goes on DL with back tightness

Daily Herald Chicago Cubs place closer Brandon Morrow on the 10-day disabled list because of lower back tightness
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Cubs beat Dodgers 2-1 in 10 innings for doubleheader split

Daily Herald Almora hits game-ending RBI single as Chicago Cubs top Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 for doubleheader split
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Rozner: Chicago Cubs' Montgomery continues making his case

Daily Herald The Chicago Cubs' Mike Montgomery is making his case to stay in the rotation, while Tyler Chatwood continues to struggle.
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Back spasms sideline Chicago Cubs closer Morrow

Daily Herald The Chicago Cubs could not use closer Brandon Morrow on Tuesday because Morrow came down with back spasms after getting home from St. Louis after Sunday night's game.
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Farmer PH double lifts Dodgers over Cubs in 1st game of DH

Daily Herald Pinch-hitter Kyle Farmer doubled sharply down the left-field line with two outs in the ninth to drive in two runs
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Dodgers rally in ninth inning to beat Cubs

Daily Herald Pinch hitter Kyle Farmer hit a two-out, 2-run double Tuesday to rally the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader at Wrigley Field.
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Rain puts Chicago Cubs series with Dodgers on hold for a day

Daily Herald The Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers appear to be on the upswing as they get set to meet seven times over the next two weeks. Monday night's scheduled game at Wrigley Field was rained out...
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Dodgers-Cubs postponed by rain, power outage

Daily Herald Los Angeles Dodgers-Chicago Cubs postponed by rain, limited power outage at Wrigley Field
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Rozner: Here's a problem MLB must address ASAP

Daily Herald Imagine consumers willing to pay any amount of money for your product, but you refuse to sell it to them. This is happening right now in MLB.
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Baez expected to return to Chicago Cubs' lineup soon

Daily Herald The Chicago Cubs and infielder Javier Baez were breathing sighs of relief Monday. Baez did not need X-rays on his left elbow, which was hit by a pitch Sunday night in St. Louis. Baez said hopes to...
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Cubs INF Baez out of starting lineup due to swollen elbow

Daily Herald Cubs INF Javier Baez out of starting lineup due to swollen elbow
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Flaherty, Carpenter help Cardinals shut down Cubs

Daily Herald Jack Flaherty and four relievers combined on a 4-hitter, Matt Carpenter homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0 on Sunday night.
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Flaherty, Carpenter help Cardinals shut down Cubs 5-0

Daily Herald Jack Flaherty and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, Matt Carpenter homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0
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Blog Articles

Cubs bullpen faces trying time with injuries, schedule

ESPN Injuries to Brandon Morrow and Carl Edwards Jr., plus a tough stretch of games, will put fill-in relievers such as Randy Rosario to the test.
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Cubs serve notice: They're still the NL team to beat

ESPN With their athleticism and daring on the bases and in the field, the Cubs have a leg up on other contenders in the NL -- as the Dodgers found out.
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Pantsed: Cubs' Morrow injured while undressing

ESPN Cubs closer Brandon Morrow was unavailable to pitch Tuesday after suffering back spasms while taking off his pants at home early Monday morning.
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Cubs must find a way to keep Mike Montgomery in the rotation

ESPN The lefty has been Mr. Consistency since stepping into a starting role, creating some tough choices for the Cubs' brass.
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Ranking all 30 MLB rotations

ESPN Combining performance so far with projections, we break down which groups of starters are elite and which are baseball's weakest.
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Rain, power outage postpone Dodgers-Cubs

ESPN Monday's series opener between the Cubs and Dodgers was postponed because of rain systems moving through the Chicago area and a partial power outage at Wrigley Field. The game will be made up on...
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Baez out of Cubs' lineup, says 'one more day'

ESPN The Cubs' Javier Baez said his bruised elbow felt "pretty solid" and that he needed "one more day" before he could return to the starting lineup.
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NL All-Star ballot update: Can Bryant, Rizzo, catch current starters?

ESPN How are Cubs players faring in the second National League All-Star ballot update?
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The All-College World Series team of current major leaguers

ESPN Who are the best active major league stars who also played in Omaha? We've got your squad right here.
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Cubs' Baez suffers elbow contusion after HBP

ESPN Cubs infielder Javier Baez, who leads the team in homers, left Sunday's game against the Cardinals after taking a pitch to his left elbow.
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Cubs' Baez exits after HBP near left elbow

ESPN Cubs infielder Javy Baez left Sunday's game against the Cardinals after getting hit near the left elbow by Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty in the top of the third inning.
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Olney: This year's Home Run Derby should be Davids vs. Goliaths

ESPN With several headliners bowing out, the best Derby showdown would pit mighty mites such as Mookie Betts against super-sized monster mashers.
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Cubs make their move from going yard to getting on board

ESPN An early-season power outage might seem like cause for concern, but the Cubs' offense is cranking out scoring opportunities and could do even more damage.
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Vanishing Cubs offense becoming a recurring problem

ESPN The season-long issue of delivering key hits with runners on base caught up with the Cubs in Milwaukee, where they were shut out twice.
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Cubs relievers alternate between LF, mound

ESPN Cubs manager Joe Maddon got creative Wednesday, interchanging right-hander Steve Cishek and left-hander Orlando Arcia between left field and the mound in the bottom of the eighth inning against...
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Rafael Palmeiro looks to rewrite career's end at age 53

ESPN After repeated Hall of Fame snubs and years of bitterness toward the game, Palmeiro wants to play baseball again -- in the majors.
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MLB dads dish on when they knew their sons would be stars

ESPN Fathers of five All-Stars, including Mike Trout, Kris Bryant and Max Scherzer, reveal the moments they realized their sons had what it takes to make it as pro ballplayers.
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'Strikeouts are sexy' but these pitchers are succeeding without K's

ESPN In an era so filled with whiffs that it's pushing Nolan Ryan himself down all-time lists, pitching to contact still exists.
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Power Rankings: A new No. 1 and NL contenders make their moves

ESPN The same three teams are at the top, but which leads the way, and how high did the resurgent Dodgers and Diamondbacks climb?
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He's on pace to do what!? Big surprises on MLB leaderboards

ESPN From a batting crown contender you might not know to a Mike Trout homer total you might not believe, we examine whether baseball's stat leaders can keep it up.
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