CHICAGO Teams

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss his best hitters coming up short in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Marlins.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Addison Russell discuss his shoulder ailment which caused him to leave Sunday's game against the Marlins. He's doubtful for Monday in Washington.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs lost 4-2 to the Marlins splitting the 4 game series after another frustrating day at the plate. They left 11 men on base after earning 8 hits and 7 walks. Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant combined to leave 7 on as Rizzo came up twice with the bases loaded and only managed a sac fly. Mike Montgomery didn't give up any earned runs but wasn't able to pitch around an Addison Russell error, allowing three runs to score in the first inning. Two sac flys wasn't enough offense as the Marlins take the season finale.

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Stanton gives Marlins big insurance run with 20th HR (0:20)
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Happ shows off the hops to rob Dietrich (0:22)
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Bulls banking on Markkanen

Lauri Markkanen, the No. 7 overall pick whom the Bulls acquired in the Jimmy Butler trade, was the Pac-12's third-leading scorer among freshmen last season.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Addison Russell left Sunday's game with right shoulder discomfort, a recurring ailment for him this season.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs gave up three first inning runs on Sunday increasing their season total to 64 in the opening inning, second only to the Mets. All three were unearned so they actually lowered their first inning ERA, though that means nothing on the scoreboard.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kyle Hendricks discuss his recovery from right hand tendinitis. He'll throw again on Sunday but not off a mound. It's looking less likely he'll return before the all-star break but he is making progress.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Hendricks (tendinitis) threw on Saturday. He felt good and will throw again today. Jason Heyward (hand cut) took some swings as he's getting closer to returning as well.

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SC Featured: Markkanen is the Finnisher (6:36)
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Lester, Cubs top Marlins (1:05)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon was surprised by the huge ovation hometown guy Anthony Rizzo got from the Marlins crowd when he pinch hit in the ninth inning on Saturday: "I was looking around," Maddon said. "Did someone walk in the door? Was it ARod and JLo? I didn't know who came in at that point. No, it was Anthony. That was pretty cool."

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jon Lester discuss his outing in the Cubs 5-3 win over the Marlins on Saturday.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs beat the Marlins 5-3 as they've taken 2 of the first 3 in the weekend series. The big hit came in the sixth when Javier Baez went to right field for a 2 run double as Cubs hitters went the opposite way three times that inning off a righty. That hasn't happened often enough this season. Jon Lester gave up a 3 run home run in the first inning then retired 13 in a row before giving way to the bullpen which sealed the deal.

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White Sox joke with Buehrle after daughter's first pitch (0:25)
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Baez's double is the tiebreaker (0:41)
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Buehrle thanks White Sox fans (0:47)