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4/23 Morning Marquee: Wrigley Field turns 100, Pujols hits 500th HR


Jason Hammel pitched seven strong innings and Mike Olt hit a three-run home run to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

Today, the Cubs take on the Diamondbacks and look to extend their winning streak to three and complete their first series victory since September during Wrigley Field’s 100th anniversary.

Around the league, Albert Pujols hit his 500th home run to become the 26th member of the elite club. He’s the third youngest and the first to hit career home runs 499 and 500 in the same game.

Chicago Tribune: Cubs’ Olt ready for more playing time

Chicago Sun-Times: While Wrigley parties, Theo’s mind is on Cubs winning

Daily Herald: Renteria amped for Wrigley Field 100th anniversary festivities

ESPN Chicago: Veras not giving in to his struggles

CSN Chicago: Cubs say Jake Arrieta needs more time before rejoining rotation

NBC Sports: Albert Pujols becomes 26th member of 500 home run club

CBS Sports: Jose Fernandez strikes out 14 as Marlins shut out Braves

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