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The 12-3 Cubs Beat Indians Again In Cleveland On A WednesdayTopics - Jon Lester continues to prevent runs - Jason Kipnis crushing righties and his role among 2B options - Ian Happ slugging among the best in MLB.

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Rizzo, Bryant homer in Cubs' 7-2 winAnthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant each homered while Kyle Hendricks struck out five over six innings to lead the Cubs over the Indians - 8/12/20.

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The Cubs are comfortable with being uncomfortable and that's bad news for the National League"I think it's been important for us to be able to change on the fly and figure out what's going to work for us this year," Kris Bryant said.

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Cubs Beat Indians 7-2 to Match Their Best Start Since 1970Kyle Hendricks pitched six strong innings in his first appearance against Cleveland since Game 7 of the 2016 World Series and Anthony Rizzo homered, leading the Cubs to a 7-2 win over the Indians on Wednesday night to match their best start in 50 years.

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Cubs Beat Cleveland, Match Their Best Start Since 1970CLEVELAND — Kyle Hendricks pitched six strong innings in his first appearance against Cleveland since Game 7 of the 2016 World Series and Anthony Rizzo homered, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 win over the Indians on Wednesday night to match their best start in 50 years.

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Chicago Cubs-Cleveland RunsCubs third. Anthony Rizzo homers to right field. Javier Baez flies out to deep right field to Tyler Naquin.

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Cubs quick takes: Bryzzo homers, Hendricks pitching lead sweepThe four-day layoff didn't hurt the Cubs' pitching or hitting the last two nights as they finished a two-game sweep Wednesday of the best team on their schedule so far, this time 7-2.

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Cubs' Jason Kipnis: Carlos Carrasco 'looks great' after returning from cancerJason Kipnis witnessed Carlos Carrasco's battle with cancer first-hand as his teammate last year. On Wednesday, he got to face him.

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Overflow thread 3: Cubs vs. Indians, Wednesday 8/12, 5:10 CTHey! for J-Hey The Cubs right fielder had himself a night.

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2 chains: Cubs fans are loving Rizzo's in-game jewelryCubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo's jewelry caught the attention of fans watching Wednesday's game.

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Fall Madness? NCAA hoops holds answer for MLB playoff quandaryThe questions already are piling up fast about the integrity of the MLB schedule and determining a playoff field.

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Watch: Kris Bryant Adds to Cubs Lead with Solo Home RunAfter appearing to tweak his wrist trying to make a diving catch in the outfield, Kris Bryant calmed any concerns that he was injured by launching a bomb into the LF bleachers.

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Cubs Quick Takes: Cubs Head Home With 12-3 Start After Sweep in ClevelandThe four-day layoff didn't hurt the Cubs' pitching or hitting the last two nights as they finished a two-game sweep Wednesday of the best team on...

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Cubs' Jason Kipnis: Carlos Carrasco a€˜looks Great' After Returning From CancerJason Kipnis witnessed Carlos Carrasco's battle with cancer first-hand as his teammate last year. On Wednesday, he got to face him.

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Overflow thread 2: Cubs vs. Indians, Wednesday 8/12, 5:10 CTHey! for J-Hey The Cubs right fielder had himself a night.

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Cubs' Anthony Rizzo Rocks 2 Chains, Hits Homer and Fans Are Loving ItCubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo's jewelry caught the attention of fans watching Wednesday's game.

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Why Cubs, Other Contenders Could Find Best Playoff Answers in NCAA HoopsThe questions already are piling up fast about the integrity of the MLB schedule and determining a playoff field.

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Overflow thread 1: Cubs vs. Indians, Wednesday 8/12, 5:10 CTHey! for J-Hey The Cubs right fielder had himself a night.

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Defense starting to become Cubs' calling card during fast startCubs shortstop Javy Báez: "The positioning has been a little different. We've been making adjustments that we didn't make in the past."

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Cubs News: Jason Kipnis is proving to be a great acquisitionJason Kipnis is proving to be an excellent signing for the Chicago Cubs in 2020, whether it's his arm or his bat?

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Cubs exercising caution with Schwarber, get positive feedback on QThe Cubs offered updates on Kyle Schwarber's knee contusion and José Quintana's rehab post-thumb surgery.

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First pitch thread: Cubs vs. Indians, Wednesday 8/12, 5:10 CTHere's why bringing Burl Carraway to Wrigley Field in 2020 would be a bad idea The Cubs' second-round pick can throw hard.

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Cubs' Javier Baez: Indians' Francisco Lindor is 'the best, but I'm El Mago'A two-game series between the Cubs and the Indians this week also meant the matchup of two of the best shortstops in the game: Javier Báez and Francisco Lindor.

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Cubs Injury Update: Latest on Kyle Schwarber's Knee, Jose Quintana's ThumbThe Cubs offered updates on Kyle Schwarber's knee contusion and José Quintana's rehab post-thumb surgery.

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Grading the Cubs starters a quarter of the way through the seasonThe Cubs starting pitching has been an unexpected strength in 2020.

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Cubs' Javier Baez: Indians' Francisco Lindor Is 'the Best, But I'm El Mago'A two-game series between the Cubs and the Indians this week also meant the matchup of two of the best shortstops in the game: Báez and Lindor.

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Cubs, Indians wrap brief 2-game series in ClevelandWe use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from.

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Chicago Cubs' and the three players that need to stay hotJon Lester, Ian Happ and Willson Contreras are those players.

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Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians preview, Wednesday 8/12, 5:10 CTThe Cubs go for the sweep of this two-game set.

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Kyle Hendricks is pitching on Wednesday in Cleveland, so we bring on Ryan Davis to reminisceThe Cubs beat up on the Indians bullpen for 6 runs in a 7-1 win over the Cleveland Tuesday night, we bring on Ryan Davis to help recap Tuesday night's win and recap the Wednesday night match-up featuring Kyle Hendricks and Carlos Carrasco.

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Same Batting Order, Kyle Hendricks Starts on Wednesday Night in ClevelandKyle Hendricks is starting a baseball game on a Wednesday night in Cleveland, which seems like it might bear some significance.

