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2 hrs ago | Purple Row

Rockies vs. Cubs series preview: Battle for last place in NL commences

Need to get your comedy fix? Well, instead of tuning in to the Blue Collar Comedy Tour on Comedy Central or looking up images of LOLcats on the Internet, you should turn your attention to baseball, wherein the two worst teams in the National League will square off for an agonizing four days in the Windy City.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel, Colorado Rockies

5 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Rockies Series Preview

The 10-game homestand comes to a close as the Cubs play their first games of the season against the Colorado Rockies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jhoulys Chacin, Kyle Hendricks, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Jordan Lyles, Troy Tulowitzki

9 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

Tradeable Cubs: Fun With Proposals

Trade season is in full swing and with less than a week until the July 31 non-waiver deadline, trade chatter is at its peak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Samardzija, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Dustin Ackley, Tom Wilhelmsen, Seattle Mariners

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chicago Cubs

Cubs may get more building blocks at Deadline

For the third straight year, the Cubs got a jump on the rest of the trade market, making their blockbuster deals early in July.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dan Straily, Kyle Hendricks, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Wainwright outmaneuvers Cubs, Cardinals win 1-0

Adam Wainwright proved again he is one of the best pitchers in baseball as he worked around numerous threats and kept the Cards in the ballgame as the Redbirds beat the Cubs 1-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Matt Carpenter, Adam Wainwright, Kyle Hendricks, Matt Holliday, Kolten Wong

Sat Jul 26, 2014

ChicagoSports.com

Now, it's Jake Arrieta's turn as trade bait

Whenever an experienced Cubs pitcher enjoys sustained success, it seems he becomes more likely to be traded for young prospects.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Neil Ramirez, Blake Parker

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Tradeable Cubs: Everyone Else

In the final piece of the series leading up to the trade deadline, we look at what bit parts could carry some value to a contender.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, James Russell, Jeff Samardzija, Brian Dozier, Darwin Barney, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

FakeTeams

Updated Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospect List for Fantasy Leagues

The Chicago Cubs have been a busy team since the MLB Player Draft last month. Since then, we have seen this organization add to an already abundance of wealth down on the farm.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeff Samardzija, Arismendy Alcantara

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Cubs hand Cardinals 4th straight loss, 7-6Cubs hand Cardinals 4th...

Luis Valbuena hit a decisive two-run homer in the seventh inning Friday, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to hand the St. Louis Cardinals the fourth straight loss, 7-6.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Joe Kelly, Matt Holliday, Oscar Taveras

Viva El Birdos

Series Preview: Cardinals at Cubs July 25-27

The Cardinals and Cubs haven't met since the Cards took two of three at Busch in mid-May. At the beginning of that series, the Cubs we already twelve games under .500.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Jorge Soler, Arismendy Alcantara, Jeff Samardzija, St. Louis Cardinals

FakeTeams

Does Javier Baez Make the Grade?

Let's take a look at 10 of the most important attributes that should help to indicate what a prospect's future might hold.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Padres rout Cubs 11-3

San Diego Padres' Rene Rivera hits a two-run single off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Schlitter, scoring Will Venable and Jake Goebbert, during the sixth inning of a baseball game on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Rizzo, Will Venable, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Jake Goebbert

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BleacherReport

Forget the Record, Cubs Fans Should Be Pleased with the State of the Cubs

Despite having a 41-58 record, fans of the Chicago Cubs have quite a few things to be excited about for the remainder of the 2014 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Jorge Soler, Darwin Barney, Arismendy Alcantara, Mike Olt

ChicagoSports.com

Baez's versatility boosts Cubs' options

Javier Baez played catcher on his summer league team before his senior season at Arlington Country Day High School in Florida.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Arismendy Alcantara, Zack Cozart, Billy Hamilton, Jeff Samardzija

The Cardboard Connection

Chicago Cubs Collecting and Fan Guide

Despite their much-publicized title drought, the Chicago Cubs have shown enough flashes of brilliance through their storied history to offer hope to their sizable fan base.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Mark McGwire, Kerry Wood, Alfonso Soriano

Rant Sports

5 Reasons Why Chicago Cubs Shouldn't Trade For David Price

Contrary to what some delusional Chicago reporters think, the Cubs are not in the market for David Price.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, David Price, Chicago Cubs, Alfonso Soriano

Chicago Cubs

Jackson looks to rebound in series finale vs. Padres

With the Padres well back in the National League West and third baseman Chase Headley shipped to New York, the Padres are in need of a spark.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Anthony Rizzo, Chase Headley, Jeff Samardzija, Chicago Cubs

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Kennedy pitches around 5 walks in Padres win

Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning, Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Rizzo, Tommy Medica, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Tsuyoshi Wada, Yangervis Solarte

New York Daily News

Harper: Why Troy Tulowitzki won't be making a move to either Mets or Yankees

Troy Tulowitzki may be the holy grail for Mets' and Yankees' fans looking for a shortstop next season, but another trip to the disabled list this week is a reminder of why the oft-injured All-Star won't be coming to New York anytime soon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Troy Tulowitzki

CBS Local

Levine: Barney Never Regained 2011, '12 Form

Only two players from the 2010 Cubs remain on the current squad after it was announced Tuesday that Darwin Barney was designated for assignment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, James Russell, Darwin Barney, Jeff Samardzija

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