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Javier Baez didn't bring his Manny Ramirez dreadlocks to spring training, but the Cubs still see similarities between the two of them.
The Cubs don't want to start Kris Bryant's service clock and intend to keep him in the minors to start 2015, but the MLB Players Association will be monitoring the situation closely.
Arismendy Alcantara's versatility and "ubiquitous" skill set will give Joe Maddon the same kind of options the skipper had in Tampa Bay with Ben Zobrist.

Team talk

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    Kerry Wood, who will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee after the season ends, was shut down by the Cubs on Monday. Wood has appeared in 55 games this season for the North Siders and has 57 strikeouts.
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    As the hunt for the next Cubs GM continues, Tom Ricketts has a clear vision for how baseball operations should run, giving scouting director Tim Wilken the authority to renew contracts and make new hires.
  • 3y
    Casey Coleman is 0-2 with a 6.20 ERA in four career appearances vs. the Milwaukee Brewers and is on the mound in the opener of a three-game set. Watch the game now on Comcast SportsNet.
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    CSN's David Kaplan and Todd Hollandsworth are chatting during tonight's Cubs-Brewers game. Watch the game and submit all your Cubs questions to our Cubs Pre and Postgame Live crew.
  • 3y
    If things go right for Milwaukee, the Brewers could be celebrating their first NL Central division championship at Wrigley Field this coming week. How does that make the Cubs feel?
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    There is a universal respect for Mariano Rivera in major league baseball and Cubs closer Carlos Marmol looks up to Rivera during a difficult season and when he struggles on the mound to regain a feel for his slider.
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    Starlin Castro has reached base in 30 straight games and looks to stay hot as the Cubs go for their second consecutive home sweep vs. the Astros. Catch all the action live on Comcast SportsNet.

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

Team Schedule

Next Games
DateOppTime
3/5vs. Oak (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
3/5SF (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)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
3/7Col (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)1:05 PT2:05 MT3:05 CT4:05 ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 MST3:05 EST3:35 VEN0:05 UAE (+1)2:05 CT
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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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