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Chicago Cubs

Stadium: Wrigley Field | Manager: Rick Renteria
Team RankingAVGRHRERA
Cubs.2396141573.91
NL Central4th4th1st5th
National League 10th11th2nd12th

Schedule

Wed Sep 17
W 3 - 1CIN
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Thu Sep 18
L 8 - 4LAD
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Fri Sep 19
L 14 - 5LAD
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Sat Sep 20
W 8 - 7LAD
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Sun Sep 21
L 8 - 5LAD
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Mon Sep 22
L 8 - 0STL
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Tue Sep 23
W 4 - 3STL
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Wed Sep 24
W 3 - 1STL
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Fri Sep 26
W 6 - 4at MIL
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Sat Sep 27
L 2 - 1at MIL
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Sun Sep 28
W 5 - 2at MIL
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Standings

NL
Central
LEAGUE
W-L
Overall
W-L
St. Louis82-6090-72
Pittsburgh77-6588-74
Milwaukee71-7182-80
Cincinnati70-7276-86
Chicago64-7873-89
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Epstein laments Jackson deal, but still looking to improve Cubs
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein has stated that he won't be satisfied adding one starting pitcher to the rotation in the offseason.

"We need impact starting pitching," he told CSNChicago.com. "If you can add a top-of-the-rotation starter to what we have with (Jake) Arrieta, et al, it becomes really, really interesting in a hurry. We also could use just another quality, stable arm to go with it. So in an ideal world, we'll add two starting pitchers."

Epstein admitted he made a mistake in his disastrous signing of Edwin Jackson to a four-year, $52 million deal, which will pale in comparison to the money destined for potential free agents Jon Lester and Max Scherzer this winter. Jackson is 14-33 with a 5.58 ERA in two years with the Cubs, who are on the hook for two more seasons. But Epstein realizes that he must return to the free agent market to sufficiently improve his staff.

"I'm very confident that we'll add impact pitching from outside the organization," he said. "It has a chance to happen this winter. But we're not going to make any guarantees."

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2014 Team Leaders
AVGStarlin Castro , SS.292
HRAnthony Rizzo , 1B32
RBIAnthony Rizzo , 1B78
OBPAnthony Rizzo , 1B.386
SLGAnthony Rizzo , 1B.527
RAnthony Rizzo , 1B89
SBArismendy Alcantara , CF8
WJake Arrieta , SP10
ERATravis Wood , SP5.03
WHIPTravis Wood , SP1.53
KJake Arrieta , SP167
SVHector Rondon , RP29
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