Jul 12, 2014
Pregame Notes: Cubs look for third-straight win; 3:05 pm CT vs Braves
May 17, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson is congratulated by coach Eric Hinske and the fans after the seventh inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field.
Major League Baseball
Braves continue batting pitcher eighth
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has not been overwhelmed by the results since he began placing his starting pitcher in the lineup's eighth spot last week.
Hinske back at Turner Field in familiar mentor role
The last time Cubs first-base coach Eric Hinske took in a game at Turner Field, he was a veteran bench presence for the Braves as they hosted the Cardinals in the first-ever National League Wild Card game on Oct. 5, 2012.
Closer Romo making most of his contract year
Romo, like Sandoval eligible for free agency after the season, is 9-for-9 in save conversions, including both wins against the Braves.
San Diego Padres
MLB Notebook: Smith's pinch-hit pop spurs Padres
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