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75-56, 3rd in NL Cent
5hJesse Rogers

Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Reds 4

Rapid Reaction from the Chicago Cubs' 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in a game where rookie Kyle Schwarber came up big.

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Schwarber, Cubs edge Reds (0:27)
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Final: Cubs 5, Reds 4

Kyle Schwarber tagged a go-ahead, two-run homer in the 7th to push Chicago to its second win in seven games. Box score

Schwarber strikes to put Cubs up

Cubs rookie Kyle Schwarber took a 3-2 pitch deep to center and gave Chicago a 5-4 lead over Cincinnati in the 7th. Schwarber has 38 RBIs and 41 runs scored in 47 games. Follow live

7hJesse Rogers

James Russell, Mike Olt DFA as Cubs make roster moves for playoff race

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs said goodbye to several contributors over the past two seasons as they designated for assignment lefty pitcher James Russell and third baseman Mike Olt along with righty Rafael Soriano to make room on their 40-man roster for newcomers Austin Jackson, Quintin Berry and Trevor Cahill.

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8hJesse Rogers

Javier Baez makes his return to the Cubs

Former first-round pick Javier Baez returns to the Chicago Cubs with a tweaked batting approach that helped him excel at Triple-A Iowa.

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Dodgers give Arrieta rubber, dirt for no-no

Picking out gifts can be hard, like what do you get for the pitcher that no-hit your team? The Dodgers went with the pitching rubber and a bucket of dirt from the mound, which weighed about 60 pounds, according to Jake Arrieta. 'A really nice gesture'

Cubs call up top infield prospect Baez

Javier Baez will start at second base for Chicago tonight after hitting .324 at Triple-A this season, with 13 HRs and a .911 OPS in 70 games. The Cubs could use his presence at 2B, where they have struggled on offense:

  • Batting average: .227 (27th in MLB)
  • OPS: .612 (27th)
  • Home runs: 7 (T-22nd)

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9hJesse Rogers

Dodgers gift rubber, dirt to Arrieta for no-hitter

Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta received Dodger Stadium mound dirt and the pitching rubber as gifts from the Dodgers on Tuesday in what he called a "really nice gesture" following his Sunday no-hitter.

Still not over Jake Arrieta?

Neither are we. The Cubs' right-hander added to baseball history with Sunday's no-hitter against the Dodgers.

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Who's making the MLB playoffs?

For the most part, ESPN experts are unified on predicting the postseason field. However, debate remains on the AL's second wild card and the NL West winner. Who's in? Who's out?

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And the award goes to ... (2:42)
13hDavid Schoenfield

10 things you have to know for September

Can the Indians make a comeback? Will the Cubs and Mets finish off Cinderella seasons? Those are just two things to watch in the season's final month.

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15hDan Szymborski

Szymborski: Team-by-team playoff probabilities

After an eventful August which saw a couple playoff hopefuls catch fire and others fall apart, Dan Szymborski lays out the updated playoff odds -- with analysis - for each contending team.

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Focus MLB: Waiver deadline, Colon, Machado

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft talk trade impact with the Cubs, Giants and Dodgers. Plus, Manny Machado plays short, Bartolo Colon plays hitter and your #06010MLB questions.

Cubs drop in Power Rankings

Jake Arrieta's no-hitter wasn't enough to keep Chicago from falling a spot in our rankings. Is the team still in the top five? Find out here

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs53819th
Batting Average.24130th
On Base Percentage.31815th
Slugging Percentage.39322nd
Earned Run Average3.597th
Quality Starts6319th
WHIP1.205th
BAA.2415th

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