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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon and others from the Cubs traveling party will indeed visit the White House on Wednesday. It's an informal visit for anyone that wants to attend.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kyle Hendricks discuss his recovery from tendinitis. He's not off a mound yet but when he is the Cubs will have a better idea when he can return. He says there is no pain.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Rizzo returns to leadoff while Tommy La Stella bats second and plays second for the Cubs against Max Scherzer and the Nationals. Kris Bryant hits cleanup and plays RF with Jon Jay in left and Ian Happ in center. Jeimer Candelario starts at 3b as Addison Russell remains out of the lineup with a sore shoulder. Javy Baez is at SS.

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Paxson: Wade buyout would have to benefit Bulls (0:36)
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Paxson talks Wade's, Rondo's future with Bulls

Bulls VP John Paxson addressed the speculation about a possible Dwyane Wade buyout and also admitted that the team still hasn't made a final decision on whether or not to bring back Rajon Rondo next season.

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Cy Young winners meet Tuesday night

For just the third time in the past 10 years, Cy Young winners from the last two seasons will face off against each other, per Elias. Jake Arrieta had the stronger Cy Young campaign, but he enters Tuesday with a 4.36 ERA compared to Max Scherzer's 2.09.

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Cubs' pitching is heating up

After a slow start, the Cubs' starting pitching appears to be on the right track. Jake Arrieta goes for his second straight quality start on Tuesday night vs. Max Scherzer and the Nationals.

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Monday's longest home runs

Todd Frazier paced the competition with a 422-foot home run. He was followed by Elvis Andrus and Joey Gallo, who each homered in the fourth inning to give the Rangers a seven-run lead that would disappear in a 15-9 loss to the Indians.

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Cubs need to step up their game (2:23)
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Rizzo's leadoff numbers are astounding (1:05)
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Will Ferrell had himself a day at ESPN (1:04)
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Yankees edge White Sox (1:18)
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Cubs hold on to beat Nationals (1:47)