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Cubs’ Wade Davis allows HR in 10th, gets the loss in All-Star Game
July 11th, 2017 at 11:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** MIAMI â?? Hey, you know what? Wade Davis still hasn't blown a save this season. But the Cubs closer did get the loss in Tuesday's All-Star Game, entering in the 10th inning of a 1-1 affair and giving up a home run to the first batter he faced, Seattle's Robinson Cano....

Chris Sale: All-Star starter — again — and bigger and better than ever
July 11th, 2017 at 4:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** MIAMI â?? There's something about seeing Chris Sale in this context â?? as an All-Star Game starting pitcher for a legit World Series contender, the Red Sox â?? that begs the question: How could the White Sox ever have let him get away? Maybe it was the wrong time for the Sox...

MLB commissioner: Wrigley Field to host All-Star Game in ‘near future’
July 11th, 2017 at 1:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** Wrigley Field might play host to a MLB All-Star game sooner than later. When asked about the possibility at the All-Star Fanfest on Monday, commissioner Rob Manfred wasn't ready to make an announcement but spoke positively about another game at Wrigley Field. "The city of Chicago and Wrigley Field, the renovated...

Joe Maddon and the 2017 Cubs — lost in the shadows as the show goes on
July 10th, 2017 at 9:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** MIAMI â?? National League manager Joe Maddon sat on an All-Star dais Monday at Marlins Park, joined by the opposing manager and both of the game's starting pitchers, and planted his Cubs flag firmly in the ground. "I'm really looking forward to our second half," he said. "I have a strong...

An All-Star again, Starlin Castro has moved on quite well from Cubs
July 10th, 2017 at 7:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** MIAMI â?? Addison Russell, the player who bumped ex-Cub Starlin Castro from shortstop to second base in 2015, isn't part of the All-Star festivities at Marlins Park. Ben Zobrist, whose December 2015 signing hastened the Cubs' trade of Castro to the Yankees, isn't here, either. Both Russell and Zobrist went on...