Tearful Rizzo speaks at vigil for Florida victims

    Standing on the same stage in the park where he has hosted a charity walk-a-thon, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo tearfully addressed a prayer vigil in his hometown of Parkland, Fla., on Thursday night following the tragic shooting at his alma mater, …

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    NLCS rubber match? Stacking up Cubs, LA

    So many things can get in the way — randomness, regression, injuries, the Washington Nationals, etc. But the Dodgers and Cubs enter 2018 with the distinct possibility of doing something unprecedented in the National League — meeting three straight se…

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    Heyward works with new coach Davis on swing

    New Cubs hitting coach Chili Davis wanted to call outfielder Jason Heyward this offseason to introduce himself. But as Davis was scrolling down the alphabetical list of names, he mistakenly linked pitcher Kyle Hendricks’ name to Heyward’s number. Davis…

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    Zobrist looks to re-establish presence at camp

    Most Cubs fans will want to how see skinny Kyle Schwarber is or watch new closer Brandon Morrow or check out promising pitching prospect Adbert Alzolay this spring. The player to watch may be veteran Ben Zobrist, who is coming off a season he’d rather …

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    Maddon emphasizing energy and enthusiasm

    By the time Joe Maddon completes his cross-country drive and parks his RV in Mesa, Ariz., he should have his 2018 theme set. Whether he picked up any additional pitchers along the way remains to be seen. This spring, the Cubs players will spend a lot o…

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    The Hawk soared throughout 21-year career

    Over the course of February, which is Black History Month, MLB Network and MLB.com are looking back at some of the most prominent African-American players in MLB history. Today, we look at the career of Hall of Fame outfielder Andre Dawson, whose abili…

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