• Cubs sweep Padres with 7-4 win
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    Cubs sweep Padres with 7-4 win

    SAN DIEGO (AP) Jon Lester won for the eighth time in nine starts, Jason Heyward drove in two runs and the Chicago Cubs swept the San Diego Padres with a 7-4 win on Sunday.

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  • Cubs place Almora on family medical emergency list
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    Cubs place Almora on family medical emergency list

    SAN DIEGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have placed outfielder Albert Almora Jr. on the family medical emergency list and recalled infielder David Bote from Triple-A Iowa.

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  • Lester faces Padres looking to keep Cubs in first

    Lester faces Padres looking to keep Cubs in first

    SAN DIEGO -- The mythical first half of the season ends at Petco Park Sunday afternoon with the hottest pitcher in the National League facing the coldest team.

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  • Baez homers, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres 11-6
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    Baez homers, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres 11-6

    SAN DIEGO (AP) Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is running out of superlatives for All-Star slugger Javier Baez.

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  • Baez homers, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres 11-6
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    Baez homers, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres 11-6

    SAN DIEGO (AP) All-Star slugger Javier Baez hit a three-run home run and drove in five, Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ also went deep and the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 11-6 on Saturday night.

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  • Cubs hope Hendricks maintains success against Padres

    Cubs hope Hendricks maintains success against Padres

    SAN DIEGO -- Right-hander Kyle Hendricks was one of the Chicago Cubs more dependable pitchers in 2017.

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  • Rizzo, Baez come up big late to give Cubs 5-4 win vs Padres
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    Rizzo, Baez come up big late to give Cubs 5-4 win vs Padres

    SAN DIEGO (AP) Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon recently likened Javier Baez to one of the Beatles because of the young second baseman's growing star power.

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  • Rizzo, Baez come up big late to give Cubs 5-4 win vs Padres
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    Rizzo, Baez come up big late to give Cubs 5-4 win vs Padres

    SAN DIEGO (AP) Anthony Rizzo hit a tying double with two outs in the ninth inning and Javier Baez scored the go-ahead run on consecutive errors with one out in the 10th, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the San Diego Padres 5-4 Friday night.

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  • Rizzo takes center stage as Cubs visit Padres

    Rizzo takes center stage as Cubs visit Padres

    SAN DIEGO -- One team has already used the San Diego Padres as a springboard this week to take the lead in a National League division race heading into the All-Star Game break.

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  • Posey hits game-winning single in 13th, Giants beat Cubs
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    Posey hits game-winning single in 13th, Giants beat Cubs

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Buster Posey would prefer not to discuss his inflamed right hip, and notes that if it wasn't the reason he has to skip the All-Star Game it might still be a secret that he needs an injection once the first half wraps up this weekend.

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  • Posey hits game-winning single in 13th, Giants beat Cubs
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    Posey hits game-winning single in 13th, Giants beat Cubs

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Buster Posey singled off the right-field wall in the 13th inning for his fifth career game-ending hit, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Wednesday.

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  • Cubs, Giants hoping to get key bats back in lineup

    Cubs, Giants hoping to get key bats back in lineup

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Teams struggling to score runs in the first two games of the series hope to get key bats back in the lineup Wednesday afternoon when the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants wrap up their three-game set.

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  • Cubs-Giants Preview

    Cubs-Giants Preview

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Teams struggling to score runs in the first two games of the series hope to get key bats back in the lineup Wednesday afternoon when the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants wrap up their three-game set.

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  • Cubs capitalize, bounce back from tough loss to beat Giants
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    Cubs capitalize, bounce back from tough loss to beat Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Jose Quintana told Kyle Hendricks he would do all he could to follow him with another strong start by the Cubs rotation.

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  • Cubs' Bryant headed to Bay Area, hopes to play Wednesday

    Cubs' Bryant headed to Bay Area, hopes to play Wednesday

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is headed to the Bay Area hoping he will be ready to come off the disabled list and play in Wednesday afternoon's series finale against the San Francisco Giants.

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