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2019 Schedule
52-44, 1st in NL Cent
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Darvish wins at Wrigley for first time with Cubs

Yu Darvish now has thrown back-to-back gems for the Cubs, with Wednesday's helping him to his first win at Wrigley Field since he signed with Chicago two years ago.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Yu Darvish discuss getting his first win at Wrigley Field as a Cub.

Pair of homers lead Cubs to win over Reds (0:50)

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tue. at 99, was a lifelong Cubs fan who said his first two trips to Wrigley Field were for Game 1 of the 1929 World Series (a 3-1 loss to the A's) and Game 3 in ‘32 — he said he thought Babe Ruth DID call his shot on his mythical home run that day (the Yankees won 7-5 on 2 HRs each by Ruth & Lou Gehrig). In 2005, he threw a ceremonial first pitch at Wrigley that he called "the highlight of my career." And he attended a Cubs World Series game in 2016. Another sports connection: in 2001, Stevens delivered the 7-2 majority opinion that resulted in Casey Martin being allowed to use a cart in a PGA tournament, because of a disability — he said the tour's walking rule was "at best peripheral" and "not an indispensable feature" of golf at any level.

Almora slides to make incredible catch (0:29)
Schwarber smacks walk-off homer in the 10th (0:28)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kyle Schwarber discuss hitting his first walk off homer against his childhood team.

Chicago's alligator catcher throws out 1st pitch at Cubs game (0:15)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch catcher Martin Maldonado discuss his trade from KC to the Cubs. He's starting for his new team tonight.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch lefty Mike Montgomery discuss getting the save for the Cubs in the 2016 World Series.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Theo Epstein, on the one trade deadline this year: “You have to anticipate where you might be vulnerable to an injury and try to build that depth up in advance…knowing there is no escape valve in August. You really have to do all your work this month.”

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.03
Quality Starts0
WHIP1.31
BAA.248
Runs489
Batting Average.256
On Base Percentage.340
Slugging Percentage.456