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SportingNews
Justin Turner flips the switch, and the Dodger machine stays in working ordercenter-cut fastball. Turner knew he hit it well, but he wasn’t sure it was gone
SportingNews / Posted 15 hours ago
center-cut fastball. Turner knew he hit it well, but he wasn’t sure it was gone. “I was just watching [Cubs center fielder Leonys Martin], hoping he wasn't going to catch it,” Turner said. “When it did end up going over the fence, obviously I was... Read more
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SportingNews
NLCS 2017: Time has come for Cubs to relegate struggling Jason Heyward to bench roleSchwarber is on the opposite end of the spectrum; he’s a good hitter and poor f
SportingNews / Posted 2 days ago
Schwarber is on the opposite end of the spectrum; he’s a good hitter and poor fielder (left field only). Albert Almora and Leonys Martin are very good defensive outfielders. Heck, Kris Bryant can play right field if manager Joe Maddon really wants... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rotation, roster decisions await Cubs vs. Dodgers in NLCS rematchregards to the roster, the Cubs might need another pitcher in this best-of-seve
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
regards to the roster, the Cubs might need another pitcher in this best-of-seven series. The Cubs managed to win Game 5 of the NLDS despite nine walks. Hector Rondon could be added after the Cubs opted to carry outfielder Leonys Martin for the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Cuban baseball player smugglers seek lenient sentencesthe pair ran an international operation to smuggle Cuban players in return for
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
the pair ran an international operation to smuggle Cuban players in return for a cut of their lucrative baseball contracts, including Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox, Adeiny Hechavarria of the Tampa Bay Rays and Leonys Martin of the Chicago C... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Cuban baseball player smugglers seek lenient sentencesthe pair ran an international operation to smuggle Cuban players in return for
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
the pair ran an international operation to smuggle Cuban players in return for a cut of their lucrative baseball contracts, including Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox, Adeiny Hechavarria of the Tampa Bay Rays and Leonys Martin of the Chicago C... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Nationals manager Dusty Baker invites another round of second guessesbut the Cubs star managed to bloop the ball into no-man’s land between infielde
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
but the Cubs star managed to bloop the ball into no-man’s land between infielders and outfielders. The ball dropped, and Leonys Martin raced home with the Cubs’ winning run. Right decision, wrong outcome? “The reality of it is, it’s only... Read more
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FabWags
Leonys Martin's wife Yaimira MartinYaimira Martin Meet Yaimira Martin; she is the pretty wife of Cuban MLB player
FabWags / Posted 6 days ago
Yaimira Martin Meet Yaimira Martin; she is the pretty wife of Cuban MLB player Leonys Martin, the center fielder for the Chicago Cubs. he also played for the Seattle Mariners and the Texan Rangers prior to signing a deal with Chicago in August... Read more
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SportingNews
Let's embrace the Miller-Britton Theory of Playoff Bullpen Managementa lefty who had a 4.64 ERA in 50 games this year. Rizzo’s bloop single found a
SportingNews / Posted 6 days ago
a lefty who had a 4.64 ERA in 50 games this year. Rizzo’s bloop single found a hole in the outfield and pinch-runner Leonys Martin easily scored what proved to be the winning run. And, sure, it was a bloop single. It’s not like Rizzo crushed... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals 2-1, lead NLDS 2-1for a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. The Nationals had a base open with
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
for a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. The Nationals had a base open with Rizzo coming to the plate and pinch runner Leonys Martin on second, but manager Dusty Baker elected to pitch to the slugger with Willson Conteras on-deck. Oliver Perez... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rizzo accepts, answers Baker's challengePerez found the part of short-left field Nationals manager Dusty Baker called "
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Perez found the part of short-left field Nationals manager Dusty Baker called "never-never land" to bring home pinch runner Leonys Martin. "It's just who we are," Rizzo said. "We all believe in each other." Can you believe Baker decided to pitch... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Cubs rally past Nationals to take 2-1 NLDS leadfor a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. The Nationals had a base open with
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
for a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. The Nationals had a base open with Rizzo coming to the plate and pinch runner Leonys Martin on second, but manager Dusty Baker elected to pitch to the slugger with Willson Conteras on-deck. Oliver Perez... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Astros eliminate Red SoxLeague Division Series. Rizzo dropped a bloop single into shallow center field
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
League Division Series. Rizzo dropped a bloop single into shallow center field off Oliver Perez to score pinch runner Leonys Martin. Tommy La Stella led off the inning with a walk, and Martin went to second on a bunt. After being held without... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationalsfor a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. The Nationals had a base open with
