Bryant held out of finale, could return Thursday

    Kris Bryant was held out of the Cubs’ lineup again Wednesday for the finale of a two-game set with the Indians. Bryant was hit in the head by a fastball from Rockies starter German Marquez on Sunday and has passed concussion tests, but this was his sec…

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    Bryant not in Tuesday’s lineup after beaning

    The Cubs’ Kris Bryant is not in the lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Indians. Bryant exited Sunday’s game against Colorado after Rockies starter German Marquez hit Bryant with a 96-mph fastball in the brim of his helmet. Bryant left the game, but …

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    Baez, LeMahieu explain spat at second base

    he Cubs and Rockies had a number of delays in Sunday’s series finale — including Kris Bryant’s departure and injury checks on Albert Almora Jr. after a pair of athletic catches — but the oddest was a heated exchange between shortstop Javier Baez and …

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    Baez’s bat not enough to bail out Chatwood

    Javier Baez finished a triple shy of the cycle, hitting a two-run homer in the eighth inning, but it wasn’t enough to help Tyler Chatwood on Tuesday night. In his first two games with the Cubs, Chatwood issued seven walks over 11 innings. On Tuesday ni…

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    Darvish struggles in Wrigley debut for Cubs

    Making his Wrigley Field debut for the Cubs, Yu Darvish took the loss in Atlanta’s 4-0 victory over Chicago on a chilly Friday. Preston Tucker hit a three-run homer and another run scored on a wild pitch by Darvish in a long fifth inning.

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