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2 hrs ago | Cubbies Crib

What to do with the Chicago Cubs pitching staff?

The start to the 2014 season has seen some good, and bad with the Chicago Cubs pitching.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, James Russell, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Matt Garza, Justin Grimm, Carlos Marmol

7 hrs ago | Cincinatti Reds

Speed takes the lead as Cingrani draws Cubs

Billy Hamilton is 23 years old, has five stolen bases this season and is really, really fast.

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Related Topix: Sports, Billy Hamilton, Baseball Players, Devin Mesoraco, Neftali Soto, Brandon Phillips, Bryan Price

11 hrs ago | Rant Sports

Chicago Cubs Rumors: 5 Potential Trade Scenarios for David Price

David Price is one of the best lefties in baseball and is one of the best pitchers overall for that matter.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Darwin Barney

21 hrs ago | WWVA-AM Wheeling

Samardzija hopes for some run support in opener with Reds

Jeff Samardzija hopes for some run support on Friday when the Chicago Cubs open a three-game series with the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Yanks Go Yard

Tanaka's Dominace A Tough Pill To Swallow For Cubs

Apr 16, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers the pitch in 8th inning as the New York Yankees take on the Chicago Cubs in 1st game of the day/night double header at Yankee Stadium.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Cincinatti Reds

Opening trip, Reds out to continue domimance of Cubs

Returning to Wrigley Field after a road trip might normally be viewed as a haven of sorts for the Cubs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Todd Frazier, Baseball Players, Homer Bailey, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chicago Reader

Are there five good things about the Cubs so far?

If Jeff Samardzija's excellent pitching continues, he'll bring the Cubs better prospects when he's traded this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Masahiro Tanaka, Chicago, IL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

After missing on Yankees' Tanaka, Cubs settled for...

Even three months later, 1,000 miles away and a league apart, Masahiro Tanaka stands as the defining player for the 2014 Cubs and represents where their underfunded rebuilding project sits.

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Related Topix: Sports, Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Michael Wacha

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Rant Sports

Chicago Cubs Finally Receive Some Late-Inning Bench Production

However, in regard to the bench in pinch-hitting situations, it was been rather bleak so far.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, Baseball Players, Mike Olt

Cubbies Crib

4/12 Morning Marquee: Castillo late inning hero, ex-Cub Casher throws one-hitter

Welington Castillo hit a 3-run home run to lift the Chicago Cubs to a win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the series opener in St. Louis Friday night after Jose Veras recorded his second blown save in as many save opportunities.

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Related Topix: Sports, Welington Castillo, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Andrew Cashner, Madison Bumgarner

ChicagoSports.com

Cubs' Renteria stands by Veras

But after Friday night's zany 6-3 win at St. Louis, the Chicago Cubs' manager stood firm in his support of embattled closer Jose Veras after Veras' second blown save.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Justin Grimm, Yadier Molina, Welington Castillo

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Rant Sports

After Latest Blown Save, It's No Wonder Jeff Samardzija Won't Commit to Chicago Cubs

It's becoming a story that's all-too-common. Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija throws a gem and doesn't get a win.

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

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

APRIL 11: Joe Kelly #58 of the St. Louis Cardinals delivers a pitch against the Chicago Cubs in the first inning at Busch Stadium on April 11, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Joe Kelly

Belleville News Democrat

Cards still waiting on Craig, Peralta

The Cardinals will play the Chicago Cubs at 7:15 p.m. Joe Kelly will pitch for St. Louis against Jeff Samardzija.

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Related Topix: Sports, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Joe Kelly

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, Darwin Barney

Viva El Birdos

Cardinals vs Cubs preview 4/11-4/13

It's always a little extra fun playing the Cubs. Like most of the diversions people devote their time to, baseball is only as valuable as the meaning people imbue it with.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Daniel Descalso, Jon Jay, Travis Wood, Jorge Soler

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Herald

Cubsa bullpen blows Wooda s solid start

This was going to be a nice little feel-good story about all the nice little things the Cubs did in beating the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, James Russell, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Joe Kelly, Edwin Jackson, Michael Wacha

Wed Apr 09, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals continuing NL Central tour vs. Cubs

Following Thursday's off-day, the Cardinals will continue their tour through the National League Central by hosting the rival Cubs to close out the team's first homestand of the year.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, Joe Kelly, St. Louis Cardinals

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Gapers Block

Cubs Don't Need Aces For Future Success

One worry floating around about Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer's plan is that they haven't been able to secure a front-of-the-rotation starter up to this point through drafts, trading, or the international market.

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Related Topix: Sports, Arismendy Alcantara, Baseball Players, Masahiro Tanaka, Matt Garza, Chris Rusin, Andrew McCutchen

Washington Square News

MLB expanded replay system presents challenges

For baseball, a sport resplendent with tradition, history and nostalgia, 2014 marks the first season with the expanded replay system.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Matt Cain

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