CHICAGO Teams

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Morneau's two-run home run pads lead for White Sox (0:29)
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Baez's grand slam helps Cubs to 100th win (0:42)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kyle Hendricks discuss his outing on Monday as he got out of a couple jams while lowering his ERA to 1.99 on the season.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kris Bryant discuss reaching 100 RBIs for the first time in his career. He said he was thinking about it after landing on 99 last year.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss Kyle Hendricks outing on Monday as well as the mascot/nickname for Dartmouth.

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The Cubs' road to 100 wins (2:14)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs won their 100th game of the season in blowout fashion, 12-2, over the Pittsburgh Pirates and in doing so reached the century mark in victories for the first time since 1935. They're 100-56 with six games remaining in the season.

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For the Cubs, 100 doesn't matter as much as 108

The Cubs have cracked 100 wins for the first time in eight decades, and that's something to celebrate. But here's why the number 108 just might say more about their chances of winning it all.

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Bryant hits 39th dinger of season (0:20)
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Baez crushes grand slam (0:21)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

With six scoreless innings in the books after getting out of a bases loaded jam Kyle Hendricks is the only qualified pitcher with a sub 2.00 era as it dropped to 1.99. The Cubs lead the Pirates 11-0.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Javier Baez has a career high 6 RBIs as the Cubs have opened up an 11-0 lead on the Pirates. They're 12 outs away from win No. 100.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kris Bryant reached 100 RBIs on the season for the first time in his career on his 39th home run of the season on Monday night against the Pirates. The Cubs are well on their way to their 100th win as they lead 7-0.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Hendricks is one scoreless inning away from dropping his season ERA to under 2.00 as he's through five clean innings against the Pirates so far. He's given up 4 hits while striking out five without walking anyone. His ERA currently sits at 2.01.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Javier Baez just hit a grand slam for the Cubs in the fourth inning squarely putting the team's 100th victory in sight as they lead the Pirates 5-0 behind MLB ERA leader Kyle Hendricks.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Hendricks got out Josh Bell and Andrew McCutchen with 2 on in the third inning keeping the Pirates off the board while lowering his ERA to 2.03 after three innings. He'll need three more scoreless innings to lower it to below 2.00 as the Cubs lead the Pirates 1-0.

Lineup: White Sox (74-81) vs. Rays (65-90)

  • 1. Tim Anderson, SS (R)
  • 2. Melky Cabrera, LF (S)
  • 3. Jose Abreu, 1B (R)
  • 4. Justin Morneau, DH (L)
  • 5. Todd Frazier, 3B (R)
  • 6. Avisail Garcia, RF (R)
  • 7. Omar Narvaez, C (L)
  • 8. Carlos Sanchez, 2B (S)
  • 9. Leury Garcia, CF (S)
  • SP: James Shields, RHP