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Short-handed Braves rally in 10th to knock off Cubs, 4-3
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Daniel Castro singled and scored on Nick Markakis' sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the short-handed Braves picked up a rare victory by beating the Cubs 4-3 on Sunday. "We did a lot of things well," Maddon said. "We had one mistake on defense. I …

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Short-handed Braves rally in 10th to knock off Cubs 4-3
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Daniel Castro singled and scored on Nick Markakis' sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the short-handed Braves picked up a rare victory by beating the Cubs 4-3 on Sunday. "We did a lot of things well," Maddon said. "We had one mistake on defense. I …

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Levine: Kris Bryant Back For Surging Cubs
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WRIGLEY FIELD (CBS) — The Chicago Cubs finished April with their best winning percentage ever in the first month of the season. No team ever plays .771 baseball all season, but when asked about it on Sunday Joe Maddon found a few areas where his …

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Cubs Q&A with Mark Gonzales: 30-game winner, pitchers batting 9th and more
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The Tribune's Mark Gonzales answers readers' questions about the possibility of a Cubs pitcher winning 30 games this season, and why Joe Maddon has abandoned batting starting pitchers eighth this season. I know it is VERY early in the season. But do …

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MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
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BATTING_Diaz, St. Louis, 0.423; Prado, Miami, 0.397; Murphy, Washington, 0.370; Conforto, NY Mets, 0.365; Cozart, Cincinnati, 0.361; Fowler, Chicago Cubs, 0.347; Yelich, Miami, 0.346; Molina, St. Louis, 0.341; Braun, Milwaukee, 0.333; Segura, Arizona, …

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Here's the pitch: Cubs' patience at plate key to success
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Three times the Cubs have taken 10 or more walks in a game, best in the big leagues and equal to the number of times they did it combined from 2010-15. Anthony Rizzo (18) is tied for third in the National League, with Fowler and Zobrist at 17 apiece.

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Braves-Cubs rained out; Maddon says bullpen a priority
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… the Atlanta Braves was postponed because of rain. While no makeup date was immediately announced, the game likely will be rescheduled for July 7, the day before the Braves open a series against the White Sox in Chicago. The Cubs also are off that day.

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Matt Szczur, Cubs get rained out Saturday against Braves
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Matt Szczur, a 2007 Lower Cape May Regional High School graduate and former two-sport star at Villanova, hit a home run for the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, raising his spring training batting average to .308. David Ross, Matt Szczur. Nam Y. Huh …

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Rain postpones Braves-Cubs game
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… the Atlanta Braves was postponed because of rain. While no makeup date was immediately announced, the game likely will be rescheduled for July 7, the day before the Braves open a series against the White Sox in Chicago. The Cubs also are off that day.

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Rain postpones Braves-Cubs; Maddon says bullpen a priority
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Ashley Murray, center, stands outside Wrigley Field after rain postponed the baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves on Saturday, April 30, 2016, in Chicago. Ashley Murray, center, stands outside Wrigley Field after rain postponed …

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MLB roundup: Szczur hits grand slam as Cubs roll past Braves
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Matt Szczur hit his first career grand slam during a five-run eighth inning and the host Chicago Cubs broke away from the Atlanta Braves 6-1 Friday. Jon Lester struck out 10 over seven innings as the Cubs improved to 17-5, their top 22-game start since …

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