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Jed Hoyer admits the Cubs will be a "fairly high strikeout team going forward." But will the benefits outweigh the costs in the lineup? CSN's Patrick Mooney breaks it down.
Chicago ace Jake Arrieta had a poor outing Thursday as the Cubs lost to the Reds to close out the series in Cincinnati.
Jorge Soler has had a long journey to the big leagues, fighting injuries and dealing with the shadows cast by fellow prospects. But now he's with the Cubs, and he knows it's his time.

Team talk

  • 2y
    Carlos Marmol led the majors with 10 blown saves last season, but new manager Dale Sveum and first-year pitching coach Chris Bosio believe they can correct the issues that plagued the Cubs closer last year.
  • 2y
    Carlos Zambrano may be a better fit in Miami, reuniting with friend Ozzie Guillen and Cubs pitcher Matt Garza believes his former teammate 'will have on hell of a year' and possibly be in the CY Young race.
  • 2y
    After a long offseason putting the pieces in place to implement the "Cubs Way," spring training is finally here, and Theo Epstein, Dale Sveum & Co. will finally begin to see the initial results of their efforts.
  • 2y
    The Cubs' window of opportunity to win may not open for a few years, and Matt Garza could be a big part of that if the two sides can work out an extension.
  • 2y
    While the Cubs stand behind their shortstop, Starlin Castro is still under investigation by the Chicago Police Department about an alleged sexual assault. But the Cubs aren't expecting that to be a distraction this spring.
  • 2y
    With his contract status still uncertain beyond this season, but he's been in Arizona for two weeks preparing to fulfill h is role as staff ace. He's also ready for a new style of play at Wrigley Field.
  • 2y
    Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in two days for the Cubs, so what will be the biggest storylines to watch this season? Patrick Mooney breaks them down.

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Team Schedule

Next Games
DateOppTime
8/29StL5:15 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
8/30StL11:15 PT12:15 MT1:15 CT2:15 ET14:15 ET18:15 GMT2:15 11:15 MST1:15 EST1:45 VEN22:15 UAE1:15 CT
8/30StL5:15 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
8/31StL11:15 PT12:15 MT1:15 CT2:15 ET14:15 ET18:15 GMT2:15 11:15 MST1:15 EST1:45 VEN22:15 UAE1:15 CT
9/1vs. Mil11:20 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
8/28CinL 2-7
8/27CinL 5-7
8/26CinW 3-0
8/24vs. BalW 2-1
8/23vs. BalW 7-2
8/22vs. BalW 4-1
8/21vs. SFL 3-5
8/20vs. SFL 3-8
8/19vs. SFW 2-1
8/18NYMW 4-1
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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
8/27R. SweeneyStrained left hamstring (on 15-day DL)
8/26A. RizzoLeft game - lower back tightness (day-to-day)
8/23J. RuggianoSprained left ankle (on 15-day DL)
8/21E. JacksonStrained right lat (on 15-day DL)
8/9B. Schlitteroff 15-day DL
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Scoreboard

Fri, Aug 29
5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST7:45 PM VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 PM CT WGN/FSMW 
Chi Cubs (59-74, 27-41 Road)
St. Louis (71-61, 39-26 Home)
 ChC: K. Hendricks  (5-1, 1.78 ERA)
 StL: S. Miller  (8-9, 4.26 ERA)
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Starlin Castro128508541463111364.287
Anthony Rizzo129486811352313071.278
Luis Valbuena12238549932441343.242

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
John Baker101.0001001.000.00
Neil Ramirez11.500390333.1431.08
Kyuji Fujikawa00-7007.181.23
Kyle Hendricks51.83388050.2311.78
Pedro Strop24.333540250.2562.31
Wesley Wright02.000510042.2352.32
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