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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Addison Russell scratched today due to a stiff back.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jake Arrieta discuss his 466 ft home run against Az. in a Cactus League game on Thursday. It's the longest home run hit by a pitcher since ESPN began tracking in 2009.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch new Cubs starter Brett Anderson discuss joining the Cubs championship rotation.

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15dJoe Peta

Predicting Cubs' 2017 record

With a World Series title in hand, Joe Peta thinks the Chicago Cubs cruise through the regular season a bit and may not reach their Vegas win total of 95.5

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Kane, Panarin score filthy shootout goals (0:28)
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Arrieta hits longest HR ever by a pitcher (0:24)

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DeShone Kizer may not want to be a top two-rounds draft pick. No Fighting Irish QB taken in the 1st or 2nd round of the draft has found much success in the NFL. Scouts Inc. ranks Kizer as the No. 3 quarterback prospect and No. 44 overall.

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Bulls' starters made 68.8 percent of their field goals Wednesday vs. the Pistons. That's the fourth-highest field-goal percentage by a team's starters in a game this season, per the Elias Sports Bureau. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jake Arrieta discuss his day at the plate and mound. He hit a long home run and threw 5 innings giving up 2 first inning runs.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jake Arrieta discuss hitting a home run in his first spring AB on Thursday.

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Watch Joe Maddon discuss Theo's strengths as a leader.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon react to Theo Epstein being named the World's Greatest Leader by Fortune magazine. Even over the pope.

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Kizer outdoes combine performance at pro day (1:06)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon, on Theo being named World's Greatest Leader, over the pope and others: "Theo had a better year."

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