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Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is congratulated by teammates after hitting a homer. (Getty Images)

Kris Bryant Homers Twice In Cubs’ 9-3 Win Over Braves

Kris Bryant homered twice, and Kyle Schwarber connected an inning after hitting a hard foul ball that sent a fan to the hospital Sunday.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2015

Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler slides into third base with a triple. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Montero, Soler Homer In 8th To Lift Cubs Over Braves, 9-7

Chicago has now won three in a row.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2015

Cubs infielder-outfielder Chris Coghlan trots around the bases after homering against the Braves. (Getty Images)

Cubs Overtake Braves, 5-3

Chris Coghlan hit his 15th homer, while Kris Bryant and Miguel Montero had RBI doubles.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2015

Kyle Hendricks. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Preview: Braves-Cubs

Shelby Miller opposes Kyle Hendricks this afternoon at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2015

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Getty Images)

Arrieta Leads Cubs To 7-1 Win Over Braves

Jake Arrieta pitched six scoreless innings for his MLB-leading 15th win.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2015

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Getty Images)

Preview: Braves-Cubs

Mike Foltynewicz opposes Jake Arrieta tonight at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2015

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Arrieta Keeps Dominant Streak Going As Cubs Top Braves, 4-1

Arrieta is 5-0 with a 0.96 ERA in his past six starts.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Getty Images)

Lester Misses No-Hitter, But Cubs Beat Braves

A.J. Pierzynski led off the eighth inning with a line-drive single to break up Jon Lester’s no-no.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2015

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Braves Overtake Cubs 4-2

Eury Perez delivered the tiebreaking single in the eighth inning.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2015

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Braves

Kyle Hendricks opposes Julio Teheran tonight at Turner Field.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2015

Left-hander Jon Lester. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs’ Offer To Jon Lester Is For 6 Years, $138 Million

Still, a decision doesn’t appear imminent from Lester.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 06: Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after hitting a double in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves during Game Three of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Reports: Red Sox On Verge Of Signing Ramirez, Sandoval

Hanley Ramirez has reportedly signed for five years and around $90 million.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2014

Jason Heyward. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Heyward Goes To Cardinals, Miller To Braves In 4-Player Trade

St. Louis has already acquired reliever Jordan Walden.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2014

In an Aug. 13 game, Gregor Blanco of the San Francisco Giants was originally ruled out but upon video review called safe on this play because White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers blocked the plate. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

MLB Uses Common Sense, Clarifies Home Plate Collision Rule

Thankfully, runners out by 20-some feet now will always be out.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014


5 Crazy Plays By A Shortstop You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

A super human shortstop, no Derek Jeter, we’re not talking about you.


Arismendy Alcantara. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Braves Beat Cubs 10-7

Chris Johnson had three hits, including his third homer in two days, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 10-7 on Sunday.


Chris Coghlan hits an RBI double against the Atlanta Braves. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Braves Beat Cubs 11-6

Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday.


PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.


Justin Ruggiano rounds the bases after he hit a home run in the 1st inning against the Boston Red Sox.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Cubs Complete Sweep Over Red Sox, 16-9

Justin Ruggiano, Mike Olt and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers to power the Chicago Cubs to a 16-9 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, completing a three-game interleague series sweep.