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Cubs manager David Ross sees Cardinals’ season comeback as an inspiration

St. Louis, left for dead by most baseball pundits, set a franchise record with its 16th consecutive win.

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Cubs can’t stop Cardinals from extending winning streak to 15

The Cubs’ 8-5 loss was decided by late-inning baserunning, good and bad.

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Why hasn’t Cubs ace Kyle Hendricks been his usual self this season?

Pitching coach Tommy Hottovy said he thinks Hendricks’ struggles mostly have come down to two things.

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Before MLB postseason begins, try some Chicago trivia

While we await with glee the excitement of October, it’s a very good time to answer some Chicago baseball questions.

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David Ross hopes Jon Lester’s adjustments don’t work Saturday

Ross loves "Jon Lester like a brother, but I want to kick his tail every time he’s out there."

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With faith in David Ross, Cubs plan to go shopping this winter

Cubs president Jed Hoyer said Ross is "already an excellent manager, and he has a chance to be really special in this job," and indicated he’s planning to give him some free-agent help.

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Cardinals hold off Cubs for 13th straight win

Paul Goldschmidt and Tyler O’Neill homered as the Cardinals built up an eight-run lead before thwarting a Cubs comeback in an 8-5 victory to open a doubleheader.

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An updated ranking of the worst 7th-inning stretch singers in Wrigley Field history

There have been many cringeworthy versions of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" at Wrigley Field, but these are the baddest of the bad.

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Cubs’ offseason focus lies in the rotation

The Cubs need to make a significant improvement to their starting pitching in 2022.

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Kyle Hendricks improves, but Twins top Cubs behind Max Kepler’s big day

Kepler went 3-for-3 with two homers and a double against Hendricks in the Cubs’ 5-4 loss to the Twins.

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For Cubs’ young arms, evaluation doesn’t have to end in rotation

While the Cubs are giving Adbert Alzolay, Keegan Thompson and Justin Steele a chance to start, the team can continue to evaluate them as bullpen weapons.

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Conor McGregor’s Wrigley Field visit offers new challengers for worst first pitch, 7th-inning stretch you’ll see

The Cubs invited MMA legend Conor McGregor to throw the pregame first pitch and sing during the seventh inning stretch Tuesday night. Both went poorly.

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Manager David Ross celebrates Jon Lester after former Cub wins 200th game

Lester won 77 of his 200 career victories from 2015 to 2020 as a member of the Cubs.

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Finding quality depth key for Cubs as team builds toward the future

The Cubs have gotten a lot out of their depth this season with big performances by Frank Schwindel, Rafael Ortega and Patrick Wisdom.

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Justin Steele reflects on first season with Cubs

Steele has had several learning experiences as a high-leverage reliever and most recently as a starter.

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Cubs infielder Nico Hoerner wants to finish strong after injury-filled season

"When this year is done, there will be a lot to reflect on," Hoerner said.

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Patrick Wisdom breaks Kris Bryant’s rookie home-run record in Cubs’ victory

Wisdom crushed his 27th homer of the season in the eighth inning of a 6-4 victory against the Brewers.

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Homers sink Cubs in 6-4 loss to Brewers

Manny Pina’s solo home run in the eighth inning broke a 4-4 tie in the Cubs’ 6-4 loss on Saturday.

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Cubs’ David Ross still trying to grow as manager as second season nears finish line

"I evaluate the people below me, the stuff I need to evaluate, and let the people above me evaluate me," Ross said. "If I’m doing a good job, they’ll keep me around. If I’m not, we all know what happens."

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Finishing the season with a kick

Try this week’s baseball quiz while we enjoy the stretch run to the postseason.

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Frank Schwindel homers again in Cubs’ loss to Brewers

Since joining the Cubs on July 30, Schwindel has at least one hit in 35 of his 42 games.

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With oblique injury behind him, Cubs reliever Rowan Wick starting to show his full potential

As Wick has gotten more appearances under his belt, he has started to look as good as he ever has with the Cubs.

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What’s wrong with Kyle Hendricks? Cubs’ ace searching for answers

Hendricks allowed seven earned runs in the Cubs’ 17-8 loss to the Phillies on Thursday. The right-hander has an 8.21 ERA in his last eight starts.

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Seven-run third inning not enough for Cubs in loss to Phillies

The Cubs sent 12 batters to the plate in their seven-run third inning but lost 17-8.

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Cubs top prospect Brennen Davis homers twice in Triple-A debut

Davis is the Cubs’ top prospect and is MLB’s No. 14 prospect, according to MLB Pipeline.

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The decision that helped ignite Ian Happ’s surge at the plate

Ian Happ has been one of the hottest hitters in baseball, and moving into the three-hole helped spark his turnaround.

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Four-run fifth inning lifts Cubs to 6-3 victory against Phillies

Third baseman Patrick Wisdom tied the Cubs’ franchise rookie record of 26 homers in the inning.

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Cubs put Jason Heyward on seven-day concussion injured list

Heyward took a knee to the head Saturday against the Giants before leaving the game.

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Frank Schwindel, Patrick Wisdom have made names for themselves

Older rookies have provided a bit of interest in Cubs’ down season.

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Cubs look to retool, not rebuild

"We also want to stay true to the things that we have been a part of here and recognize in winning and make sure we do things the way the Cubs do," manager David Ross said.

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Cubs fight hard, but Giants complete three-game sweep

Manager David Ross returned to the dugout after nine days away because of a positive COVID-19 test.

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Quarantine gives Cubs manager David Ross different perspective of team

The chance to watch the games on TV instead of from the dugout helped him to see them a little differently.