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Bryant injury leads to oddity in Cincy

Anthony Rizzo wound up playing third base in the ninth inning of the Cubs' win over the Reds on Tuesday, although he didn't have to field a ball. He's the first left-handed thrower to play third base since Don Mattingly played three games there, including two starts, in Aug. 1986. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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Why the Predators will be the next dynasty

Eight of the past 12 Stanley Cups have been won by three teams. With a solid foundation, good salary-cap management and, oh, some pretty talented players, one team stands above the rest as ready to consistently knock off the big boys.

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Chicago's bats arrive with 3 straight RBI singles (0:34)
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Gennett smacks a solo homer (0:24)
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Reds take lead on Suarez's 3-run HR (0:24)
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Jed Hoyer Cubs VP GM

David Kaplan and Jordan Cornette talk with Cubs VP GM Jed Hoyer about Javy Baez's recent play, Kyle Schwarber, an update on Jon Lester and the solar eclipse.

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Consistent Davis ties Cubs record

With Saturday's outing, Wade Davis has successfully converted all of his save attempts since joining the Cubs this year, and his 26 straight saves without a blown attempt tied a Cubs record set by Ryan Dempster over the 2005-06 seasons. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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BBTN: Can the Cubs withstand another injury?

Before conversations with Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo and Royals director of pro scouting Gene Watson, Pedro Gomez chats with Bob Nightengale about the Cubs facing another injury, the NL wild-card race, the phenomenal job done by Mike Scioscia this season and more.