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
for a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. The Nationals had a base open with Rizzo coming to the plate and pinch runner Leonys Martin on second, but manager Dusty Baker elected to pitch to the slugger with Willson Conteras on-deck. Oliver Perez... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Cubs push Nationals to brinkfor a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. The Nationals had a base open with
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
for a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. The Nationals had a base open with Rizzo coming to the plate and pinch runner Leonys Martin on second, but manager Dusty Baker elected to pitch to the slugger with Willson Conteras on-deck. Oliver Perez... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
MLB roundup: Astros eliminate Red SoxLeague Division Series. Rizzo dropped a bloop single into shallow center field
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
League Division Series. Rizzo dropped a bloop single into shallow center field off Oliver Perez to score pinch runner Leonys Martin. Tommy La Stella led off the inning with a walk, and Martin went to second on a bunt. After being held without... Read more
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Northwest Herald
RBI single from Rizzo incites interjection, puts Cubs close to NLCStied the game with a single to left center off Sammy Solis. In the eighth, Ant
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
tied the game with a single to left center off Sammy Solis. In the eighth, Anthony Rizzo blooped a single to left to score Leonys Martin, a pinch runner for Tommy La Stella, who walked to open the inning. Jon Jay bunted Martin to second. After... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
RBI single from Rizzo incites interjection, puts Cubs close to NLCStied the game with a single to left center off Sammy Solis. In the eighth, Ant
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
tied the game with a single to left center off Sammy Solis. In the eighth, Anthony Rizzo blooped a single to left to score Leonys Martin, a pinch runner for Tommy La Stella, who walked to open the inning. Jon Jay bunted Martin to second. After... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Rizzo comes through as Cubs edge Nationals4 Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Rizzo dropped a bloop single into shallow center f
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
4 Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Rizzo dropped a bloop single into shallow center field off Oliver Perez to score pinch-runner Leonys Martin, who replaced Tommy La Stella after he led off the eighth inning with a walk. Cubs closer Wade Davis preserved... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Rizzo comes through as Cubs edge Nationals4 Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Rizzo dropped a bloop single into shallow center f
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
4 Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Rizzo dropped a bloop single into shallow center field off Oliver Perez to score pinch-runner Leonys Martin, who replaced Tommy La Stella after he led off the eighth inning with a walk. Cubs closer Wade Davis preserved... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Rizzo comes through as Cubs edge Nationals4 Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Rizzo dropped a bloop single into shallow center f
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
4 Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Rizzo dropped a bloop single into shallow center field off Oliver Perez to score pinch-runner Leonys Martin, who replaced Tommy La Stella after he led off the eighth inning with a walk. Cubs closer Wade Davis preserved... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Rizzo comes through as Cubs edge Nationals4 Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Rizzo dropped a bloop single into shallow center f
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 6 days ago
4 Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Rizzo dropped a bloop single into shallow center field off Oliver Perez to score pinch-runner Leonys Martin, who replaced Tommy La Stella after he led off the eighth inning with a walk. Cubs closer Wade Davis preserved... Read more
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The Morning Call
Cubs overcome flaws for 2-1 victory over Nationals and 2-1 NLDS leadand a crowd of 42,445 paused briefly before erupting when Rizzo's bloop fell be
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
and a crowd of 42,445 paused briefly before erupting when Rizzo's bloop fell between three defenders to score pinch-runner Leonys Martin with the winning run. "I want to make guys pay," Rizzo said. Said Baker: "I don't care. I would have... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cubs overcome flaws for 2-1 victory over Nationals and 2-1 NLDS leadand a crowd of 42,445 paused briefly before erupting when Rizzo's bloop fell be
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
and a crowd of 42,445 paused briefly before erupting when Rizzo's bloop fell between three defenders to score pinch-runner Leonys Martin with the winning run. "I want to make guys pay," Rizzo said. Said Baker: "I don't care. I would have... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals 2-1, lead NLDS 2for a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. The Nationals had a base open with
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
for a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. The Nationals had a base open with Rizzo coming to the plate and pinch runner Leonys Martin on second, but manager Dusty Baker elected to pitch to the slugger with Willson Conteras on-deck. Oliver Perez... Read more
