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Cubs | Edwin Jackson update

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:14:54 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson (lat) believes he will return to pitch this season.

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Cubs | Javier Baez will play short

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:00:39 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs SS Javier Baez will play shortstop while SS Starlin Castro is on the bereavement list.

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Cubs | Felix Doubront rehabbing again

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:27:02 -0700

Chicago Cubs SP Felix Doubront (calf) is scheduled to make a final rehab start for Double-A Tennessee Sunday, Aug. 24.

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Cubs | Starlin Castro to miss time

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:07:31 -0700

The Chicago Cubs have placed SS Starlin Castro on the bereavement list. The team also recalled 2B Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa.

Fantasy Tip: Castro could miss up to a week while on the bereavement list. The team could consider moving Javier Baez to shortstop and Arismendy Alcantara to second base with Justin Ruggiano and Matt Szczur seeing time in the outfield. Ruggiano and Szczur probably should only be options in NL-only leagues.

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Cubs | Edwin Jackson placed on DL

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:58:45 -0700

The Chicago Cubs have placed SP Edwin Jackson (lat) on the 15-day disabled list because of a lat strain. The team also recalled RP Zach Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.

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Cubs | Starlin Castro to miss time

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:51:54 -0700

Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro (personal) might miss up to a week dealing with the death of a relative and three friends in a car crash in the Dominican Republic, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: If and when Castro misses time, Javier Baez is likely to benefit the most from starts at shortstop. Reserve Castro in all fantasy leagues during this difficult time for him.

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Cubs | Mike Olt on DL at Iowa

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:51:27 -0700

The Chicago Cubs placed 3B Mike Olt (hamstring) on the 7-day disabled list at Triple-A Iowa due to a strained hamstring.

Fantasy Tip: You'd have to think Olt will be among the September call-ups, but right now he has to get healthy first.

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Cubs | Will resume play Thursday

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:24:13 -0700

The Chicago Cubs thought they won 2-0 Tuesday, Aug. 19, against the San Francisco Giants in a game called in the bottom of the fifth inning due to unplayable conditions. However, the Giants won their protest of how the situation was handled by the Cubs, and the game will be resumed Thursday, Aug. 21, in the bottom of the fifth inning with the Cubs leading 2-0.

Fantasy Tip: Tsuyoshi Wada was awarded with a complete game shutout, working five innings and allowing six hits, no walks and three strikeouts. However, with the resumption of the game, Wada's fantasy total likely will be changed by daily fantasy providers and in weekly formats since he is unlikely to come back Thursday. Wada still qualifies for the win if the Cubs do not lose the lead at any point before the game is completed, so that's good news for fantasy owners.

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Cubs | Kris Bryant returns

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:34:03 -0700

Chicago Cubs 3B Kris Bryant (foot) returned to the lineup for Triple-A Iowa Tuesday, Aug. 19. Bryant did not start the previous two games with a left foot contusion.

Fantasy Tip: Don't expect Bryant to debut in 2014. However, owners in keeper/dynasty formats should consider stashing Bryant for next season, especially if you're out of contention this year.

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Cubs | Chris Coghlan gets rest

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:15:20 -0700

Chicago Cubs OF Chris Coghlan (toe) was not in the starting lineup Monday, Aug. 18, against the New York Mets, as manager Rick Renteria wanted to give the outfielder a break. "We've been pushing him pretty hard," Renteria said. Coghlan has been playing with a sore left big toe.

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Cubs | Felix Doubront makes rehab start

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:00:52 -0700

Chicago Cubs SP Felix Doubront (calf) allowed three runs on eight hits in six innings during a rehab start for Triple-A Iowa Sunday, Aug. 17. The Cubs have not decided what the next step will be for Doubront.

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Cubs | Arismendy Alcantara still lead off option

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:57:11 -0700

Chicago Cubs OF Arismendy Alcantara is still considered an option for the lead off spot even though he is 8-for-39 when batting first.

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Cubs | Will not shut down Jake Arrieta

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:33:23 -0700

The Chicago Cubs will monitor SP Jake Arrieta during his starts but have no plans on shutting him down for the rest of the season, according to manager Rick Renteria.

