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2017 Schedule
24-21, 2nd in NL Cent

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Kris Bryant has been hot of late, but his homer on Thursday was quite fortunate to clear the fences. Only two of Bryant's 76 career home runs have been shorter: a 360-footer on Aug. 12, 2015 and a 361-footer on Sept. 9, 2016.


Kap's Cubs Corner: Greg Maddux

Former Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux joins David Kaplan. He discusses watching the Cubs now, his time in the majors and Kyle Hendricks.

Ross got a lot of positive feedback for 'DWTS' (1:39)

BBTN: Gray Changes Everything, Price's Status, Ross

Before a conversation with 2X World Series champion David Ross, Buster Olney and Jon Sciambi discuss how Oakland A's pitcher Sonny Gray's recent performances have shifted the starting pitching market, pitcher David Price's status with the Boston Red Sox, more oddities with the New York Mets and more. Plus, Rob Biertempfel on star outfielder Andrew McCutchen's future with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Ross on what Cubs' World Series win was like

ESPN MLB analyst David Ross dishes on what winning a World Series with the Cubs was like, Chicago's slow start, his experience on Dancing with the Stars and more.

Rizzo homers twice and the Philly Phanatic scares one young fan (0:46)

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Joe Maddon made sure to praise home plate umpire and crew chief Jeff Nelson on Wednesday calling him one of the best in the game. But Maddon believes MLB should review the rule which led to Jason Heyward being called out at first base for interference, apparently for veering onto the grass and interfering with a throw. The play was very close and helped thwart a possible big inning by the Cubs.


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Watch Anthony Rizzo discuss hitting his two home runs in the Cubs 5-4 win over the Giants on Wednesday.

Cubs hold on to beat Giants (1:23)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

It got dicey in the ninth but the Cubs held on to beat the Giants 5-4 after Wade Davis gave up a 2-run HR in the ninth inning, his first earned runs given up this season. It took him 34 pitches to get through the inning as an insurance run in the eighth was the difference. Jason Heyward scored after tripling to open the inning. Anthony Rizzo was the hitting star as he homered twice and was on base 4 times.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade Davis just gave up his first earned runs of the season on his 12th pitch to Mac Williamson of the Giants who homered to right field. Davis hasn't pitched in a week and gave up a single before Williamson went deep to right.

Rizzo goes deep twice (0:46)
Russell's bat takes flight (0:23)

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The lefty-lefty matchup didn't work out Wednesday night for the Giants' Matt Moore against Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo. The same thing happened to the Marlins' Wade LeBlanc more than four years ago.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Rizzo has seen 3 pitches so far from Matt Moore and deposited two of them in the right field bleachers. It's his 14th multi home run game of his career and first this season. It's also the second time in his career he has two home runs off of left-handed pitching in the same game. (ESPN Stats and Info). Rizzo now has 4 home runs in his last 4 games and 5 in his last 8.

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Cubs' road trip to highlight '70s, 'Anchorman'

Continuing what is now a couture tradition within the Cubs' clubhouse, manager Joe Maddon and the players will wear 1970s fashions and pay homage to the Will Ferrell flick "Anchorman" on the team's road trip to California.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon has been wanting a Ron Burgundy themed trip when heading out west so this weekend his players will don 70's clothes. Maddon thinks Tommy La Stella would make a good Brick Tamland, the weather man in the Anchorman movies: "They're like two interchangeable guys. I see Brick, I see Tommy. I see Tommy, I see Brick. Put some glasses on Tommy, some sideburns, I got Brick."


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss his lineup configuration for Wednesday night as he has Javier Baez leading off. He wanted to keep Ian Happ behind Anthony Rizzo while hoping Baez and fellow righty Albert Almora Jr can do some damage to Giants lefty Matt Moore.

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The Cubs will wear 70's outfits on their upcoming road trip to LA and San Diego. It's their first theme trip of the season as Joe Maddon continues his tradition of keeping things loose. Addison Russell : "The 70's are way over my head so I need some help."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon has juggled the top of his lineup once again as the Cubs face lefty Matt Moore on Wednesday. With Ben Zobrist and Kyle Schwarber getting the day off Javy Baez will lead off for the first time this season. Albert Almora Jr will bat second for the second time this week while Miguel Montero catches for Kyle Hendricks.

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Kyle Schwarber's home run -- which left Wrigley Field and landed on Sheffield Avenue -- paced the league by 10 feet on Tuesday. Bryce Harper landed comfortably in second, followed by Michael Conforto, Kendrys Morales and Charlie Blackmon.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24419th
On Base Percentage.33110th
Slugging Percentage.41913th
Earned Run Average3.948th
Quality Starts19Tied-19th

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