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 ...

Cubs top Reds 8-6 in wild 6-HR game

Sports 05/25/19, 16:58

Addison Russell homered at Wrigley Field for the first time since he was suspended for violating baseball's domestic violence policy, leading the Chicago Cubs to a wild 8-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.With the wind blowing out on a warm day at the iconic neighborhood ballpark, Albert Almora ...

Suárez hits 2-run homer in 9th as Reds beat Cubs 6-5

Baseball 05/24/19, 22:47

Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Cubs reliever Steve Cishek, rallying the Cincinnati Reds past Chicago 6-5 on Friday.Joey Votto drew a leadoff walk from Cishek (1-2) and Suárez hit the next pitch for his 14th home run.Yasiel Puig hit a two-run homer and an ...

Suárez hits 2-run homer in 9th, Reds rally past Cubs 6-5

Baseball 05/24/19, 17:05

Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Cubs reliever Steve Cishek, rallying the Cincinnati Reds over Chicago 6-5 on Friday. Joey Votto drew a leadoff walk from Cishek (1-2) and Suarez hit the next pitch for his 14th home run. Yasiel Puig hit a two-run homer and an ...

Segura helps Phillies beat Lester, Cubs 9-7

Baseball 05/23/19, 17:32

Jean Segura and J.T. Realmuto homered off Jon Lester, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 9-7 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series between division leaders.Andrew McCutchen added two hits and two RBIs as Philadelphia won for the fifth time in seven games. Aaron Nola (5-0) ...

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 ...

Schwarber’s homer lifts Cubs to 6-5 win over Mariners

Baseball 05/01/19, 00:36

Kyle Schwarber hit a two-run homer with two out in the eighth, and the Chicago Cubs topped the Seattle Mariners 6-5 on Tuesday night for their third consecutive victory.Schwarber's long ball was the last of three homers for Chicago, and easily the most important.Brandon Brennan (1-2) struck out Javier Báez ...

Cozart, La Stella lead Angels past Cubs 6-5

Baseball 04/13/19, 17:35

Zack Cozart broke out of a slump with three hits and Cody Allen wiggled out of a jam in the ninth inning, helping the Los Angeles Angels top the Chicago Cubs 6-5 on Saturday.Los Angeles won for the seventh time in its last eight games. Ty Buttrey earned his first ...

Cubs rout Pirates 10-0 in home opener after Lester departs

Baseball 04/08/19, 23:41

Kyle Schwarber hit a two-run homer and Chicago's beleaguered bullpen stepped up after Jon Lester departed with left hamstring tightness, leading the Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0 in their home opener on Monday.Brad Brach, Brandon Kintzler, Randy Rosario and Pedro Strop combined for seven innings of four-hit ball after ...

Schwarber, Cubs beat Pirates 10-0 in Wrigley opener

Baseball 04/08/19, 16:42

Kyle Schwarber hit a two-run homer and Chicago's beleaguered bullpen stepped up after Jon Lester departed with left hamstring tightness, leading the Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0 in their home opener on Monday.Brad Brach, Brandon Kintzler, Randy Rosario and Pedro Strop combined for seven innings of four-hit ball after ...

Gallo, Rangers rally to beat Cubs 8-6 after Darvish flops

Baseball 03/30/19, 23:15

Joey Gallo hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Rangers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-6 on Saturday night, long after Yu Darvish flopped in the former Texas ace's return to his first home in the majors.Gallo's homer to center field came off reliever Carl Edwards ...

Giants lefty Bumgarner uneven in spring training debut

Baseball 02/24/19, 19:08

Madison Bumgarner's line from his exhibition debut didn't look good, but the pitcher and San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy weren't daunted."It's been five months since I've faced a hitter," Bumgarner said Sunday. "I'd say that's the best I've felt, especially in a first spring outing, in quite some time."Bumgarner ...

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 ...

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 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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