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Butler: I could've taken Nene (1:44)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

On Wednesday the Cubs accomplished something done only 11 times previously in the NL this season: All eight Cubs position players to start the game had a hit and scored a run.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Butler, on if he's certain he'll be with the Bulls next season: "I don't think anything is for certain. I really don't. I love the city of Chicago, Chicago basketball, I think everybody knows that. They drafted me I've been here my entire career. Nothing is for certain."

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Butler was a guest on The Jump today. He discussed his reaction to the Derrick Rose trade, saying in part: "I can't say that I was surprised but I knew that it had to be one of us to tell you the truth."

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs infielder Javy Baez discusses his great day on defense and at the plate on Wednesday one day after hitting a grand slam to beat the Reds.,

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Jump Crew not all fans of Butler's sock monkey (1:06)
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Butler on Rose trade: 'It had to be one of us' (1:38)
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Butler: 'I let people think what they want to think' (1:33)
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Butler on his Bulls' future: 'I don't think anything is for certain' (1:03)
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Kyle Hendricks on his career high 117 pitches (0:50)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks discusses his career high 117 pitches in Wednesday's 9-2 win over the Reds.

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Cubs rookie Albert Almora on first career home run (0:33)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs rookie Albert Almora discusses his first career home run, hit on Wednesday against the Reds.

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Willson Contreras discusses his infield dance (0:43)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs catcher Willson Contreras discusses his infield dance after taking a foul tip off his cup.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs rookie C Willson Contreras is 2 for 2 throwing out runners in 4 starts while veteran Miguel Montero is 2 for 37 in 36 starts this season. Contreras has a cannon for an arm.