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Cubs at Cardinals (April 11-13, 2014)

Every season for the Cubs is measured against their perennial rivals, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the successes that the opposing team has. Last year, the Cubs went 7-12 against the Cardinals with a -26 run differential. 903 more words

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The Cubs finally scored a run for Jeff Samardzija

Ryan Sweeney’s game-tying RBI single in the top of the seventh inning against the Cardinals on Friday night may have seemed innocent, but it ended a rather embarrassing stretch devoid of any run support for starter Jeff Samardzija. 170 more words

4/11 Cubs lineup

The Cubs open a three-game series in St. Louis against the Cardinals on Friday, sending Jeff Samardzija against Joe Kelly. Here’s the lineup:

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Emma: Clubhouse Leadership Has Different Dynamic For Rebuilding Cubs

By Chris Emma-

CHICAGO (CBS) — In Ryan Sweeney’s first big league clubhouse, there was no room for nuisance.

When he was a rookie with the Chicago White Sox, veteran leaders Paul Konerko and Jim Thome set the example for how to act in the major leagues. 595 more words


Cubs Show Heart But Pirates Battle Back

The one thing that nobody can take away from the Chicago Cubs and that is they keep everything exciting. Having a 4-0 lead going into the seventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates was not an easy task to do, but somehow the Cubs managed to do it. 416 more words


The Good Guys

Fantasy baseball is supposed to be fun. Sure, it can involve a lot of number-crunching and staring at screens, obsessive Twitter monitoring,  regular doses of wrenching disappointment, and a maddening lack of any actual control over what your players do on any given day coupled with a spiraling feeling when things are going bad that is remarkably similar to what I often experience several hands into a round of blackjack at the Emerald Queen casino. 838 more words

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Phillies at Cubs Series Recap (April 4-6, 2014)

Wrigley Field opened its 100th anniversary season with baseball with a visit from the Philadelphia Phillies against the Chicago Cubs. Coming home off a series loss to the Pirates in Pittsburgh, the Cubs needed to have a good series against the Phillies, especially with a very tough April schedule ahead of them. 895 more words

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