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1 hr ago | Sports Media 101

Zack Wheeler Wants to Remain with New York Mets in 2015

Mets 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Mets as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Zack Wheeler, Baseball Players

6 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

Reds 7, Cubs 2: It's A Process

The process of turning the Cubs from the expansion-level team they were in 2012 and 2013 into a future playoff contender is going to take a while.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jorge Soler, Edwin Jackson, Dylan Axelrod, Arismendy Alcantara, Kyuji Fujikawa

7 hrs ago | Blog Red Machine

Cincinnati Reds Take Series, Lay Lumber against Cubs

Bringing the lumber to the yard for an afternoon tilt against the Chicago Cubs, the Cincinnati Reds hammered their way to a 7-2 victory over their up-and-coming rivals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Zack Cozart, Baseball Players, Mike Leake, Logan Ondrusek, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Billy Hamilton

14 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Who Homered In Their First Major-League At Bat

Before Jorge Soler homered in his first major-league at-bat Wednesday evening against the Reds , six other Cubs preceded him in accomplishing this feat.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Compassionate Renteria on Starlin Castro lapse: 'I feel bad for him'

Cubs manager Rick Renteria defended shortstop Starlin Castro for the kind of mental lapse Wednesday night he was often criticized for earlier in his career but that he seemed to have all but eliminated over the past year.

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BleacherReport

Jorge Soler Makes Cubs Debut: Final Stat Line, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

The Chicago Cubs outfielder made an impressive debut with the club, hitting a home run in his first at-bat while finishing 2-for-4 with two RBI and one strikeout.

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Blog Red Machine

Papa Latos Leads Cincinnati Reds to Victory

Aug 27, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos throws against the Chicago Cubs in the fifth inning at Great American Ball Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Chris Heisey, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Billy Hamilton

Cubbies Crib

Jorge Soler, Luis Valbuena homer in Cubs loss to Reds

Aug 27, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Chicago Cubs right fielder Jorge Soler hits a solo home off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos in the second inning at Great American Ball Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zack Cozart, Chris Heisey, Jorge Soler, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds

Washington Nationals

Soler goes deep in first Major League at-bat

Following Luis Valbuena's leadoff shot as part of a back-to-back effort, Soler's blast gave the Cubs a 2-0 lead.

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Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs vs. Reds Preview, Wednesday 8/27, 6:10 CT

The Cubs are looking to match their longest winning streak of 2014 tonight. Oh, and some guy from the Cubs farm system is making his major-league debut.

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Call to the Pen

Luis Valbuena's time as a Chicago Cub coming to an end

August 3, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Chicago Cubs third baseman Luis Valbuena celebrates with center fielder Ryan Sweeney his solo home scored in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.

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FakeTeams

Roto Roundup: Tim Lincecum, Jorge Soler, Jimmy Rollins and others

Ray highlights some of the top fantasy performers from Tuesday's roto action, including Tim Lincecum, Jorge Soler, Gerrit Cole and others.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tim Lincecum, Jimmy Rollins, Jorge Soler, Gerrit Cole, Sergio Romo

Tue Aug 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Pirates OF, reigning MVP McCutchen injures ribs again

The reigning National League MVP spent 15 days on the disabled list with fractured rib cartilage this month and appeared to aggravate the injury in the third when he collided with the wall while tracking down a fly ball by Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, David Wright, Daniel Murphy

ChicagoSports.com

Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot

Jorge Soler runs the bases after hitting a two-run homer on the Memphis Redbirds in the sixth-inning at Principal Park in Des Moines.

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

Daily Herald

Cubs prospect Soler to join team today

The Cubs will recall outfielder Soler from Class AAA Iowa, and indications are he will be activated for Wednesday night's game in Cincinnati.

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CBS Local

Preview: Cubs-Reds

When the Chicago Cubs visited Great American Ball Park last month, the Cincinnati Reds won four of five to pull within 2 1/2 games of the NL Central lead.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Travis Wood, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, Johnny Cueto

Sports Media 101

Story of the Year: Cubs' Rookie Arms

Cubs 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Chicago Cubs as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

New York Post

Mets cana t afford to fall short again

A season with real expectations. Their scholarship runs out in 31 games. They face a season in which holes must be plugged, starting at shortstop.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Zack Wheeler, David Wright, Travis D'Arnaud

Cubbies Crib

Chicago Cubs weekly recap: August 18-24

It was an interesting week for the Chicago Cubs. Fans got to see some things they hadn't before and got a bigger glimpse of things to come with a plethora of rookies up in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Tsuyoshi Wada, Kyle Hendricks

Cubbies Crib

Report: Cubs nixed Edwin Jackson, B.J. Upton trade

Aug 18, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Atlanta Braves center fielder B.J. Upton plays catch on the field before playing the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.

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