Chicagotribune

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Name: chicagotribune
Date registered: June 8, 2017
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  1. Cubs’ Ben Zobrist makes most of his time at leadoff spot — July 26, 2017
  2. Another crazy day in the City Series, the gift that keeps on giving — July 26, 2017
  3. Quiz: Who’s on the Chicago Bears roster? — July 26, 2017
  4. Game 2: Cubs 7, White Sox 2 — July 25, 2017
  5. Kris Bryant ejected; Cubs lead White Sox 6-2 — July 25, 2017

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Jul 26

Cubs’ Ben Zobrist makes most of his time at leadoff spot

Cubs manager Joe Maddon doesn’t mind using multiple leadoff batters, and the return of Ben Zobrist at the top of the order produced instant results Tuesday in a 7-2 win over the White Sox. Zobrist reached base four times, starting with a leadoff double for his 500th career extra-base hit. The Cubs

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Jul 26

Another crazy day in the City Series, the gift that keeps on giving

The perfect ingredients to a Cubs-White Sox game were all on display Tuesday at Wrigley Field, making for a near-perfect afternoon. All that was missing in the Cubs’ 7-2 victory was a brawl. “Rather enjoyable,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. If you have seen all 110 City Series matchups

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Jul 26

Quiz: Who’s on the Chicago Bears roster?

The Bears are at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais for training camp, but how many returning players can you name? Who left in the offseason? Who stayed? Take our 17-question quiz: YES! Cutler was released by the Bears in March after eight seas…

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Jul 25

Game 2: Cubs 7, White Sox 2

Photos from the White Sox-Cubs game at Wrigley Field on July 25, 2017.

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Jul 25

Kris Bryant ejected; Cubs lead White Sox 6-2

For the first time in his career, Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was ejected. Bryant argued a called strike three with plate umpire Lance Barksdale in the bottom of the fourth inning Tuesday, his third strikeout in three at-bats against White Sox start…

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Jul 25

Ranking all 20 Cubs-White Sox City Series

Paul Sullivan ranks all 20 of the Cubs-White Sox City Series. With fans at U.S. Cellular Field and the White Sox dugout watching in disbelief, Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano engaged in a shouting match with first baseman Derrek Lee before manager Lou Pin…

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Jul 25

Mike Montgomery embraces relief role while yearning to be a starter

Mike Montgomery has been in the major leagues long enough to know patience is as important to have as a nasty curveball. So when the left-hander got word he was headed back to the Cubs bullpen after a stint in the rotation — his preferred role — Montgomery decided to embrace the change rather than fight

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Jul 24

Quick, someone tell the Cubs that’s not how you treat first place

This is not how it is supposed to work. This is not how any of it is supposed to work. The White Sox are not supposed to outhit the Cubs. The Sox are not supposed to outpitch the Cubs. The Sox are not supposed to beat the Cubs. People, didn’t anybody understand the Jose Quintana trade? It’s all

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Jul 24

As camp begins, what do we really know about the 2017 Bears?

Football is back! Sort of. Training camps for all 32 teams will be underway by Monday with the Bears officially reporting for their 16th summer getaway in Bourbonnais on Wednesday. Yet even with the expected surge in curiosity that will occur in the co…

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Jul 24

Jed Hoyer: Cubs ‘need to take care of business’ vs. White Sox

It seems like a forgone conclusion that the Cubs will dominate the White Sox in this four-game Crosstown Series that starts Monday at Wrigley Field. The Cubs, who have won eight of their last nine games, face a White Sox team that has lost nine consecu…

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Jul 24

Cubs’ Addison Russell sits as Kyle Hendricks returns vs. White Sox

Shortstop Addison Russell will be out of the Cubs’ lineup Monday when they face the White Sox in the first game of the Crosstown Classic at Wrigley Field. Russell is hitless in five career at-bats against Sox starter Miguel Gonzalez. Javier Baez, who is 2-for-6 lifetime with a home run against Gonzalez

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Jul 24

Victor Cruz: 5 things to know about the Bears receiver

Viral video challenges have been used to rev up interest in causes — the Ice Bucket Challenge and ALS, for example — and Victor Cruz wants to use that model to draw eyes to a vision loss campaign. The new Bears receiver talked about being the face for #EyePic, hanging with Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade

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Jul 24

Willson Contreras, your table is ready

And maybe your team MVP. For now, anyway. Polls will be open for another two months. As Contreras was kissing his biceps after drilling the game-winning home run against the evil, dreaded Cardinals on Sunday night, he was adding to a glittering July in…

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Jul 24

Jose Quintana gets warm welcome at Wrigley, helps Cubs beat Cardinals 5-3

Jose Quintana got his first taste of what it will be like pitching for the Cubs at Wrigley Field when he received a standing ovation from the fans in the bleachers while the left-hander strolled out to play long toss in the outfield before Sunday night’s game against the Cardinals. “It was awesome

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Jul 24

Fresh, healthy Kyle Hendricks excited about return to Cubs rotation

Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks had an interesting theory as to why tendinitis suddenly flared up in the middle finger of his pitching hard. “Flipping the bird to people, maybe it was too much of that,” Hendricks said with a hearty laugh before the Cubs faced the Cardinals on Sunday night at Wrigley

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Jul 23

Cubs vs. White Sox: Best off-the-field matchups in this week’s City Series

When Fortune Magazine dubbed him the “world’s greatest leader” in March, Cubs President Theo Epstein responded, “I can’t even get my dog to stop peeing in the house.” Sources indicate the dog is now house-trained, though Epstein’s chances of maintaining the title he called

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