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According to History, Cubs' Hot Start Could be a Great Sign for Their World Series HopesThe Chicago Cubs have the best winning percentage in the National League after their 7-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night, and their 11-3 start to the season could be a great sign of success in the future.

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Cubs Stats to Monitor: Ian Happ's Plate Discipline Better Than Other Young SuperstarsIn addition to his burgeoning media empire, Ian Happ has emerged as one of the league's most patient young hitters.

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3 reasons the Chicago Cubs are World Series contendersNearly a quarter of the way through the season, the Cubs are serious World Series contenders, owners of the best winning percentage in all of MLB.

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Here's why bringing Burl Carraway to Wrigley Field in 2020 would be a bad ideaThe Cubs' second-round pick can throw hard. But he's not ready for MLB yet.

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Chicago Cubs Team StaxBATTERS AVG OBA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS E Team Totals.245.338 462 72 113 23 1 20 67 51 137 3 1 8.

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Indians vs Chicago Cubs Game Thread #19, Wednesday at 6:10 p.m ETThe Indians are back on the field after an uninspiring effort on Tuesday in which they were beaten soundly by the Chicago Cubs 7-1 at Progressive Field.

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2020 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 14It's good to be back after a long weekend off. The Cubs didn't show any signs of rust as they returned from four days off with a 7-1 win over the Indians.

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The Rundown: Lester Is Nails, Heyward Hammers, Cubs Continue Building MLB's Best RecordJon Lester openly worried last week that what was then still the potential cancellation of the Cubs' series in St. Louis could slow the momentum the team had built.

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Cubs could pursue Marcus Stroman this winter in free agencyWith three starters set to hit the open market, it's worth wondering if the Cubs will inquire on Marcus Stroman, who recently opted out of the 2020 season.

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Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians preview, Wednesday 8/12, 5:10 CTThe Cubs go for the sweep of this two-game set.

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Cubs 7, Indians 1: Hey! Hey! for J-HeyMeanwhile, the Indians pitching staff was holding the Cubs offense down, too. Adam Plutko, an emergency starter after Cleveland's scheduled starter Mike Clevinger was quarantined due to his unauthorized leaving of the team hotel in Chicago over the weekend, threw four efficient innings and Oliver Perez threw a scoreless fifth.

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Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians odds, picks and best betsThe Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians wrap up a short two-game series Wednesday at Progressive Field at 6:10 p.m.

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Watch Chicago Cubs Try to Hit Famous Cardboard Cutouts in OutfieldMichael Jordan, Bill Murray, and a guy on a bicycle are in the outfield at Wrigley Field...

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Outside The Confines: MLB suspensions are impossible to estimateWhen the A's and Astros met this past weekend, things got heated.

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Baseball history unpacked, August 121909 - Umpire Tim Hurst is dropped by the American League following an investigation into the spitting incident in the August 3rd game between the Athletics and White Sox.

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Chicago Cubs Game Recap: 7-1 WIN vs. Indians 8/11/20Please Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more Cubs Videos! Thank You!

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Will 4 days off help or hurt the Cubs?David Kaplan and Gordon Wittenmyer discuss the delay for the Cubs, they also discuss Zach Plesac and Mike Clevinger breaking protocol and going out in Chicago, and they discuss a what if scenario that could have changed the Cubs getting Aroldis Chapman in 2016.

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Cubs Talk Podcast: Will 4 days off help or hurt the Cubs?David Kaplan and Gordon Wittenmyer discuss the Cubs' impromptu weekend off, Zach Plesac and Mike Clevinger breaking protocol and going out in Chicago, and a 'what if' scenario that could have changed the Cubs getting Aroldis Chapman in 2016.

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Cubs Talk Podcast: Will 4 Days Off Help Or Hurt the Cubs?David Kaplan and Gordon Wittenmyer discuss the Cubs' impromptu weekend off,  Zach Plesac and Mike Clevinger breaking protocol and going out in Chicago, and a 'what if' scenario that could have changed the Cubs getting Aroldis Chapman in 2016.

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Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians odds, picks and best betsPreviewing Wednesday's Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians sports betting odds and lines, with MLB betting picks, tips and best bets.

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Kipnis is welcomed back to Cleveland, enjoying 'fun ride' with CubsJason Kipnis spent the first nine years of his career in Cleveland, before signing as a freeagent with the Cubs in Februrary.

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Jason Kipnis Enjoying a€˜fun Ride' With Cubs, But 2016 World Series Still StingsJason Kipnis spent the first nine years of his career in Cleveland, before signing as a freeagent with the Cubs in Februrary.

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Chicago Cubs beat Cleveland Indians 7-1After a four-day layoff, the Chicago Cubs found a variety of ways to chip away and eventually end the Cleveland Indians' 17-game streak of allowing four runs or fewer in a 7-1 victory at Progressive Field.

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Heyward, Lester lead Cubs to 7-1 winJason Heyward belted a homer and drove in four runs to back Jon Lester's strong start in the Cubs' win - 8/11/20.

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Cubs-Indians: Jon Lester showing he has a lot left in the tankLester lowered his ERA to 1.06 in the Cubs' 7-1 victory over the Indians on Tuesday.

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Chicago Cubs Score and RecapAfter their weekend series in St. Louis was postponed due to the Cardinals' COVID-19 outbreak, the Cubs headed to Progressive Field in Cleveland for the first of two games against their 2016 World Series foes.

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Lester, Heyward Power Cubs To Victory Over Cleveland IndiansCLEVELAND — Jon Lester looked comfortable on a mound where he helped make history and Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-1 win on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians, who welcomed back manager Terry Francona after a couple bumpy days.

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Quick takes: Cubs show no rust in return, avoid Mike Clevinger to beat IndiansThe Cubs beat the Indians in the first of a two-game series at Cleveland.

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Cleveland's protocol perps remind Cubs of 'weakest-link' threatsThe Cardinals' "stuff" became the Cubs' "stuff" when their series was wiped out over the weekend because of the Cards' outbreak.

