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4 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Giants' controversial rain-shortened 2-0 loss to Chicago Cubs explained by umpire

It's unclear what happened during the last two hours of the 4-hour and 36-minute rain delay that eventually became a rain-shortened 2-0 Chicago Cubs victory over the Giants Tuesday night.

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5 hrs ago | Frisco Fastball

Mike Krukow on Chicago Cubs tarp debacle: "It's obscene"

Aug 19, 2014; Chicago, IL, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy talks with umpire Hunter Wendelstedt during a rain delay in the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Baseball Players, Buster Posey

7 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game Tarp -- Er, 125

In what will go down as one of the most bizarre games in Cub history, Tsuyoshi Wada takes the Superhero award on Tuesday night, primarily because voting for the grounds crew is not allowed.

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12 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Baseball Capsules

Marwin Gonzalez knocked in two runs with a pinch-hit single, and the fourth-place Astros won for the third time in four meetings with the Yankees this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Marwin Gonzalez, Baseball Players, David Robertson, National League West, National League, Tsuyoshi Wada

16 hrs ago | Gamedayr.com

Chicago Cubs' Rain Delay Tarp Fail Is So Very Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs were back to doing Chicago Cubs-type things on Tuesday night. During a rain delay at Wrigley Field, the grounds crew attempted to cover the field with a tarp to keep it from getting drenched, but miscalculated its application and was left scrambling to piece together some sort of water protection.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cubbies Crib

Can the Cubs Kyle Hendricks win the NL Rookie of the Year?

Aug 12, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks prepares to throw a pitch to the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Hendricks, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Geovany Soto, Chris Coghlan

Marin Independent Journal

Giants might be without Hector Sanchez for remainder of season

Manager Bruce Bochy said it would take some time for the backup catcher to recover from his latest concussion, which occurred when he was struck by a foul tip off the face mask during an injury rehabilitation game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Hector Sanchez, San Francisco Giants

CBS Local

Nate McLouth to Undergo Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery

Nate McLouth #15 of the Washington Nationals bats against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on June 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Sports Media 101

San Francisco Giants-Chicago Cubs Series Preview

SF Giants 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the San Francisco Giants as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Madison Bumgarner, National League West, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Tsuyoshi Wada

Cubbies Crib

8/19 Morning Marquee: Kyle Hendricks show, Andrew McCutchen returns

Aug 18, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of a game at Citi Field.

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Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September

In past years, the Cubs have sent out season-ticket renewal information in October, after the season has ended.

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Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 18

The Smokies won their sixth in a row as they extend their second-half lead. The Cougars won their eighth in a row.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Rusin, Baseball Players, Christian Villanueva, Major League Baseball

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chicago Cubs

Cubs Recall RHP Dan Straily from Triple-A Iowa, Option OF Junior Lake to Iowa

The Chicago Cubs today recalled right-handed pitcher Dan Straily from Triple-A Iowa and optioned outfielder Junior Lake to Iowa.

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Related Topix: Sports, Junior Lake, Baseball Players, Dan Straily, Major League Baseball, Jeff Samardzija

Washington Times

Mets give Torres little help in 4-1 loss to Cubs

Carlos Torres excelled in a spot start on no rest. The Mets' bats, well, they appear to have taken the week off.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Major League Baseball, Kyle Hendricks, David Wright

Cubbies Crib

Chicago Cubs weekly recap: Hendricks' hot streak continues

The Chicago Cubs continue to do some shifting, in Chicago and down on the farm. Former first-round pick Brett Jackson was dealt, Junior Lake was optioned to Iowa and Dan Straily made his Cubs debut, albeit a temporary one.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Brett Jackson, Junior Lake, Dan Straily

Sports Media 101

Chicago Cubs Hitters Vs. Chicago Cubs Pitchers

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

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Marco Estrada, John Danks

The Baltimore Sun

With trip to Chicago to play White Sox and Cubs, Orioles shuffling rotation

Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez won't start against the Chicago White Sox in the Orioles' upcoming series at U.S. Cellular Field, but he'll be back in the major leagues this week and may start against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field either Saturday or Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Wei-Yin Chen, Kevin Gausman

ABC News

Cubs, Red Sox Could Have Bright Futures

Javier Baez has homered four times in his first 13 major league games, and the 21-year-old infielder has given the Chicago Cubs a much-needed boost as they trudge through another dismal season in the standings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Arismendy Alcantara, Baseball Players, Kyle Hendricks, David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia, Mike Napoli

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 17

The Smokies won their fifth game in a row. Boise made a spectacular comeback to keep their postseason hopes alive.

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Cubbies Crib

Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant day-to-day with left foot bruise

Nov 2, 2013; Surprise, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant against the West during the Fall Stars Game at Surprise Stadium.

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