Bote, Rice excel in Fall League victory

    Four of Mesa’s six runs during its 6-3 win over Peoria on Wednesday afternoon came courtesy of the Chicago Cubs. After winning AFL Player of the Week honors to start the season, David Bote continued his offensive output, going 2-for-4 with a first-inni…

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    Cubs interview Hickey for pitching-coach job

    The Cubs’ 2018 coaching staff will have some new faces. On Saturday, the team decided not to exercise the 2018 club option on pitching coach Chris Bosio, and on Monday, the Angels named Eric Hinske as their new hitting coach.

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    Cubs turn to Lester as they aim to even NLCS

    Game 2 starters Rich Hill, 37, and 33-year-old Cubs southpaw Jon Lester approach their craft with precision and approach the mound with a snarl. They are both as eager as ever to take the ball and the responsibility of getting deep into the game to hel…

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    Maddon: Cubs ‘heartbeat’ leads way to NLCS

    Perhaps reality should have struck the Cubs in the second inning of Game 5 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile on Thursday. Perhaps they should have withered when Michael A. Taylor hit a three-run homer to give the Nationals a …

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