Chicago Cubs

#AwardWorthy: Vote Baez, Russell
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The Cubs ultimately fell short of accomplishing their end goal of repeating as World Series champions, falling to the Dodgers in the NLCS. But they still provided a number of memorable moments and performances throughout the year in an exciting 2017 campaign.

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Cubs part ways with pitching coach Bosio
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The Cubs will not exercise the 2018 club option on pitching coach Chris Bosio, who has been on the coaching staff for six seasons.

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Vosler comes up big with walk-off triple in AFL
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Chicago Cubs prospect Jason Vosler walked to the plate on Friday with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, his team trailing by a run. The third baseman was 0-for-4 in his at-bats that day, and he knew he needed something big. With runners on first and third, Vosler hit a sharp line drive […]

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Bar raised on North Side, Cubs begin '18 prep
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Now that the Cubs’ season is over, crews began preparations on Friday at Wrigley Field for the next phase of the ballpark’s renovation project. Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein also began work on the 2018 team.

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Maddon lauds Wolf for admitting wrong call
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Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he appreciated umpire Jim Wolf admitting he made the wrong call in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday night vs. the Dodgers. Maddon had argued the call and was ejected for the second time in the series.

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NLCS Game 5: Maddon postgame interview
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Manager Joe Maddon discusses the Cubs’ 11-1 loss to the Dodgers in NLCS Game 5.

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DYK: Facts, figures about NLCS Game 5
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Enrique Hernandez and a relentless offense backed up a stellar Clayton Kershaw on Thursday night at Wrigley Field, as the Dodgers defeated the Cubs, 11-1, in Game 5 of the National League Division Series presented by Camping World.

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Cubs proud of season as repeat quest ends
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During the National League Championship Series games at Wrigley Field, Cubs manager Joe Maddon glanced at the center-field scoreboard. For the third straight year, the Cubs were one of the final four teams still playing.

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Despite NLCS loss, Cubs still set for future
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The Cubs aren’t going to repeat as World Series champions, but manager Joe Maddon is quick to remind fans that getting to the National League Championship Series three years in a row is quite an accomplishment and that the future is bright.

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Cubs salute Dodgers after falling in NLCS
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The reigning World Champion Cubs saw their season end with a loss to the Dodgers in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World. Chicago only scored eight runs in the series.

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Cubs shouldn't hang their heads
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Maybe you could have seen this coming, but the Cubs didn’t. When they ran onto the field to face Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers on a gorgeous Thursday night, center fielder Albert Almora Jr. and left fielder Kyle Schwarber bathed in the enthusiasm of Wrigley Field’s bleacherites.

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Cubs can't contain LA, see season end in NLCS
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Enrique Hernandez smacked three home runs, including a grand slam in the third inning, and had seven RBIs to back Clayton Kershaw and power the Dodgers to an 11-1 victory in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series presented by Camping World and eliminate the defending World Series champion Cubs.

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