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1 hr ago | BleacherReport

Grading the Chicago Cubs' Trade Deadline Performance

Fans knew the Cubs would be sellers once again this trade deadline, and with their flurry of deals over the past month, they've added several more key prospects.


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5 hrs ago |

Up next: Padres at Cubs

Who's hot: Hendricks has allowed one earned run in his last 161/3 innings. Pedro Strop hasn't allowed a run in his last seven outings.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014

CBS Local

Levine: Cubs' Focus Now Turns To Adding Pitching Depth

The Cubs got a little bit younger and, they hope, better in the future when they made their lone trade Thursday about 15 minutes before the non-wavier trading deadline.


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The Winnipeg Free Press

No trades and another loss: Rockies fall 3-1 to Cubs on deadline day

Pedro Hernandez pitched admirably in his first start in the major leagues this season, but Cubs counterpart Jake Arrieta was a bit better and Colorado lost 3-1 to the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, DJ LeMahieu, Pedro Hernandez, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Arismendy Alcantara, Nolan Arenado

Cubs Game Day: Scoreless through 4 1/2

Rick Renteria was mildly surprised to learn Thursday that the Chicago Cubs will face only one left-handed starter when they travel to Los Angeles to play the Dodgers this weekend.


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St. Petersburg Times

Cards get Masterson

The Indians had little choice but to give up RHP Justin Masterson . But the trade doesn't mean they're going to surrender the season.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Masterson, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Felix Doubront, Derek Jeter, Matt Harvey

Call to the Pen

Anthony Rizzo: the face of the Chicago Cubs

Jul 22, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the San Diego Padres during the third inning at Wrigley Field.


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MLB Trades 2014: Grades for Top Pre-Deadline Deals

Even though there is still time for all 30 Major League Baseball teams to make a move that will bring them one step closer to winning a championship, either in 2014 or in the years to come, it's never too early to look at the trades already consummated.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Journal Gazette

Rockies beat Cubs in 10 innings

Brandon Barnes hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Brandon Barnes, Rob Scahill, Charlie Culberson, Carlos Gonzalez

Denver Post

Rockies return favor with extra-inning win against the Cubs

Bleary-eyed from their 16-inning bender on Tuesday night, the Rockies desperately needed a pick-me-up on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, DJ LeMahieu, Brandon Barnes, Nolan Arenado, Tommy Kahnle

The Washington Post

Rockies bolster weary bullpen with Scahill

The Colorado Rockies have added another arm to their weary bullpen following a 16-inning loss to the Chicago Cubs.


Related Topix: Sports, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Chicago Cubs, Rob Scahill, Cristhian Adames

Will the Mets trade fora

The Rangers have been working to trade him and will pay a portion of the roughly $5 million left on his deal .


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Chicago Cubs

Wood faces Rox hoping to regain winning ways

Cubs left-hander Travis Wood has been beaten by his own command issues all season long.


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Purple Row

Cubs 4, Rockies 3 (16 Innings): Rockies drop longest game in franchise history in humiliating fashion

Perhaps we'll look back on this 4-3 loss someday and smile. Maybe this is the step the baseball gods had to take to ensure that the Cubs finished a game ahead of the Rockies at season's end and didn't get their paws on a certain draft pick that would have netted them a certain star player we haven't even heard of yet.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, DJ LeMahieu, Charlie Culberson, Jorge De La Rosa, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball


West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Chad Green

Jose Abreu had three hits, including a homer, and drove in four runs as the visiting White Sox routed the Tigers last night, 11-4.


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Chicago Tribune

Cubs win longest game in team history

This wasn't your traditional beer shower that the Chicago Cubs' players performed early Wednesday morning to commemorate the first major league victory for backup catcher John Baker.


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WGN-TV Chicago

Cubs Win Longest Game in Team History

Jackson managed to get off the hook when Emilio Bonifacio, who is being scouted by the San Francisco Giants, hit a two-run home run with two out in the bottom of the fourth inning.


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Journal Gazette

Cubs' hopes rest with farm system

Infielder Javier Baez, 21, is hitting .258 with 19 home runs and 73 RBI for Iowa.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Arismendy Alcantara, Chicago Cubs, Jorge Soler

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Rest might benefit Starlin Castro at the plate

Maybe Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro just needs a day off to get his head right at the plate.


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Daily Herald

And now Cubs' Ramirez is on disabled list

Instead of sending him to the minor leagues, they're putting him on the 15-day disabled list with sore right triceps.


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