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3 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Arrieta working on no-hitter for Cubs through 7

16, 2014. A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was convicted Tuesday of trying to block a federal investigation of allegations of inmate abuse at county jails.

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5 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Sign Affiliation With Myrtle Beach Pelicans

The Pelicans announced that they are excited about the new affiliation with the Cubs, believing that the "iconic" Cubs brand will draw even in South Carolina. They also believe that the Cubs strong farm system and top prospects will help attendance, which is currently fifth in the eight-team Carolina League.

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8 hrs ago | Cubbies Crib

Chicago Cubs, Iowa agree on new PDC that runs through 2018

With the Minor League Baseball season winding down and the Chicago Cubs' schedule rapidly shrinking as well, the attention now turns to the organizational affiliates across the league as the near-annual shuffling of parent clubs begins to take place. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Cubs had player development contracts with three affiliates Kane County, Boise and Daytona expire.

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8 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

Why Are The Cubs Considering Leaving Kane County?

There had been rumors floating around about this for a couple of weeks, but as the deadline for affiliation agreements to be renewed passed Monday, it was made official : Much of the Cubs brass descended on Fifth Third Bank Ballpark during the season and in 2013, a nod to the convenient commute from Wrigley Field. Despite optimism from both sides - new Cougars owner Dr. Bob Froehlich and Cubs president of scouting and player development Jason McLeod both lauded the arrangement this summer - the Cougars enter an important week without a 2015 affiliation.

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9 hrs ago | Chicago Cubs

Anthony Rizzo named Chicago Cubs nominee for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award

Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, today announced that Anthony Rizzo was named the Chicago Cubs' 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Rizzo is one of the 30 Club finalists for the annual Award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement.

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9 hrs ago | Chicago Cubs

Cubs extend PDC agreement with Triple-A Iowa

The Chicago Cubs today agreed with the Iowa Cubs on a two-year Player Development Contract extension through the 2018 season. The current agreement had run through the 2016 campaign.

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11 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

How many of the Cubs minor league teams will be the same next year?

The Cubs have reportedly terminated their player development contracts with three Minor League teams, Boise, Kane County and Daytona. Hoyer said he could not comment.

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11 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Release 2015 Ticket Price Tiers

The Cubs released to season-ticket holders Monday a schedule and a chart that show the ticket-price tiers and which games belong in each tier. Here they are ; comments below.

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13 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 150

After missing 18 games, Anthony Rizzo comes back in fine fashion to win the walkoff Superhero award on Monday night. Neither will show up on the podium in this game, but honorable mention goes to Neil Ramirez and Pedro Strop for bridging the gap in the seventh and eighth innings to assist in setting up the walkoff heroics a short time later.

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17 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

This Date In Baseball

His hits included two home runs. 1960 - Warren Spahn, 39, pitched a no-hitter and set an all-time Braves record with 15 strikeouts.

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21 hrs ago | Chicago Cubs

Arrieta aims to continue home dominance vs. Reds

Johnny Cueto has a chance to become the Reds' first 20-game winner since Danny Jackson went 23-8 in 1988, but no one said it would be easy. The All-Star right-hander won a classic pitching duel in his last start against Lance Lynn of the Cardinals, tossing eight scoreless innings and allowing just three hits while walking one and striking out seven last Thursday in Cincinnati.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Johnny Cueto, Lance Lynn, Starlin Castro, Neil Ramirez, Bryan Price, Major League Baseball

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Miami Herald

Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati

Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education. "> Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education.

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Norway man dies in racing accident at Hawkeye Downs

A Norway man known for his love of Norway baseball and the Chicago Cubs, his willingness to share unique posts on Facebook and involvement in conservative political causes died in a "Race 'em or Wreck 'em" event at Hawkeye Downs Speedway on the evening Saturday, Sept. 13. John "JP" Pickart, 68, was racing in an RV when another driver collided with him during Saturday's school bus-RV race sanctioned by B & B Promotions, which rented the track for the event.

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Cubs Name Kris Bryant, Jen-Ho Tseng Minor League Player, Pitcher Of Year

The Chicago Cubs today named infielder Kris Bryant and right-handed pitcher Jen-Ho Tseng the organization's Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively. Bryant and Tseng will be honored during an on-field ceremony prior to the Cubs 7:05 p.m. CT contest this Wednesday, September 17, against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field.

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The MLB Postseason Schedule Is... Confusing

While the Cubs sit home and watch the MLB playoffs on television for the sixth straight year, I know that many of us are also interested in watching postseason baseball. Remember the days when all the postseason games were on one TV network, or two? Those days are long gone, and now, with major-league baseball having multiple national television partners, the games are spread out among three networks and as many as five different channels.

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Cubs Heroes and Goats: Games 148 & 149

Superhero - Felix Doubront . That's three solid outings in a row for him. Billy Goat - Chris Valaika .

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Chicago Cubs

Wood looks for solid footing on mound against Reds

The Reds have at least one thing going for them when they arrive at Wrigley Field on Monday for the first of a three-game set with the Cubs: They have won eight of their last nine night games on the North Side of Chicago, and they'll be playing under the lights for the whole series. They're also sending 33-year-old Alfredo Simon to the mound, fresh off just his second win of the second half.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Herald

Sources: Cubs may not renew with Cougars

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Cubbies Crib

Chicago Cubs can make last effort to pull out of NL Central cellar

Jun 25, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Jonathan Broxton makes a play on Chicago Cubs left fielder Ryan Sweeney during the eighth inning at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports After a nice stretch where the Chicago Cubs played solid ball, going 12-8 towards the end of August and into September, the wheels came off somewhat in the ten days.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Cubs title wait 106 years and counting

The Chicago Cubs' century-plus failure to win the World Series will go on for at least one more year. Josh Harrison started Pittsburgh's first triple play at home in 21 years and hit a tying two-run double in a six-run fifth inning Sunday that helped the Pirates rally past the Cubs 7-3.

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