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Cubs Wish List: Elite Pitcher to Replace Arrieta

If the Chicago Cubs pick up an elite starting pitcher or two to make up for losing Jake Arrieta, they could have the final piece to a return to the World Series two years after winning it all.

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Puig, Taylor Power Dodgers Past Cubs 5-2 in NLCS Game 1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning, Yasiel Puig added a homer and an RBI double to his dynamite postseason, and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a short start by Clayton Kershaw for a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night in the NL Championship Series opener.

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Cubs Come Back on Scherzer, Chicago Wins 9-8 in NLDS Game 5

WASHINGTON (AP) — Addison Russell drove in four runs, Wade Davis earned a seven-out save, and the Chicago Cubs reached their third NL Championship Series in a row by edging the Washington Nationals 9-8 in a thriller of a Game 5.

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NLDS Game 4 of Nats-Cubs Rained Out, Moved to Wednesday

CHICAGO — Game 4 of the NL Division Series was postponed by rain on Tuesday, giving Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta another day to rest his troublesome right hamstring and putting ace Stephen Strasburg in play for the Washington Nationals.

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Hendricks Outduels Strasburg as Cubs Top Nats 3-0 in Game 1

Kyle Hendricks goes about things completely differently than Stephen Strasburg does on the mound. The kid from Dartmouth relies on a fastball that on a good day reaches 88 mph — about 10 mph slower than Strasburg’s — and a deceptive changeup. Instead of power, he gets by on precision, guile and smarts.

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Watch: Greg Maddux Pranks Cubs’ Kris Bryant

Chicago Cubs third baseman and 2016 National League MVP Kris Bryant met his match when he faced someone working as the sound guy for a Red Bull ad. As Bryant took swings for the ad, the sound guy critiqued his

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Joe Buck Tells Fans Who Think He’s Biased To ‘Grow Up’

All of you out there who think Fox should retire Joe Buck because he’s hopelessly biased against your team, your city, your family, and your person, well, you can just “grow up.” That, according to Buck himself, who went on Chicago radio to defend his broadcast exuberance for certain teams.

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Cubs Pitcher Reminds Hollywood Libs to Leave in Event of Trump Win

Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta, who knows a thing or two about revelry coming off of a World Series celebration 108 years in the making, took to Twitter on Wednesday to remind the Hollywood Clinton supporters who promised to exit stage north and head to Canada if Trump won that the time to say goodbye has come.

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Wrigley Wall Becomes Memorial for Cubs Fans Who Died Before ‘Next Year’ Finally Arrived

One of the rueful sayings Chicago Cubs fans have consoled each other with after decades of failed seasons was “wait ’til next year.” But after Wednesday’s World Series win, hundreds of Cubs fans took to one of the outer walls of Wrigley Field to leave messages for those many fans who didn’t live long enough to finally see “next year” arrive at long last.

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Watch: Cubs Superfan Bill Murray Celebrates World Series in Locker Room

Comedian and lifelong Chicago Cubs fan Bill Murray was elated when the Cubs ended the 108-year World Series drought late Wednesday night. A somewhat inebriated Murray interviewed Cubs outfielders Dexter Fowler and Jason Heyward, as well as team president Theo Epstein,