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While the Rays and Red Sox were busy attempting to deal their aces minutes before Thursday's trade deadline, the Cubs sat back and watch, having made their big deal four weeks earlier.
As the MLB trade deadline came to a close, the Cubs traded Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell to the Atlanta Braves. In return, the Cubs acquired minor league catcher Victor Caratini from Atlanta.
Jake Arrieta allowed just one run on three hits, striking out seven as the Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies, 3-1, at Wrigley Field on Thursday. Arrieta moved his record to 6-2 on the season.

#CubsTalk

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    Entering the final year of his three-year deal, Marlon Byrd underwent an offseason transformation -- just as the Cubs did. And he's feeling a more positive vibe around the team this spring.
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    With his football days firmly behind him, Cubs top prospect Matt Szczur looks poised to quickly ascend through the ranks of the team's farm system -- though he may not be playing baseball if not for Jim Hendry.
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    On a young team, Alfonso Soriano stands out as a team leader. And while he's not the player he once was, he's still an important part of what the Cubs are building.
  • 2y
    The Chicago Cubs have insisted the sexual allegations against Starlin Castro would not be a distraction. Castro agrees and is ready to put it all behind him and focus on baseball.
  • 2y
    While Alfonso Soriano is well-liked in the Cubs' clubhouse, he's come under fire during his tenure with the Cubs for some perceived bad habits. Can new manager Dale Sveum help Soriano break them?
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    Even with top prospect Anthony Rizzo waiting in the minor league wings, the Cubs are going in to 2012 with the mentality that Bryan LaHair will be the team's first baseman this season.
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    Blake DeWitt is ready to compete for a bench job with the Cubs this spring after clearing waivers and accepting an outright to the minors in the off-season. Patrick Mooney has the story from Arizona.

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Today's Poll

Which prospect will make his MLB debut first?

Team Schedule

Next Games
DateOppTime
8/1LAD7:10 PT8:10 MT9:10 CT10:10 ET22:10 ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 MST9:10 EST9:40 VEN6:10 UAE (+1)9:10 CT
8/2LAD6:10 PT7:10 MT8:10 CT9:10 ET21:10 ET1:10 GMT9:10 6:10 MST8:10 EST8:40 VEN5:10 UAE (+1)8:10 CT
8/3LAD1:10 PT2:10 MT3:10 CT4:10 ET16:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 1:10 MST3:10 EST3:40 VEN0:10 UAE (+1)3:10 CT
8/5Col5:40 PT6:40 MT7:40 CT8:40 ET20:40 ET0:40 GMT8:40 5:40 MST7:40 EST8:10 VEN4:40 UAE (+1)7:40 CT
8/6Col5:40 PT6:40 MT7:40 CT8:40 ET20:40 ET0:40 GMT8:40 5:40 MST7:40 EST8:10 VEN4:40 UAE (+1)7:40 CT
Last Results
DateOppFinal
7/31vs. ColW 3-1
7/30vs. ColL 4-6
7/29vs. ColW 4-3
7/28vs. ColW 4-1
7/27vs. StLL 0-1
7/26vs. StLL 3-6
7/25vs. StLW 7-6
7/24vs. SDL 3-13
7/23vs. SDL 3-8
7/22vs. SDW 6-0
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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
7/29F. DoubrontStrained right calf (on 15-day DL)
7/26N. RamirezSore right triceps (on 15-day DL)
7/24E. JacksonLeft game - right hand cramps (day-to-day)
6/13E. Bonifaciooff 15-day DL
6/2W. Castillooff 15-day DL
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Scoreboard

Fri, Aug 1
7:10 PM PT8:10 PM MT9:10 PM CT10:10 PM ET22:10 ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 PM MST9:10 PM EST9:40 PM VEN6:10 UAE (+1)9:10 PM CT WGN/SNLA 
Chi Cubs (45-62, 20-35 Road)
LA Dodgers (62-47, 28-24 Home)
 ChC: K. Hendricks  (1-1, 2.33 ERA)
 LAD: D. Haren  (8-8, 4.49 ERA)
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Anthony Rizzo106395721131512559.286
Starlin Castro107425451142811156.268
Luis Valbuena963013975243835.249

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
John Baker101.0001001.000.00
Neil Ramirez11.500330328.0360.96
Jake Arrieta62.7501616098.01062.11
Kyle Hendricks11.50033019.1142.33
Pedro Strop14.200410238.1432.58
Wesley Wright02.000400031.2272.84
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