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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    The Cubs held a closed-door team meeting on Thursday to address Wednesday's scuffle between Carlos Silva and Aramis Ramirez, as well as their lackluster defense so far this spring. Patrick Mooney has the full story.
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    After lecturing Starlin Castro about his intensity in defensive and base-running drills earlier in the day, Cubs manager Mike Quade had to convey a sense of calm in response to a dugout skirmish between Carlos Silva and Aramis Ramirez
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    Cubs pitcher Carlos Silva was involved in a dugout confrontation with Aramis Ramirez after a six-run, three-error first inning in the Cubs' loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.
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    The 2010 San Francisco Giants built a championship team from pitching and defense. Despite nine errors in the first three Spring Training games, Mike Quade and the Cubs look at themselves and ask, "Why not us?"
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    Angel Guzman, a former top prospect of the Cubs, has done nothing but battle injuries and heartache in his professional career. But, the 29-year-old right-handed pitcher isn't thinking about any 'what ifs'.
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    With one inning pitched against the Brewers on Monday, Kerry Wood made his first appearance in a Cubs uniform since 2008. While Wood knows he's a key piece of the bullpen, he's also enjoying his role as mentor.
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    Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 6:48 p.m. By Patrick Mooney CSNChicago.com MESA, Ariz. - There may not be another pitcher the Cubs are watching as closely as Andrew Cashner this spring. This is a case study in the question they've faced since selecting him 19th overall in the 2008...

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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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