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4/17 Morning Marquee: Cubs shutout by Yankees in double header

Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda and relief corps allow only eight hits over 18 innings to blank the Chicago Cubs 3-0 and 2-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Cubs to celebrate 100 years of Wrigley Field in grand fashion

Chicago Cubs fans are finding it difficult to celebrate anything about this year's team, but there is something to celebrate.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

YESNetwork

Soriano reflects on Chicago

On the books for $14 million this season, Alfonso Soriano is - by a slight margin over pitcher Edwin Jackson - the highest-paid player on the Chicago Cubs' 2014 payroll.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Alfonso Soriano, Starlin Castro, New York Yankees, Welington Castillo

Rant Sports

Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs: Full Series Preview, TV Schedule

The Cincinnati Reds will head to Wrigley Field this weekend to take on the Chicago Cubs .

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Brandon Phillips, Joey Votto, Devin Mesoraco, Homer Bailey

Frisco Fastball

Juan Perez Optioned To Triple-A Fresno, Jeremy Affeldt Activated From The DL

The Giants sent OF Juan Perez down to Triple-A Fresno to make room on the 25-man roster for LHP Jeremy Affeldt , who was activated from the 15-day disabled list today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeremy Affeldt, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball

Sports Media 101

Pittsburgh Pirates Fall Below .500 for First Time in 363 Days

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

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Johnny Cueto, Joey Votto

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bradenton.com

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Chicago Cubs

The New York Yankees hurler fired six scoreless innings to help the Bronx Bombers complete a doubleheader sweep of the visiting Chicago Cubs with a 2-0 victory in Wednesday's nightcap.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Ryan Kalish, Masahiro Tanaka, Alfonso Soriano

Inside Bay Area

Esther J. Cepeda: Book offers insight about baseball's sacred temple

Call it a character defect, but I don't like baseball. And I especially don't like the Chicago Cubs -- losers I never found lovable.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Opinion

The News Tribune

Tanaka cools Cubs' bats in Yankees' 3-0 win

No matter the challenges, Masahiro Tanaka is making a smooth transition from Japan to the major leagues for one major reason: his split-fingered fastball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Junior Lake, Dean Anna, Derek Jeter, Brett Gardner

The Wichita Eagle

With 'Salem,' WGN America hopes to put a spell on TV viewers

A woodsy stretch of Willow Lake Farm, just outside this city, has been painstakingly built to look like a 17th century New England village, filled with shops and houses with steep-pitched roofs and drab clapboard exteriors.

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Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs vs. Yankees Game 1 Preview, Wednesday 4/16, 12:05 CT

The Cubs never did win a game in the original Yankee Stadium. They were swept out of the World Series in 1932 and 1938, losing two games each of those years there, and were swept in a three-game interleague series in 2005.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East

KDWN

This Date In Baseball

The Indians won the game 5-4 in 11 innings on Carl Lind's double. 1935 - Babe Ruth, 40, made a sensational National League debut in Boston.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, National League, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies

BleacherReport

How Epstein's Cubs Have Built a Brighter Future Than Cashman's Yankees

Nobody will be surprised if the New York Yankees sweep their next two games against the Chicago Cubs.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Sean Marshall, Baseball Players, Carlos Zambrano, Andrew Cashner

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bleed Cubbie Blue

A Cubs Oasis In A Yankees Town

If you find yourself in New York City during baseball season and enjoy drinking, there is no better place to cheer on the Cubs than Kelly's sports bar.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carlos Zambrano, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

SFGate

No Drew: Steinbrenner: 'I'm pretty content'

"I will consider anything, but right now I think I'm pretty content with where we're sitting," managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner said before Tuesday night's game against the Chicago Cubs was postponed by rainy weather.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mark Teixeira, Derek Jeter, Francisco Cervelli, Dean Anna

ESPN

Ricketts: Cubs committed to updating Wrigley

Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts thinks a move to the suburbs might be lucrative but says his team remains committed to refurbishing century-old Wrigley Field.

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The Miami Herald

Chicago Cubs

Yankee Stadium will serve as the centerpiece to Jackie Robinson Day, celebrating the 67th anniversary of him breaking the color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Francisco Cervelli

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 14

Not much good news today. However, contrary to reports on other websites, Albert Almora did NOT pass out on the field today.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

The Drill: Team vs. team all-time records in baseball

Here's a look at some team vs. team all-time records. Almost even - The Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds have been going at it for more than a century and haven't settled much.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Angels

Mon Apr 14, 2014

BleacherReport

Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects After Week 2

It was another tough week for the Chicago Cubs at the big league level, as they went 2-4 and remain in the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jorge Soler, Jose Veras

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