Cubs INF Russell says he understands fans’ booing

Sports 05/10/19, 13:54

Addison Russell says he understands the booing he has heard since returning to the Chicago Cubs after his suspension for violating baseball's domestic violence policy, calling it "a serious issue."Russell received a mostly chilly reception when he started Wednesday against Miami in his first major league game since September. The ...

Cubs pound Cardinals 13-5 for 7th straight win

Baseball 05/05/19, 21:46

Kris Bryant hit his fourth career grand slam in Chicago's six-run eighth inning and the Cubs pounded the St. Louis Cardinals 13-5 on Sunday night for their season-high seventh consecutive victory.Willson Contreras, Anthony Rizzo and David Bote each drove in two runs, helping the Cubs leapfrog the Cardinals for first ...

Cubs outlast Diamondbacks 6-5 in 15 innings

Baseball 04/28/19, 21:02

Ben Zobrist lined a two-run double in the 15th inning, and the Chicago Cubs outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 on Sunday in the second-longest game in Chase Field history.After escaping a jam in the 14th inning, Tyler Chatwood (1-0) sparked the decisive sequence with a one-out double. Albert Almora Jr. ...

Quintana goes 7 innings, Cubs beat Marlins 4-0

Baseball 04/16/19, 21:14

Jose Quintana gave up six hits in seven innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.Quintana (2-1) struck out seven and extended his scoreless innings streak to 14. The left-hander didn't allow a runner to reach second until Austin Dean's two-out ...

Cubs place ace Lester on 10-day injured list, recall Collins

Sports 04/10/19, 17:22

Left-hander Jon Lester was put on the 10-day injured list by the Chicago Cubs because of a strained left hamstring.Injured while scoring from second base on Ben Zobrist's single in Monday's home opener, the Cubs' ace will miss at least one turn. The five-time All- Star is 1-0 with a ...

Maddon says Lester likely to miss 1-2 starts for Cubs

Sports 04/09/19, 13:33

Chicago Cubs ace Jon Lester will likely miss one or two starts because of a left hamstring injury.Manager Joe Maddon told WSCR-AM on Tuesday that Lester "of course" will miss his scheduled start against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday and might miss a second outing.Lester was hurt running the ...

Cubs LHP Jon Lester departs with hamstring tightness

Sports 04/08/19, 14:53

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester has left Chicago's home opener against Pittsburgh because of left hamstring tightness.Lester hit an RBI double and scored from second on Ben Zobrist's single during Chicago's six-run second inning on Monday. He allowed consecutive singles in the third before manager Joe Maddon replaced him with Brad ...

Rangers top Cubs 11-10 after falling behind former ace again

Baseball 03/31/19, 19:19

Joey Gallo scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers outscored the Chicago Cubs 11-10 on Sunday after falling behind one of their former aces for the second straight day.With one out in the ninth and the Cubs playing five infielders, Gallo ...

A capsule look at the Rockies-Cubs playoff game

Baseball 10/02/18, 00:52

A look at the National League wild-card game between the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs:___Schedule: Tuesday, at Chicago, 8:09 p.m. EDT (ESPN).___Season Series: Tied 3-3.___Projected Lineups:Rockies: CF Charlie Blackmon (.291, 29 HRs, 70 RBIs), 2B DJ LeMahieu (.276, 15, 62), LF David Dahl (.273, 16, 48), 3B Nolan Arenado (.297, ...

Cubs beat White Sox 8-3, inch closer to NL Central title

Sports 09/22/18, 22:59

Javier Baez homered and the Chicago Cubs took advantage of huge mistake by Ryan LaMarre, beating the crosstown White Sox 8-3 on Saturday night to increase their lead in the NL Central.Ben Zobrist added two hits and two RBIs as the Cubs moved 2½ games ahead of second-place Milwaukee. Coupled ...

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