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The Jon Lester watch has already begun. The 30-year-old checks pretty much all the boxes for Cubs executives Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, who’ve known him since he was coming up through the Red Sox system.
The Cubs just finished off another last-place season, but Theo Epstein has expectations for a different finish in 2015: Contention.
The Cubs need an assistant hitting coach for the 2014 season and after a successful stint with Triple-A Iowa, could Manny Ramirez be considered for the big-league gig?

Team talk

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    Starlin Castro made three errors in one inning Monday night, the first Cub to do that in almost 15 years. Carlos Pena has hit just .169 with 22 strikeouts. But, manager Mike Quade still has faith in his guys.
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    The Cubs, who have stranded 12 baserunners during the last two games, sends James Russell to the mound as their series with the Rockies continues. The Cubs have won 11 of 13 vs. Colorado at home.
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    The Cubs, who have stranded 12 baserunners during the last two games, will send James Russell to the mound as their series with the Rockies continue. Before Monday, the Cubs had won 11 of 12 vs. Colorado.
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    Darwin Barney got the Cubs offense going with his first ML home run but Starlin Castro's three error second inning proved costly in the 5-3 loss to Colorado. Matt Garza gave up one run on three hits picking up the loss.
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    Monday, April 25, 2011 Posted: 9:55 p.m. Updated: 11:50 p.m. By Patrick Mooney CSNChicago.com The Cubs watch Starlin Castro and see their shortstop get to balls they havent touched in years. His range and instincts are supposed to be that good. And Castros offensive...
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    The Chicago Cubs have dropped three out of their last four home games and put Matt Garza on the mound in hopes of grabbing his first win as they take on the Rockies. Watch the game now on Comcast SportsNet!
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    Alfonso Soriano has had a strong start to the 2011 season. He appears to be comfortable at the plate and feels his knee is back to 100. But do you think his deal is too long?

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Team Schedule

Last Results
DateOppFinal
9/28MilW 5-2
9/27MilL 1-2
9/26MilW 6-4
9/24vs. StLW 3-1
9/23vs. StLW 4-3
9/22vs. StLL 0-8
9/21vs. LADL 5-8
9/20vs. LADW 8-7
9/19vs. LADL 5-14
9/18vs. LADL 4-8
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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. SweeneyStrained left hamstring (on 60-day DL)
8/26A. RizzoLeft game - lower back tightness (day-to-day)
8/23J. RuggianoLeft ankle surgery - out for season (on 60-day DL)
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Scoreboard

Sun, Sep 28
Final123 456 789 RHE
Chi Cubs200002001571
Milwaukee010010000251
  W: J. Turner (6-11)   L: M. Fiers (6-5)   S: H. Rondon (29)
  ChC HR: A. Rizzo (32)
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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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