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UPDATE – Dan (11:30 AM) Sounds like the 4th player in the deal is Hi-A outfielder Rashad Crawford. Crawford is an athletic, toolsy outfielder who was an 11th round pick out of high school in 2012. The 22 year-old has posted a .255/.327/.386 line this season with 22 stolen bases. Crawford is talented, but very... <a href="http://www.chicagonow.com/cubs-den/2016/07/cubs-to-acquire-star-closer-aroldis-chapman-for-top-prospect-gleyber-torres-pitcher-...
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As former Cubs broadcaster Steve Stone used to say: "Let that be a lesson to all you young pitchers out there." If Kris Bryant is up and there are guys on 2nd and 3rd, don't go walking him on purpose....
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John Lackey finds his way to the Goats once again, but not to the top spot as two big strikeouts by Javier Baez take him to the head of the Goat podium in Saturday's 6-1 loss.
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In the game's highest-leverage moment, Anthony Rizzo comes up huge with a three-run double to put the Cubs ahead and propel him to the top of the Heroes in Sunday's 6-5 win.
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The left-hander appears to be on the verge of a trade to the Bronx.
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While the Cubs top pick Thomas Hatch has not yet pitched, the next two pitchers, Tyson Miller and Bailey Clark, each made their pro debuts in Mesa last night. I will have much more on them below. There were also numerous players rehabbing today, some of whom could help down the stretch. Memphis 6 –... <a href="http://www.chicagonow.com/cubs-den/2016/07/daily-cubs-minors-recap-pitchers-tyson-miller-4th-rd-bailey-clark-5th-rd-make-pro-debut/" cla...
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In years past the highlights of the season would’ve been the talent injection the Cubs would’ve pulled off via trade and the draft. Things a

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There wasn’t a whole lot of suspense here in that Jake Arrieta is cost-controlled for the next two years, but it still feels good to see the

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Cubs Lineup Notes: Harvey provides tough test, no promotion for Wada, a ...
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Okay…back to baseball on the field… The young Cubs hitters will face one of their toughest challenges yet. Matt Harvey throws hard and he th

Dingers!--Mets 3 Cubs 4
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The Cubs got on the board early with a Dexter Fowler walk to lead off the first inning. Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo proceeded to do someth

Back to the Medicine Cabinet; Cubs 7, Brewers 6
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For a while, it looked like perhaps the Cubs were going to put tonight’s game away easily. They had leads of 3 at multiple points in the bal

Around the League: Ferrell's Kind of a Big Deal, Castillo Market, Angry ...
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Obviously Will Ferrell going around the Cactus League was the biggest story of the week. From his helicopter commute between parks to the on

Keith Law releases his Cubs Top 10 prospects list
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We’ll have our own minor league preview later today as we’ll look more closely at Myrtle Beach, but in the meantime we have Keith Law’s Top

MLBTR makes Free Agent Predictions -- and they have the Cubs cleaning up
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Cubs Fire Rick Renteria as Manager
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Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo failed a doping test in September, the Kenyan runner's agent said Friday.

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