Darwin Barney homered and Matt Garza threw seven shutout innings to lift the Chicago Cubs to a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 3-1 win Sunday.
Ryan Dempster tied the Cubs’ record with a 33-inning scoreless streak, pitching six solid frames and leading Chicago over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 on Saturday.
The Cubs-Diamondbacks game was delayed Friday due to an approaching storm. According to the ESPN’s box score, it was a snow storm.
Wade Miley outpitched Matt Garza in eight strong innings, Justin Upton had three RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep with a 5-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
David DeJesus and Starlin Castro, the top two players in the Chicago Cubs’ batting order, had four hits apiece on Saturday night. And neither table-setter scored.
Jeff Samardzija thought he pitched well enough to win. Except for two pitches, he probably would have.
Ian Kennedy pitched seven strong innings, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks past a Chicago Cubs split squad 3-2 Monday.
A.J. Pierzynski had to work a lot harder than he expected for his third home run of the spring.
Kirk Gibson and Joe Maddon won Manager of the Year awards Wednesday — one for overseeing a worst-to-first turnaround that lasted all season, the other after a frantic playoff push in the final month.
The Arizona Diamondbacks came home and created a new way to celebrate big hits. Now that “The Snake” has started rolling, there may be no stopping it.
The Arizona Diamondbacks put one rookie on the mound and another in the No. 5 spot in the batting order in a game they had to win.
Former Diamondbacks manager and current Cubs TV color analyst Bob Brenly said if the Cubs came to him about managing, he would be interested.
Yovani Gallardo emerged from the shadows, outpitching Arizona ace Ian Kennedy as the Milwaukee Brewers kept winning at Miller Park, beating the Diamondbacks 4-1 in their NL division series opener on Saturday.
Bud Selig says major league teams are reviewing stadium safety following the death of a fan at a Texas Rangers game last week.
Phil Humber pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Paul Konerko homered for the third straight game and A.J. Pierzynski hit a three-run double to lift the Chicago White Sox to an 8-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Daniel Hudson threw a three-hitter in his first career complete game and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the White Sox 4-1 on Friday night.
Adam Dunn is not in Ozzie Guillen’s lineup tonight as the White Sox take on the Diamondbacks in their first road interleague game of the season.
The Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks were postponed by a mix of rain and snow Sunday after playing in an unseasonably warm 84 degrees the day before.
The Chicago Cubs held off the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday. Making runs was no problem for the Cubs with Carlso Pena’s home run. The Diamondbacks fought to overcome their deficit, scoring three in the ninth and falling short.
The Chicago White Sox started strong and held on to defeat the Diamondbacks Thursday night. The White Sox scored their five runs within the first three innings, while Arizona struggled to catch up.