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4/23/2014 | Wrigley turnout amazes Cubs fans on 100th birthday

The historic game on Wrigley Field's centennial anniversary drew 32,323 spectators, who were treated to an unprecedented celebration in Chicago.


4/23/2014 | Ricketts celebrates 'incredible day' at Wrigley

Tom Ricketts, the Cubs chairman, enjoyed the 100th birthday celebration for Wrigley Field in his perpetually cheerful style.


4/23/2014 | Cubs lose challenge in ninth as call is confirmed

They didn't have expanded instant replay 100 years ago when Wrigley Field was first built, but Cubs manager Rick Renteria used it in the ninth inning Wednesday on the ballpark's anniversary when he challenged a call in the ninth.


4/23/2014 | Cubs go all out to celebrate Wrigley's 100th birthday

Chicago pulled out all the stops Wednesday for one of baseball's most beloved and cherished ballparks. It truly is the Party of the Century at iconic Wrigley Field, which celebrated the 100th anniversary of its first Major League game.


4/23/2014 | D-backs look to build on big win at Wrigley Field

D-backs rookie Mike Bolsinger, who will square off with Edwin Jackson in Thursday afternoon's series finale against the Cubs, grew up just blocks from Wrigley Field.


4/23/2014 | Valbuena another option at top of order

Cubs manager Rick Renteria says Luis Valbuena gives the team one more choice as a leadoff man. He led off for the first time on Tuesday night.


4/23/2014 | Rizzo, Renteria reflect on Wrigley's history

First baseman Anthony Rizzo and manager Rick Renteria talked about the uniqueness of Wrigley Field on the day in which the ballpark celebrated its 100th anniversary.


4/23/2014 | Cubs foiled on Wrigley Field's 100th birthday

The Diamondbacks spoiled Wrigley Field's birthday party on Wednesday. Jeff Samardzija picked up his fifth quality start, but he couldn't get his first win as the bullpen faltered in a 7-5 loss.


4/22/2014 | Strop denies intent behind pitch near Montero

Cubs right-hander Pedro Strop said there was no intent in his ninth-inning pitch that wound up behind D-backs catcher Miguel Montero.


4/22/2014 | Epstein continues to prepare for upcoming Draft

Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein spent Tuesday watching Class A Kane County, but also reviewing video of some of the potential top picks in the upcoming First-Year Player Draft, June 5-7.


4/22/2014 | Arrieta to likely make one more rehab start in Minors

Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta will likely make one more Minor League rehab start before he's ready to join the big league team.


4/22/2014 | Cubs set to celebrate Wrigley's 100th anniversary

Jeff Samardzija will make the start as the Cubs celebrate the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field on Wednesday afternoon. The D-backs will try to spoil the festivities behind Wade Miley.


4/22/2014 | Olt's homer, Hammel's strong start lift Cubs

Mike Olt belted a three-run homer and Nate Schierholtz drove in two runs to back Jason Hammel and lift the Cubs to a 9-2 victory Tuesday over the D-backs. It's the first time the Cubs have won two games in a row since Sept. 9-10 last year against the Reds.


4/22/2014 | Wrigley always special for Selig

Everybody remembers their first game at a Major League park, right? MLB Commissioner Bud Selig is no different.


4/22/2014 | Relief prospect Vizcaino earns first save in Minors

After missing the last two seasons due to two arm surgeries, right-hander Arodys Vizcaino has started the season strong. Now a reliever, the Cubs' No. 8 prospect earned his first career save Monday as Class A Advanced Daytona defeated Clearwater 6-5 in 11 innings.


4/21/2014 | Renteria making sure to keep Starlin engaged

Cubs manager Rick Renteria says he and his staff are very talkative, and one of the players they are constantly engaging with is shortstop Starlin Castro.


4/21/2014 | Tickets on sale for 'Cook-Off for Cancer' fundraiser

Tickets are now on sale for Anthony Rizzo's second "Cook-Off for Cancer" fundraiser to be held May 16, 6-10 p.m. CT, at Revel Downtown, 440 W. Randolph, in Chicago.


4/21/2014 | Arrieta closing in on return to Cubs' rotation

As of now, Carlos Villanueva stays in the Cubs' rotation, but Jake Arrieta is getting close to returning to the big league team.


4/21/2014 | Hammel, McCarthy hoping offenses can come up big

After Travis Wood took care of the D-backs on Monday, the Cubs will look to right-hander Jason Hammel on Tuesday as Chicago tries to build momentum. Arizona will send out Brandon McCarthy, who is looking for his first win of the season.


4/21/2014 | Wood does it all in victory over D-backs

The Cubs have had a tough time scoring lately, so pitcher Travis Wood took matters into his own hands. Wood belted a three-run homer, hit an RBI double, and struck out nine over seven innings to lead the Cubs to a 5-1 victory Monday night over the D-backs.


4/20/2014 | D-backs, Cubs both looking for a boost as series opens

The D-backs and Cubs open a four-game series Monday night at Wrigley Field, with both teams struggling with pitching and offense.


4/20/2014 | Cubs fall short in attempt to win first series of season

Carlos Villanueva took the 8-2 loss to the Reds on Sunday at Wrigley Field, throwing a season-high 103 pitches over 4 2/3 innings. But he struck out seven, one shy of his personal high of eight set last April 28 against the Marlins.


4/20/2014 | Bonifacio called out on overturned call at second

Reds manager Bryan Price won his second challenge in three tries in the third inning of Sunday's series finale with the Cubs, when Emilio Bonifacio was ultimately called out at second.


4/20/2014 | Rizzo in lineup, feels fine after back spasms

Anthony Rizzo was in the Cubs' lineup Sunday for the series finale against the Reds. He was pulled from Saturday's game in the eighth inning because of the back problems, which he said started "barking" in the fifth or sixth innings.


4/20/2014 | Renteria hopes Veras can win back closer job

Jose Veras lost his job as the closer on April 12, and in a perfect world, manager Rick Renteria would like to see the right-hander back in that role.




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