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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.


Starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez #50 of the Baltimore Orioles delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 24, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wada Throws 6 1-3 Hitless Innings As Cubs Beat O’s

Tsuyoshi Wada allowed Steve Pearce’s leadoff homer in the seventh inning for Baltimore’s only hit, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Orioles 2-1 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.


CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 23:  Bud Norris (L) of the Baltimore Orioles talks with Dave Wallace #37  and Nick Hundley #40 during the second inning of a game against the Chicago Cubs on August 23, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Orioles Struggle Again Against Cubs, Lose 7-2

Ubaldo Jimenez looked quite comfortable in his second career relief appearance.


CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 22: Kevin Gausman #39 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on August 22, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Snap Baltimore’s 4-Game Winning Streak, Beat O’s 4-1

Last season, Baltimore traded Jake Arrieta to the Chicago Cubs.


PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.


Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Zimmerman’s Single Sparks Nats’ 2-1 Win Over Cubs

Ryan Zimmerman’s eighth inning single drove in the go-ahead run as the surging Washington Nationals capped a strong weekend with a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.


Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Washington Nationals pitches to a Chicago Cubs batter at Nationals Park on July 5, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nats Get 19 Hits in 13-0 Win Over Cubs

Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria didn’t even wait for the question to be asked.


Chris Coghlan #8 of the Chicago Cubs beats the tag by Wilson Ramos #40 of the Washington Nationals in the fifth inning during a baseball game on July 4, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.  The Cubs won 7-2.  (credit: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Nats Lose 7-2 to Hammel, Cubs

Tanner Roark took on Jason Hammel once again. Unfortunately for the Washington Nationals, the result was the same.


CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 28: of the Chicago Cubs of the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on June 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gonzalez Dominates, Nationals Beat Cubs 3-0

Gio Gonzalez pitched two-hit ball over seven innings, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 Saturday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.


John Baker #12 of the Chicago Cubs tags out Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washinton Nationals in the 2nd inning at Wrigley Field on June 27, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baker, Hammel Help Cubs Beat Nats 7-2

Light-hitting catcher John Baker had three hits, a walk and four RBIs, and Chicago Cubs starter Jason Hammel again mastered the Washington Nationals in a 7-2 victory Friday.