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Bud Selig weighs in on Cubs’ revenue issue

Chicago Sun-Times - Short on specifics and long on vague pledges of support, baseball commissioner...
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Jeff Samardzija still searching for elusive win

Chicago Sun-Times - Jeff Samardzija hasn’t won a game this season, despite a 1.53 ERA. He was in...
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Wrigley Field greats still marvel at park

Chicago Sun-Times - Andre Dawson believes Wrigley Field rejuvenated his career in 1987 and helped...
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Cubs collapse on Wrigley Field’s 100th birthday, fall to D-Backs

Chicago Sun-Times - The Chicago Federals couldn’t hold a ninth-inning lead Wednesday — just like...
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Memories Wrigley evokes are special, but the old ballyard is the real star

Chicago Sun-Times - When I think of Wrigley Field being 100 years old, a few things jump to mind....
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While Wrigley parties, Theo’s mind is on Cubs winning

Chicago Sun-Times - As parties of the century go, Wednesday’s 100th ‘‘birthday’’ celebration for...
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Baseball only part of the story at Wrigley Field

Chicago Sun-Times - Ed Hartig doesn’t hesitate picking the event he would have loved to see most at...
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Wrigley Field: It started as Weeghman Field

Chicago Sun-Times - It was amid some fanfare on March 4, 1914, that ground was broken at Clark and...
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Mike Olt making case to stay at 3B as Cubs hammer D-Backs

Chicago Sun-Times - Time to start up the calls again for Mike Olt to be the Cubs’ everyday third...
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Memories Wrigley evokes are special enough, but the old ballyard is the real star

Chicago Sun-Times - When I think of Wrigley Field being 100 years old, a few things jump to mind....
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Ken Holtzman’s no-hitter recalls time before jadedness set in

Chicago Sun-Times - On Aug. 19, 1969, Ken Holtzman threw a no-hitter against the Braves. Not only...
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Travis Wood — 9 Ks, 4 RBIs — carries Cubs to 5-1 win

Chicago Sun-Times - Almost a month into the season, and Travis Wood figured out how to solve the...
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McKay insists he ‘kept up my end of the bargain’ under Dale Sveum

Chicago Sun-Times - Three regular-season weeks into the Cubs’ first managerial change under Theo...
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McKay insists he ‘kept up my end of the bargain’ as coach under Dale Sveum

Chicago Sun-Times - Three regular-season weeks into the Cubs’ first managerial change under Theo...
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Cubs lose another series as Reds provide lesson in situational hitting

Chicago Sun-Times - Cubs fans got to see all the things a team needs to do to win Sunday at Wrigley...
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Emilio Bonifacio could give Cubs another trade chip

Chicago Sun-Times - Emilio Bonifacio has looked every bit the part of a bona fide leadoff hitter....
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Cubs lose another series as Reds provide lesson in situation hitting

Chicago Sun-Times - Cubs fans got to see all the things a team needs to do to win Sunday at Wrigley...
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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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Blog Articles

Who's next to close?

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- Hector Rondon, come on down. You should be the next contestant on who’s going to close games in the ninth inning for the Chicago Cubs.After a disastrous Wednesday meltdown, on the...
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Ruggiano to get MRI on hamstring

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs outfielder Justin Ruggiano will have an MRI on his left hamstring after injuring it while trying to catch what turned into a game-winning triple by Arizona Diamondbacks...
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Rapid Reaction: Diamondbacks 7, Cubs 5

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs dropped a 7-5 decision to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday afternoon on the 100th anniversary of the first game ever played at Wrigley Field. Here's a quick...
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Wrigley at 100: Still waiting for a title

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- As baseball and Chicago dignitaries line up for Wrigley Field’s 100th anniversary celebration on Wednesday, there’s one undeniable aspect that can’t be avoided: One of...
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Olt due for more playing time

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- After taking over the team lead in home runs (4) and tying for RBIs (9), Chicago Cubs third baseman Mike Olt might finally be given the chance to play more -- or at least he will...
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 2

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -– The Cubs beat the Diamondbacks 9-2 on Tuesday night to take the first two games of the series. Here’s a quick look:How it happened: Mike Olt broke open a close contest with...
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Veras not giving in to his struggles

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- Maligned Chicago Cubs pitcher Jose Veras isn't going to give in to failure as he continues to try and find his stuff. He lost it somewhere between signing a one-year, $5.65 million deal...
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One more 'short stint' for Arrieta

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – A day after throwing 94 pitches in a rehab stint at Class A Daytona, Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta declared himself ready for major league action though he’ll have one...
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Minors update: Arms showing promise

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — The Chicago Cubs might wait until later in the summer to bring up any of their top hitting prospects from the minors, but that doesn't mean a pitcher or two couldn't make an appearance at Wrigley...
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Chat alert: Jesse Rogers at noon CT

ESPN (Staff) — ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers takes your Cubs questions during a live chat at noon CT Tuesday. Click here to submit your questions.
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Vintage Wood reminds he's a keeper

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) —  CHICAGO – Forget about Jeff Samardzija for a moment. If the Chicago Cubs don’t lock up starter Travis Wood to a long term deal sometime soon, their rebuilding plans will really...
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Diamondbacks 1

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – The Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Monday night in the first game of a four-game series. Here’s a quick look at the game:How it happened: Travis Wood hit and...
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Renteria finding moral victories

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- It sounds as if Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria is resigned to moral victories less than a month into the season. You can’t blame him. His team isn’t talented enough to...
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Series preview: Cubs vs. Diamondbacks

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs begin a four-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday highlighted by the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field on Wednesday.The series • Monday, 7:05...
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Record no surprise, but playing time has been

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- If you’re overly surprised by the Chicago Cubs' 5-12 record three weeks into the season then you must be an overly optimistic person. The season is going about as planned. Sure,...
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Mailbag: Ask Starlin Castro

ESPN (Staff) — Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro will take your questions in this week's mailbag. Click here to ask your questions and check back later in the week to read his responses.
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Arrieta's return will give more meaning

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- Much has been made of new Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria’s propensity to platoon players, including youngsters Mike Olt and Junior Lake. But what about the Cubs' decision to...
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Rapid Reaction: Reds 8 Cubs 2

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 8-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday:How it happened: Cincinnati scored multiple runs in three different innings to take the weekend...
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Another day, another new lineup for Renteria

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria continues to display an unorthodox way of doing business when it comes to his daily lineups. For example, on Sunday against right-handed starter Homer...
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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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