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tremendous improvement since his rookie season
Tremendous improvement since his rookie season
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tim anderson s bat flip and daniel descalso s upswing plus a chat with the voice of the rays on the deep
Tim Anderson's bat flip and Daniel Descalso's upswing. Plus, a chat with the voice of the Rays on the Deep... https://t.co/vJqR0OnCek
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diamondbacks cubs probables rhp merrill kelly 1 1 379 vs rhp kyle hendricks 0 3 540 rhp zack greinke 2 1 579 v
Diamondbacks-Cubs probables: RHP Merrill Kelly (1-1, 3.79) vs. RHP Kyle Hendricks (0-3, 5.40); RHP Zack Greinke (2-1, 5.79) vs. RHP Yu Darvish (1-2, 6.11); LHP Robbie Ray (0-1, 4.64) vs. LHP Jose Quintana (2-1, 3.43)
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maddon on descalso he s a pro s pro johnsheahey
Maddon on Descalso: "He's a pro's pro." @JohnSheaHey
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tremendous
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cubs 6 0 t 2 25
Cubs 6-0. T - 2:25
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hamels 7 innings 3 hits no walks 8 k s
Hamels 7 innings, 3 hits, no walks, 8 K's.
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brach takes over for hamels
Brach takes over for Hamels.
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baez no 6 into cubs bullpen in rf
Baez No. 6 into Cubs' bullpen in RF
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hamels finishes 7th and likely outing by working out of bases loaded jam striking out starlin inducing rojas t
Hamels finishes 7th (and likely outing) by working out of bases loaded jam, striking out Starlin, inducing Rojas to line out to RF. 97 pitches, 65 strikes.
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cubs add relievers
Cubs add relievers:
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on lower left corner of cubs workout schedule
On lower left corner of Cubs workout schedule:
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rodriguez punches cooler only time he had a chance to hit something tonight
Rodriguez punches cooler. Only time he had a chance to hit something tonight.
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stats baezs hr in 14th was his 5th career hr in the 12th inning or later tied for 4th most in major league his
STATS: Baez’s HR in 14th was his 5th career HR in the 12th inning or later, tied for 4th most in major league history and surpassed only by
Willie Mays (9), Albert Pujols (6) and Jack Clark (6)
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from cubs notes cubs 82nd win guarantees a winning record for 4th consecutive season also marks 1st time cubs
From Cubs notes: Cubs’ 82nd win guarantees a winning record for 4th consecutive season, also marks 1st time Cubs will post a winning record in four consecutive years since a six-year run from 1967-72.
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darvishs 1st pitch in minor league game
Darvish’s 1st pitch in minor league game:
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fowler after being told cubs won their 1st world series game since 1945 yall talk history were just trying to
Fowler, after being told Cubs won their 1st World Series game since 1945: "Y’all talk history. We’re just trying to make it."
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schwarber on baez people see the flash and people see the style but we see the toughness the grit and i think
Schwarber on Baez: "People see the flash and people see the style, but we see the toughness, the grit, and I think that’s something he brings to all of us."
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rizzo ill remember this day for as long as i play baseball
Rizzo: "I’ll remember this day for as long as I play baseball."
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six homegrown players in cubs lineup schwarber happ candelario contreras baez and almora jr
Six homegrown players in Cubs' lineup - Schwarber, Happ, Candelario, Contreras, Baez and Almora Jr.
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Total(1) => 0.11123895645142 f_f_QM(2) => 0.089883089065552 indS(2) => 0.055398941040039 indM(2) => 0.033099174499512 indM_1(2) => 0.0029611587524414 indM_2(2) => 0.0007932186126709 indM_4(2) => 0.0035998821258545 indM_5(2) => 0.0023040771484375 indM_6(2) => 0.0013761520385742 indM_7(2) => 0.0033318996429443 indM_8(2) => 0.0011379718780518 indM_9(2) => 0.0090529918670654 indM_10(2) => 0.008289098739624 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.017991065979004 f_f_dT(20) => 0.017585754394531