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  1. Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award finalists announced

    Sep 15, 2014, 11:23 AM EST

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    Six finalists — one from each division — were named today and will now be subject for a player vote to determine the winner.

  2. Video: Pirates turn first triple play at PNC Park

    Sep 14, 2014, 3:35 PM EST

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    Watch as Josh Harrison starts this around-the-horn triple play Sunday in Pittsburgh …

  3. Matt Szczur slugged his first major league home run

    Sep 14, 2014, 11:08 AM EST

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    Matt Szczur was ranked a Top 100 prospect by Baseball America in 2012, but he never quite met that hype and batted just .261/.315/.312 with one home run in 116 games this season at Triple-A Iowa. So knocking one out of PNC Park was both a relief and a surprise for the 25-year-old.

  4. Anthony Rizzo on track to return to the Cubs’ lineup on Monday

    Sep 13, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

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    Anthony Rizzo has made progress from his lower back injury and is on track to rejoin the Cubs’ lineup on Monday.

  5. Cubs will be in position to make a splash with Jon Lester

    Sep 10, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

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    Multiple industry sources say the Cubs are targeting Lester and will make a run at him this winter, trying to set a foundation piece in the rebuild at Clark and Addison.

  6. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 10, 2014, 6:50 AM EST

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    Yusmeiro Petit was a study in efficiency as the Giants solidified their hold on the top wild card slot in the National League and pulled to within two and a half of the Dodgers.

  7. Video: Gerrit Cole hit a no-doubt home run, the first of his career

    Sep 7, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

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    Gerrit Cole got the win in Sunday’s start against the Cubs. Oh, and he also hit his first major league home run. All in a day’s work.

  8. Note to base runners: Do not run on Jorge Soler’s arm

    Sep 6, 2014, 2:40 PM EST

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    Jorge Soler made an incredible throw to second base to retire the speedy Jose Tabata in Friday’s suspended game against the Cubs.

  9. Victor Martinez, Josh Harrison win Player of the Month honors for August

    Sep 3, 2014, 7:15 PM EST

    Victor Martinez

    Victor Martinez continued his fantastic season with a great August showing, while Josh Harrison allowed the Pirates to weather the loss of reigning NL MVP Andrew McCutchen.

  10. Starlin Castro likely to miss the rest of the season

    Sep 3, 2014, 4:51 PM EST

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    Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has been diagnosed with a high-ankle sprain, which carries an expected recovery timetable of at least our weeks. In other words: His season is over.

  11. Anthony Rizzo’s MRI reveals a back strain

    Sep 2, 2014, 5:09 PM EST

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    If it weren’t for expanded rosters for September, he’d probably be on the DL.

  12. Jorge Soler is third player in last 100 years with an extra-base hit in each of his first five games

    Sep 1, 2014, 9:11 PM EST

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    Enos Slaughter (1933) and Will Middlebrooks (2012) are the only others.

  13. Kolten Wong exited Sunday’s game with a head injury

    Aug 31, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

    Kolten Wong

    Kolten Wong hit his head on the ground pursuing a ball hit by Chris Valaika in the eighth inning of Sunday’s game against the Cubs. He was helped off the field, and he’ll undergo testing after the game.

  14. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 28, 2014, 6:55 AM EST

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    Every fifth day I wake up in the morning and see another impressive Clayton Kershaw pitching line.

  15. Video: Jorge Soler homers in his first major league at-bat

    Aug 27, 2014, 8:05 PM EST

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    Watch as Cubs top outfield prospect Jorge Soler goes deep to left-center field in his first major league at-bat Wednesday evening at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati …

  16. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 27, 2014, 7:09 AM EST

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    I don’t believe in destiny. I don’t believe in fate. I’m even pretty skeptical about momentum and the hot hand. But these Royals are testing my beliefs.

  17. Video: Anthony Rizzo slugs his 30th home run

    Aug 26, 2014, 8:01 PM EST

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    Watch as Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo reaches 30 home runs for the first time in his young career with this moonshot to the right-center field seats at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park …

  18. Starlin Castro activated from the bereavement list

    Aug 26, 2014, 7:17 PM EST

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    Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro flew home to the Dominican Republic last Wednesday following the death of his cousin and three close friends in a car wreck. He is back in the Cubs’ lineup Tuesday, having been activated from the bereavement list.

  19. Report: Cubs calling up top prospect outfielder Jorge Soler

    Aug 25, 2014, 11:38 PM EST

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    Another big piece of the Cubs’ future is on the way to the majors.

  20. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 25, 2014, 5:00 AM EST

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    The Yankees are, in my view anyway, unlikely to make the playoffs. Yet they refuse, Rasputin-like, to die.

  21. Report: The Braves and Cubs discussed a B.J. Upton, Edwin Jackson swap

    Aug 23, 2014, 7:50 PM EST

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    Bob Nightengale reports that the Braves and Cubs nearly swapped beleaguered, expensive players in B.J. Upton and Edwin Jackson, but it never materialized.

  22. Jacob Turner taking Edwin Jackson’s spot in Cubs’ rotation

    Aug 23, 2014, 2:15 PM EST

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    Jacob Turner will start on Wednesday, taking over Edwin Jackson’s spot in the Cubs’ starting rotation.

  23. Javier Baez hit the ball really far again, trails only … Mandy Brooks?

    Aug 22, 2014, 5:28 PM EST

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    His latest, a solo shot off Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman.

  24. Cubs place struggling Edwin Jackson on the disabled list

    Aug 21, 2014, 11:50 AM EST

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    After signing a four-year, $52 million contract with the Cubs last offseason Edwin Jackson struggled last season and has now been a mess this year, giving him a combined 14-32 record and 5.47 ERA in 57 starts for Chicago.

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