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Jon Lester didn't have his Cy Young stuff on Friday night, but he did turn in his best outing since joining the Cubs. That has him and manager Joe Maddon believing the ace is turning a corner.
The Cubs ran their perfect record in extra innings to 3-0, tallying four runs in the 11th inning to earn a 7-3 road victory over the Reds on Friday evening.
Chris Coghlan was around for the debuts of top prospects Giancarlo Stanton and Kris Bryant, and he recalled and compared just how big a deal it's become and why the hype train will never slow down.

Team talk

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    Thursday, March 3, 2011 9:59 p.m. CSNChicago.com With all the rumors swirling around that St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols could be Cubs bound in 2012, CSN's David Kaplan has already started planning for that possibility. Kaplan unveiled his personalized No....
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    Carlos Zambrano doesn't want to talk about Carlos Silva's dugout confrontation with Aramis Ramirez. Zambrano wants to talk about today. Zambrano threw three scoreless innings in the Cubs 8-7 loss to Rangers Thursday.
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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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If the Cubs don't make the playoffs in 2015, it will be:

Team Schedule

Next Games
DateOppTime
4/25Cin10:10 PT11:10 MT12:10 CT1:10 ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 MST12:10 EST12:40 VEN21:10 UAE12:10 CT
4/26Cin10:10 PT11:10 MT12:10 CT1:10 ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 MST12:10 EST12:40 VEN21:10 UAE12:10 CT
4/27vs. Pit5:05 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
4/28vs. Pit5:05 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
4/29vs. Pit5:05 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
Last Results
DateOppFinal
4/24CinW 7-3
4/23PitL 4-5
4/22PitL 3-4
4/21PitW 9-8
4/20PitW 5-2
4/19vs. SDL 2-5
4/18vs. SDW 7-6
4/17vs. SDL 4-5
4/15vs. CinW 5-0
4/14vs. CinL 2-3
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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
4/22D. FowlerLeft game - right groin tightness (day-to-day)
4/16N. RamirezRight shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
4/15M. OltHairline fracture, right wrist (on 60-day DL)
4/9T. La StellaStrained right oblique (on 15-day DL)
4/2J. GrimmRight forearm inflammation (on 15-day DL)
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Scoreboard

Fri, Apr 24
Final-113456 789 1011RHE
Chi Cubs020010004790
Cincinnati110000000381
  W: J. Motte (1-0)   L: B. Badenhop (0-1)
  ChC HR: A. Rizzo (2) C. Coghlan (3)
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Anthony Rizzo165513193027.345
Starlin Castro166672210211.333
Jorge Soler16669183129.273
Dexter Fowler156211154214.242
Chris Coghlan16465113034.239

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
Gonzalez Germen00-2003.150.00
Edwin Jackson101.0004005.030.00
Pedro Strop00-9007.1100.00
Zac Rosscup101.0006006.291.35
Jake Arrieta21.66733020.2191.74
Hector Rondon101.0009039.072.00
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