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Quick Takes: Cubs Show No Rust in Return, Avoid Mike Clevinger to Beat IndiansThe Cubs beat the Indians in the first of a two-game series at Cleveland.

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Overflow thread 2: Cubs vs. Indians, Tuesday 8/11, 6:10 CTCubs general manager Jed Hoyer says a bubble might work for the 2020 postseason.

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Watch: Jason Heyward Hits Three-Run Homer in ClevelandComing into Tuesday night's game, the Cleveland Indians had not given up more than four runs in any game this entire season.

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Chicago Cubs: Top 3 players feeling the heat after teams hot startA A A AThe way the Chicago Cubs are playing the best baseball in years, however, some players are feeling the pressure to more this short season.

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Chicago Cubs-Cleveland RunsCubs second. Kyle Schwarber strikes out swinging. Willson Contreras singles to left center field. Ian Happ walks.

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Cubs Get More Reminders in Cleveland a€” That League Only Strong as Weakest LinkThe Cardinals' "stuff" became the Cubs' "stuff" when their series was wiped out over the weekend because of the Cards'...

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Overflow thread 1: Cubs vs. Indians, Tuesday 8/11, 6:10 CTCubs general manager Jed Hoyer says a bubble might work for the 2020 postseason.

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Cubs' Jason Kipnis on return to Cleveland: ‘It literally felt like I was coming home'The second baseman played nine seasons in Cleveland before signing with the Cubs last offseason.

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First pitch thread: Cubs vs. Indians, Tuesday 8/11, 6:10 CTPandemic Baseball Chronicles: The Indians should be quarantined Even though that will hurt the Cubs.

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Cubs, Indians open brief 2-game series in ClevelandIf you seek Tuesday's game threads, look no further.

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Chicago Cubs: Trading Jose Quintana is the move to makeThe 2020 trade deadline is approaching and the Chicago Cubs should reap the benefits of trading veteran lefty Jose Quintana.

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Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians preview, Tuesday 8/11, 6:10 CTThe Cubs resume their 60-game season after the weekend postponement with the Cardinals.

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Anthony Rizzo Reminds Jason Kipnis That Cubs Beat Indians in 2016 World SeriesMemories flooded back for former Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis as he stepped back onto Progressive Field.

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Eddie Vedder, Bill Murray and Others Join Cubs Batting PracticeThe Cubs got creative on their off day and participated in some Friendly competition. Batting practice turned into target practice as the squad competed for points with special guests Bill Murray, Eddie Vedder, Michael Jordan and more appearing in the form of cutouts.

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Cleveland Indians Twitter plays itself with 2016 Cubs World Series jokeWe weren't going to mention it, but as long as you brought it up...

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Game #18 Observations: Cubs Pound Indians 7-1 as Pen Can't Stop Chicago Offensive OnslaughtOn the heels of losing ⅖'s of their starting pitching by being placed on the "restricted" list Tuesday, the Indians return to Progressive Field was an ugly one, as they were beat up by the surprising Chicago Cubs 7-1.

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Chicago Cubs LineupThe Cubs haven't played since being lambasted last Thursday in Kansas City, but they head into this series against the Indians boasting a 4.5-game division lead and the best record in baseball.

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Cleveland Indians Twitter Plays Itself With 2016 Cubs World Series JokeWell, we weren't gonna mention it but now that you've brought it up... what's the chance of rain towards the end of tonight's game?

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David Ross, Cubs Come Up With Hilarious Game to Pass Time During Brief HiatusWith the Chicago Cubs forced into a brief pause on their season due to a coronavirus outbreak among St. Louis Cardinals players, manager David Ross found a creative and fun way to pass the time while getting in some needed training.

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On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Indians series previewThe Cubs resume their season after a weekend series in St. Louis was postponed due to COVID-19.

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MLB Power Rankings Where do the Cubs, Yankees, Dodgers stand?Here's the top 20 of the MLB's Power Rankings! Where did your team fall?

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Cubs return to action in Cleveland in a two-game set with the IndiansThe Cubs return to play today against the Cleveland Indians, we'll preview Tuesday night's match up in the first segment and then hit on a few Cubs bullets in the second segment, like the Cubs cardboard cut out hitting drills and what the playoffs would look like had the season ended today.

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Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago Cubs live stats and updates, Game 18Adam Plutko and the Indians take on Jason Kipnis and the Cubs at Progressive FIeld.

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Are the Cubs ready to finally name Anthony Rizzo a team captain?Given everything the 2020 season has brought, now is the time for the Cubs to make it official and finally name Anthony Rizzo the official team captain.

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Cubs @ Cleveland Series PreviewThe Cubs did not play this weekend as the Cardinals continued to deal with a COVID-19 outbreak.

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Chicago Cubs Team StaxBATTERS AVG OBA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS E Team Totals.245.338 462 72 113 23 1 20 67 51 137 3 1 8.

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Indians vs Chicago Cubs Game Thread #18, Tuesday at 7:10 p.m ETThe Indians are back at home after winning two of three in Chicago over the weekend and the team's first "official" off day of the 2020 season.

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MLB is definitely considering a bubble for the 2020 postseasonIt would be a great way of ensuring this season is completed.

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The Chicago Cubs Need To Get Creative At CloserThrough the first three weeks of the season, Jeffress has been the best part of the Cubs bullpen.

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Cubs: Despite worst case scenario, bullpen built the right wayThe Cubs bullpen was constructed the right way, but the worst case scenario has been realized and its been tough to see any positives so far this season.

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Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians preview, Tuesday 8/11, 6:10 CTThe Cubs resume their 60-game season after the weekend postponement with the Cardinals.

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Pandemic Baseball Chronicles: The Indians should be quarantinedAn analysis of publicly available data on infections from the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, that causes the respiratory illness COVID-19 yielded an estimate of 5.1 days for the median disease incubation period, according to a new study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Chicago Reportedly Being Considered as Hub with MLB Discussing Possibility of Playoff 'Bubble'Early discussions about how to best conduct the MLB season included isolating teams to anywhere from one to three hubs, ostensibly to limit exposure by keeping teams close together and eliminating most or all travel.

