Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss his lineup and the value of Jon Jay.

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Albert Almora vive días especiales en Miami

El jardinero de los Cachorros, nacido en el corazón del exilio cubano, regresa ahora al sur de la Florida por segunda vez, más calmado, más seguro de lo que significa jugar en la tierra donde bateó las primeras pelotas en su niñez.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jon Jay discuss all the S.Florida natives in the lineup tonight like himself, Albert Almora and Anthony Rizzo. Jay says he's cool with the "Miami Vice" outfield tonight.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Rizzo will lead off his 10th straight game on Friday as Joe Maddon has 4 lefties in the lineup against righty Jose Urena of the Marlins. Jon Jay is in LF with Ian Happ in right and Miguel Montero behind the plate. The Cubs are 29th in baseball against righties with a .234 batting average.

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Ranking the strengths of National League contenders

The Cubs haven't gotten off to the start everyone expected this season, but the defense has come through once again. And though the offense is struggling, Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo are still dangerous.

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4hCorey Pronman

Final 2017 NHL mock draft

Who will the Devils take first overall? Who will be the first draft pick in Vegas Golden Knights history? Get those questions answered and many more in our final projection of the first 31 picks of the 2017 NHL draft.


Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he wasn't surprised to see Jimmy Butler traded on draft night. Said Celtics had "many conversations" with Chicago about him over last year but suggested there were none in recent weeks.

Remember When: UConn dominance (1:46)

Gar Forman, Bulls GM

Bulls GM Gar Forman joins David Kaplan the day after the NBA draft. They talk about trading Jimmy Butler and drafting Lauri Markkanen.

Remember When- UConn dominance (2:06)
Bulls executives prioritizing emotions over franchise (2:35)