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Day 2 of fleamageddon has already begun in my household, and will still probably be going on while the Cubs attempt to win the rubber match of this battle of first place clubs. Though referring to these teams as both being first place clubs is sort of like referring to the top prospect in the... <a href="http://www.chicagonow.com/cubs-den/2016/08/game-129-preview-cubs-at-dodgers-310-pm/" class="more-link">Read more »</a>
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Who is going to be eligible for the Cubs' 25-man postseason roster when the time comes?
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I'm sure that lots of people are going to spend their energy talking about the brain fart Javier Baez had in the 8th inning yesterday when he threw to 2nd without any apparent urgency allowing the Dodgers Andrew Toles to...
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So running a bit behind today and we’ll make this brief to squeeze it in before game preview. Just the box score link for all the complex league games today (AZL, DSL) Iowa 4- Omaha 0 When all will be said and done this year, it appears Jake Buchanan will have a pretty solid year... <a href="http://www.chicagonow.com/cubs-den/2016/08/daily-cubs-minors-recap-martinez-burks-hr-almora-returns-to-iowa-lineup/" class="more-link">Read more »</a>
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This game, man: Rockies 7, Cubs 6
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I am exhausted. It’s been a long week. I’ve woken up early to play golf multiple times, I’ve started a new workout regimen, and I still have

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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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Iowa 4, Nashville 2 (Michael) Albert Almora doubled twice, his first led to the first Iowa run of the game when he scored on a Miguel Monter

Say Hey! Look who's in CF today!
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Jason Heyward was among quite a few players taking some reps in BP and the OF. While camp still has a casual feel to it and players are just

Cubs agree to terms with Jake Arrieta
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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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Update 3:00 PM: The Cubs acquired another intriguing arm in LHP John Leathersich. They claimed the Mets farmhand off of waivers. Leathersich

Around the League: Mr. USA Albert Almora, Cubs Have Trade Value, What's ...
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As the struggles continue to mount for Albert Almora in his second trip through AA, the focus is on what he doesn’t do: walk, strikeout, tak

Catching Up With Cubs Broadcaster Jim Deshaies
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Now in his third year as Chicago Cubs color man, Jim Deshaies has had a front row in witnessing the rebuilding process of the Chicago Cubs.

Lola the cat survives migrant crossing to Italy
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A cat which accompanied her owner across the desert from Sudan to Libya and then on a migrant boat to Italy has been taken into quarantine o

Lineup Notes: Soler moves up to the cleanup spot; Castro slides down to ...
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I was at Sloan Park today so I’ll give you some brief notes on that first and then we’ll do a very brief preview… Pierce Johnson was on the

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

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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

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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

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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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Rumored to be pursuing Joe Maddon as their new manager, the Chicago Cubs announced Friday that they had made the decision to fire Rick Rente

Agent Says Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test
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