Suarez singles in rain, Reds slow Cubs’ surge with 4-2 win

Baseball 05/16/19, 22:15

Eugenio Suarez singled home the go-ahead run during a fifth-inning downpour and added another RBI single Thursday night as the Cincinnati Reds pulled away to a 4-2 victory that slowed the Chicago Cubs' momentum.Chicago came into the series on the best surge in the majors, having won or split 10 ...

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 ...

Hendricks strikes out 11, Cubs beat Diamondbacks 5-1

Sports 04/19/19, 17:06

Kyle Hendricks struck out a season-high 11 over seven scoreless innings in his first win, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Friday.Hendricks (1-3) became the third consecutive Cubs starter to go seven innings without allowing a run after Jose Quintana and Cole Hamels did it in ...

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 ...

Quintana strikes out 11 in 7 innings, Cubs beat Pirates 2-0

Baseball 04/11/19, 22:43

Jose Quintana struck out 11 in seven innings of four-hit ball and the Chicago Cubs blanked the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Thursday night.Daniel Descalso and Victor Caratini each had two hits and an RBI in a game that was delayed 69 minutes by rain before the eighth.Quintana (1-1) bounced back ...

Brewers hit 5 home runs, send Cubs to 6th loss in row, 13-10

Baseball 04/05/19, 23:06

Ryan Braun and Eric Thames hit three-run homers and the Milwaukee Brewers connected five times in all, outslugging the Cubs 13-10 Friday night and sending Chicago to its sixth straight loss.Hernan Perez, Yasmani Grandal and Orlando Arcia also homered for the defending NL Central champions, who improved to 7-1. They ...

Cubs’ Hamels gets hole-in-one, home run

Baseball 03/25/19, 23:04

Chicago Cubs pitcher Cole Hamels had had fun few days of firsts. Over the weekend, he recorded his first hole-in-one on a golf course, and on Monday night, he hit a home run in his final spring training tuneup.Hamels has another first coming up when he faces the Texas Rangers ...

source: White Sox near $43M, 6-year deal with Jimenez

Baseball 03/20/19, 16:03

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Chicago White Sox are nearing a $43 million, six-year contract with highly regarded outfield prospect Eloy Jimenez.The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal had not been agreed to. The contract would include team ...

Cubs exercise option on Hamels, trade Smyly to Texas

Baseball 11/02/18, 13:44

The Chicago Cubs have exercised their 2019 option on left-hander Cole Hamels, solidifying their rotation for next year.Hamels, who turns 35 in December, went 4-3 with a 2.36 ERA in 12 starts after he was acquired in a July 27 trade with Texas. The $20 million option makes Hamels' contract ...

Cubs SS Russell placed on leave before loss to White Sox

Baseball 09/24/18, 06:07

The Chicago Cubs announced Friday that shortstop Addison Russell had been placed on administrative leave after he was accused of domestic violence by his ex-wife.Then Jose Quintana struggled against his former team.The Cubs dropped their second straight game when Quintana was tagged for a three-run homer by Kevan Smith, sending ...

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