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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.
  • 2 days ago

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.
  • 2 days ago

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 Tuesday as part of a doubleheader.
  • 3 days ago

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.
  • 3 days ago

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?
  • 3 days ago

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.
  • 4 days ago

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.
  • 4 days ago

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.
  • 5 days ago
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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.
  • 5 days ago

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.
  • 8 days ago
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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 the Brewers.
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