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Associated Press
September 17, 2019 - 10:43 pm
The Cubs dropped into a tie for the second NL wild card with Milwaukee, which held off San Diego for a 3-1 victory. They also missed out on an opportunity to gain ground on NL Central-leading St. Louis, which lost 6-2 to Washington.
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Retiring Cubs organist Gary Pressy (WBBM NEWSRADIO)
Rick Gregg
September 17, 2019 - 9:45 pm
Not surprisingly, Gary Pressy’s favorite memories include the 2016 season when the Cubs – previously known as the “Lovable Losers” – won the World Series. He still savors the city’s celebration.
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Associated Press
September 11, 2019 - 8:24 pm
Major League Baseball hitters have punctuated a power-packed year by shattering the record for most home runs in a season. Jonathan Villar of the Baltimore Orioles connected Wednesday night for the 6,106th homer. That topped the mark of 6,105 set in 2017. There are plenty more to come, too — the...
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Chicago Cubs' Nico Hoerner hits a two-RBI triple during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, in San Diego.
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Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 8:58 am
Nico Hoerner went from sitting on his couch in Oakland and watching the Chicago Cubs on TV on Sunday to having a remarkable major league debut with them on Monday night. The touted prospect had three hits and four RBIs in his big league debut and made some nice plays at shortstop for the Cubs, who...
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Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez reacts after being forced out at first base during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
Associated Press
September 09, 2019 - 8:49 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star shortstop Javier Báez could return to the Chicago Cubs if they reach the playoffs. Báez saw a hand specialist in Chicago who confirmed the slugger has a hairline fracture of his left thumb. He is expected to miss the rest of this month, but the team said Monday he will...
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