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Chicago Cubs (34-26)


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Epstein expects to remain with Cubs at least for next season

CHICAGO (AP) Theo Epstein appears to be gearing up for one more go-round as the Chicago Cubs' president of baseball operations.

Epstein said Monday his expectation is the "status quo" when it comes to the team's leadership and he anticipates remaining on the job for at least one more season, with his contract set to expire in 2021.

"I'm a Cub," Epstein said during an hourlong conference call. "I think the status quo right now is the most likely outcome."

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Leaders
AVG: I. Happ.258
HR: I. Happ12
RBI: D. Bote29
SB: J. Báez3
W: Y. Darvish8
ERA: Y. Darvish2.01
Saves: J. Jeffress8
K: Y. Darvish93
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Chi Cubs 3426.567-
Y-St. Louis 3028.5173
Y-Cincinnati 3129.5173
Y-Milwaukee 2931.4835
Pittsburgh 1941.31715
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .220 (27)
Runs: 265 (20)
Hits: 422 (27)
Home Runs: 74 (17)
Stolen Bases: 24 (17)
OBP: .318 (18)
SLG: .387 (24)
Total Bases: 742 (24)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.99 (10)
Runs Allowed: 240 (7)
Saves: 16 (9)
Strikeouts: 523 (16)
OpBA: .233 (8)
OBP: .302 (6)
SLG: .400 (11)
Run Support: 4.60 (21)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/14 I. Miller Refused Minor League Assignment - Free Agent
10/3 J. Osich Outrighted to Minors
9/30 J. Osich Designated for Assignment
9/30 J. Phegley Purchased From Minors
9/28 M. Dermody Declared Free Agency
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/25 M. Rodríguez Strained right biceps (on 60-day IL)
9/22 K. Bryant Right oblique tightness (day-to-day)
9/20 I. Vargas Strained right hamstring (10-day IL)
9/17 R. Wick Left oblique strain (on 10-day IL)
8/31 T. Chatwood Strained right forearm (on 10-day IL)
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