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The Rundown Lite: Taking Some Time Off and Thanking Our Readers"To learn one must be humble; but life is the great teacher." - James Joyce "Inspiration, move me brightly."

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Cub Tracks feels the ripple effectsChicago Cubs: We are nearing the end of the window of opportunity for the group of players that won the franchise's first championship in 108 years back in 2016, earning the likes of Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant enduring places in Chicago's baseball history.

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MLB odds, picks and predictions: Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland IndiansAfter getting the weekend off due to the Cardinals' COVID situation, the red-hot Cubs look to extend their lead in the NL Central as they head to Cleveland for a 2016 World Series rematch.

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Cubs' mental challenge of 2020: 'Every day there's something new'The Cubs anticipated that mental health would be especially important this season and gave mental skills coach John Baker Tier 1 access.

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Wrigleyville Nation Podcast: Episode 228 a€“ Taylor McGregor, We Learn About Taylor and Being A Field Reporter, Next Series Preview, and MoreTaylor McGregor, Cubs Field Reporter for the Marquee Sports Network, joins us this week. We discuss how she go started.

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Pitching Notes: Hamels, Quintana, M's, TigersLeft-hander Cole Hamels, whom the Braves placed on the 45-day injured list July 23, still has not thrown off a mound during his recovery from a triceps problem, Mark Bowman of MLB.com tweets.

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Javier Baez, Wife Irmarie Expecting 2nd Child, Couple Announces in Adorable Social Media PostChicago Cubs shortstop Javier Báez and his wife Irmarie announced Monday that they are expecting their second child.

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Guest: Taylor McGregor, We Learn About Taylor and Being A Field Reporter, Next Series Preview, and MoreTaylor McGregor, Cubs Field Reporter for the Marquee Sports Network, joins us this week. We discuss how she go started.

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How the Cubs, John Backer, Are Navigating the Mental Challenges of 2020The Cubs anticipated that mental health would be especially important this season and gave mental skills coach John Baker Tier 1 access.

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Ryan Davis recaps the season thus far, plus MLB cancels Cubs weekend series with the CardinalsRyan Davis joins the show today, you can follow Ryan on twitter at RyanQDavis, he writes for Forbes Sports and occasionally Cubs Insider, as well as co-hosts this show with me.

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Cubs GM Jed Hoyer on unrest in Chicago: 'There's so much tension in the world'More than 100 people were arrested, and 13 police officers were injured after voilence erupted in downtown Chicago early Monday morning.

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Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians Prediction, Preview, and OddsWill Jon Lester and the Cubs start a new winning streak when they battle Mike Clevinger and the Indians in the opener of an interleague set Tuesday night?

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Tyler Chatwood's Disastrous Outing in KC No Cause for ConcernTyler Chatwood wasn't very good in the Cubs' series finale in Kansas City last Thursday, which feels like it was a month ago because they haven't played since then.

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Cubs vs. IndiansGet a preview of the Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians baseball game.

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Cubs GM Jed Hoyer on Unrest in Chicago: a€˜There's So Much Tension in the World'More than 100 people were arrested, and 13 police officers were injured after voilence erupted in downtown Chicago early Monday morning.

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MLB has tough decisions to make with Cardinals stuck in limboCubs have already felt the ripple effects of Cardinals outbreak. Four of the five NL Central teams have now had schedules due to the postponements.

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Cubs' Javier Baez, Wife Irmarie Are Expecting a Second ChildCubs shortstop Javier Báez announced he and his wife, Irmarie, are expecting a second child in an adorable social media post.

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Chicago Cubs: Three players to target ahead of the trade deadlineIf the Chicago Cubs hope to win a World Series, they're going to need to make some trades ahead of the Aug.

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Johnny's Surprise of the Week: the Chicago CubsWithout beating around the bush more than is necessary, I will just say it.Â.

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New Growing Cubs Podcast: Brennen Davis Has Insane Power, Introducing New SegmentsThere were two big news stories to cover this week: MLB Pipeline dropped their updated prospect lists and Iowa Cubs manager Marty Pevey had some huge praise for top prospect Brennen Davis.

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Chicago Cubs: COVID-19 reminders all aroundGeneral manager Jed Hoyer said he hopes the Chicago Cubs can cut into some of the thick layers of stress in fans' lives, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the looting in downtown Chicago early Monday.

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Blackhawks Return to Stanley Cup Playoffs on NBC Sports Chicago This WeekFrom a digital coverage perspective, Blackhawks fans are urged to visit and the "MyTeams by NBC Sports" app for 24/7 expert coverage via Blackhawks "Insider" Charlie Roumeliotis and veteran Blackhawks reporter Scott King featuring in-depth Stanley Cup Playoffs pre/postgame reports, player / coaches interviews, highlight videos, special features,...

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Why Cubs GM Jed Hoyer thinks a playoff bubble could be in MLB's 'best interest'MLB's 2020 plan didn't involve a quarantine bubble, but other leagues have had success with such setups.

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Why it's important for Cubs players to be there for each otherJed Hoyer commends his players and staff for all that they are doing given the mental stress COVID-19 is providing.

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Column: Chicago looting the latest blow to cityA lot is going on in the sports world that needs to be discussed right now, but the real world keeps getting in the way.

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Chicago Cubs' Trevor Rosenthal should be a trade deadline targetThe Cubs are in desperate need of bullpen help. Kansas City Royals closer Trevor Rosenthal might be their best target at the trade deadline.

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Why Cubs GM Jed Hoyer Thinks a Playoff Bubble Could Be in MLB's a€˜best Interest'MLB's 2020 plan didn't involve a quarantine bubble, but other leagues have had success with such setups.

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Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer says a bubble might work for the 2020 postseasonWe've also seen how the NBA and NHL did choose to resume play in bubble locations and how these choices have virtually eliminated any COVID-19 exposure for those leagues.

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Cubs News: Team shifts its focus to Cleveland with workouts behind themThe Chicago Cubs moves its focus to the Cleveland Indians, the realigned rotation and a five-inning simulated game for good measure.

