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With Darvish, well-armed Cubs hold first spring workout

MESA, Ariz. (AP) The Chicago Cubs, boosted by the addition of Yu Darvish, are certainly well armed as they start spring training. The result, they hope, is a drive toward a second crown in three years. ”The expectation for this group is to win the World Series,” center fielder Albert Almora Jr. said ”We know the group in here can ...

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Cubs finalize 6-year, $126M contract with Yu Darvish

When Yu Darvish met with Theo Epstein and other Chicago Cubs’ officials last December in the Dallas area, the Japanese pitcher liked what he heard. “The Cubs really stood out, and everyone was sincere at the meeting,” Darvish said Tuesday through a translator after finalizing a $ 126 million US, six-year contract. The agreement is by far the largest deal ...

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Cubs officially announce 6-year deal with Darvish

Welcome to the North Side, Yu Darvish. The Chicago Cubs made things official Tuesday, announcing the signing of the All-Star right-hander to a six-year contract. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="… MLB | theScore

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NLCS rubber match? Stacking up Cubs, LA

So many things can get in the way — randomness, regression, injuries, the Washington Nationals, etc. But the Dodgers and Cubs enter 2018 with the distinct possibility of doing something unprecedented in the National League — meeting three straight seasons on the NL Championship Series stage. It’s happened just once in the American League, when the Yankees beat the Royals ...

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Cubs sign Yu Darvish to 6-year, $126M contract: reports

Ace Yu Darvish and the Chicago Cubs have reached agreement on a $ 126 million, six-year contract, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Saturday, bolstering their bid for a second World Series crown in three seasons. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement. The deal was first ...

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