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3 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 22

It's 12 in a row for Kane County. Four of the Cubs' top five minor league teams are in line for a playoff spot at the moment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jorge Soler, Major League Baseball

7 hrs ago | Chicago Cubs

Cubs halt O's rally, third out confirmed by replay

The Orioles watched a potential fifth-inning rally go by the wayside, as a crew-chief review confirmed the on-field ruling that catcher John Baker wasn't illegally blocking home plate for the inning-ending out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jake Arrieta, Chris Davis, J.J. Hardy, Caleb Joseph, Major League Baseball

Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBS Local

Cubs Had Smaller Grounds Crew In 'TarpGate' Game Vs. Giants, May Have Tried To Skirt Obamacare

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants

The Raw Story

'Embarrassing': Chicago Cubs caught cutting...

The Chicago Cubs' efforts to skirt the requirements of the Affordable Care Act put the team at risk of losing a game and led to an embarrassing moment for its ground crew, Talking Points Memo reported.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

The Baltimore Sun

Orioles' four-game winning streak ends in 4-1 loss to Chicago Cubs

CHICAGO The Orioles saw first-hand on Friday afternoon how much former Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta has progressed over the past year since joining the Chicago Cubs .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jake Arrieta, Major League Baseball, Chris Davis

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs vs. Orioles Preview, Friday 8/22, 1:20 CT

The last time these two teams met, at Wrigley Field in 2008, the Cubs were on their way to their best regular season in 70-plus years, a 97-win year.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Jake Arrieta

Channel3000

Giants take nightcap to earn split with Cubs

By any definition, catching 13 innings qualifies as a long day. Buster Posey is glad it wasn't even longer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Starlin Castro, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Welington Castillo

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 21

Starter Dan Straily pitched the best of the three Cubs pitchers, but of course he took the loss.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dan Straily, Junior Lake, Jonathan Mota, Major League Baseball

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Edwin Jackson On Disabled List, Starlin Castro On Bereavement List,...

So, there you have it. A "lat strain" puts Edwin Jackson on the disabled list. I suppose he could actually have a lat strain; whatever the case, someone else will have to take his turn, and that's likely going to be Jacob Turner , unless Zac Rosscup , who's been recalled to take Jackson's 25-man roster spot, is sent back to Triple-A Iowa before ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Zac Rosscup, Major League Baseball

Inside Bay Area

Giants lose to Cubs 2-1 in suspended game

They fell 2-1 to the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night in a game they lost, then protested and then lost again.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Adam Duvall, Soccer Players, Alex, Joe Panik, Jeremy Affeldt

CBS Local

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

A rain-delayed and tarp-snafu'ed game at Wrigley Field caused uproar within the San Francisco Giants organization after their game versus the Chicago Cubs was called in favor of the Cubs, 2-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 126

When I was in high school, there was a variety show every year in which students would perform all manner of routines, a lot of which were song-and-dance numbers and comedy skits.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Sports, Major League Baseball

Bleed Cubbie Blue

City, Cubs Narrow Waveland & Sheffield For Preliminary Wrigley Work

I was going to write something in my game recap about the narrowing of Sheffield and Waveland Avenues by the city of Chicago so they could do preliminary work in advance of the Cubs' Wrigley Field renovation project, but a torrential downpour got in the way of that.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Sports, Major League Baseball

Chicago Cubs

Wood going for first home victory since May

Cubs legend Ernie Banks famously coined the phrase "Let's Play Two," which is a bit catchier than "Let's Play One and a Half."

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Joe Panik, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Orioles to face Jake Arrieta, Tsuyoshi Wada in series against Chicago Cubs

The Orioles will play against two familiar faces in their three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jake Arrieta, Major League Baseball, Tsuyoshi Wada, Steve Clevenger

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.

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Pregame Notes: Cubs battle Giants behind Edwin Jackson

Aug 14, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws a pitch against the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning at Wrigley Field.

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Marin Independent Journal

Giants' controversial rain-shortened 2-0 loss to Chicago Cubs explained by umpire

It's unclear what happened during the last two hours of the 4-hour and 36-minute rain delay that eventually became a rain-shortened 2-0 Chicago Cubs victory over the Giants Tuesday night.

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Frisco Fastball

Mike Krukow on Chicago Cubs tarp debacle: "It's obscene"

Aug 19, 2014; Chicago, IL, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy talks with umpire Hunter Wendelstedt during a rain delay in the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Baseball Players, Buster Posey

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game Tarp -- Er, 125

In what will go down as one of the most bizarre games in Cub history, Tsuyoshi Wada takes the Superhero award on Tuesday night, primarily because voting for the grounds crew is not allowed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tsuyoshi Wada, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

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