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1906 — The “Hitless Wonder” Chicago White Sox began their AL record 19-game winning streak with a 3-0 win over Boston. The record would be tied by the 1947 New York Yankees.

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No trades and another loss for Rockies at deadline

Colorado Rockies' Charlie Culberson, right, throws his bat after being called out on strikes as Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo celebrates during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Cubs won 3-1. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — As expected, the Colorado Rockies were inactive before the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday.

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Cubs acquire struggling LHP Doubront from Red Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — Theo Epstein was the first person to take a chance on Felix Doubront. Now he is going to give the struggling left-hander another opportunity.

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Cubs lose 6-4 to Rockies in 10 innings

Chicago Cubs' Luis Valbuena watches his two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Chicago, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Travis Wood focused on his career-high 11 strikeouts after he wrapped up another winless month.

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Rockies bolster weary bullpen with Scahill

CHICAGO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have added another arm to their weary bullpen following a 16-inning loss to the Chicago Cubs.

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