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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

So Jake Arrieta has a 6-run lead. He's allowed 6 ER in his last 14 regular-season starts combined. How safe does this lead look?

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

Reminded that Harry Caray used to say, "one more biscuit for breakfast and that's outta here" as Red Sox DH David Ortiz sends White Sox CF Austin Jackson back to the wall in deepest center in the Cell with a second-inning fly out.

What could Prior have accomplished?

We tapped a panel of more than 60 ESPN experts to pick the top 25 instances of unfulfilled potential in sports. What could Mark Prior have accomplished if arm problems hadn't got in the way? The Could-Have-Beens

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

Tonight's battle between the Red Sox and White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field should be played under cloudy skies as temps drop into the low 50s, but if it goes long or into extras, late thunder storms could make things interesting.

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White Sox to release Danks on Thursday

Chicago will end the John Danks' 10-year run with the Sox after he dropped his first four starts this season. The Sox are responsible for the remaining portion of Danks' $14.25M salary this year, a little more than $11.9M.

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Injuries drastically cut Williams' career

We tapped a panel of more than 60 ESPN experts to identify the top 25 instances of unfulfilled potential in sports. What could have Jay Williams potentially accomplished had he not suffered traumatic injuries after his NBA rookie season? The Could-Have-Beens

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Javy Báez doing his part to convince Jake Arrieta to play for Team Puerto Rico in the WBC. Arrieta's paternal grandfather was born and raised in PR.

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Is bad blood good for baseball? (2:14)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon explains why Kris Bryant is in right tonight behind Jake Arrieta after playing in left in the wild card game. Jorge Soler bats second. Maddon explains that decision as well.

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Pau Gasol, con 'opciones tentadoras' de cara a la agencia libre

Después de haber pasado sus dos últimas temporadas en Chicago Bulls, el internacional español se plantea cambiar de ciudad en el que podría ser su último gran contrato como profesional. Leer

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Chicago es dueña y señora de los Power Rankings

Los Cachorros se ratificaron a la cabeza del Power Ranking semanal de ESPNDeportes.com, que vio a sus vecinos Medias Blancas ascender hasta el segundo lugar. Leer

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Ryan Kalish grateful for another opportunity (0:49)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

After dealing with injuries yet again and taking 2015 off Ryan Kalish is back with the Cubs taking Matt Szczur's (hamstring) place on the roster.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs catcher Tim Federowicz says he's got this in regards to catching Jake Arrieta tonight. He has experience with aces having caught Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke in the past,

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Sale off to All-Star-caliber start

In David Schoenfield's April All-Stars list, he makes the rules. And this time, he's going with a six-man pitching rotation -- and you'd better believe Chris Sale is included. Schoenfield: April All-Stars

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs OF Matt Szczur was placed on the 15-day DL with a mild hamstring strain which he injured on Monday night. Ryan Kalish was added to the 40-man roster and recalled from Triple-A Iowa to take his place.

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Heyward on wrist injury (1:36)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

From last night: Jason Heyward discusses his wrist injury which is keeping him out of a second straight game on Tuesday. Kris Bryant plays right field, Jorge Soler is in left for the Cubs.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Arrieta starts at PNC Park tonight for the first time since shutting out the Pirates in the wild card game last October. He does not expect the best reception.

Cubs lead the way in April All-Stars

The Cubs own David Schoenfield's April All-Stars lineup, with three players making the cut -- 1B Anthony Rizzo, OF Dexter Fowler and RHP Jake Arrieta. Schoenfield: April All-Stars