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2 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

While Wrigley parties, Theo's mind is on Cubs winning

As parties of the century go, Wednesday's 100th ''birthday'' celebration for Wrigley Field falls woefully short compared to the classic centennials.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

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Travis Wood's arm, bat lift Cubs over Diamondbacks 5-1

During a 19-minute pregame session with reporters that sounded at times like a job interview, Cubs manager Rick Renteria elaborated on the definition of leadership among his players.

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Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Chicago Cubs: Full Series Preview, TV Schedule

The Arizona Diamondbacks will travel to Wrigley Field to take on the Chicago Cubs this week, in a four-game series featuring two struggling teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Mike Olt, Wade Miley

Cubbies Crib

Chicago Cubs Weekly Recap: April 14-20

It was another tough week for the Chicago Cubs, and even with a shorter week they were unable to win their first series of the season.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

BleacherReport

5 Chicago Cubs Minor Leaguers Who Will See Time in the Majors This Season

The Chicago Cubs are already off to a really slow start, starting the season 5-11.

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

CBS Local

Emma: Teammates Can Learn From Samardzija

For the first time since taking residency on Chicago's North Side, Cubs skipper Rick Renteria was visibly frustrated about a loss.

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Chicago Cubs' Starting Rotation Receiving Very Little Support From Anemic Offense

Being a pitcher for the Chicago Cubs is probably not the most pleasant experience at the moment, particularly for the starting rotation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, Travis Wood

The San Diego Union-Tribune

NL Capsules

Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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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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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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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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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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