Fantasy Tip: Arrieta has been solid this season and should continue to be an option in deeper mixed and NL-only leagues.

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Cubs | Kris Bryant day-to-day

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:03:17 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs 3B Kris Bryant (foot) is considered day-to-day because of a bruised left foot. Manager Rick Renteria said all indications are that he will be fine.

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Cubs | Kris Bryant to undergo MRI exam

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:15:12 -0700

Updating previous reports, initial X-rays on Chicago Cubs minor league 3B Kris Bryant's (foot) left big toe were inconclusive. He is scheduled to undergo an MRI exam Sunday, Aug. 17.

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Chicago Cubs Player News

Alcantara Arismendy 2B
Almora Albert OF
Anderson Dennis C
Anderson Lars 1B
Angulo Fabian P
Arrieta Jake SP
Ashwood Zachary P
Avery Matt P
Bachman Corey P
Baez Javier SS
Baker John C
Bautista Luis C
Beeler Dallas SP
Bernard Oscar C
Black Corey RP
Blackburn Paul P
Blackford Todd P
Boegarts Jair 1B
Borbon Julio OF
Borques Smaily OF
Brannon Clint P
Bristow Justin P
Bryant Kris 3B
Bunton Michael P
Burke Kyler P
Cabeza Yaniel C
Cabrera Alberto P
Calvert Kurt OF
Camp Matt INF
Campusano Edward P
Caratini Victor C
Cardenas Adrian 3B
Cardona Javier C
Caridad Esmailin P
Caro Roberto OF
Carreno Marcelo SP
Carrillo Marco P
Carter Brian P
Cash David P
Castillo Jesus RP
Castillo Lendy P
Castillo Welington C
Castro Starlin SS
Cates Zach P
Cavazos Andy RP
Cease Dylan P
Cervenka Hunter P
Chapman Jaye P
Coghlan Chris OF
Coleman Joseph P
Coles Corey OF
Concepcion Gerardo P
Contreras Wilson C
Cooper Blake RP
Craig Matt 3B
Crawford Evan M. OF
Diaz Dayan P
Doubront Felix SP
Doullard Jon C
Dubois Jason OF
Echevarria Angel OF
Edwards C.J. SP
Espino Paolo P
Esposito Brian C
Estevez Ricardo P
Fitzgerald Ryan OF
Florentino Arturo P
Flores Luis C
Flowers Clarence OF
Frazier Jeff 1B
Frese Nate INF
Fujikawa Kyuji RP
Galvez Carlos P
Garcia Geivy RP
Gardner Joe SP
Gibbs Micah C
Golden Reggie OF
Gonzalez Edgar INF
Green Craig P
Green Matt OF
Gregg Davy OF
Gresky David OF
Grimm Justin P
Gutierrez Carlos SP
Ha Jae-Hoon OF
Halter Shane SS
Hamilton Jon OF
Harben Adam P
Hardman Clark OF
Harris Tyrelle P
Hempy Arik P
Henderson James P
Hendricks Kyle SP
Hernandez Diory INF
Hernandez Robert P
Hickman Charles SS
Higgins Yuri P
Hoorelbeke Sean 1B
Howard Ben SP
Ibarra Walter SS
Jackson Edwin SP
Jackson Jon P
Jackson Nic OF
Jackson Randy P
Jan Carlos P
Jimenez Eloy OF
Johnson Grant P
Johnson Jonathan J. 3B
Johnson Leon OF
Johnson Pierce P
Jokisch Eric SP
Jones Geoff P
Jones Jericho OF
Jones Nick 2B
Joseph Alfred OF
