5/12 Morning Marquee: Cubs 10,000th loss, top MLB prospect injured


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The Chicago Cubs dropped their franchise’s 10,000th game on Sunday afternoon to complete a three-game sweep by the Atlanta Braves.

Cubs went 1-for-8 with runners in scoring position during their 5-2 loss, their seventh in the last eight outings. Monday the Cubs will begin another three-game series with the 2013 National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals on the road as Travis Wood takes the mound in the series opener against Tyler Lyons.

Around the league: former Cub Aramis Ramirez is headed to the DL with a hamstring injury and the top prospect in all of the minors Byron Buxton re-injured his wrist.

Chicago Tribune: Cubs continue to struggle in clutch in loss to Braves

Chicago Sun-Times: Doubts about Cubs’ offense high after sweep in Atlanta

Daily Herald: Renteria’s job safe despite Cubs’ slow start

ESPN Chicago: Traditional Rivalry For Cubs-Cardinals

CSN Chicago: As he matures, Mike Olt is settling in with the Cubs

NBC Sports: Aramis Ramirez headed to DL with strained left hamstring

CBS Sports: Top prospect Byron Buxton re-injures wrist

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