1. Tulowitzki to Javy Baez: Don't Panic If You Start Slow

    DENVER — Nobody has to explain to Troy Tulowitzki why the Cubs hope to “temper expectations” on super prospect Javy Baez during a two-month debut that already has ...

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  2. Renteria: With Woes 'Should Be Excitement'

    DENVER -- Holding firm a hat and a cheerful look, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria smiled politely at each postgame question that came his way on Wednesday night.....

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  3. Arrieta Suffers Shortest Outing Since June 3

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  4. Arrieta Rocked for 9 ER in Loss to Rockies

    DENVER — Javier Baez was grateful to have the chance to hit a game-winning home run Tuesday night after striking out three times...

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  5. Cubs Fan's World Series Tattoo Is Genius If Team Wins One in Next 86 Years

    This Chicago Cubs fan -- either through years of heartbreak or an astute understanding of the team's history -- is a pragmatic realist.....

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  6. Debate: Will the Cubs Make the Playoffs in 2015?

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  7. Report: Cubs Claim Marlins RHP Turner

    The Cubs have claimed recently-designated starting pitcher Jacob Turner off waivers from the Marlins , multiple outlets are reporting (Ken Rosenthal)...

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  8. Cubs Designate Nate Schierholtz For Assignment

    The Cubs have designated outfielder Nate Schierholtz for assignment, tweets Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune...

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  9. Cubs Activate Fujikawa, DFA Schierholtz

    # Cubs today activated RHP Kyuji Fujikawa from the 60-day DL and designated OF Nate Schierholtz for assignment...

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  10. Twitter / MDGonzales: Fujikawa reinstated from DL, ...

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  11. Cubbies are coming of age, and the youth are coming

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  12. Javier Baez Arrives with a Big Statement

    DENVER -- Javier Baez left tears of celebration in a hotel room somewhere in Omaha when he got the call that he was being promoted to The Show. Yeah, you've seen this movie before; but, come on, it doesn't get old...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 113 reads 0 comments

  13. Cubs: When's Kris Bryant Getting Here?

    DENVER – Yes, Theo Epstein sees the light at the end of the tunnel, but that doesn't mean the prospects are getting an E-Z Pass to the big leagues.....

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  14. Javier Baez Proves He's Ready for Big MLB Stage with Game-Winning Debut Homer

    There was no shortage of excitement surrounding the debut of the Chicago Cubs ' top prospect, Javier Baez, and he did not disappoint, hitting his first career home run in the top of the 12th inning Tuesday night...

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  15. Rizzo on Baez: 'Yeah, He's Staying Here'

    DENVER -– Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo said it didn't matter if Javier Baez went 0-for-20 or 0-for-30 to start off his big league career...

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  16. Cubs Downplay Hype, Baez Blasts Homer

    DENVER — Before Javier Baez's game-winning home run in his first game in the majors Tuesday night at Coors Field, the Cubs tried their best to persuade the media not to overhype the event...

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  17. Baez Homers in Debut, Cubs Beat Rockies 6-5

    DENVER -- Javier Baez homered in the 12th inning in his major league debut and the Chicago Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Tuesday night...

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  18. What Cubs Fans Must Remember About Javier Baez's Call-Up

    August 4, 2014 may go down as one of the most memorable off-days in Cubs history. As Cubs fans around the country slept in preparation for Monday, Javier Baez was getting one of the best wake-up calls of his life...

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  19. Javier Baez Batting 2nd, Playing 2B in MLB Debut Tonight vs. Rockies

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  20. Baez Makes Cubs Exciting -- and Watchable

    When Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer met the media after trading infielder Emilio Bonifacio at the deadline last week, the giant middle infielder in the room was Javier Baez...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 382 reads 0 comments

  21. Jose Abreu vs. Anthony Rizzo Closer Than You Think

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  22. Javier Baez Leads Tidal Wave of Prospects About to Hit Cubs

    DENVER – Javier Baez denied this ever happened. But a Cubs official told it with enough detail – and the story said everything about his swagger – that it might as well be added to the urban legend...

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  23. The Future Is Now: Cubs' Baez Looks to Make Impact

    We interrupt the usual parade of soul-crushing fantasy injuries to bring you this happy announcement: The Cubs are promoting their No. 2 prospect, Javier Baez, and will start him at second base tonight at Colorado ...

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  24. FanGraphs Is Convinced Javier Baez Is Headed for Superstardom

    Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago confirmed early on Monday that Chicago Cubs shortstop prospect Javier Baez will be called up and will make his major league debut at second base on Tuesday night in Colorado ...

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  25. Why Javier Baez Is Hyped as MLB's Next Power-Hitting Infield Phenom

    It’s finally happening: Javier Baez is getting called up. According to Bruce Levine of 670TheScore.com ( via Twitter ), Baez will join the Chicago Cubs before Tuesday’s game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field...

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