Crew walks off; should Bryant have gone home?

    Kris Bryant had a nano-second to decide. The game was tied, and the Brewers had the bases loaded with one out in the ninth inning. Speedster Keon Broxton was on third. Christian Yelich smacked a grounder to Bryant, who stepped on the bag and tried to g…

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    Hendricks faces Phillies as help arrives

    With Kris Bryant expected to return to the lineup, Kyle Hendricks (10-10, 3.86 ERA) will start tonight in the second game of this series against the Phillies, who counter with Zach Eflin (9-5, 3.99). Hendricks held the Reds to two hits over seven innin…

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    Baez makes spectacular clutch grab in 9th

    Javier Baez had been frustrated at the plate with a pair of groundouts and strikeouts and nothing to show. But on one play in Thursday’s 5-4 win over the Braves, Baez fired up the team enough to forget about his day at the plate.

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    Murphy logs pair of hits, RBI in Cubs debut

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon wanted to make sure Daniel Murphy felt a part of his new club right away, so he inserted him into the leadoff spot and started the veteran at second base rather than have him be the designated hitter.

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    Rizzo leads new-look Cubs lineup past Crew

    In his first game back in the cleanup spot, Anthony Rizzo got the Cubs going with a two-run home run in the first inning off Brewers starter Junior Guerra. Rizzo finished with three RBIs, as the Cubs took the finale from the Brewers. Jason Heyward had …

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