8/2 Morning Marquee: Starlin Castro, Kyle Hendricks star; Alvarez to DL


Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits over seven innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and scored three runs as the Chicago Cubs beat Los Angeles 8-2 Friday night, snapping the Dodgers’ six-game winning streak.

Around the league: Major League Baseball made a statement on the controversial Reds-Marlins play, Miami placed Henderson Alvarez on the DL, the Orioles sign Joe Saunders to a minor league deal, and Cards’ John Lackey will stick to his contract and pitch in 2015 for $500K.

Cubbies Crib: Kyle Hendricks, Cubs snap Dodgers win streak

Chicago Tribune: Cubs’ Chris Valaika sings Javier Baez‘s praises

Chicago Sun-Times: New Cub Felix Doubront says he didn’t demand trade

Daily Herald: Russell leaves Chicago with warm Cubs memories

CSN Chicago: What are the Cubs getting in catcher Victor Caratini?

ESPN Chicago: Deadline end of Cubs era?

FOX Sports MLB: MLB issues statement on controversial Reds-Marlins play

NBC Sports MLB: Marlins place Henderson Alvarez on disabled list

CBS Sports MLB: Cards’ John Lackey says he’ll honor contract, pitch in 2015 for $500K

Baltimore Sun: Orioles sign Joe Saunders to minor league deal

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