A woman who took a line drive foul ball to the head on Sunday at Wrigley Field was the latest victim in a string of fan injuries that has people calling for changes at the old ballpark.
After Cleveland tied the game in the top of the ninth, Bryant’s bomb gave Chicago a 2-1 win Monday.
It was Bryant’s second career walk-off homer.
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Jason Motte is headed to the DL after a heavy workload out of the bullpen.
Rizzo is among the top-five in the NL in a handful of offensive categories.
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Corey Kluber opposes Jon Lester this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Chicago has recalled infielder Tommy La Stella and left-handed reliever Zac Rosscup.
Bryant’s WAR is best among all rookies in baseball.
Lester Strode is the longest-tenured Cubs coach, having served under eight different managers.
Hammel got all the runs he needed with a long ball barrage by his teammates.
Kris Bryant homered twice, and Kyle Schwarber connected an inning after hitting a hard foul ball that sent a fan to the hospital Sunday.
The game was briefly stopped as fans and ushers waved for medics.
Chicago has now won three in a row.
The Cubs have 27 bullpen wins this season, tops in the majors.
Chris Coghlan hit his 15th homer, while Kris Bryant and Miguel Montero had RBI doubles.
“I am committed to the Cubs and could not be happier,” Epstein says.
Edwards has a 3.03 ERA at Triple-A Iowa this season.
The Cubs didn’t need a new flavor in Ben Zobrist or Chase Utley. They have a good one in Coghlan.