8/4 Morning Marquee: Chicago Cubs series win, NL stars injured


Chris Coghlan hit a two-run home run to lift the Chicago Cubs over the Dodgers and three-time All-Star Josh Beckett for a 7-3 win and their second straight series victory against an National League West opponent Sunday afternoon.

Around the league: Masahiro Tanaka may test out his injured elbow, reigning NL MVP Andrew McCutchen left with a side injury, Diamondbacks gold glove first baseman is done for the season with a broken hand, and Matt Garza tweaked a left oblique against the Cardinals who won with John Lackey on the mound for the first time.

Chicago Tribune: Cubs’ Jackson doesn’t worry about trade talk

Chicago Sun-Times: Starlin Castro says hot prospect Javy Baez ‘has to be here – soon’

ESPN Chicago: Kernels: While you were sleeping

CSN Chicago: Cubs: What was Rick Renteria thinking?

CBS Sports MLB: Andrew McCutchen grabs side after swing, leaves game due to injury

NBC Sports MLB: Masahiro Tanaka could test out his elbow if given clearance Monday

MLB.com: Gibson: Goldschmidt’s season likely finished

FOX Sports MLB: Garza hurt, Brewers lose 3-2 to Cardinals

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