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84-78, 3rd in NL Cent
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Cubs shake up player-development operation

The Chicago Cubs shook up their player-development operation, with Matt Dorey taking over as senior vice president of player development and directors of pitching and hitting being appointed.

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3dJesse Rogers

Cubs set to interview Kapler, Astros' Espada

Astros bench coach Joe Espada is expected to interview with the Cubs Monday, and Gabe Kapler will also talk to the team about the manager's job.

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13dJesse Rogers

Cubs set interviews with Girardi, Ross, Venable

The Cubs plan to interview Joe Girardi and David Ross next week as they continue their search for a successor to Joe Maddon. First-base coach Will Venable also is expected to interview next week.

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14dEddie Matz

Nats' Strasburg gets Game 2 nod vs. Dodgers

Stephen Strasburg will get the start in Game 2 of the National League Division Series for the Washington Nationals, manager Davey Martinez said. Strasburg pitched three innings in relief during Tuesday's wild-card game.


BBTN: Brewers Injuries, Nationals Pitching, Numbers Game

With the Brewers and Nationals set to face off in tonight's winner-take-all NL Wild Card game, Buster speaks to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Todd Rosiak about Milwauke's swath of injuries (27:43) and MASN's Mark Zuckerman about Washington's pitching approach (34:01). But before that, Buster and Jon Sciambi discuss what kind of deal Anthony Rendon will command in the offseason, the firing of Brad Ausmus and more (3:37). Plus, Sarah Langs and a NL Wild Card-centric "Numbers Game" (22:50).

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17dJesse Rogers

Theo outlines Cubs' plan; 3 internal candidates set

Theo Epstein confirmed the Cubs' interest in David Ross, but also said at least one member of a playoff team's staff and candidates already within the organization will be eyed to replace the departed Joe Maddon.


BBTN: Maddon's Exit, Globe Life Park, Manager Changes

Buster and Tim Kurkjian relive the top 10 moments from an emotional weekend in baseball (5:48). They also discuss Joe Maddon's firing, the future of Brad Ausmus in Anaheim and some other names linked to managerial vacancies. Plus, Todd Radom rejoins Buster and Troy for "Cap Talk" (29:28) and an American figure says goodbye to a great American ballpark (36:19).

Ross: Cubs manager 'one of the best jobs in baseball' (0:27)
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Ex-Cub Ross has 'interest' in succeeding Maddon

Former Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross, who is considered a leading candidate to succeed Joe Maddon as the team's manager, was asked during Sunday's Baseball Tonight show if he'd be interested in the job if the Cubs called.

Dear Joe Maddon, thank you (1:28)

Cardinals clinch NL Central; Cubs lose in Maddon's finale

The St. Louis Cardinals clinched the NL Central on the final day of the regular season, using Jack Flaherty's arm and Matt Carpenter's bat Sunday to win their first division title since 2015 with a 9-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

Maddon on time with Cubs: 'It's been fabulous' (1:00)
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18dJesse Rogers

Cubs, Maddon parting ways after 5 big seasons

The Chicago Cubs and manager Joe Maddon are parting ways after he guided the team to a winning record in each of his five seasons and the 2016 World Series title.


Cardinals lose 8-2 to Cubs, magic number down to 2

Andrew Miller and Ryan Helsley were hit hard as St. Louis' bullpen stumbled during an 8-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Friday night, but the Cardinals' magic number for clinching the NL Central dropped to two.

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21dJesse Rogers

Maddon: Don't care if Cubs' lineup irks Brewers

Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he'll field a "good team" this weekend against the Cardinals, who hold a one-game lead over the Brewers, but said he doesn't care if Milwaukee is irked by his lineup choices.

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Brewers seal playoff spot, eliminating Cubs, Mets

The Milwaukee Brewers continued their scorching September with their 19th win of the month Wednesday, clinching a postseason berth and eliminating both the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs in the process.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.107th
Quality Starts699th
Batting Average.25213th
On Base Percentage.3318th
Slugging Percentage.4529th