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Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger to miss Tuesday's start against Cubs after violating team protocols on recent road trip in ChicagoThe Cleveland Indians appear to be taking COVID-19 safety and precautionary measures very seriously. Apparently a group of starting pitchers are not.

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Here's a sport you'd never expect to see at Wrigley Field… rodeoIt's not clear which year the photo at the top of this post shows, but given the cars shown in the photo, it's likely toward the earlier part of that time frame.

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Les LancasterLancaster pitched for seven seasons in the majors, going 41-28 with 22 saves and a 4.05 ERA for the Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals from 1987-1993.

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David Ross Anoints 'Real Deal' Ian Happ Everyday CF, Raising Questions About Bench DepthIan Happ for everyday center fielder, who says no? Happ's demotion and subsequent prolonged stay at Triple-A Iowa last year had a few naysayers, and maybe even a Pollyanna or three, questioning whether he'd ever figure it out.

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Cubs News: David Ross commits to Ian Happ as his everyday center fielderWhen asked about the center field picture, Cubs manager David Ross left no doubt: switch-hitter Ian Happ will be the go-to guy at the position in 2020.

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Chicago Cubs: Three Jose Quintana trade packages with the White SoxThe Chicago White Sox have taken a hit in their pitching depth so adding Jose Quintana from the Chicago Cubs might be a good idea.

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The Rundown: Cubs Will Resume Play Tomorrow, Team Remains Healthy, Cardinals Rack Up Postponements, Tatis Jr. Bringing Joy Back to BaseballThe Cubs are stuck at 13 games played after their weekend series with the Cardinals was postponed, something that has St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Derrick Goold more than slightly concerned.

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An update on Cubs happenings during their unscheduled hiatusAlec Mills, who had been originally scheduled to throw one of the upcoming games in Cleveland, will instead be pushed back to the Brewers series over the weekend.

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Chicago Cubs: 3 trades to help bolster bullpenThe Chicago Cubs clearly need to make a move in order to address the bullpen.

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Outside The Confines: Toxic Twitter drives Sean Doolittle offlineAfter a rough outing, so-called fans tormented the pitcher off of social media.

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Chicago Cubs: Hiring of David Ross seems to be paying offMany thought it was odd when the Chicago Cubs hired David Ross to be their next manager, however, why is the hiring of Ross paying early dividends?

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Chicago Cubs Q&A with Mark GonzalesMark Gonzales opens the Chicago Cubs mailbag and finds questions about why Jason Kipnis isn't playing more and Anthony Rizzo's history as a leader.

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Baseball history unpacked, August 10The simCubs were victorious in the Sunday afternoon contest. SimRyan Yarbrough was awesome, pitching eight innings of two-hit, shutout ball until yielding to pinch-hitter Nico Hoerner in the top of the ninth, at which point Brad Wieck took over and pitched an uneventful inning to close things out.

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Derek Dietrich: Chicago Cubs release former Cincinnati Reds utilitymanThe Chicago Cubs announced Sunday that they granted former Red Derek Dietrich his release so that he can pursue another opportunity.

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Ian Happ Is Your Everyday Center Fielder, Cardinals COVID Outbreak AmplifiesTopics - Cardinals COVID serious outbreak jeopardizes their season - David Ross praises Ian Happ and stamps Happ as the everyday center fielder - Happ's unique plate approach and potential as a leadoff hitter.

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Ian Happ Will Be In Lineup For Cubs On Consistent BasisWhen the Cubs do get back on the field, you can expect to see Ian Happ in the lineup on a consistent basis.

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Cubs back at it, White Sox hit the road, Blackhawks get dreaded KnightsDespite being shut down for most of a week, the Cubs — 10-3 — can get back to the business of kicking tail and taking names.

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Cubs' Ian Happ claimed center field after AAA detour: 'He's the real deal'The club's decision to send Ian Happ to Triple-A Iowa to begin last season came as a surprise.

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MLB standings leaders looking unfamiliar in National LeagueThe Marlins, Cubs and Rockies are the three National League division leaders entering the third full week of the MLB season.

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Cubs' Ian Happ Claimed Center Field After AAA Detour: a€˜He's the Real Deal'The club's decision to send Ian Happ to Triple-A Iowa to begin last season came as a surprise.

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How Cubs temporarily grabbed White Sox spotlight during Sunday Night BaseballWhite Sox fans probably weren't happy seeing the Cubs receive some spotlight during the South Siders' first Sunday Night Baseball appearance in seven years.

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Derek Dietrich released by Chicago CubsIn his only season with the Reds, Derek Dietrich hit 18 home runs before the All-Star Break and one after it.

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How Cubs Temporarily Grabbed White Sox Spotlight During Sunday Night BaseballWhite Sox fans probably weren't happy seeing the Cubs receive some spotlight during the South Siders' first Sunday Night Baseball appearance in...

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Chicago Cubs-St. Louis RunsAfter a decade of power grid upgrades, how'd we get here?

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David Ross: Hard to take Ian Happ out of the Cubs lineupIan Happ looks great from both sides of the plate right now, and has played so well that manager David Ross says he's earned the majority of the start.

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Which Cubs Prospect Has Next Once Nico Hoerner Officially Graduates?In just a few games, Nico Hoerner will reach 130 MLB at-bats and can no longer be considered a prospect.

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Cubs History: 50 years ago, Jim Hickman was a one-year wonderIn 1970, at 33 years old, Jim Hickman came out of nowhere to have an incredible season for the Chicago Cubs - making him a one year wonder.

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Cardinals-Pirates series postponed, series vs. White Sox, Cubs loom on scheduleThe Cardinals won't play until at least Thursday due to their COVID-19 outbreak, and their schedule after that takes them to Chicago to play both the White Sox and Cubs.

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Breaking News: St. Louis Cardinals-Chicago Cubs Series Postponed This Weekend At Busch StadiumAccording to Major League Baseball insiders, following an additional positive test for COVID-19 by a St. Louis Cardinals player, tonight's scheduled game between the Cardinals and Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium has been postponed.

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Ian Happ seizes Chicago Cubs center field jobWhether it's reaching base to set up Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo or dispensing information to his teammates on COVID-19 matters, Ian Happ has been a go-to guy for the Chicago Cubs.