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Island Packet
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals 2-1, lead NLDS 2-1for a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. The Nationals had a base open with
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
for a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. The Nationals had a base open with Rizzo coming to the plate and pinch runner Leonys Martin on second, but manager Dusty Baker elected to pitch to the slugger with Willson Conteras on-deck. Oliver Perez... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Chicago Cubs rally past Washington Nationals, lead NLDS, 2-1in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World S
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World Series ended in Cleveland. With pinch-runner Leonys Martin on second in the eighth, Rizzo hit a blooper to left off Oliver Perez that found a patch of outfield grass... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Anthony Rizzo's RBI single lifts Cubs to 2-1 win over Nationals in Game 3 of NLDSCubs pulled out the victory thanks to Rizzo’s two-out blooper that dropped into
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Cubs pulled out the victory thanks to Rizzo’s two-out blooper that dropped into center field and scored pinch-runner Leonys Martin in the bottom of the eighth. At the plate The Cubs managed four hits, one each by Rizzo, Zobrist, Almora Jr.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Best and worst moments from Nationals' 2-1 loss in Game 3 to the Cubsbarely put bat to ball in the eighth, but got enough of Oliver Perez's first pi
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
barely put bat to ball in the eighth, but got enough of Oliver Perez's first pitch to drop a blooper into center and score Leonys Martin to give the Cubs the 2-1 lead. Best strikeout Brandon Kintzler got Kris Bryant to chase a fastball down and... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals to take NLDS lead.in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year�s World S
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year�s World Series ended in Cleveland. With pinch-runner Leonys Martin on second in the eighth, Rizzo hit a blooper to left off Oliver Perez that found a patch of outfield grass... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals 2-1, lead NLDS 2in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World S
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World Series ended in Cleveland. With pinch-runner Leonys Martin on second in the eighth, Rizzo hit a blooper to left off Oliver Perez that found a patch of outfield grass... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals to take NLDS lead.in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year’s World S
The Oakland Press / Posted 6 days ago
in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year’s World Series ended in Cleveland. With pinch-runner Leonys Martin on second in the eighth, Rizzo hit a blooper to left off Oliver Perez that found a patch of outfield grass... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals 2-1 to take 2-1 lead in NLDSin the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World S
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World Series ended in Cleveland. With pinch-runner Leonys Martin on second in the eighth, Rizzo hit a blooper to left off Oliver Perez that found a patch of outfield grass... Read more
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The Ironton Tribune
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals 2-1, lead NLDS 2-1in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year’s World S
The Ironton Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year’s World Series ended in Cleveland. With pinch-runner Leonys Martin on second in the eighth, Rizzo hit a blooper to left off Oliver Perez that found a patch of outfield grass... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals to lead NLDS 2-1in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World S
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World Series ended in Cleveland. With pinch-runner Leonys Martin on second in the eighth, Rizzo hit a blooper to left off Oliver Perez that found a patch of outfield grass... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals 2-1, lead NLDS 2in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World S
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World Series ended in Cleveland. With pinch-runner Leonys Martin on second in the eighth, Rizzo hit a blooper to left off Oliver Perez that found a patch of outfield grass... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals 2-1, lead NLDS 2-1in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World S
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World Series ended in Cleveland. With pinch-runner Leonys Martin on second in the eighth, Rizzo hit a blooper to left off Oliver Perez that found a patch of outfield grass... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Cubs go from being no-hit to series lead over Nationalswhere managers sit back and let players hit home runs. With the score tied, 1-
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
where managers sit back and let players hit home runs. With the score tied, 1-1, Cubs pinch-hitter Tommy La Stella walked. Leonys Martin ran for him, and Jon Jay sacrificed him to second. Kris Bryant struck out, and the Cubs had two out and an open... Read more
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TSN
Rizzo's go-ahead hit gives Cubs win over Natsthe return of post-season baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World Ser
TSN / Posted 6 days ago
the return of post-season baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World Series ended in Cleveland. With pinch-runner Leonys Martin on second in the eighth, Rizzo hit a blooper to left off Oliver Perez that found a patch of outfield grass... Read more
