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Wednesday Jul 2 | Boston Herald

Red Sox Notebook: Koji Uehara tires of latest effort

As if the events of the ninth inning last night weren't bad enough, Red Sox closer Koji Uehara offered this explanation after allowing the winning run in a 2-1 loss to the Cubs: Uehara has allowed runs in three of his past seven outings, which sets off alarms only because of the ridiculous standard the right-hander has set for himself.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Welington Castillo, Stephen Vogt, Dustin Pedroia, Andrew Miller

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Boston.com

Lineups and Game Notes: Betts Back in the Outfield After Making Debut in the Bronx

Jeff Pini has been a sports correspondent for Boston.com since 2013. A graduate of Roger Williams University, Jeff covers everything from the Red Sox and Bruins to B.A.A. running events and high school sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava, Starlin Castro, Welington Castillo, Darwin Barney

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Jake Arrieta comes 4 outs shy of no-hitter as Cubs beat Red Sox 2-0

JUNE 30: Jake Arrieta #49 of the Chicago Cubs walks back to the dugout after being pulled for giving up his one and only hit in the eighth inning to Stephen Drew #7 of the Boston Red Sox during the interleague game at Fenway Park on June 30, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jake Arrieta, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Jeff Samardzija

ChicagoSports.com

Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

The platoon outfield experiment is a disaster. None of the experienced outfielders can hit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Arismendy Alcantara, Darwin Barney, Jeff Samardzija

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Federal Baseball

Nationals 3-0 over Cubs: Gio Gonzalez with seven scoreless in Wrigley Field

Washington Nationals' lefty Gio Gonzalez was up to 21 scoreless innings vs Chicago over his last three starts against the Cubs when he was done with seven scoreless innings this afternoon in the day half of today's day/night doubleheader.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Anthony Rendon, Dallas Beeler, Adam LaRoche

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Ruggiano's 2-run double leads Cubs to win

The Cubs' Justin Ruggiano hits a two-run double Thursday against the Washington Nationals during the seventh inning at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Craig Stammen, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Neil Ramirez, Ryan Zimmerman, Anthony Rendon

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs vs. Reds Preview, Wednesday 6/25, 6:05 CT

The Cubs haven't won a series from the Reds at Wrigley in almost three years. Think that'll change tonight? The Reds are 20-5 at Wrigley Field since the Cubs last won a series against them there, September 5-6-7, 2011.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dave Sappelt, Baseball Players, Joey Votto, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Sports Media 101

Where Has Cubs' Outfielder Junior Lake Gone?

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

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Cubbies Crib

Chicago Cubs Weekly Recap June 16-22: Castro and Rizzo's resurgence leading Cubs

Jun 8, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria . center, talks with catcher John Baker and relief pitcher Pedro Strop in their game against the Miami Marlins at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Baseball Players, John Baker, Garrett Jones, Jeff Samardzija

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Position switch a key in Junior Lake's rise

So much of the attention on the Cubs surrounds their minor-league prospects, even as another prospect develops in the majors.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Starlin Castro

CBS Local

Pirates Slip Past Cubs For 2-1 Victory

Brandon Cumpton pitched seven scoreless innings, Travis Snider hit a solo homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Brandon Cumpton, Gregory Polanco, Welington Castillo

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Pirates take Grilli out of closer role

Jason Grilli is off to a rough start for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and manager Clint Hurdle thinks he knows the best way to get the key reliever back on track.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jason Grilli, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs

WGN-TV Chicago

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Chicago Cubs third baseman Mike Olt does not have enough plate appearances for his batting average to qualify, but Olt has a distinction of his own: with a .152 batting average and 10 home runs, he's on pace for the lowest batting average ever by a player in a season with double-digit longballs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Mike Olt, Baseball Players, Adam Dunn, George Springer, Andrew McCutchen

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Bleed Cubbie Blue

5 Questions that will shape the rest of the Cubs 2014 season.

The 2014 Chicago Cubs season is just barely over 40% finished and there have already been a lot of highs and a lot of lows.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Mike Olt, Baseball Players, Brett Jackson, Jeff Samardzija, Matt Garza

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Marlins 6, Cubs 5: Disappointing

This represents a shift in the way I've been looking at this year's team, as you know.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Steve Cishek, Jeff Samardzija, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Philly.com

Touch 'Em All: Cubs' Wood good with lumber

Manager Rick Renteria remains firm in not moving Travis Wood from the No. 9 spot in the Chicago Cubs' batting order on the days he pitches.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jason Hammel, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Max Scherzer, Mark Buehrle, Justin Verlander

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Garrett Jones' HR helps Marlins beat Cubs, 6-5

Miami Marlins Garrett Jones hits a three run home run in the seventh inning during a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in Miami.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Steve Cishek, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Jeff Samardzija

McCovey Chronicles

Hicks' whiffs and breaking tradition

Let me preface this post by saying that Brandon Hicks has played infinitely better than anyone could have hoped for.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, George Springer, Mark Reynolds, Pat Burrell, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball

Sports Network

National League Game Capsules

Reid Brignac's two-run triple capped a five- run 13th inning and sent Philadelphia to a 6-1 victory over Atlanta in Monday's opener of a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Hale, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Allen Craig, Jon Jay

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Pitcher Travis Wood has big hit for Cubs in 13th

Pinch-hitting pitcher Travis Wood had an RBI double with two outs in the 13th inning, giving the Chicago Cubs a 5-4 victory over the Miami Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Mike Olt

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