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MLB world blasts Pirates after humiliating loss

The Pittsburgh Pirates were defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, which completed a sweep. While neither the loss nor sweep were surprising, the way the sweep was finished caught people’s attention. St. Louis routed Pittsburgh 18-4 — and even that score is deceptively close. The Pirates scored...
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Wisdom, Schwindel homer as Cubs rally past Diamondbacks 5-4

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Wisdom and Frank Schwindel hit consecutive homers against Ian Kennedy in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Sunday to avoid a four-game series sweep. Wisdom had a bouncer go just foul right before he connected for his ninth...
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Chicago Cubs manger David Ross glad Willson Contreras spoke up about hamstring injury

CHICAGO -- Cubs manager David Ross praised catcher Willson Contreras on Sunday for speaking up after he felt some tightness in his right hamstring. Contreras left Saturday's 7-6 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks after he got hurt running the bases in the third inning. Contreras was out of the lineup for the series finale against the Diamondbacks, but he is considered day-to-day, and Ross said it could have been worse.
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Cubs C Willson Contreras day to day with hamstring injury

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager David Ross praised catcher Willson Contreras on Sunday for speaking up after he felt some tightness in his right hamstring. Contreras left Saturday’s 7-6 loss to Arizona after he got hurt running the bases in the third inning. Contreras was out of the lineup for the series finale against the Diamondbacks, but he is considered day to day and Ross said it could have been worse.
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P.J. Higgins Returns to the Big Leagues with a Bases-Clearing Triple!

Chicago Cubs back-up, back-up catcher P.J. Higgins, now returned from Tommy John surgery, was quietly doing his thing at Iowa when he was tasked with coming up today to give the Cubs a little more depth after Willson Contreras’s hamstring injury. Higgins, 29, has had some very brief chances...
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Chicago Cubs Lineup: P.J. Higgins Behind the Plate

Some of these recent Cubs lineups, man … they’re depressing. The Cubs didn’t start the season with an overflow of positional talent at the big league level as is, but injuries have really taken this thing down to the studs. Chicago Cubs Lineup:. 1. Rafael Ortega, CF.
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Arizona Diamondbacks vs Chicago Cubs 5/22/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

?The Arizona Diamondbacks are gearing up to take on the Chicago Cubs in the final installment of a four-game interleague series this Sunday night at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. So far, Arizona managed to pick up each of their last three. The string of victories pulled the team’s record...
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Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: May 21

So only the Pelicans won today. All four teams are still over .500. The Pelicans are way over .500 at 27 and 11. The Iowa Cubs were blockaded by the Columbus Clippers (Guardians), 3-2. Matt Swarmer threw the first five innings and allowed three runs on three hits. One of...
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Yankees-White Sox postponed, doubleheader Sunday

NEW YORK — The Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees game on Friday night was postponed due to a forecast of inclement weather and will be made up as part of a doubleheader Sunday.The Yankees announced the postponement about 3 1/2 hours before the scheduled first pitch. The doubleheader Sunday will begin at 3:05 p.m.New York was slated to start left-hander Nestor Cortes against White Sox lefty Dallas Keuchel. Cortes will instead start Saturday, while Chicago did not immediately announce new pitching plans.The rainout buys New York an extra day to sort out its banged-up bullpen. Reliever Chad Green left Thursday's game in Baltimore with right forearm discomfort, and manager Aaron Boone said Friday that the injury may be significant. The team planned more testing before announcing a diagnosis.Boone also said Triple-A right-hander Luis Gil has a "significant" injury and the team is planning its next action with him. The 23-year-old Gil made one start for the major league team this year and was considered important rotation depth.The Yankees had been set to give away Andy Pettitte bobbbleheads Friday. That promotion has been rescheduled for a game June 10 against the Chicago Cubs.
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