The Cubs’ six runs snapped Wainwright’s impressive 25 scoreless innings streak, a streak that started after he gave up four runs to the Cubs in St. Louis.
Cubs’ starter Jake Arrieta will make his season debut on Saturday in game two against the Cardinals while the team waits to head back on outfielder Ryan Sweeney‘s status after he underwent an MRI on his right hamstring.
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Chicago Sun-Times: Retenria staying positive despite Cubs’ brutal first month
Daily Herald: Rondon feels ‘amazing right now’
ESPN Chicago: As Veras rehabs, Cubs improvise at closer
CSN Chicago: Cubs GM Hoyer says trade talk is ‘nonexistent’ (for now)
CBS Sports: Selig says MLB will play somewhere that will ‘surprise’ people in 2015
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