Bryant hits 3 HRs as Cubs punish Nats’ bullpen in 14-6 win

Baseball 05/17/19, 22:39

Kris Bryant matched a career high with three home runs and drove in five while the Chicago Cubs piled on against the Washington Nationals bullpen in a 14-6 win Friday night.Albert Almora Jr., Kyle Schwarber and Willson Contreras also homered to help the NL Central-leading Cubs (26-16) snap a two-game ...

Heyward homer gives Cubs 3-2 win in 11th in Russell’s return

Sports 05/08/19, 22:03

Jason Heyward homered leading off the 11th inning to lift the surging Chicago Cubs over the Miami Marlins 3-2 Wednesday night in Addison Russell's return to the majors .Heyward lined a 1-2 pitch from Jose Quijada into the basket in left field, helping Chicago hang on after blowing a 2-1 ...

Leading off: Cubs on win streak, Mariners on losing skid

Sports 05/04/19, 21:33

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday:A CUBBIN' DRUBBIN'Javier Baez and the Cubs look to finish off a three-game sweep of the Cardinals at Wrigley Field. After a 2-7 start that had some fans wondering what was wrong with the Cubbies, a win over St. Louis would put ...

Baez hits tiebreaking HR in 8th, Cubs beat Cardinals 6-5

Baseball 05/04/19, 18:35

Javier Baez led off the eighth inning with a tiebreaking homer, and the surging Chicago Cubs wiped out a four-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Saturday. Baez drove a 2-2 pitch from John Brebbia (1-1) to right for his 11th homer, sending the Cubs to their season-high ...

Hendricks needs 81 pitches for CG, Cubs beat Cards 4-0

Baseball 05/03/19, 21:32

Kyle Hendricks needed just 81 pitches for a four-hitter, Anthony Rizzo homered for his third straight game and the Chicago Cubs beat the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Friday.The second-place Cubs won their season-high fifth in a row while cutting St. Louis' lead to 1½ games. The Cardinals ...

Hendricks 4-hitter as Cubs beat Cards 4-0, win 5th in row

Baseball 05/03/19, 16:08

Kyle Hendricks needed just 81 pitches for a four-hitter, Anthony Rizzo homered for his third straight game and the Chicago Cubs beat the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Friday. The second-place Cubs won their season-high fifth in a row while cutting St. Louis' lead to 1½ games. The Cardinals ...

Cubs jump on Mariners, Lester allows 1 hit in 11-0 rout

Baseball 05/01/19, 20:40

Jon Lester and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Javier Baez homered and doubled during Chicago's six-run second inning, and the Cubs beat the Seattle Mariners 11-0 on Wednesday for their 13th win in 17 games.The Cubs handed Seattle starter Marco Gonzales his first loss of the season, thanks to ...

Flores helps Diamondbacks beat Cubs 8-3 for 5th straight win

Baseball 04/27/19, 00:14

Wilmer Flores drove in three runs, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Friday night for their season-high fifth straight victory.Adam Jones added three hits and two RBIs as Arizona won for the 10th time in 12 games overall. Nick Ahmed hit a two-run triple in the ...

Baez, Heyward hit 3-run HRs in 6th as Cubs beat Dodgers 7-6

Baseball 04/24/19, 22:08

Javier Baez and Jason Heyward each hit three-run homers in the sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs overcame a wild start by Cole Hamels to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6 Wednesday night.Baez chased Walker Buehler with a long, tying drive to left on an 0-2 pitch with two outs, ...

Hamels pitches 7 innings, Cubs complete sweep with 6-0 win

Baseball 04/17/19, 20:42

Cole Hamels pitched seven strong innings and the Chicago Cubs completed a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins with a 6-0 win Wednesday night.Hamels (3-0) allowed three hits and did not walk a batter. He struck out eight while throwing 65 of his 97 pitches for strikes.Daniel Descalso had two ...

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 ...

Lyles sharp, Cervelli and Marte homer, Pirates beat Cubs 5-2

Baseball 04/10/19, 22:30

Jordan Lyles struck out 10 in crisp six innings to tie a career high, Francisco Cervelli and Starling Marte homered off Yu Darvish, and the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Chicago Cubs 5-2 on Wednesday night.Lyles (1-0) allowed three hits and was sharp again in his second start, with Jason Heyward's ...

Cubs snap skid behind Heyward’s 2 HRs, Hamels’ 6 innings

Baseball 04/06/19, 22:29

Jason Heyward went deep twice for his first multihomer game in a Cubs uniform, Cole Hamels grinded through six solid innings and Chicago beat the Milwaukee Brewers 14-8 on Saturday night to end a six-game skid.Heyward hit the first of three Chicago homers against starter Corbin Burnes, with Javier Baez ...

Camargo, Braves rally in 8th against shaky Cubs’ bullpen

Baseball 04/03/19, 22:08

Johan Camargo hit a go-ahead, three-run double as the Atlanta Braves took advantage of five walks by Cubs relievers in the eighth inning to beat Chicago 6-4 on Wednesday night.Willson Contreras gave Chicago the lead with a long, two-run homer in the sixth. But the Cubs' much-criticized bullpen went wild ...

Baez hits 2 HRs as Cubs open season with 12-4 win at Rangers

Sports 03/28/19, 18:38

Javier Baez homered twice, Jon Lester won for the first time in his last five opening day starts and the Chicago Cubs began the season with a 12-4 victory Thursday at Texas, spoiling the debut of new Rangers manager Chris Woodward.Kris Bryant added a two-run shot for the Cubs, opening ...

Harper overtakes Judge for MLB’s top-selling jersey

Sports 03/28/19, 07:59

The new No. 3 is the new No. 1.Major League Baseball says that Bryce Harper has the sport's top-selling jersey, ending a two-year reign for Aaron Judge's No. 99.Harper signed a $330 million, 13-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies this spring, and his new No. 3 jersey set professional sports ...

Cubs’ Baez has new magic tricks ready for this season

Baseball 03/18/19, 09:25

It does not take Javier Baez long to show off his magic tricks, even in a spring training game.The Chicago Cubs star singled in the first inning on Sunday against the Colorado Rockies and stole second, escaping a tag by shortstop Garrett Hampson with a deft swim move."I wasn't planning ...

Suspended Russell, Cubs agree at $3.4M, $200,000 raise

Baseball 01/11/19, 17:50

Suspended shortstop Addison Russell and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a $3.4 million, one-year contract, a relatively small $200,000 raise for a player whose relationship with the team appeared strained after a domestic violence suspension.Russell accepted a 40-game suspension last October for violating baseball's domestic violence policy following allegations ...

Rockies, Cubs tied at 1 after 10 in NL wild-card game

Baseball 10/03/18, 00:04

The National League wild-card game between the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs is tied at 1 in extra innings.Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez (9) hits a one-run double against the Colorado Rockies during the eighth inning of the National League wild-card playoff baseball game, Tuesday, OCT. 2, 2018, in Chicago. (AP ...

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, ...

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