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Cardinals-Pirates Series Postponed, Series Vs. White Sox, Cubs Loom on ScheduleThe Cardinals won't play until at least Thursday due to their COVID-19 outbreak, and their schedule after that takes them to Chicago to play both the...

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Cubs shifting focus to Cleveland with first workout in the booksThe Cubs played a five-inning simulated game Sunday. Manager David Ross also announced the team's realigned rotation.

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Cubs Trusted MLB to a€˜do the Right Thing,' But That Hasn't Always Worked in 2020COVID-19 testing did revealed that the Cardinals' outbreak wasn't over, and Major League Baseball postponed the Cubs' weekend series at St....

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How Cubs are aligning rotation after postponed Cardinals seriesThe Cubs realigned their starting rotation after their weekend series in St. Louis was postponed due to several more Cardinals testing positive for COVID-19.

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Is the Cubs' Tommy Hottovy the best pitching coach in MLB?The Chicago Cubs are on their third pitching coach since 2017. It seems they've finally found the guy who can get the most out of their staff.

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Cubs Lay Out Rotation Plans Following Postponed Series Against CardinalsThe Cubs realigned their starting rotation after their weekend series in St. Louis was postponed due to several more Cardinals testing positive for COVID-19.

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Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers simulated game, Sunday 8/9, 3 p.m. CTWith the real Cubs and Cardinals postponed this weekend, we continue our simulated season.

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Cubs News: Team signs Kelvin Hererra, Matt Dermody to MiLB contractsThe Chicago Cubs announced on August 6th that they have signed Kelvin Hererra and Matt Dermody to Minor League contracts.

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Cubs grant Derek Dietrich his release to pursue a major league opportunityDerek Dietrich joined the club in July, soon after exercising the out clause in his contract with the Reds.

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How Cubs plan to stay 'sharp' after Cardinals series postponedThe Cubs had a 10-3 start to the season. But now, they face four off days before their next game.

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Cubs Release Derek Dietrich, Player Pool at 59The Cubs announced Sunday that they have granted utilityman Derek Dietrich his release so that he can pursue other MLB opportunities.

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Cubs Release Derek DietrichThe Cubs announced that utilityman Derek Dietrich has been released so that Dietrich can explore a Major League opportunity with another club.Â.

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Cubs Grant Derek Dietrich His Release to Pursue a Major League OpportunityDerek Dietrich joined the club in July, soon after exercising the out clause in his contract with the Reds.

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Here's a better way to do the extra-inning runner on second baseThis idea would make it an actual baseball play rather than "placed runner."

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Marquee Broadcasts Using ClimaCell Software to Show Weather's Real-Time Impact on GamesBecause fans can't attend games at the ballpark, the pressure is on for media companies and announcers to provide viewers with more interactive and compelling content.

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Cubs: What is the point of the 60 man player pool if it's not being used?While MLB and the Cubs set up a 60 man player pool prior to this unprecedented 60 game season, the player pool has yet to serve one of its purposes.

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Column: Chicago baseball heats up with Cubs, White SoxThe Chicago Cubs are getting an unexpected All-Star break this weekend, while the Chicago White Sox finally are getting their long-awaited star turn on EPSN.

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Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers simulated game, Sunday 8/9, 3 p.m. CTWith the real Cubs and Cardinals postponed this weekend, we continue our simulated season.

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Chicago Cubs: Former player tearing it up in 2020The Chicago Cubs offense is adequate, but they missed out on being a dominant unit when they failed to re-sign Nick Castellanos.

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Cub Tracks takes secondCubs, simCubs, and MLB news.

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Cubs watch as Nicholas Castellanos puts up MVP-like numbers early onFinancials kept the Cubs from retaining slugger Nicholas Castellanos. Now, they're watching him absolutely dominate opposing pitching for a division rival.

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Cubs-Cardinals series postponed after more positive testsST. LOUIS - The entire three-game series between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis at Busch Stadium was postponed Friday night after two more Cardinals players and a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus.

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What Cubs' 'super frighting' near-miss in St. Louis says about seasonWith 16 players and staff positive for COVID-19, the Cardinals' season hangs by a thread.

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What Cubs' 'super frightening' near-miss in St. Louis says about seasonWith 16 players and staff positive for COVID-19, the Cardinals' season hangs by a thread.

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Cubs plan workouts to stay sharp with weekend series postponed due to COVID-19The Cubs will have workouts on Sunday and Monday before heading to Cleveland Tuesday morning to face the Indians.

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Cubs News: Rex Brothers, Justin Steele optioned; Jose Quintana to join bullpen?The Cubs have just one lefty in the bullpen after designating Justin Steele and Rex Brothers.

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Cubs' a€˜super Frightening' Close Call in St. Louis Shows How Fragile Season IsWith 16 players and staff positive for COVID-19, the Cardinals' season hangs by a thread.

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Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers simulated game, Saturday 8/8, 3 p.m. CTWith the real Cubs and Cardinals postponed this weekend, we continue our simulated season.

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BASEBALL TRIVIA 080820: Leaving Nomar In The Rearview MirrorIt had been a week since the Boston Red Sox sent a sulking Nomar Garciaparra packing in a four-team trade involving the Chicago Cubs, Montreal Expos, and Minnesota Twins.

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Chicago Cubs: David Ross keeps focus after postponementsChicago Cubs manager David Ross insists this weekend's series postponement at St. Louis won't disrupt their focus as they try to sustain the momentum that has enabled them to surge to a 10-3 record.

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How David Ross Plans to Keep Cubs a€˜sharp' After Cardinals Series PostponedThe Cubs had a 10-3 start to the season. But now, they face four off days before their next game.

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Cubs' David Ross' Plan for Weekend Off: Watch Baseball, Hang Out With His DogHow David Ross plans to spend the weekend after series in St. Louis was postponed.

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Cubs News: Cardinals have the weekend series canceled by COVID-19The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are canceled this weekend because two Cards players tested positive for COVID-19.