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The Washington Times
Nationals drop NLDS Game 3 to Cubsrun, too, but the ball was falling from the autumn sky at an alarming rate. Wh
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
run, too, but the ball was falling from the autumn sky at an alarming rate. When it landed between the three, pinch-runner Leonys Martin was almost home. He crossed the plate when it was picked up and the Cubs led, 2-1, in the bottom of the eighth... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Cubs slip past Scherzer, Nationals, lead NLDS 2-1the return of post-season baseball to Wrigley Field after last year’s World Ser
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 6 days ago
the return of post-season baseball to Wrigley Field after last year’s World Series ended in Cleveland. With pinch-runner Leonys Martin on second in the eighth, Rizzo hit a blooper to left off Oliver Perez that found a patch of outfield grass... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals 2-1, lead NLDS 2-1in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World S
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
in the return of postseason baseball to Wrigley Field after last year's World Series ended in Cleveland. With pinch-runner Leonys Martin on second in the eighth, Rizzo hit a blooper to left off Oliver Perez that found a patch of outfield grass... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Cubs go from being no-hit to series lead over Nationalswhere managers sit back and let players hit home runs. With the score tied, 1-
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
where managers sit back and let players hit home runs. With the score tied, 1-1, Cubs pinch-hitter Tommy La Stella walked. Leonys Martin ran for him, and Jon Jay sacrificed him to second. Kris Bryant struck out, and the Cubs had two out and an open... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Anthony Rizzo's 8th-Inning RBI Gives Cubs Win vs Max Scherzer, Nationals in NLDSAfter Leonys Martin scored, Rizzo was caught between first and second to end th
Bleacher Report / Posted 6 days ago
After Leonys Martin scored, Rizzo was caught between first and second to end the inning. As the Wrigley Field crowd roared, the cameras zoomed in on his face. "Respect me!" he yelled as he walked toward the dugout. "Respect me!" That appeared to be... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Chicago Cubs beat Washington Nationals in Game 1 behind Kyle HendricksZobrist in right. The plan was to sub for defense if the Cubs had the lead. Pl
Northwest Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Zobrist in right. The plan was to sub for defense if the Cubs had the lead. Players such as Albert Almora Jr., Jon Jay and Leonys Martin saw the field in the later innings. But the talk was all about Hendricks. “This is as good as I’ve seen him,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Notes: Chicago Cubs go with Justin Wilson over Hector Rondon in bullpenroster. The Cubs are carrying 14 position players and 11 pitchers. One of those
Northwest Herald / Posted 9 days ago
roster. The Cubs are carrying 14 position players and 11 pitchers. One of those position players is speedy outfielder Leonys Martin. Lackey, who pitched an inning of relief in the regular-season finale, can slide into a long role – filled by... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
John Lackey, Justin Wilson on Cubs' NLDS roster; Hector Rondon outGrimm, who shuttled between Triple-A Iowa and the Cubs, also was left off the p
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Grimm, who shuttled between Triple-A Iowa and the Cubs, also was left off the playoff roster. Here's the Cubs' roster: PITCHERS Jake Arrieta Carl Edwards Jr. John Lackey Justin Wilson CATCHERS INFIELDERS OUTFIELDERS Ian Happ Leonys M... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Cubs Playoff Preview: Predicting the Playoff Rosterand stock the corners with bats? The one player to keep an eye on in terms of
NBC Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
and stock the corners with bats? The one player to keep an eye on in terms of being added to the roster potentially is Leonys Martin, who would give the Cubs an incredible speed option and a defensive option late in games should they need it.... Read more
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The Washington Times
Leonys Martin ends Cubs-Cardinals with insane catchSt. Louis Cardinals infielder Paul DeJong thought he had the home run and who c
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
St. Louis Cardinals infielder Paul DeJong thought he had the home run and who could blame him? Cubs outfielder Leonys Martin came down with an insane catch Thursday to not only rob DeJong of a home run, but end the game as well. The Cardinals were... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Cards miss playoffs for 2nd straight year, lose to Cubs 2-1By STEVE OVERBEY Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Cardinals were elimina
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 17 days ago
By STEVE OVERBEY Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Cardinals were eliminated from postseason contention when Leonys Martin leaped at the center-field fence to rob Paul DeJong of a tying home run with two outs in the 11th inning, preserving the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Astros keep Red Sox from clinching AL East titlea victory over visiting Pittsburgh. CUBS 2, CARDINALS 1 (11) Host St. Louis wa
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
a victory over visiting Pittsburgh. CUBS 2, CARDINALS 1 (11) Host St. Louis was eliminated from postseason contention when Leonys Martin leaped at the center-field fence to rob Paul DeJong of a tying home run with two outs in the 11th inning,... Read more
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