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Saturday Aug 30 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Pitchers Who Have Struck Out 4 In One Inning

You don't have to be a great strikeout pitcher to strike out four batters in one inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Justin Grimm, Baseball Players, National League, Major League Baseball, Ryan Dempster, Chicago Cubs

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Major League Baseball

MLB Notebook: Giants battery for giant results

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Jonathan Sanchez, Randy Johnson, Major League Baseball

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Kyle Hendricks cites Maddux, Peavy as biggest influences

Maybe it's no coincidence Cubs rookie right-hander Kyle Hendricks so often is compared to Hall of Famer Greg Maddux.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Hendricks, Baseball Players, Greg Maddux

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Chicago Cubs

Hendricks eyes seventh straight quality start vs. O's

It might not be all that surprising if the Orioles-Cubs matinee on Saturday at Wrigley Field turns into a pitchers' duel.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Kyle Hendricks, Baseball Players, Chris Sale, Lucas Duda, Chicago Cubs

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Houston Astros

Lone Star State has rich pitching heritage

There had been successful pitchers from Texas from baseball's earliest days, but right-hander Nolan Ryan from tiny Alvin became the archetype.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Jackson, Soccer Players, Houston Astros

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Milwaukee Brewers

Amid historic run, Fiers tries not to look at numbers

The numbers that Mike Fiers has put up in his first three Major League starts in 2014 haven't just been impressive; they've been downright historic.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Fiers, Matt Harvey, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ChicagoSports.com

Finding playing time for all a challenge for Cubs

Jake Arrieta will continue to pitch through September, but finding innings for other Cubs players the rest of the season will be a challenge for manager Rick Renteria.

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Related Topix: Sports, Arismendy Alcantara, Baseball Players, Tsuyoshi Wada, Jorge Soler, Kyle Hendricks

Major League Baseball

Rizzo, Baez crush Mets behind stellar Hendricks

Rookie Kyle Hendricks has seen Javier Baez hit monster home runs before, so he wasn't awed by the upper deck blast in the ninth on Monday at Citi Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Kyle Hendricks, Evan Gattis, Major League Baseball

Bellingham Herald

Chicago Cubs

He's neither the Kerry Wood nor Mark Prior of days past, but what Kyle Hendricks has been for the Chicago Cubs thus far is an effective rookie pitcher.

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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Chicago Cubs

Cubs to pay tribute to 90s at Wrigley during Aug. 19-24 homestand

The Chicago Cubs will host a six-game homestand vs. the San Francisco Giants and Baltimore Orioles August 19-24 while honoring the 1990s decade at Wrigley Field, which saw important moments like Kerry Wood's 20-strikeout game and the unveiling of Harry Caray's statue at the ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Celebrate 1990s In Upcoming Homestand

They did. But after a four-game weekend "wraparound" trip to New York that ends Monday, the Cubs will return to Wrigley Field for a six-game homestand against the Giants and Orioles from August 19-24.

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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Door Reminder

What's Brewing: Could Fiers ignite Brewers?

What Mike Fiers did Thursday afternoon was something special. In striking out 14 Cubs batters over six innings, the Brewers' right-hander joined an What's Brewing: Could Fiers ignite Brewers? What Mike Fiers did Thursday afternoon was something special.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Starlin Castro, Mike Fiers, Yovani Gallardo

Detroit News

Max Scherzer dazzles as Tigers beat Pirates again

Such as the way the Tigers tacked on three runs in the eighth, two of them on a two-out single by Nick Castellanos, to withstand the two the Pirates countered with in the ninth.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Max Scherzer, Nick Castellanos

CBS Local

Levine: Cubs' Pitching Plan Might Include Run At Lester

Pitching depth and quality inventory are the prime objectives for the Chicago Cubs front office in completing a rebuild of the franchise over the next two seasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Darnell McDonald

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Bleed Cubbie Blue

The 1994 MLB Strike, 20 Years After

Baseball nearly committed suicide with the 1994 strike that cancelled the World Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Chicago Cubs, Baseball Players, Sammy Sosa

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