The Chicago Cubs and catcher David Ross have agreed to terms on a two-year, $5 million deal.
The Cubs made an interesting gamble by signing Jason Motte to a one-year deal. Now insider Patrick Mooney explains what the 32-year-old pitcher can bring to the North Side.
Jeff Samardzija's arrival on the South Side might not be a long-term deal, as the pitcher is adamant about testing free agency, but the former Cub does add a new zing to the Crosstown rivalry.

Team talk

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    Matt Garza is on the bound for the Cubs, looking for his first win of the 2011 campaign. The Cubs will try to slow down the red-hot Colorado Rockies, who have won their last six games in a row. Watch the game live now!
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    The Cubs visit Coors Field for a three-game series against the Rockies.
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    When the Cubs made their annual trip to Coors Field in 2010, it was the wackiest three days of the season. This year, amidst pitching and injury problems, there will be nowhere for the 6-6 team to hide in Colorado.
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    Carlos Zambrano's home run in the sixth inning proved to be the game-winner in a 9-5 Cubs victory over the Astros. But after struggling in the sixth inning, did the big righty disrespect his manager?
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    Thursday, April 14, 2011 Posted: April 13, 9:22 p.m. Updated: 12:04 a.m. By Patrick Mooney HOUSTON Carlos Pena has been wearing a kind of cast inside his glove. That way his right thumb doesnt snap all the way back. He just feels the vibrations. The thumb...
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    Eddie Cicotte, a pitcher on the 1919 White Sox team that threw the World Series, told a grand jury in 1920 that Cubs players were offered 10,000 to throw the 1918 World Series. Chuck Garfien has the complete story.
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    Wrapping up a three-game series in Houston, the Cubs turn to Carlos Zambrano, who will seek his career-best 10th consecutive victory. Can the Cubs get their first series win of 2011 against the Astros?


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Injury Report

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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Team Stats

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Starlin Castro134528581543311465.292
Anthony Rizzo140524891502813278.286
Luis Valbuena149478681193341651.249

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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