Cubs

Jon Lester admitted Saturday that the Cubs' season has been a roller coaster. And losers of the last four, the Cubs will need to minimize those ups and downs to finish the season how they want.
Chase Utley is back home in Los Angeles after being traded to the Dodgers earlier this month. But the second baseman wouldn't say how close he came - if at all- to joining the Cubs.
With September call-ups just a few days away, the Cubs are expecting Javier Baez to be in the first wave of those on the 40-man roster who will help in the North Siders' playoff push.

Team talk

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    Thirty-two-year-old Aramis Ramirez is the "old man" on the field for the Cubs this year, but he says he gets energized by that. At this point in his career, veteran cares only about winning and not about the money.
  • 4y
    Carlos Silva has had a very eventful spring which finally culminated in the news Saturday that the veteran right-hander will not make the Cubs' roster. Andrew Cashner will be the team's fifth starter.
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    With a solid group of veterans and the additions of Carlos Pena, Matt Garza, Kerry Wood and Reed Johnson, the Cubs feel there won't be any chemistry issues at the Friendly Confines in 2011.
  • 4y
    Friday, March 25, 2011 Posted 7:43 p.m. Associated Press Mesa, Ariz. - Braden Looper has told the Cubs that he is retiring. The 36-year-old pitcher was in camp as a non-roster player, trying to make a comeback after sitting out last season. The Cubs informed him Friday that...
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    Friday, March 25, 2011 Posted: 11:37 a.m. Updated 5:13 p.m. By Patrick Mooney CSNChicago.com Robert Redford and Ron Santo Jr. will take center stage on Opening Day at Wrigley Field. The Cubs announced Friday that Redford who played high school baseball with Don Drysdale...
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    In the final Spring Training matchup between the Cubs and Sox, the Northsiders got the better of the Pale Hose in a 8-7 affair. Alfonso Soriano led the Cubs with a homer and two RBIs.
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    The Cubs made another round of roster cuts on Thursday, bringing the spring roster down to 31 players. Patrick Mooney says these cuts are good news for Reed Johnson, Blake DeWitt, and Darwin Barney.

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Today's Poll

At the end of the regular season, how many homers will Kris Bryant have?
15 or less
4%
16-20
26%
21-25
43%
26-30
21%
31 or more
7%

Team Schedule

Next Games
DateOppTime
8/30LAD5:05 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
8/31vs. Cin5:05 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
9/1vs. Cin5:05 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
9/2vs. Cin11:20 PT12:20 MT1:20 CT2:20 ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 MST1:20 EST1:50 VEN22:20 UAE1:20 CT
9/4vs. Ari11:20 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
8/29LADL 2-5
8/28LADL 1-4
8/27SFL 1-9
8/26SFL 2-4
8/25SFW 8-5
8/24vs. CleW 2-1
8/23vs. AtlW 9-3
8/22vs. AtlW 9-7
8/21vs. AtlW 5-3
8/20vs. AtlW 7-1
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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
8/24J. MotteRight shoulder strain (on 15-day DL)
8/24J. SolerStrained left oblique (on 15-day DL)
8/4R. SorianoRight shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
7/29E. Bonifaciooff 15-day DL
7/29N. RamirezLeft abdominal soreness (on 15-day DL)
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Scoreboard

Sat, Aug 29
Final123 456 789 RHE
Chi Cubs010010000261
LA Dodgers00100040x5110
  W: J. Howell (5-1)   L: J. Lester (8-10)   S: K. Jansen (27)
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
A. Rizzo127464731323032678.284
K. Bryant119434721142252077.263
D. Fowler124472841192371436.252
C. Coghlan12236349901931535.248
A. Russell1093744591231935.243
S. Castro12245437110141648.242

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
C. Denorfia00-1000.100.00
D. Ross00-2002.000.00
J. Grimm23.400470338.1531.17
H. Rondon52.7145902458.0571.55
J. Arrieta166.72726260174.01782.22
P. Strop26.250610256.0642.89
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