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Strasburg, Nats look to sweep Cubs

NATIONALS (72-57) AT CUBS (69-60)
2:20 p.m. ET; WGN, TBS, MASN. MLB.TV

Three-time All-Star Stephen Strasburg will go for a career-high 16th victory when the Washington Nationals look to finish off a sweep against the host Chicago Cubs on Sunday afternoon in the finale of a three-game series. 512 more words

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Burke set for encore as Rangers take on White Sox

RANGERS (64-67) AT WHITE SOX (59-70)
2:10 p.m. ET; NBCSCH, FSSW, MLB.TV

What will Brock Burke do for an encore?

The Texas Rangers and their fans are anxious to find out when the rookie left-hander makes his second major league start against the host Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon. 526 more words

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Turner, Nationals beat Cubs 7-2 for 4th straight win

CHICAGO (AP) — Trea Turner reached base four times and scored twice, Yan Gomes and Howie Kendrick each drove in two runs and the surging Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 7-2 on Saturday. 631 more words

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Nationals visit Cubs with both teams eyeing playoffs

NATIONALS (70-57) AT CUBS (69-58)
2:20 p.m. ET; ABC 7, MLBN, MASN, MLB.TV

Two teams that have helped themselves in the National League playoff picture with impressive runs of late will take nearly identical records into a three-game showdown beginning Friday afternoon when the Washington Nationals visit the Chicago Cubs. 556 more words

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Samardzija facing old team as Giants play Cubs

GIANTS (63-64) AT CUBS (68-58)
2:20 p.m. ET; WGN, MLBN, NBCSBA, MLB.TV

The Chicago Cubs will try to complete a three-game sweep of the visiting San Francisco Giants when the teams meet in the series finale Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field. 529 more words

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Twins, White Sox send out 13-game winners

WHITE SOX (56-69) AT TWINS (77-49)
1:10 p.m. ET; FSNO, MLBN, NBCSCH, MLB.TV

A pair of 13-game winners will take the mound in the rubber game of the three-game between the Chicago White Sox (+1.5) and the American League Central-leading Minnesota Twins (-1.5) on Wednesday afternoon in Minneapolis. 521 more words

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Cubs, Pirates set for Little League Classic in Williamsport

CUBS (65-58) AT PIRATES (51-71)
7:10 p.m. ET; ESPN, MLB.TV

The Pittsburgh Pirates (+1.5) might be in a better place to enjoy the spirit of the Little League Classic, the Sunday night game in Williamsport, Pa., while the Chicago Cubs (-1.5) can’t take their eyes off the race for the National League Central title. 559 more words

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