2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
101-57, 1st in NL Cent
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss Jake Arrieta's rough performance on Wednesday where he gave up 10 hits and 7 runs to the Pirates. Maddon was miffed at how easily he was hit.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jake Arrieta discuss what he does moving forward heading into the playoffs after giving up 10 hits and 7 runs to the Pirates on Wednesday.

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Jaso hits for cycle in Pirates' win over Cubs (1:16)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs say Chris Coghlan suffered a mild left ankle sprain.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

After a generous call by the official scorer Pirates infielder John Jaso was credited with a triple and hence the cycle as the Pirates lead the Cubs 8-4. It looked like Jaso had stopped at second and then continued on to third base after an errant throw. It's the first cycle in PNC park history.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

In his final regular season start Jake Arrieta has given up a season high 10 hits to the Pirates who lead 7-1.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Coghlan left Wednesday's game with an apparent left leg injury after crashing into the wall in left field chasing down a fly ball. He walked off under his own power while Albert Almora Jr took his place in the game.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs owner Tom Ricketts explain what he's learned about Theo Epstein.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Theo Epstein discuss more of his extension with the Cubs and what was important to him.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs owner Tom Ricketts announce the 5 year extension of President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Theo Epstein discuss signing a new 5 year extension with the Cubs.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs were going to announce Theo Epstein's extension on Sunday after hammering out the details on Saturday but the team waited a couple days due to the death of Jose Fernandez.

Lineup: Cubs (101-56) at Pirates (77-80)

  • 1. Dexter Fowler, CF (S)
  • 2. Kris Bryant, 3B (R)
  • 3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B (L)
  • 4. Ben Zobrist, 2B (S)
  • 5. Jason Heyward, RF (L)
  • 6. Addison Russell, SS (R)
  • 7. Chris Coghlan, LF (L)
  • 8. Miguel Montero, C (L)
  • 9. Jake Arrieta, RHP
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Cubs exec Epstein agrees to 5-year extension

The Cubs and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein have agreed to a five-year contract extension, with team owner Tom Ricketts calling Epstein "the best in the game."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs release on Theo Epstein 5 yr contract extension includes statement from owner Tom Ricketts.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Ricketts and Theo Epstein are in Pittsburgh to announce a 5 year contract extension.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Coghlan and Miguel Montero are in the lineup again for the Cubs as they continue to make noise heading into the playoffs. Montero is likely to catch Jake Arrieta next month while Coghlan is seeing more time due to Jorge Soler's latest ailment (right side). Both could be big parts of the postseason puzzle after struggling earlier in the year.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

The Cubs won their 101st game last night. Last time they won MORE than 100 games? How about 1910. William Howard Taft was president!

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs7853rd
Batting Average.25713th
On Base Percentage.3442nd
Slugging Percentage.4308th
Earned Run Average3.101st
Quality Starts1001st
WHIP1.111st
BAA.2111st

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