Chicago Cubs

Rizzo rakes in #ASGWorthy leadoff debut
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After hitting a leadoff home run, an RBI double and finishing with three RBIs Tuesday night in his first game ever batting first, Anthony Rizzo will be back at the top of the Cubs order on Wednesday.

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LIVE Draft Tracker: Follow every Cubs pick
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Stay up to the minute with live Day 2 Draft results from Rounds 3-10, including player info, scouting video, sortable data and more on every selection. Day 3 will air live Wednesday on MLB.com, beginning at noon ET.

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Rizzo needs more votes to get All-Star start
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The Cubs’ Kris Bryant maintained his lead among National League third basemen and Jason Heyward held onto a starting spot among outfielders in the latest Esurance MLB All-Star Game ballot update, released Monday. The 2017 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard will be played July 11 in Miami.

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Hendricks ready to put hand injury to the test
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Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks (eighth-round pick in 2011 out of Dartmouth) will throw Tuesday for the first time since going on the disabled list with inflammation in the back of his right hand.

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Lester seeks first road win as Cubs face Mets
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When Zack Wheeler and Jon Lester oppose each other on the mound Tuesday at Citi Field, as the Mets and Cubs square off in the second game of a three-game set, one will be trying to continue a string of solid starts, while the other will look to get back on track.

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Lackey hurt by homers as Cubs fall to Mets
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The Mets ended their 14-game road home run streak on Sunday in Atlanta but started a new one at Citi Field on Monday night. Asdrubal Cabrera belted two leadoff home runs and Jay Bruce added a two-run shot to back Jacob deGrom, who threw his second career complete game, and power the Mets to a […]

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Focusing on arms, Cubs find Lange at No. 30
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Cubs fans won’t have to wait long to watch Alex Lange take the mound. After all, the College World Series starts on Saturday.

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Little surprise? Cubs land lefty with 1st pick
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The Cubs have kept at least an eye on left-hander Brendon Little for quite some time. However it wasn’t until an impressive showing at the 2016 Cape Cod League that he began to really turn some heads.

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Abbott perfect choice for Cubs to end Day 1
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Two and a half months after throwing the first perfect game in school history, that name — belonging to right-hander Cory Abbott — added another in a long list of accolades, as he was selected 67th overall by the Cubs, making him the final selection of the second round of the 2017 MLB Draft on […]

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Cubs looking for more leadoff production
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The leadoff spot for the Cubs has been anything but a certainty this year.

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Lackey, Cubs open road trip vs. Mets
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The Cubs let things get away from them at home. Now they’ll have to see if they can right the ship on the road against the Mets.

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Schwarber: Win a 'positive step' for Cubs
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Kyle Schwarber’s Sunday workday consistent of one at-bat. It was all he needed to put his stamp on the Cubs’ 7-5 win.

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