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2017 Schedule
67-57, 1st in NL Cent
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Ben Zobrist discuss arriving late to Tuesday's game against the Reds after having rental car and traffic problems. He came off the bench, hitting a 2 run double in a 4 run seventh in the Cubs 13-9 win.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kris Bryant discuss getting hit on the left hand by a pitch on Tuesday night.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kris Bryant probably won't play on Wednesday after getting hit by a pitch on his left hand in the ninth inning Tuesday night against the Reds. X-Rays were negative but the injuries have piled up on him. He's had a bad ankle, pinky finger and now the outside of his left hand has a contusion.

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Chicago's bats arrive with 3 straight RBI singles (0:34)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs beat the Reds 13-9 after getting down 3-0 and 6-3 before tallying 10 runs in innings 6-8. Javy Baez tied it with a 2 run single in the seventh then Ben Zobrist followed with a 2 run double giving the Cubs their first lead of the night. They scored 4 runs in the 8th on four consecutive pitches, 3 singles and a wild pitch. Its the first time the Cubs scored at least 13 runs without hitting a home run since 2000. They're a season high 10 games over .500.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Rizzo is playing third base in the ninth inning against the Reds with the Cubs leading big. Kris Bryant was hit by a pitch last inning and left the game after running the bases. The Cubs are out of position players besides catcher Rene Rivera so he entered sending Alex Avila to first base and Rizzo to third. Its Rizzo's first appearance at third base in his career.

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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)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Reds are the first team with three different pitchers to record a hit in the same game since April 17, 2002 when the Expos did against the Cubs. Bruce Chen, Britt Reams and TJ Tucker had hits in that game while Cubs starter Jadon Bere went 1 for 2 as well. On Tuesday, Homer Bailey, Kevin Shackelford and Michael Lorenzen all singled while Cubs starter John Lackey walked twice.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

John Lackey has once again tied for the MLB lead in home runs given up as No.'s 30 and 31 left the park off him on Tuesday. Scooter Gennett hit a solo shot while Eugenio Suarez sent one deep with two on. The 31 given up match his career high, set back in 2003.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss his "eclipse" day on Monday.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss his team as they embark on playing 20 games in 20 days.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Ian Happ will start in Ben Zobrist's place on Tuesday night as the latter player is experiencing travel issues coming in from Nashville. Zobrist is expected to be at the game by first pitch.

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73! 61! 37?! What's the real home run record, anyway?

Giancarlo Stanton says 61 is still the "legitimate" mark for long-ball greatness -- not Sammy Sosa's iconic 66. The true MLB record for homers remains in the eye of the beholder.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Rizzo was named NL player of the week after hitting .429 with two home runs and 13 RBI's. He slugged .750 last week helping him earn his second career player of the week honors and first since July, 2014. Its the second such honor for a Cub this season following Willson Contreras. Rizzo will be awarded a watch in recognition of the award.

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Power Rankings: Cubs climbing back

Javier Baez has gone nuts at the plate since taking over for the injured Addison Russell at shortstop.

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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.

Elias Stein
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Vote: Cubs Confidence Meter

Do fans feel there's a dynasty in the works at Wrigley? Or is there an outbreak of agita on the North Side? Vote now!

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs are the first team this season to win a game after trailing by multiple runs in extra innings, according to ESPN Stats and Info. Teams were 0-50 in those situations before Sunday. The Cubs were down 5-3 in the tenth before winning 6-5 on a walk off hit by Alex Avila.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs catcher Alex Avila discuss his game winning hit and throwing miscue in the Cubs 6-5 loss to the Jays on Sunday.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss the Cubs exciting 6-5 win over the Jays on Sunday.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs59710th
Batting Average.25020th
On Base Percentage.33310th
Slugging Percentage.43810th
Earned Run Average4.018th
Quality Starts5713th
WHIP1.2810th
BAA.2373rd

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