Extra bases

• The Cubs' fourth annual Bricks and Ivy Ball, held Wednesday night at the Field Museum, raised $1.4 million to support Cubs Charities. Cubs manager Rick Renteria, his coaching staff, and the players mingled with more than 830 guests, including Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, who shared some of his memories of Wrigley Field. The event capped a full day for the Cubs, who celebrated Wrigley's 100th anniversary on Wednesday.

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