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Here are the 2020 Cubs walkupYou can't hear them at the ballpark this year, but listen for them on the broadcasts at home games.

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John Baker Day Talks: Doug Glanville Joins for Conversation About Race and BaseballBefore the 2020 season had even been implemented by Rob Manfred, I asked Cubs mental skills coordinator John Baker what he wanted to do about the 5th Annual John Baker Day.

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Chicago Cubs Team StaxBATTERS AVG OBA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS E Team Totals.238.332 428 65 102 21 1 19 61 47 132 3 1 7.

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Cubs: Three legends who deserve to have their number retiredThe Cubs have a long and storied history yet only have five numbers which have been retired.

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The Cardinals are the Cubs' rivals. They're also human beings. Stop believing unsubstantiated rumorsWe're in a pandemic. Being kind to others is very important, now and always.

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Top Cubs Prospect Brennen Davis May Actually Be Better Than Anyone ImaginedIowa Cubs manager Marty Pevey has been around the game of baseball his entire life, playing professionally for 13 seasons before transitioning to a coaching career.

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‘Disruption'Disappointment and frustration among fans is palpable. Viewership on this site is WAY down, indicating that no one wants to read anything regarding further postponements.

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Chicago Cubs: Is everyone enjoying the Marquee Sports Network?Last fall, the Chicago Cubs played their final game on WGN and began the tumultuous transition to an all Cubs network called Marquee Sports Network.

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Cub Tracks' if at firstAnd now, here's Cub Tracks News and Notes. As always, means autoplay on, or annoying ads, or both.

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7-year-old Iowa fan gets memorable 'selfie' with Chicago Cubs' Ian HappSeven-year-old Luke Fynaardt of New Sharon, Iowa, couldn't see his favorite baseball player, Chicago Cubs, Ian Happ, play in person this season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Chicago Cubs: Ian Happ is showing that he is the everyday center fielderChicago Cubs centerfielder Ian Happ ended the 2019 season as NL player of the week and has stayed hot into the 2020 season.

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Due to Writer's Block Today's Column has been CancelledDating back to the first article I wrote for my middle school newspaper, I have spent the better part of three decades as a journalist.

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Today's Column has been Cancelled Due to Writer's BlockDating back to the first article I wrote for my middle school newspaper, I have spent the better part of three decades as a journalist.

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An Unexpected Long WeekendIt didn't seem like that long since the first major outbreak in MLB with the Marlins losing literally half their squad to COVID-19.

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Chicago Cubs-St. Louis Cardinals series postponedThe Chicago Cubs' three-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium has been postponed.

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Cubs are betting heavily that Jeremy Jeffress can keep anchoring the penOne of the few reliable relievers for the Chicago Cubs has been veteran Jeremy Jeffress.

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Cubs Cardinals series postponedMajor League Baseball announced Friday that the Cubs' planned series against the Cardinals this weekend has been postponed, following positive COVID-19 test results for two St. Louis players and one staff member over the last two days.

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Cubs postponed as MLB faces increasing ethical dilemmaThe longer MLB pushes through outbreaks, and measures the season's viability in counting cases instead of the risk of a catastrophic outcome for even one player, the deeper its ethical dilemma in this viral cesspool.

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Two more Cardinals players test positive; series vs. Cubs postponedWith two more Cardinals players and a staff member testing positive for COVID-19 in the past two days, Major League Baseball announced Friday night that it was postponing all of St. Louis' weekend series against the Chicago Cubs.

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Why Cubs-Cards COVID-19 Postponement Raises Heat on MLB, Ethics QuestionsThe longer MLB pushes through outbreaks, and measures the season's viability in counting cases instead of the risk of a catastrophic outcome for even one...

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Cubs, Cardinals weekend series postponedEarlier Friday we learned that tonight's Cubs/Cardinals game had been postponed due to another Cardinals player testing positive for COVID-19.

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Cubs-Cards series postponed after Cards' COVID-19 outbreak worsensNews Friday of at least one more Cardinals player testing positive for COVID-19 caused a scramble to test and retest the team as the number of players testing positive in the last 10 days reached at least eight.

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Cubs' series in St. Louis postponed after Cardinals player tests positive for COVID-19The Cubs returned home Friday. Their next scheduled game is Tuesday in Cleveland.

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Cubs-Cardinals series postponed after another St. Louis player tests positive for coronavirusThe Cardinals were to resume play tonight after being sidelined since July 29.

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Reports: Cubs' Series vs. Cardinals Postponed After St. Louis Player Tests Positive for COVID-19As the St. Louis Cardinals continue to deal with a coronavirus outbreak within their clubhouse, their entire weekend series against the Chicago Cubs has been reportedly postponed after another player tested positive for the virus.

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Is it time to DFA Duane Underwood Jr.?The righthander has talent, but has not succeeded at the big-league level.

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Cubs-Cardinals Series Postponed After Cardinals' COVID-19 Outbreak WorsensNews Friday of at least one more Cardinals player testing positive for COVID-19 caused a scramble to test and retest the team as the number of players testing...

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Chicago Cubs: Ian Happ is showing that he is the everyday centerfielderChicago Cubs centerfielder, Ian Happ ended the 2019 season as NL player of the week and has stayed hot into the 2020 season.

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Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers simulated game, Friday 8/7, 3 p.m. CTSince the real Cubs were postponed today due to COVID-19 concerns, we've got a sim game for you!

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Cardinals-Cubs Series Is Postponed After More Virus CasesThe Cardinals have been off for a week because of an outbreak that emerged last weekend, but their hiatus was extended again.

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SB Nation Reacts: MLB fans aren't crazy about the rule changes for 2020Runner on second in extras? Seven-inning games in doubleheaders? Most readers said "no."

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Cubs-Cardinals Game Postponed After Another St. Louis Player Tests Positive For COVID-19The Chicago Cubs' game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night in St. Louis has been postponed, after another Cardinals player tested positive for COVID-19.

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Cubs, Cardinals Friday game postponed due to another positive COVID-19 testThis is the first Cubs game of 2020 that's been postponed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic , and at this writing it's not clear whether the Cubs and Cardinals will play a doubleheader tomorrow, or whether it's possible the entire series might have to be postponed.

