Fresh off a no-hitter, Jake Arrieta returns to Wrigley Field as the Cubs battle the Arizona Diamondbacks. Catch all the action on CSN, beginning with Pregame Live at 12:30 p.m.
The offense absolutely exploded as the Cubs (76-57) obliterated Diamondbacks (65-70) pitching in a 14-5 win Friday afternoon in front at Wrigley Field.
Javier Baez isn't going to be in the everyday lineup over the season's final four weeks and manager Joe Maddon said that role change is something the young slugger just needs to get used to.

Team talk

  • 3y
    After three weeks in the Arizona Rookie League, the Cubs have promoted 20-year-old prospect Jorge Soler to Single-A Peoria. Soler batted .241 in the ARL.
  • 3y
    Jeff Baker injured his wrist diving for a ground ball Wednesday afternoon against the Pirates, but said it's nothing that will keep him off the field.
  • 3y
    After a busy trade deadline that saw them trade two starters, their catcher and platoon outfielder, the Cubs have begun to audition for 2013. That could include Triple-A prospect Brett Jackson.
  • 3y
    An elbow injury to Matt Garza at the trade deadline halted talks of the right-hander being dealt, and it's still a mystery what his long-term future is with the Cubs.
  • 3y
    The Pirates' offense exploded for five runs in the eighth inning to help them to an 8-4 win over the Cubs in Wednesday afternoon's series finale.
  • 3y
    Theo Epstein said Wednesday that Ryan Dempster does not deserve any criticism for using his 10-and-5 rights to block a trade that would have sent him to the Atlanta Braves for pitcher Randall Delgado.
  • 3y
    Anthony Rizzo discusses his first career walk-off homer, a two-run shot to beat the Cardinals Sunday afternoon.


Today's Poll

At the end of the regular season, how many homers will Kris Bryant have?
15 or less
31 or more

Team Schedule

Next Games
9/5vs. Ari11:20 PT12:20 MT1:20 CT2:20 ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 MST1:20 EST1:50 VEN22:20 UAE1:20 CT
9/6vs. Ari11:20 PT12:20 MT1:20 CT2:20 ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 MST1:20 EST1:50 VEN22:20 UAE1:20 CT
9/7StL11:15 PT12:15 MT1:15 CT2:15 ET14:15 ET18:15 GMT2:15 11:15 MST1:15 EST1:45 VEN22:15 UAE1:15 CT
9/8StL5:15 PT6:15 MT7:15 CT8:15 ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 MST7:15 EST7:45 VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 CT
9/9StL10:45 PT11:45 MT12:45 CT1:45 ET13:45 ET17:45 GMT1:45 10:45 MST12:45 EST1:15 VEN21:45 UAE12:45 CT
Last Results
9/4vs. AriW 14-5
9/2vs. CinL 4-7
9/1vs. CinW 5-4
8/31vs. CinL 6-13
8/30LADW 2-0
8/29LADL 2-5
8/28LADL 1-4
8/27SFL 1-9
8/26SFL 2-4
8/25SFW 8-5
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Injury Report

8/24J. MotteRight shoulder strain (on 15-day DL)
8/24J. SolerStrained left oblique (on 15-day DL)
8/4R. Sorianooff 15-day DL
7/29E. Bonifaciooff 15-day DL
7/29N. RamirezLeft abdominal soreness (on 15-day DL)
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Fri, Sep 4
Final123 456 789 RHE
Chi Cubs31028000x14121
  W: J. Lester (9-10)   L: Z. Godley (4-1)
  Ari HR: J. Lamb (6)
  ChC HR: A. Rizzo (28) J. Baez (1) A. Russell 2 (12)
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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A. Rizzo131478741353032779.282
A. Jackson10942546116193838.273
K. Bryant123450741212252284.269
D. Fowler128490871252571537.255
C. Coghlan12537350922131535.247
S. Castro12546438114161648.246

C. Denorfia00-1000.100.00
D. Ross00-2002.000.00
H. Rondon53.6256102560.0591.50
J. Grimm24.333490339.2552.04
J. Arrieta176.73927270183.01902.11
P. Strop26.250630257.2662.81
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