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Your browser does not support iframes.Mass confusion was the theme in the top of the ninth inning during the Cubs win over the Mets Saturday afternoon.Chicago had the bases loaded with no outs when Darwin Barney struck a ball to shallow center field. Mets center fielder Juan Lagares came charging in and appeared to make a shoestring catch to take away a hit from Barney. But wait.The umpires did not see things that way and it set the table for the incredibly awkward events that immediately ensued. Sit back and watch the whole mess unfold as players, coaches, and the umpires try and make sense of it all.Eventually, the umpires upheld the ruling that Lagares did not catch the baseball and thus, a forceout at second was made when Lagares rifled the ball back toward the infield.Leave it to the Cubs to be involved with such a folly.
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While Sanchez does have potential, he is already in his mid-20′s and hasn’t found the harness on his control the past few seasons. Sanchez is a project at best, but with...
Chicago Cubs center fielder David DeJesus crashed hard into the outfield fence and left Friday night's game against the New York Mets.
DeJesus appeared to hurt his right shoulder after Juan Lagares' third-inning triple ticked off the end of his glove. DeJesus was running almost full speed when he extended his right arm, which slammed into the padded wall in right-center...
Chicago Cubs center fielder David DeJesus has left a game against the New York Mets after he crashed into the outfield fence.
DeJesus appeared to hurt his right shoulder Friday night after Juan Lagares' third-inning triple ticked off the end of his glove. DeJesus was running almost full speed when he extended his right arm, which slammed into the padded wall in right-center...
David DeJesus will be placed on the disabled list with a right shoulder strain according to CSN Chicago's Patrick Mooney.
Check that: Shoulder sprain for DeJesus. Cubs waiting for swelling to go down next week, considering calling up extra bullpen arm.
— Patrick Mooney (@CSNMooney) June 15, 2013
In the bottom of the third inning against the Mets Friday night...
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Scott Feldman continues to reward the Chicago Cubs for giving him another chance to start in the big leagues.
On Saturday Feldman won his sixth game of the season after throwing seven innings against the Mets. Feldman allowed one run on two hits and a walk while striking out six.
In the contest Feldman lowered his ERA to 3.05 and his WHIP to 1.10. He will face...
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