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Baez, Cubs excited for Players Weekend fun
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When the Cubs play the Phillies later this month, fans will be introduced to “El Mago,” a.k.a. the magician, Javier Baez.

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Reds cool Cubs behind Castillo's strong start
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Joey Votto scored the go-ahead run on a sacrifice fly by Scooter Gennett in the eighth inning Tuesday night and rookie Luis Castillo threw six scoreless to carry the Reds to a 2-1 victory over the Cubs at Wrigley Fie.

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Cubs go to extreme lengths to stop Joey Votto, but he comes out on top
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Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto is so good he can’t be stopped by conventional defensive alignments. After Monday’s game against the Chicago Cubs, even unconventional methods to neutralize the All-Star proved futile. [Now’s the time to sign up for Fantasy Football! Join for free] Votto is in the midst of quite the season. Over […]

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LIVE Color Feed: Reds vs. Cubs
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Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.

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Reds can't contain Cubs in opener at Wrigley
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Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo smacked back-to-back home runs, reliever Mike Montgomery hit his first career double, driving in two runs, and Jon Jay missed hitting for a natural cycle by a home run to power the Cubs to a 15-5 victory Monday night over the Reds at Wrigley Field.

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Cubs start Hendricks, aim to keep pedal down
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As the Cubs continue to enjoy a stretch of no batting practice and dialed back pregame activity for their American Legion week, it will be interesting to see how a rookie starter like Reds pitcher Luis Castillo is approached on Tuesday. Kyle Hendricks will start for Chicago.

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Cubs have no good news on the Addison Russell injury front
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As the Cubs get ready to maneuver the next month or so without Willson Contreras, they still don't know when they'll get their starting shortstop back and now they're down Ben Zobrist, too. Russell stood at his locker the day he was placed on the shelf and said he didn't think the injury

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Votto foils shifty Cubs with remarkable double
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Maybe Cubs manager Joe Maddon thought he had the right amount of kryptonite to make Joey Votto look more mortal at the plate. During one of Votto’s plate appearances in the Reds’ 15-5 loss on Monday night at Wrigley Field, Maddon resorted to a recreation softball-type of alignment by using four outfielders to try and […]

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Cubs irked about shorter All-Star break next season
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The Chicago Cubs aren't happy about hosting the St Louis Cardinals in the only MLB game scheduled for Thursday after the 2018 All-Star break

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Red-hot Suarez leads Reds vs. Cubs, Quintana
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Trying to maintain their spot atop the National League Central, the Cubs return home from a six-game West Coast road trip. They will get a chance to face a Reds team they’ve had overwhelming success against at Wrigley Field in recent history.

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American Legion week allows Cubs to rest up
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Jason Heyward may take a couple of afternoon naps this week. Kris Bryant expects to sleep a little later in the morning. Welcome to American Legion week for the Cubs.

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Cubs thump D-backs, back atop Central alone
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Jake Arrieta pitched six quality innings and Javier Baez smacked a three-run homer as the Cubs captured the series with the D-backs and moved a game ahead of the second-place Cardinals with a 7-2 win Sunday afternoon at Chase Field.

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