Cubs

Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Jorge Soler received some high praise from MLB.com columnist Bernie Pleskoff - a former scout - in his latest prospect rankings.
The Cubs have been extremely active on the waiver wire over the last week, claiming a player Tuesday and losing two other players to the Orioles and Brewers.
The Chicago Cubs and catcher David Ross have agreed to terms on a two-year, $5 million deal.

Team talk

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    The Cubs' 2012 payroll is set after agreeing to terms with 24 players on the 40-man roster. CSNChicago Insider Patrick Mooney takes a long look at the 2012 funds.
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    Cubs manager Dale Sveum doesn't expect Geovany Soto's current groin injury to linger throughout the season and expects the catcher to make his Cactus League debut this weekend.
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    The first baseball game of the "Cubs Way" era was played Sunday as the organization oozed positivity about the changes made to the club in the offseason.
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    In 2008, the Rays shocked baseball by not only making the postseason but also reaching the World Series. Andy Sonnanstine and Matt Garza were members of that team, and they're hoping to do the same with the Cubs.
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    MESA, Ariz. There are so many X-factors that will go into this before it really matters, but Cubs fans looking for signs of hope got one with the extra wild card. Theo Epstein isnt wishing for a championship. The front office will rely on the cold, hard logic of advanced...
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    Behind all the buzz surrounding Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder stood Rodrigo Lopez who actually became one of the biggest off-season stories.
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    Theo Epstein describes himself as a traditionalist when it comes to his views on baseball, but even he can't argue with the addition of one playoff team to each league. Maybe because he plans on taking full advantage of it.

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Today's Poll

If the Cubs don't make the playoffs in 2015, it will be:

Team Schedule

Next Games
DateOppTime
3/5vs. Oak (p)TBA
3/5SF (p)12:05 PT1:05 MT2:05 CT3:05 ET15:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 MST3:05 EST3:35 VEN0:05 UAE (+1)2:05 CT
3/6vs. Cin (p)TBA
3/7Col (p)12:10 PT1:10 MT2:10 CT3:10 ET15:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 1:10 MST3:10 EST3:40 VEN0:10 UAE (+1)2:10 CT
3/8vs. Tex (p)TBA
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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
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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Scoreboard

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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Starlin Castro134528581543311465.292
Anthony Rizzo140524891502813278.286
Luis Valbuena149478681193341651.249

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
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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