Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros

Baseball 05/29/19, 22:12

Kyle Hendricks pitched eight strong innings, Kyle Schwarber homered for the second straight game and Kris Bryant added a solo shot in his return to the lineup to help the Chicago Cubs avoid a sweep with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.The game included a scary ...

Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals’ rally for 6-5 win

Baseball 05/19/19, 21:41

Anthony Rizzo homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and the Chicago Cubs held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 victory Sunday night.Chicago led 6-1 before Washington closed to within a run on a three-run homer by Anthony Rendon in the sixth inning and a solo home run by ...

Hendricks has 2-run 2B, pitches into 9th; Cubs top Reds 3-1

Baseball 05/14/19, 20:29

Kyle Hendricks had three hits, including a two-run double, and pitched into the ninth inning to lead the surging Chicago Cubs over the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 Tuesday night.The Cubs are 10-2 in May, their best start to the month since 1977. Chicago has won 22 of 28 games for the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Yelich homers, Hader gets 8 outs, Brewers beat slumping Cubs

Baseball 04/07/19, 16:33

Christian Yelich homered and drove in three, Josh Hader completed an eight-out save and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 Sunday.Zach Davies (1-0) pitched effectively into the sixth, helping Milwaukee win for the seventh time in eight games, including two of three against Chicago. The Brewers have won ...

McCann’s 2-run single helps Braves beat error-prone Cubs 8-0

Baseball 04/01/19, 21:42

Brian McCann made the most of his Atlanta homecoming by hitting a two-run single in a four-run first inning, and the Braves took advantage of six Chicago errors to beat the Cubs 8-0 on Monday night.After being swept in their first series at Philadelphia, the Braves became the final major ...

Hendricks, Cubs agree to deal adding $55.5M from 2020 to ’23

Baseball 03/26/19, 13:31

Right-hander Kyle Hendricks and the Chicago Cubs agreed to a contract that adds $55.5 million from 2020 to 2023, guaranteeing he will receive $62,905,000 over the next five seasons.Hendricks agreed in January to a one-year deal for $7,405,000. He would have been eligible for arbitration next winter.His new deal adds ...

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 ...

MLB ’19: Graveman gets used to Cubs while rehabbing injury

Sports 03/06/19, 02:22

Kendall Graveman is surrounded by new faces while he travels a tedious road back to the majors.Graveman signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Cubs in December after his 2018 season with Oakland was cut short by reconstructive elbow surgery. It's a chance to use major league facilities to rehab ...

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 ...

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 ...

For Cubs, season ends on sour note with loss to Rockies

Baseball 10/03/18, 01:41

No team in the National League piled up more victories than the Chicago Cubs through 162 games. That seems like small consolation now.Kyle Hendricks gave up a tiebreaking single to Tony Wolters in the 13th inning, sending the Cubs to a 2-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies in a marathon ...

Hendricks, Bryant lead way as Cubs beat Cardinals 8-4

Baseball 09/28/18, 17:42

Kyle Hendricks went eight innings in another strong start, Kris Bryant homered and the Chicago Cubs moved closer to the NL Central championship and dealt another hit to St. Louis' playoff hopes, beating the Cardinals 8-4 on Friday.The Cubs came into the final weekend of the regular season with a ...

Leading off: Cards vs Cubs, Rockies-Nats highlight weekend

Baseball 09/28/18, 04:02

A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday:WRIGLEY FIELD SHOWDOWNRight-hander Kyle Hendricks (13-11) starts for the Chicago Cubs in the opener of their big season-ending series against the St. Louis Cardinals. Right-hander Adam Wainwright will be on the mound for the Cardinals. While the Cubs have clinched a ...

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