The Chicago Cubs and catcher David Ross have agreed to terms on a two-year, $5 million deal.
The Cubs made an interesting gamble by signing Jason Motte to a one-year deal. Now insider Patrick Mooney explains what the 32-year-old pitcher can bring to the North Side.
Jeff Samardzija's arrival on the South Side might not be a long-term deal, as the pitcher is adamant about testing free agency, but the former Cub does add a new zing to the Crosstown rivalry.

Team talk

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    Carlos Zambrano allowed just one earned run in six innings, while Tyler Colvin and Aramis Ramirez each hit home runs as the Cubs scored six late runs to win 7-3 and sweep in St. Louis for the first time since 1988.
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    Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 9:51 PM By Patrick Mooney ST. LOUIS The Cubs have used three managers to put eight different players in the leadoff spot this season. Before heading off into retirement, Lou Piniella mentioned that a presence at the top of the order...
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    Randy Wells allowed one run in eight innings while striking out five to earn the win. He also came through at the plate, going 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI in the Cubs 7-2 victory. Xavier Nady added three hits and three RBI.
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    Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 Updated 10:22 PM By Patrick Mooney ST. LOUIS Carlos Silva hopes to pitch again this season, but doesnt know if that will happen. The Cubs will wait a week before they make a determination. Silva rejoined the team on Tuesday at Busch...
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    Casey Coleman only allowed one run in six innings, but the Cubs were shut out at Miller Park on Sunday. Yovani Gallardo pitched seven scoreless innings to earn the win for the Brewers.
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    Cubs first baseman and outfielder Xavier Nady has spent the majority of the year trying to get back to full strength after undergoing Tommy John surgery last off season.
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    Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 1:13 PM By Patrick Mooney MILWAUKEE Carlos Marmol will turn 28 next month, after the end of his 11th year in the Cubs organization, and someday he will likely return full-time to his ranch in the Dominican Republic. Marmol signed...


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Injury Report

9/16A. AlcantaraRight wrist soreness (day-to-day)
9/2S. CastroLeft ankle sprain - out 4-6 weeks (day-to-day)
8/27R. Sweeneyoff 60-day DL
8/26A. RizzoLeft game - lower back tightness (day-to-day)
8/23J. Ruggianooff 60-day DL
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Team Stats

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Starlin Castro134528581543311465.292
Anthony Rizzo140524891502813278.286
Luis Valbuena149478681193341651.249

John Baker101.0001001.000.00
Neil Ramirez33.500500343.2531.44
Eric Jokisch00-41014.1101.88
Pedro Strop24.333650261.0712.21
Hector Rondon44.5006402963.1632.42
Kyle Hendricks72.7781313080.1472.46
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