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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel quietly is having a nice year at the plate. He singled off of Jose Fernandez of the Marlins and scored in the third inning to tie the game 1-1. Hammel is hitting .273 on the season as the Cubs have a very good hitting rotation.

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Ink blot: Arrieta to get tattoo for losing CWS bet

Coastal Carolina eliminated TCU from the College World Series on Saturday, meaning Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta -- a Horned Frogs alum -- will have to get a tattoo honoring the Chanticleers' win.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Tommy LacStella (hamstring) and Clayton Richard (blister) are headed to Triple-A Iowa for rehab assignments.

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Look for Mavs, Bulls to pursue Conley (0:55)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon is starting rookie Willson Contreras in left field for the second consecutive game after he reached base 3 more times on Saturday against the Marlins. He has a .500 OBP over the course of his first week in the big leagues.

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Crasnick: Cubs could use one more reliever (0:59)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs manager Joe Maddon breaks down his team's 9-6 loss to the Marlins on Saturday.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

John Lackey discusses his 7 run outing in the Cubs 9-6 loss to the Marlins on Saturday.

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Huge fifth inning lifts Marlins past Cubs (1:13)
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Stanton blows doors open (0:30)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Not since last Aug. 19 has a Cubs starter given up 7 earned runs as John Lackey did on Saturday against the Marlins. It came on seven hits and three walks as Lackey left some balls in very hittable spots as they crossed home plate. His ERA rose from 2.78 to 3.29 after the outing which lasted 4.1.

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Encarnacion plates two on bloop single (0:20)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

A true Greg Olsen fan representing both of his teams

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

A true Greg Olsen fan representing both of his teams.

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White Sox go back-to-back-to-back (0:47)

White Sox triple up

Brett Lawrie, Dioner Navarro and J.B. Shuck hit back-to-back-to-back home runs in the second inning. The only other team to do that this season was the Giants on Opening Day. Chicago still trails the Blue Jays. Follow live

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The Chicago Blackhawks selected goaltender Wouter Peeters in the third round and (0:46)