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3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, Troy Tulowitzki, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

7 hrs ago | 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.

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

9 hrs ago | WHTC

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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13 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, Welington Castillo

14 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Nate Schierholtz, Rex Brothers, Arismendy Alcantara

14 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Cubs' hopes rest with farm system

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

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

ChicagoSports.com

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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ChicagoSports.com

Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

Can't the Cubs' coaches see that Edwin Jackson's fastball comes in straight as a string with no movement at all? Change his grip, release point or arm angle.

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Chicago Sun-Times

What White Sox, Cubs are likely to do for rest of season

The White Sox' 51-55 record is right on the pace their 455 runs scored and 471 runs allowed suggest they should be on through the Pythagorean projection developed by Bill James.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Sale, Alexei Ramirez

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Cubs' Wada beats Rockies for first victory

Cubs ' Wada beats Rockies for first victory CHICAGO -- Unlike many of the players making their way from the minor leagues to the Chicago Cubs, Tsuyoshi Wada is no youngster.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Tsuyoshi Wada, Nolan Arenado

BleacherReport

Cubs Trade Rumors: Latest on Chicago's Pursuit of David Price and More

Fair warning - if you are a player on the Chicago Cubs who is not named Anthony Rizzo, you may very well get traded this season.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Cubbies Crib

Cubs top Rockies 4-1; Tsuyoshi Wada earns first Major League win

Jul 28, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada high fives right fielder Justin Ruggiano after he made a play against the Colorado Rockies during the seventh inning at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, DJ LeMahieu, Wilin Rosario, Tsuyoshi Wada, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Arismendy Alcantara

Metsblog.com

Cubs and D-Backs will keep evaluating, wait to deal young hitters

The D-Backs and Cubs are unlikely to deal a young infielder this summer, friends with both teams told me this past weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zack Wheeler, Jacob deGrom, Travis D'Arnaud

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

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

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

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