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On Tuesday night, the Cubs and Giants sat through a bizarre delay that lasted four hours and 34 minutes and ended in a Cubs' 2-0 win. So why did it have to last that long?
Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer joined the "Kap and Haugh Show" Wednesday morning to discuss the crazy Cubs-Giants rainout from Tuesday night.
As the Cubs begin their celebration of the 1990s during their 100th anniversay season at Wrigley, former Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa is nowhere to be found.

#CubsTalk

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    Despite a fantastic start to his career, Starlin Castro has much room for improvement both offensively and defensively. But the Cubs have a plan for Castro to grow, and it starts by pushing him to improve.
  • 2y
    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.
  • 2y
    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.
  • 2y
    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?
  • 2y
    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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Today's Poll

Which Cubs call-up did you look the most forward to?

Team Schedule

Next Games
DateOppTime
8/20vs. SF5:05 PT6:05 MT7:05 CT8:05 ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 MST7:05 EST7:35 VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 CT
8/21vs. SF5:05 PT6:05 MT7:05 CT8:05 ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 MST7:05 EST7:35 VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 CT
8/22vs. Bal11:20 PT12:20 MT1:20 CT2:20 ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 MST1:20 EST1:50 VEN22:20 UAE1:20 CT
8/23vs. Bal11:20 PT12:20 MT1:20 CT2:20 ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 MST1:20 EST1:50 VEN22:20 UAE1:20 CT
8/24vs. Bal11:20 PT12:20 MT1:20 CT2:20 ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 MST1:20 EST1:50 VEN22:20 UAE1:20 CT
Last Results
DateOppFinal
8/19vs. SFW 2-0
8/18NYMW 4-1
8/17NYMW 2-1
8/16NYML 3-7
8/15NYML 2-3
8/14vs. MilL 2-6
8/13vs. MilW 4-2
8/12vs. MilW 3-0
8/11vs. MilL 1-3
8/10vs. TBW 3-2
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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
8/9B. SchlitterRight shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
7/31F. DoubrontStrained right calf (on 15-day DL)
7/26N. Ramirezoff 15-day DL
7/24E. JacksonLeft game - right hand cramps (day-to-day)
6/13E. Bonifaciooff 15-day DL
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Scoreboard

Wed, Aug 20
5:05 PM PT6:05 PM MT7:05 PM CT8:05 PM ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST7:35 PM VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 PM CT CSBy/WCIU 
San Francisco (65-59, 33-27 Road)
Chi Cubs (55-70, 29-31 Home)
 SF: J. Peavy  (1-3, 3.86 ERA)
 ChC: E. Jackson  (6-13, 5.74 ERA)
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Starlin Castro125496531413111364.284
Anthony Rizzo123462801292112969.279
Luis Valbuena11435543842431040.237

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
John Baker101.0001001.000.00
Neil Ramirez11.500360330.2391.17
Kyle Hendricks51.83377048.2291.48
Pedro Strop24.333500246.2522.51
Jake Arrieta64.60019190117.11222.61
Wesley Wright02.000470037.0282.68
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