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U of I trustees consider increasing arena budget

CHICAGO (AP) — When University of Illinois trustees meet in Chicago they will consider adding $4.5 million to the budget for the renovation of the State Farm Center in Champaign.

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Padres manage only 5 hits in 6-0 loss to Cubs

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, right, watches his seventh inning home run as San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal, center, and umpire Pat Hoberg (31) look on during a baseball game in Chicago, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. This was Rizzo's second home run of the game.  (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres’ starting lineup Tuesday night had a total of 29 home runs this season. Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, the player San Diego traded to Chicago in 2012, now has 25 by himself.

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Royals break out for 7-1 win over White Sox

Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas celebrates his two-run home run off Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Eric Surkamp, also scoring Alex Gordon, during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

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Rizzo hits 2 homers as Cubs beat Padres 6-0

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, right, watches his seventh inning home run as San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal, center, and umpire Pat Hoberg (31) look on during a baseball game in Chicago, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. This was Rizzo's second home run of the game.  (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres that snapped their five-game losing streak.

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Cubs designate Barney, activate Bonifacio

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs took another step toward the future on Tuesday, designating second baseman Darwin Barney for assignment.

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