Cubs

The $155 million guaranteed obviously helped. But Jon Lester still had to buy into the Cubs' plan and believe they could evolve from a last-place team into a World Series contender.
It didn't take long for the Cubs to realize that Miguel Montero loves to talk and hates sitting on the bench. And they wanted that hard edge when acquired him from Arizona.
Javier Baez didn't bring his Manny Ramirez dreadlocks to spring training, but the Cubs still see similarities between the two of them.

Team talk

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    After jumping out to yet another early three-run lead, the Cubs allowed the Mets to snatch the lead away with a four-run eighth before Aramis Ramirez singled home two in the ninth to pull out a wild win for Chicago.
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    Chicago Cubs pitcher Randy Wells was off to a brutal start in the beginning of the season but is now looking to add to his career-best five-game winning streak vs. the Mets. Catch all the action live on Comcast SportsNet!
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    The Cubs jumped out to an early three-run lead before the Mets scored four unanswered runs. After a two-out single from Darwin Barney in the ninth to tie the game, the Mets walked off in the bottom of the frame for the win.
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    The Chicago Cubs have dropped six of eight on the road and look to turn things around as they open as series vs. the Mets in New York. Coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet Plus.
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    With the Cubs set to take on the Mets Sunday night on the tenth anniversary of 911, CSN Cubs Insider Patrick Mooney spoke to players about their experiences in New York during and following the attacks.
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    The Cubs may not be playing for a playoff spot this September, but there's plenty on the line. While this is Jim Hendry's team, the next general manager could look closely at this final month to determine the 2012 roster.
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    After launching a blast onto Sheffield Avenue to give the Cubs a 6-3 win over the Reds, Carlos Pena couldn't hide his joy. He insists the Cubs are close to winning a World Series, and wants to be part of it.

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Today's Poll

If the Cubs don't make the playoffs in 2015, it will be:
OK
55%
A disappointment
37%
A failure
8%

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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