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Cubs Topple Mets

Somehow, the Cubs bats woke up and stunned the New York Mets 14-3. Was it a fluke? Could it be that having Anthony Rizzo… 347 more words

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Who Owned Baseball June 13, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

Eddie Rosario homered 3 times, added another hit and drove in 5 to lead the Twins crazy 20-7 drubbing of the Mariners.

Cody Bellinger reached base 4 times including a pair of homers, as the Dodgers held on against the Indians, 7-5. 965 more words

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Cubs Bats Come To Life

By JAKE SEINER  AP Sports Writer

NEW YORK (AP) _ Anthony Rizzo began the game with a long home run after a surprising move to the leadoff spot, rookie Ian Happ hit his first career grand slam and the Chicago Cubs trounced the New York Mets 14-3 on Tuesday night. 732 more words

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Levine: Disappointing Day For Cubs Ends With Loss To Rockies

By Bruce Levine–

CHICAGO (CBS) — Following an emotional whirlwind of a day, the Cubs fell 4-1 to the Rockies on Thursday evening at Wrigley Field. 460 more words

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Jon Lester Picked a Guy Off, and Other Tales of Athletes Who Beat the Yips (via The Loop / Golf Digest)

The Loop / Golf Digest — Jon Lester, who is an 1860-era Civil War cannon masquerading as a pitcher and part of the Cubs’ really quite unfair 2016 pitching rotation, is known both for being a competitor of unusual ferocity and his inability to throw from the mound to first base, a condition that commonly travels under the deceptively adorable name of the “yips.” Separate from performance anxiety, nerves and good old-fashioned choking, the yips are a mental condition that manifests itself in people who are paid grotesque amounts of money to play a game sudddenly suffering a random, inexplicable and often traumatic inability to perform a small part of it. 88 more words

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Kyle Schwarber Launches First Grand Slam

I know I’ve been a little harsh on Kyle Schwarber of late, but really I’ve just been critical of the Cub’s decision to have him as lead off hitter. 507 more words

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Cubs Game Notes For Saturday vs. St. Louis

* The Chicago Cubs entered June with a 25-27 record and an even run differential, a far cry from last year’s start to the season at +128.  114 more words

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