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White wash: Yanks sweep Cubs 3-0, 2-0

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers in the third inning of Game 1 of an interleague baseball doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Brett Gardner

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NJ.com

Yankees win nightcap, 2-0, sweep Cubs

Righthander Michael Pineda started the game with clean hands and the Yankees ended it with a clean sweep of a day-night doubleheader against the Cubs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brett Gardner

BleacherReport

Breaking Down the Cubs' Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses of the 2014 Season

A dozen games into the 2014 MLB season, the Chicago Cubs find themselves heading into Yankee Stadium with a 4-8 record and a 3-6 record against division rivals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Anthony Rizzo

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Washington Times

Carpenter, Wacha lead Cardinals over Cubs 6-4

Carpenter hit a two-run single in the second inning and added a sacrifice fly in the fourth that put St. Louis ahead to stay at 4-3.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Trevor Rosenthal, Edwin Jackson, Welington Castillo, Kevin Siegrist

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Cubbies Crib

Pregame Notes: Cubs looking to lock down first series victory against the Cardinals

After an 11-inning grudge match last night, the Chicago Cubs will look to build on that terrific victory, meanwhile searching for their first series win at the same time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Chris Rusin, Brian Schlitter, Adam Wainwright, Welington Castillo

Rant Sports

MLB Trade Rumors: 7 Chicago Cubs on the Block in 2014

Considering they are unlikely to be competitive this season, the Chicago Cubs will probably, once again, be sellers before the trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, James Russell

Fri Apr 11, 2014

CBS Local

Emma: Clubhouse Leadership Has Different Dynamic For Rebuilding Cubs

When he was a rookie with the Chicago White Sox, veteran leaders Paul Konerko and Jim Thome set the example for how to act in the major leagues.

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Related Topix: Sports, Paul Konerko, Baseball Players, Jeff Samardzija

Cubbies Crib

Cubs' Starlin Castro may be returning to his old self at the plate

While the Chicago Cubs as a team have not gotten out off to fast start in their first nine games , one of their most important young players for the organization's future has and seems to be finding his groove.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Lincoln Daily News

Pirates Rally Past Cubs With Five-Run Seventh

The Pittsburgh Pirates used a five-run seventh inning to take a lead and then survived a nail-biting ninth to top the Chicago Cubs 5-4 in the finale of a three-game series on Thursday at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, James Russell, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Jason Grilli, Welington Castillo

Thu Apr 10, 2014

CBS Sports

Prospects Report: Minor details early on

As the unexpected leadoff hitter for the Cubs, Emilio Bonifacio has been one of the best finds off the waiver wire so far this season and a lifesaver for Rotisserie owners who neglected speed on Draft Day.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Emilio Bonifacio, Mike Olt, Arismendy Alcantara, Matt Garza

Chicago Cubs

Renteria abandons righty-lefty platoon vs. Cole

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

The Wichita Eagle

Mike Olt and Junior Lake homer in Cubs victory

And especially after Mike Olt and Junior Lake hit consecutive home runs Wednesday night to vault the Cubs to a 7-5 victory over the Pirates, manager Rick Renteria is ready to expand their roles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Junior Lake, Mike Olt, Gerrit Cole, Jason Hammel

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Rant Sports

Base Running Aggressiveness A Good Sight To See For Chicago Cubs

After watching the Chicago Cubs closely during the first week of the season, something that was noticeable was their aggressiveness out on the bases.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Chicago Cubs, Junior Lake

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Cubbies Crib

Is the Cubs' third-base situation already In question?

With the season just six games in for the Chicago Cubs, Rick Renteria has clearly expressed his willingness to platoon any player outside of Anthony Rizzo based on the matchup for the day.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Mike Olt, Baseball Players

Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs Series Preview, TV Schedule

The Pittsburgh Pirates will head to Wrigley Field this week to take on the Chicago Cubs for the second time in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Pedro Alvarez, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Charlie Morton

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Cubbies Crib

Chicago Cubs' RISP woes continue, drop shutout to Phillies 2-0

After managing just two runs the entire ballgame on Friday, the Chicago Cubs came out this afternoon and laid a goose egg, dropping a painful 2-0 shutout to Cliff Lee and the Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Chase Utley, Jeff Samardzija, Welington Castillo

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Wrigley Field opens 100th anniversary season

Ryne Sandberg brings his Philadelphia Phillies to Chicago to take on the Cubs on Friday in the first game of the season at the iconic ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball

Cubbies Crib

Beyond the Box Score: Cubs at Pirates 4/3/2014

After the 16 inning marathon the night before, both the Cubs and Pirates basically got a short nap in before having to show up at the ballpark for the series finale Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, James Russell, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Junior Lake, Pittsburgh Pirates, Mike Olt

Thu Apr 03, 2014

SFGate

Wrigley Field readied for 100th anniversary

New York Mets' Daniel Murphy stands during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Baseball Players, Daniel Murphy, Jordan Zimmermann, Washington Nationals

Rant Sports

5 Deadline Trades The Chicago Cubs Could Pull Off This Season

This should be the last season that the Cubs are purging large portions of their roster in order to return packages of prospects as they're inching closer to competing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Sergio Romo, Nate Schierholtz

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