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5/26 Morning Marquee: Cubs hire Manny Ramirez, Beckett no-hitter


The Cubs gave up four runs in the sixth and settle for a series split Sunday against the Padres after they announced the hiring of Manny Ramirez.

Jeff Samardzija (0-1, 1.46 ERA) will look for his first win against the San Fransisco Giants in the opener of a three-game series Monday and will be opposed by Yusmerio Petit.

Around the league: Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett threw his first career no-hitter against the Phillies, the Red Sox lost their 10th straight game and got into a scuffle with the Rays, and the Rangers dominated the Tigers and Miguel Cabrera exited the game early.

Chicago Tribune: Cubs’ Olt catching on to Ramirez

Chicago Sun-Times: Theo: Manny Ramirez has ‘high-impact’ potential, despite drug violations

Daily Herald: Cubs have shown ability to identify pitching

ESPN Chicago: Ramirez another (small) part of the rebuild

CSN Chicago: Cubs leaving Darwin Barney‘s future up in the air

NBC Sports: Josh Beckett throws first career no-hitter against Phillies

CBS Sports: Red Sox lose 10th straight, scuffle with Rays

FOX Sports: Rangers rout Tigers; Cabrera exits game early

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