1hRon Matejko, Special to ESPN.com

Fresh start paying off for Miguel Montero

After nine years with the Diamondbacks -- and struggling at the plate the past two -- Cubs newcomer Miguel Montero is producing like his old self.

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20hDavid Schoenfield

Thursday's power rankings

Madison Bumgarner shined as the San Francisco Giants beat Clayton Kershaw, while the Tampa Bay Rays took over first in the AL East.

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21hJesse Rogers

Cubs' youth sparkles in San Diego

The Cubs moved to a season-best six games over .500 as homers by Kris Bryant and Addison Russell backed the stellar pitching of Kyle Hendricks.

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23hJesse Rogers

Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Padres 0

Rapid reaction from the Chicago Cubs' 3-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday, which saw Kyle Hendricks pitch a complete-game gem.

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Bryant extends hit streak in Cubs' win (0:43)
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Actor Jeff Garlin visits the Cubs (1:03)
2dJesse Rogers

Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Padres 2

The Cubs got a solid outing from their bullpen and a key triple from Dexter Fowler in edging the Padres at San Diego.

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3dBuster Olney

Theo Epstein strikes again

In ESPN The Magazine's Pitchers Issue, Buster Olney explores why in the age of the pitcher, both the Cubs and the Red Sox are single-mindedly pursuing position players.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs16916th
Batting Average.24518th
On Base Percentage.3269th
Slugging Percentage.38917th
Earned Run Average3.8413th
Quality Starts2115th
WHIP1.217th
BAA.24712th

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