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Cubs' starting pitchers feel strong, confident they'll finish strong

Cubs' starting pitchers feel strong, confident they'll finish strong

PITTSBURGH — Mother Nature took another bite out of a goal by the Cubs' starting pitchers to throw 200 innings apiece this season. But based on their recent success and the addition of Dan Haren, they believe they have enough stamina and strength to carry their team to the postseason. "We do feel strong," said Kyle Hendricks, who threw seven-plus innings and 100 pitches Saturday in a win at Milwaukee. "And lately, this is the strongest I felt. I had plenty in the tank. I think we're finally peaking. "We're in August and heading into the last two months, but I know all our starters feel strong and have plenty left in the tank." The Cubs...

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