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Cubs game postponed Friday due to new Cardinals positive testThis weekend's Cubs-Cardinals series is in doubt as the Cardinals have at least one new positive COVID-19 test.

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Cubs-Cardinals series opener postponed due to Cardinals positive testsFriday's series opener between the Cubs and Cardinals was postponed due to more positive tests on the Cardinals.

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Cardinals Game Postponed Due To More Covid-19 Positives12:25pm: Major League Baseball has officially announced that tonight's game is postponed due to one additional positive test.

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Tonight's Game in St. Louis Postponed Due to Positive COVID Test from CardinalsAs first reported by Mark Saxon of The Athletic, Friday's game between the Cubs and Cardinals has been postponed due to additional positive tests.

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Cubs Stats to Monitor: Willson Contreras Displaying Dramatically Improved Low-Pitch FramingFor all his myriad talents, Willson Contreras always received criticism for his subpar pitch-framing skills.

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Cubs News: Three new prospects in the new Top 100MLB.com released it's mid-season Top-100 prospects update on Wednesday, and the Cubs have three spots on the list, and one of them is already in MLB.

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MLB Postpones Cardinals-Cubs Game After Another St. Louis Player Tests PositiveAfter postponing the St. Louis Cardinals' previous seven games against the Milwaukee Brewers and the Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball has now added...

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Cubs Game Postponed, Cardinals Have at Least One New Positive COVID-19 TestThis weekend's Cubs-Cardinals series is in doubt as the Cardinals have at least one new positive COVID-19 test.

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FanPost Friday: Make the ultimate All-Star teamHappy Friday, one and all, we're at the end of another week, baseball is still happening, Cubs are way ahead in the NL Central — wheeeee — and given the depth of the postseason system this year it seems safe to say we'll get to see more Cubs postseason ball in 2020.

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Cubs Finding New Ways to Keep Players Safe, Sharp When Traveling During PandemicAmong the various factors complicating the 2020 MLB season, the most important is also the simplest: Keeping players healthy.

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MLB power rankings: Cubs, Rockies surge in standingsThe Rockies and Cubs count among MLB's biggest early-season surprises.

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2020 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 13Tyler Chatwood didn't pitch horribly, but everything that could go wrong did. The first big inning was boosted by a play that I bet Nico Hoerner makes most of the time.

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The Rundown: Cubs Barbecued in KC Finale, Chatwood Torched, Kimbrel Struggles in Mop-Up Role, Redbirds NextThe Cubs were so bad last night I have writer's block. In the old days I'd light up, play some Grateful Dead, read something by Charles Bukowski, and wait for something to come to me, but I've neither the luxury nor the time this morning.

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Cubs Coffee Talk: Pandemic? Let's go to the casino!It only takes a few bad apples on any team to spoil the season for the Chicago Cubs and everyone; especially in the midst of a pandemic.

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Bad Teams May Be Posing As Good Teams In A 60-Game Baseball SeasonFrom COVID-19 outbreaks within the Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals clubhouses to rescheduled games, nomadic teams, impossible occurrences and almost every team still hunting for a playoff spot, the 2020 Major League Baseball season is already off to a pretty chaotic start.

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Royals 13, Cubs 2: Do-it-yourself recapBad game. Bad, bad game. Go away and don't come back.

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St. Louis Cardinals Series Preview: Time for the Cubs to Fly the LAfter nine days without baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals are finally back and expected to start a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium on Friday.

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Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers simulated game, Friday 8/7, 3 p.m. CTSince the real Cubs were postponed today due to COVID-19 concerns, we've got a sim game for you!

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Random Thoughts About Marquee's Coverage So FarThe baseball season seems like it only just began. But after 13 games it’s actually over 20% done.

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Outside The Confines: Fri-YAY, am I right?There were plenty of news stories filling up the final days of the week, but nothing with the heavy headline-grabbing gravitas of Rob Manfred issuing ultimatums, or ARod trying to team up with Viagra to buy the Mets.

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Baseball history unpacked, August 7Cubs, simCubs, and MLB news — McMichael takes a shot, and other stories.

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Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals odds, picks and best betsPreviewing Friday's Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals sports betting odds and lines, with MLB betting picks, tips and best bets.

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How To Watch MLB: Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals OnlineThe three-game series between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals starts tonight. Here's how to watch the Cubs vs. Cardinals live stream online with ESPN+.

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How can the Cubs fix their closing problem?The Cubs are 10-2 but they still have a glaring issue that needs to be addressed in order to make a significant run to the playoffs, the closer.

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Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals odds, picks and best betsThe Chicago Cubs visit the St. Louis Cardinals for the opener of a three-game series at Busch Stadium Friday at 8:15 p.m.

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MLBGet valuable Betting Stats for the MIL Brewers vs CHC Cubs such as live odds, betting trends, line movement, injuries, team and player stats and more.

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How to watch MLB: Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals onlineThe three-game series between the Cubs and the Cardinals starts tonight. Here's how to stream it live online.

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6-run 3rd inning propels Royals to victoryKansas City scored six runs in the 3rd inning and three Royals' players homered in their 13-2 rout of the Cubs - 8/6/20.

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Cubs Depth Takes 3 of 4 Against Royals Ahead of Cardinals SeriesTopics - David Bote, Nico Hoerner, and Kyle Schwarber underlying statistics - Alec Mills' weak contact - Tyler Chatwood's clunker - Bullpen update.

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Cubs Talk Podcast: How Can the Cubs Fix Their Closing Problem?David Kaplan is joined by NBCS Chicago Cubs insider Gordon Wittenmyer as they discuss ways and options the Cubs can address their closing situation.

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Cubs-Royals: Tyler Chatwood roughed up in lossChatwood allowed eight runs and 11 hits in 2 1/3 innings. It was the first time this season a Cubs starter didn't make it to the fourth inning.

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Why Cubs' Alec Mills became first pitcher to hit since MLB added universal DHThe Cubs made some history in Thursday's game, when Alec Mills became the first pitcher to hit since MLB implemented a universal DH.

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