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Cubs Win 8-2, Sweep Braves In Atlanta
July 19th, 2017 at 8:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** By CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) â?? The Cubs are on the roll that had been long expected from the defending World Series champions. Manager Joe Maddon said he likes the momentum created by a season-best six straight wins and feels even better about the positive energy in...

Contreras, Lackey Power Cubs Past Braves
July 19th, 2017 at 2:51 AM
***PHOTO1*** By GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) â?? John Lackey didn't consider this a final test to see if he can hold his spot in the Chicago Cubs' rotation.Lackey has given no thought to pitching out the bullpen, not after a 15-year career as a starter. "No, that ship has...

Jon Lester Dominant As Cubs Hold Off Braves, 4-3
July 18th, 2017 at 2:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** By CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) â?? Wade Davis has converted each of his 18 saves with the Cubs this year. The ninth inning against the Braves was proof they haven't all been easy. Jon Lester bounced back from the shortest start of his career by allowing only...

Atlanta’s comeback falls short as Cubs send Braves back under .500
July 18th, 2017 at 12:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Following an hour-long rain delay, the Atlanta Braves fell back below .500 on the season as they lost to the Chicago Cubs, 4-3, at SunTrust Park on Monday. The loss drops Atlanta to 45-46 on the season, while...

Cubs vs Braves schedule and probable pitchers
July 17th, 2017 at 6:08 AM
***PHOTO1*** Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep of the Diamondbacks on Sunday to reach the .500 mark for the season at 45-45. This is the first time since September of 2014 the Braves have had a .500 record after...