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Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 9

Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 9

South Bend not only scores, they win! Iowa drops their 1st of the year. Iowa Cubs The Iowa Cubs lost their first game of the season as they were tripped up by the Oklahoma City Dodgers, 12-1. Jake Buchanan got hammered for four runs in the bottom of the first inning and never recovered. Buchanan allowed eight runs on eleven hits in 5.2 innings. Three of those hits were home runs. He walked two and struck out two. At least he ate some innings for the team. Iowa only managed three hits today, but one of them was Ian Happ’s third home run of the season already. Happ was 1 for 4. Tennessee...
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Chicago Cubs: Starting rotation off to hot start…at the plate

The Chicago Cubs pitching staff is raking against opposing pitching through five games this season The Chicago Cubs have a 3-2 record through their first five games this season after winning 11-6 over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. Even after the offensive outburst on Saturday, some of the Cubs biggest names do not have good […] Chicago Cubs: Starting rotation off to hot start…at the plate - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Power Play: Baseball enters a new era fueled by home runs and young stars

Baseball starts a new, post-Cubs era with a dozen or more young stars, most of whom are powering a home run renaissance that is making the game more popular than ever.

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