Kalish Ryan OF
Keedy Ryan 1B
Kennard Jeffrey P
Koerber Scott RP
Kosow Jason P
Lake Junior OF
Lambert Casey P
Larsen Andrew SS
Layden Timothy P
Leal Erick P
Lebron Jesse P
Lewis Jensen RP
Lockhart Daniel SS
Lopaze Danny 1B
Lopez Andrew OF
Lopez Rafael C
Lorick Jeffrey P
Loux Barret P
Macias David OF
Made Jose INF
Maestri Alessandro P
Malave Mark C
Marcano Ricardo 3B
Marsello Jake P
Martinez Ericdervid P
Martinez Jonathan P
Matchulat Toby P
Mateo Marcos RP
Mathes J.R. P
Maysonet Edwin SS
McClain Scott 3B
McCormack Zack P
McDaniel Dan P
McDonald James SP
McKinney Billy OF
McNutt Trey P
McQuade Tony OF
Mejia Jefferson P
Meyer Scott P
Meyers Ryan P
Miller Gerald OF
Mitchell Tarlandas P
Morgan Ryan INF
Morris A.J. P
Moss Bill INF
Mota Arismendy P
Mota Jonathan INF
Mottran Billy 3B
Murray Heath RP
Muschko Craig P
Nagel Jonathan P
Negrin Yoanner RP
Norwood Ryan INF
Olt Mike 3B
Opitz Jake 2B
Oropesa Eddie RP
Overholt Sean P
Paniagua Juan Carlos P
Papelbon Jeremy SP
Parker Blake RP
Pawelek Mark P
Peralta Starling P
Perkins Vince P
Petrick Billy RP
Pignatiello Carmen P
Pimentel Carlos SP
Pineda Francoris P
Pineyro Ivan SP
Ramirez Horacio P
Ramirez Manny OF
Ramirez Neil RP
Rea Jeffrey INF
Reyes Rene OF
Rhee Dae-Eun P
Rhoderick Kevin P
Richie Tony C
Ridling Rebel 1B
Rios Jose SS
Rizzo Anthony 1B
Robles Gregorio OF
Rodriguez Jhon P
Rohlicek Russ P
Rondon Hector RP
Roquet Rocky P
Rosscup Zach P
Ruggiano Justin OF
Rusin Chris SP
Russell Addison SS
Sabates Roberto C
Sanchez Daniel SS
Santo Joel P
Sasser Dustin P
Sawyer Marc INF
Schlitter Brian P
Schwarber Kyle C
Serrano Juan Yasser P
Shafer Aaron P
Shipman Andrew P
Shoulders Rock 1B
Siegfried Christopher P
Silva Rubi OF
Silverio Pedro P
Simokaitis Joe SS
Smith Carlton RP
Soler Jorge OF
Sontag Ryan OF
Spencer Matt OF
Stanford Jason RP
Straily Dan SP
Strop Pedro RP
Svetlic Mike INF
Sweeney Ryan OF
Szczur Matt OF
Szuminski Jason P
Taylor Scott P
Thomas Anthony INF
Tidball Adam C
Tineo Jose P
Trinidad Polin P
Tseng Jen-Ho P
Turner Jacob SP
Underwood Chad P
Underwood Duane P
Valaika Chris SS
Valbuena Luis 3B
Valdez Jeudy INF
Vento Stephen P
Villanueva Carlos SP
Villanueva Christian 3B
Vitters Josh OF
Vizcaino Arodys RP
Vogelbach Dan 1B
Wada Tsuyoshi SP
Wallach Brett SP
Wang Yao-Lin P
Watkins Logan 2B
Whiteside Eli C
Wick Olin C
Willis TeWayne OF
Wood Travis SP
Wright Ty OF
Wright Wesley RP
Wyatt Jonathan OF
Zych Tony P

Bell David TO
Borzello Mike TO
Bosio Chris PC
Brumley Mike TO
Bush Randy TO
Castro Jose TO
Deer Rob TO
Dorey Matt TO
Epstein Theo TO
Font Franklin TO
Hinske Eric TO
Hoyer Jed GM
Hyde Brandon TO
Jones Gary TO
Lilly Ted TO
Littlefield Dave TO
Madison Jaron TO
McLeod Jason TO
Mueller Bill TO
Quirk Jamie TO
Renteria Rick MAN
Riggans Mark PC
Strode Lester TO

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