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Ben Zobrist of the Chicago Cubs with his wife, Julianna, after being awarded the World Series MVP trophy in 2016.
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May 16, 2019 - 11:00 am
( 670 The Score ) Chicago Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist's leave of absence from the team comes as he's going through divoce proceedings, according to reports citing court records. Zobrist filed for divorce from his wife, Julianna, in Williamson County in Tennessee. The couple owns a home...
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May 08, 2019 - 5:45 pm
( 670 The Score ) -- In a series of notable roster moves, the Cubs called up shortstop Addison Russell from Triple-A Iowa ahead of their game against the Marlins on Wednesday evening and placed infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist on the restricted list as he deals with a personal matter. Beyond that,...
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Chicago Cubs fans arrive at Wrigley Field.
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May 08, 2019 - 2:02 pm
( 670 The Score ) The Chicago Cubs believe a fan who made a hand gesture associated with racism in the background of a black reporter's live on-air hit during their game Tuesday evening did so with a full understanding of the symbol and malicious intent, and the organization is leaning toward...
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Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon looks on from the dugout.
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May 07, 2019 - 3:59 pm
( 670 The Score ) Amid his team's quality 19-13 start , Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon maintains that he's giving no thought to his lame-duck contract status or his future with the organization. "Not at all," Maddon said Tuesday on the "Laurence Holmes Show" when asked how much he has thought...
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Kris Bryant gets high-fives after hitting a grand slam in the Chicago Cubs' win over the St. Louis Cardinals on May 5, 2019.
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May 06, 2019 - 11:49 am
( 670 The Score ) -- It was as recently as the conclusion of play on April 13 that the Chicago Cubs sat alone in last place in the National League Central at 5-9, which was largely the product of an ugly 1-6 start. What a difference a few weeks can make. At Wrigley Field on Sunday evening, the Cubs...
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Chicago Cubs reliever Pedro Strop stands on the mound.
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April 25, 2019 - 4:52 pm
Chicago Cubs reliever Pedro Strop's save in Wednesday's 7-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers was from from ordinary. Just innings before Strop got Justin Turner to ground into a game-ending double play, the right-hander was in the Cubs clubhouse at Wrigley Field talking to police officers who were...
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April 05, 2019 - 4:34 pm
Wrigley Field, home to the Chicago Cubs, is the oldest baseball stadium in the National League. It first opened in 1914 as Weeghman Park and the Cubs started playing there in 1916.
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Mookie Betts, Justin Verlander, Bryce Harper
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March 28, 2019 - 9:54 am
The longest five months of the year, aka winter, aka when there's no baseball, are over. Opening Day is here, not counting the Seattle Mariners' pair of victories over the Oakland A's last week in Tokyo. A bitterly cold Hot Stove season eventually produced some superstars in new uniforms (Manny...
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Stephen Nawrocki
March 18, 2019 - 9:20 pm
Stephen Nawrocki is mourning the loss of not only his 60-year-old brother, but who he also knew as his teacher, carpenter, psychologist and a priest. Michael “taught me about love and kindness and acceptance and tolerance,” Stephen said of his brother, who also had Down syndrome, in a moving...
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