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The Cubs bullpen blew a four-run lead in the ninth, but Starlin Castro's walk-off single in the 11th gave the Cubs the type of win they weren't getting in years past. Is this a trend in the making?
After Kris Bryant went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in his first big league game, baseball's top prospect was 2-for-3 with and RBI and three walks in game No. 2, quelling any worries that he's anything but as advertised.
The debate raged all during Kris Bryant's minor league tenure about whether he'd be able to stick at third base. After a dazzling defensive debut, what do the Cubs think of Bryant's fielding future?

Team talk

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    Jeff Baker had four hits and four RBIs Friday night as the Cubs beat the Brewers 7-4 to kick off the first road trip of the 2011 season in winning fashion. Matt Garza will take the hill for his second start as a Cub.
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    After a slight setback sending two pitchers to the DL, the Cubs hope they can get another stellar performance out of Jeff Baker and focus on their offensive strengths vs. the Brewers. Coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. on CSN.
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    Carlos Zambrano went six innings, allowing four runs and Jeff Baker had four RBIs on four hits, including two doubles and a homer to help the Cubs back over .500 and start the road trip off in winning fashion.
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    Alfonso Soriano recalls his first memory of Manny Ramirez and doesn't understand why the star slugger felt the need to use performance-enhancing drugs. The Cubs made a roster move after placing Andrew Cashner and Randy Wells on the disabled list.
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    Sunday, April 10, 2011 CSNChicago.com Pacers' Granger talks trash Danny Granger has is looking ahead to the Bulls-Pacers first-round playoff series, making a comment that will make him a marked man. "Boston's a different monster," Granger told the Indianapolis Star. "They...
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    Going for his seventh straight win at Miller Park, the Cubs will send Carlos Zambrano to the mound and hope their past success in Milwaukee will continue. Don't miss a pitch now on Comcast SportsNet Plus.
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    After going 3-3 against two teams that finished 2010 in last place, the Cubs begin a tough road trip with two starting pitchers on their way to the DL. Facing adversity, will they explode or embrace the next challenge?

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Today's Poll

If the Cubs don't make the playoffs in 2015, it will be:
OK
52%
A disappointment
40%
A failure
8%

Team Schedule

Next Games
DateOppTime
4/19vs. SD11:20 PT12:20 MT1:20 CT2:20 ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 MST1:20 EST1:50 VEN22:20 UAE1:20 CT
4/20Pit4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 MST6:05 EST6:35 VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 CT
4/21Pit4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 MST6:05 EST6:35 VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 CT
4/22Pit4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 MST6:05 EST6:35 VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 CT
4/23Pit9:35 PT10:35 MT11:35 CT12:35 ET12:35 ET16:35 GMT0:35 9:35 MST11:35 EST12:05 VEN20:35 UAE11:35 CT
Last Results
DateOppFinal
4/18vs. SDW 7-6
4/17vs. SDL 4-5
4/15vs. CinW 5-0
4/14vs. CinL 2-3
4/13vs. CinW 7-6
4/12ColW 6-5
4/11ColW 9-5
4/10ColL 1-5
4/8vs. StLW 2-0
4/5vs. StLL 0-3
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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
4/16N. RamirezRight shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
4/15M. OltHairline fracture, right wrist (on 15-day DL)
4/9T. La StellaStrained right oblique (on 15-day DL)
4/2J. GrimmRight forearm inflammation (on 15-day DL)
3/27D. BeelerRight shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
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Scoreboard

Sat, Apr 18
Final-113456 789 1011RHE
San Diego0000004006101
Chi Cubs0021300017121
  W: Z. Rosscup (1-0)   L: C. Kimbrel (0-1)
  SD HR: M. Kemp (1)
  ChC HR: M. Montero 2 (2)
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Starlin Castro10414131016.317
Anthony Rizzo1032791015.281
Jorge Soler10404111128.275
Dexter Fowler10437113214.256
Chris Coghlan1030473022.233

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
Edwin Jackson00-1002.020.00
Jason Motte00-5005.030.00
Zac Rosscup101.0003003.240.00
Pedro Strop00-7006.080.00
Jake Arrieta11.50022013.2121.98
Travis Wood11.50022011.2122.31
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