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David Bote's family and friends had some incredible - and hilarious - reactions to his walk-off grand slam
by: Tony Andracki — NBC Sports Chicago 12h
As David Bote etched his name into Cubs lore forever, those who know him best had some incredible reactions.
by: Gordon Wittenmyer — Chicago Sun-Times 14h
With Tuesday's 7-0 loss to the second-place Brewers, the Cubs are just 13-12 since the All-Star break -- outscored 128-100 in that stretch.
by: Jesse Rogers — ESPN Chicago: Cubs Blog 14h
Instead of kicking into high gear to end the NL Central race early, the Cubs are riding a rollercoaster of emotional highs and lows.
by: Jesse Yomtov — USA Today 14h
Summer has not been kind to some of the key players on contending teams, who need to get their act together as we near September.
by: Videolicious - Chicago Tribune — Chicago Tribune 15h
Joe Maddon, Anthony Rizzo, Jose Quintana, Ben Zobrist discusses the Cubs’ 7-0 loss to the Brewers on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
by: Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — Milwaukee Journal Sentinal 17h
Ryan Braun slugged two of Milwaukee's four home runs and Jhoulys Chacín tossed seven standout innings as the Brewers shut out the Cubs for the third consecutive time.
by: dhsauers — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 18h
Tuesday’s matchup versus the Milwaukee Brewers was a dinger party and the Cubs weren’t invited. The home team garnered only three hits and failed to score any runs in the loss. Brewers starter Jhoulys Chacín was on fire, recording 10 strikeouts. Lorenzo..
by: Dustin Watts — Cubs Insider 19h
Following the incredible come-from-behind victory on Sunday night due to David Bote’s walk-off grand slam, the Cubs had a day off before welcoming the Milwaukee Brewers to town for a quick two-game series. The Cubs currently sit at 68-49 and own a three-g
by: Bob Vorwald — WGN: Cubs Blog 20h
The Cubs had won 11 of 13 meetings before getting shut out the last two in Milwaukee on June 12-13. In the only prior series at Wrigley Field this season, Chicago took four straight by a 9-2 margin. The Brewers are 4-7 in August and have gone 31-33 since.
by: Michael Cerami — Bleacher Nation 21h
by: PAUL SULLIVAN Chicago Tribune (TNS) — Wisconsin State Journal 14 Aug
A pennant race has no official starting date, but this week's two-game miniseries at Wrigley Field between the Cubs and Brewers seems like a logical place to kick things off.
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