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White Sox rally to beat Mets (1:21)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Nice night for Dodgers starter Scott Kazmir, who matched Jake Arrieta by allowing just one hit over six innings. The left-hander struck out seven while throwing 90 pitches. The Dodgers and Cubs are locked in a scoreless duel in the bottom of the seventh.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

With seven scoreless innings in the books by Jake Arrieta on Tuesday the Dodgers are in a 26 inning run scoring drought against the Cubs going back to last season. Arrieta just got out of a bases loaded jam by striking out Justin Turner looking on 3 pitches. It's 0-0 bot 7 as Arrieta's ERA is currently 1.56, tied with Clayton Kershaw for best in baseball.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Scott Kazmir is matching Jake Arrieta pitch for pitch at Wrigley Field tonight. He's given up just a single and a walk, both to Dexter Fowler, while striking out the hottest hitter in the league as Ben Zobrist has whiffed twice. Arrieta has given up 2 hits and a walk. It's 0-0 Bot 5.

Two White Sox gaining All-Star attention

In the AL's first ballot update, two White Sox received votes for their respective positions:

  • Jose Abreu - No. 5 first baseman
  • Melky Cabrera - No. 10 outfielder

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Arrieta froze Dodgers SS Corey Seager for a called third strike in the first inning on Tuesday night. Manager Joe Maddon often cites how opposing hitters freeze on some of Arrieta's better pitches. "Just watch their takes" he often says. When they walk away shaking their head you know Arrieta is on.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs have announced a start time of approx 730 pm CT as the tarp has come off the field. Jake Arrieta will indeed get a chance to become baseball's first 10-game winner.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

First pitch for Dodgers-Cubs at Wrigley Field tonight to take place "approximately" at 7:30 p.m. local time (5:30 PST).

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

According to AccuWeather, rain in Chicago will stop right around the first pitch for Dodgers-Cubs at Wrigley Field (7:05 p.m. CST/5:05 p.m. PST). Puddles accumulated in both bullpens from heavy late-afternoon rain, and the tarp remains on the field, but no delay has been announced.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs/Dodgers should have a short delay at Wrigley Field as rain moves through the area. The tarp is still on the field with game time less than an hour away.

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'Armageddon' if Cubs win World Series (2:32)

Cubanos en MLB: Brillan Soler, Abreu y Hechavarría

La producción ofensiva de Jorge Soler y José Abreu no ha sido la esperada en los dos primeros meses de la temporada, pero en la última semana de mayo mostraron signos de recuperación. Leer

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs confirm Neil Ramirez was claimed by the Milwaukee Brewers.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The tarp is on the field at Wrigley as rain is jeopardizing a Jake Arrieta start. It's dry right now but that could change soon.

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Arrieta setting sights on 10th win

Jake Arrieta has a chance to become the majors' first 10-game winner this season when he takes the mound against the Dodgers on Tuesday. Only three times before has a Cub pitcher done that in the modern era, per Elias. ESPN/WatchESPN at 8 p.m. ET

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Shades of 1907 for this year's Cubs?

If the Cubs beat the Dodgers on Tuesday, they'll be 36-14 through 50 games. The last time Chicago won at least 36 of its first 50 decisions was its World Series-winning 1907 season, per Elias Sports Bureau.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs CF Dexter Fowler is back in the lineup after missing Monday's game against the Dodgers with a heel injury. He'll lead off while Ben Zobrist who leads the league in OBP bats 5th. Jake Arrieta seeks his 10th win but rain is in the forecast for Chicago.

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Next Cubs prospect to watch for fantasy (0:42)
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Bears' sideline could be combustible

Jeff Dickerson sees some entertaining encounters ahead for quarterback Jay Cutler and new offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains. Dickerson writes that Loggains' personality is much edgier than that of predecessor Adam Gase. 100 NFL predictions

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AL Central sure looks different

The White Sox have lost 15 of their last 19 games since May 9. As a result, their six-game lead in the division is now a two-game deficit.

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Plenty to like about James Shields

Shields is reportedly drawing trade interest from teams, including the Chicago White Sox. The right-hander is in the midst of a strong season, ranking highly in several pitching categories.