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2 hrs ago | Cubbies Crib

8/1 Morning Marquee: Jake Arrieta dominate, MLB Trade Deadline fallout

Jul 31, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson receives a hug from starting pitcher Max Scherzer after he leaves the game in the seventh inning against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jake Arrieta, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Austin Jackson, Max Scherzer, John Lackey

6 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Chicago Cubs

It's not easy being Dan Haren in Los Angeles' star- studded rotation, but the Dodgers are sticking with the right-hander for now.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, National League West, Baseball Players, Chicago Cubs, Dan Haren, Hyun-Jin Ryu

10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Dodgers

Haren eyes fresh start in August after rocky July

Kyle Hendricks has pitched at Dodger Stadium before, but it was as a high schooler in front of a few hundred people.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Hendricks, Baseball Players, Dan Haren, Neil Ramirez, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers

14 hrs ago | Atlanta Braves

Minor gets call in battle of lefties against Padres

The Braves and Padres remained relatively quiet at Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, so they will still be extra familiar with each team's rosters when the two teams meet for the second time in a week on Friday night at Petco Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Emilio Bonifacio, Chris Denorfia, Abraham Almonte, National League, Major League Baseball

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Cubbies Crib

Despite trade, Chicago Cubs won't call up Javier Baez yet

Jul 13, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; World infielder Javier Baez celebrates after hitting a two-run home run in the 6th inning during the All Star Futures Game at Target Field.

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Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates Disappoint at Trade Deadline

Today was a big day for Pittsburgh Pirates fans. The team is contending for a fourth straight season and they were again buyers at the trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Khris Davis

Chicago Cubs

Cubs acquire catcher Victor Caratini from Atlanta

The Chicago Cubs today acquired switch-hitting catching prospect Victor Caratini from the Atlanta Braves for infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio, left-handed pitcher James Russell and a cash consideration.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves

CBS Local

Levine: Cubs Trade Bonifacio, Russell To Braves

The Cubs traded utilityman Emilio Bonifacio and lefty reliever James Russell to the Braves just prior to Thursday's 3 p.m. trade deadline, sources said.

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Bleed Cubbie Blue

Rockies 6, Cubs 4: It Ended Before Midnight

The Cubs' 13th extra-inning game of 2014 didn't last quite as long as their 12th.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Chris Rusin, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs

Arrieta gets call in series finale against Rockies

After the Rockies and Cubs took part in a 6-hour, 27-minute game that lasted 16 innings on Tuesday, contingency plans were necessary.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Wilin Rosario, Tyler Matzek, Pedro Hernandez, Soccer Players, Alex, Edwin Jackson

Wed Jul 30, 2014

ArcaMax Publishing

Cubs fall to Rockies as Bonifacio is on clock for trade

Emilio Bonifacio was held out of the Chicago Cubs' lineup Wednesday night, and it appears highly likely the speedy switch-hitting infielder-outfielder will be traded before the 3 p.m. Thursday deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, American League, American League Central, Kansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants, Felix Doubront

Sports Media 101

Which Lefty Should the Cubs' Deal?

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, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Daily Herald

Chicago's Inside Pitch Good night and good morning from Wrigley

OK, it's 2:05 a.m. and I'm typing at Wrigley Field. We'll get up later and flesh it all out, but the Cubs just beat the Rockies 4-3 in 16 innings for the longest game in Cubs history in terms of time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Welington Castillo, Justin Grimm, Blake Parker

Tue Jul 29, 2014

ChicagoSports.com

Cubs anticipate lots of trade action Wednesday

Despite trading two of their biggest assets nearly four weeks ago, The Cubs aren't done with Thursday's 3 p.m. trade deadline approaching.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel

Knoxville News Sentinel

Adams, Pierzynski lead Cardinals past Cubs 6-3

Matt Adams drove in four runs, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to stop a four-game skid.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Matt Adams, A.J. Pierzynski, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

CBS Sports

Cubs still dealing?

The Cubs made their big deal already -- they aren't about to try to acquire David Price or Jon Lester -- but they may still have a few small deals to come.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Samardzija, Darwin Barney, Major League Baseball

ArcaMax Publishing

Tsuyoshi Wada sharp as Cubs top Rockies, 4-1

With Thursday's 3 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline approaching, the audition continues for Cubs players strengthening their case to stay with the team and those showcasing their skills Monday night in front of teams such as the Mariners, Giants, Blue Jays and Brewers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tsuyoshi Wada, Darwin Barney

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Denver Post

Rockies open road trip with loss to Cubs at Wrigley Field

Arismendy Alcantara of the Chicago Cubs scores past catcher Wilin Rosario of the Colorado Rockies on a sacrifice fly by Justin Ruggiano during the fourth inning on July 28, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Wilin Rosario, DJ LeMahieu, Arismendy Alcantara, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

BleacherReport

MLB Power Rankings: An Updated Look at Where All 30 Teams Stand

The MLB trade deadline is now a matter of days away, as the non-waiver deadline is officially July 31 at 4 p.m. ET.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Corey Knebel, Starlin Castro, Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Miami Herald

St. Louis Cardinals

Ryan Bancroft of Weston measures one of the lobsters he caught in the waters of Biscayne Bay near Fishermen's Channel in July 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Adam Wainwright, Chicago Cubs, Kyle Hendricks

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