The Pittsburgh Pirates’ hopes of catching up in the NL Central took a big hit Wednesday when Darnell McDonald launched a three-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win.
Jake Arrieta is trying to earn a roster spot for the Cubs next season. He’ll have to work on his command to solidfy his chances.
Jake Arrieta allowed three hits and a run while pitching into the seventh inning and catcher Welington Castillo drove in two runs to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 Sunday.
Jayson Werth and Scott Hairston hit three-run homers to lead the Washington Nationals to an 11-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
The Chicago Cubs have recalled right-hander Jake Arrieta from Triple-A Iowa before Friday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Cubs added to their international pool Tuesday with a flurry of trades