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CHICAGO | Epstein: Maddon to return for fifth season as Cubs manager

CHICAGO  — Theo Epstein says Joe Maddon will return for a fifth season as manager of the Chicago Cubs. Chicago’s president of baseball operations confirmed Maddon will stay on for at least the final year of his contract. Epstein says there are no ongoing discussions about an extension for Maddon. Though he acknowledged some disagreements, … Continue reading CHICAGO | Epstein: Maddon to return for fifth season as Cubs manager

MILWAUKEE | Yelich completes 2nd cycle of season _ both against Reds

MILWAUKEE  — Christian Yelich has hit for the cycle for the second time this season, setting a major league record by doing it twice against one team. The Milwaukee Brewers’ slugger completed his cycle Monday night with a sixth-inning triple against the Reds. Yelich also hit for the cycle when he went 6 for 6 … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Yelich completes 2nd cycle of season _ both against Reds

DENVER | Arenado, Story homer to help Rockies beat Diamondbacks 10-3

DENVER — Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story homered, Kyle Freeland pitched effectively into the seventh, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 on Thursday to extend their NL West lead. David Dahl had three hits and two RBIs to help Colorado take a two-game lead over Los Angeles and a 4 1/2-game advantage … Continue reading DENVER | Arenado, Story homer to help Rockies beat Diamondbacks 10-3