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Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 18

It was a great start for Tsuyoshi Wada , but he took the loss anyway because Iowa didn't score.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tsuyoshi Wada, Chris Valaika, Josh Vitters, Logan Watkins, Major League Baseball

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Cubbies Crib

Pregame Notes: Cubs return to Wrigley to take on the Reds

Apr 16, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto talks with manager Bryan Price , right, prior to a game with the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Joey Votto, Baseball Players, Cincinnati Reds, Bryan Price, Jeff Samardzija

Cubbies Crib

What to do with the Chicago Cubs pitching staff?

The start to the 2014 season has seen some good, and bad with the Chicago Cubs pitching.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, James Russell, Major League Baseball, Jeff Samardzija, Matt Garza, Justin Grimm, Carlos Marmol

The Miami Herald

Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati

Chicago, IL - Alfredo Simon yielded one unearned run through six-plus innings as the Cincinnati Reds dealt the sputtering Chicago Cubs a 4-1 loss at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Sam Lecure, Cincinnati Reds, Jeff Samardzija, Billy Hamilton

Rant Sports

Chicago Cubs' Starting Pitching All Excelling Elsewhere

Wednesday was a day to forget for the Chicago Cubs . However, it also could have been a day to wonder what could have been for the franchise.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Ryan Dempster, Randall Delgado, Andrew Cashner

CBS Local

Wisch: The Six Most Maddening Cubs Closers Ever

Chicago Cubs pitcher LaTroy Hawkins yells at home plate umpire Tim Tschida after being escorted to the dugout by manager Dusty Baker , coach Gary Matthews and others after being thrown out of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the ninth inning on July 20, 2004 at Wrigley Field.

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Bleed Cubbie Blue

MLB Bullets Goes For The Kill Shot

Managers are shifting and pitcher are sinking, at least the ones that are still healthy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Miguel Cabrera, Kenley Jansen, Jonathan Papelbon, Major League Baseball

Rant Sports

Milwaukee Brewers' Aramis Ramirez Off To Unusually Hot Start

Third baseman Aramis Ramirez of the Milwaukee Brewers has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in MLB , providing talent and leadership for three different teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Aramis Ramirez, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Cubbies Crib

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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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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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

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