Quintana On Top Of Pitching, Rizzo Hits 2-Run Homer As Cubs Beat Pirates In MLB Little League ClassicJose Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday night in the MLB Little League Classic.
Cubs Blow 2-1 Lead In 8th, Lose To PiratesPinch-hitter Cole Tucker drew a bases-loaded walk and Kevin Newman hit an RBI single, all with two out in the ninth inning, as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
Darvish Strikes Out 10, Phillies Give Up 5, Rizzo And Schwarber Homer -- But Cubs Still LoseBryce Harper blasted a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, capping a six-run rally that sent the Philadelphia Phillies over the Chicago Cubs Thursday night for a three-game sweep.
Cole Hamels' Return Home Spoiled As Cubs Are Clobbered By Homer-Happy PhilliesJ.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs in Charlie Manuel's first game as hitting coach, ruining Cole Hamels' return home Wednesday night.
Phillies' Realmuto Homers, Drives In RBI Double In Seventh, Cubs LoseJ.T. Realmuto homered and drove in the tiebreaking run with an RBI double in the seventh inning to lift the Phillies to a victory over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
Kris Bryant Hits 3-Run Homer As Cubs Rally Past RedsJust when it looked as if the Cubs were in trouble, they rallied. Kris Bryant led the way.
Cubs Clobber Reds, Gain Their Biggest NL Central Lead Of SeasonAnthony Rizzo had a pair of hits as part of a 30th birthday celebration, Nicholas Castellanos added to his Chicago surge with a pair of homers and the Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night for their biggest NL Central lead of the season.
Happ's Slam Leads Quintana, Cubs Over Athletics 10-1Kyle Schwarber hit a three-run homer, Victor Caratini connected and Javier Báez kept up his latest hot streak with two hits and two RBIs as the Cubs responded with a rout of their own after Oakland pounded them 11-4 on Tuesday night.
Two 3-Run Homers For A's, Bad Night For Lester As Cubs Get ClobberedCubs lefty Jon Lester was tagged for a career high-tying 11 runs in only four innings, with Dustin Garneau and Stephen Piscotty hitting three-run homers that led the Oakland Athletics over Chicago Tuesday night.
4 Homers For Cubs As They Top Oakland A'sJavier Baez hit two of Chicago's four homers and the Cubs' bullpen barely held on without Craig Kimbrel, closing out a victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
Heyward, Darvish Lead Cubs To Victory, Sweep Over BrewersJason Heyward drove in three runs, Yu Darvish pitched five effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the slumping Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday to sweep their weekend series.
Baez, Cubs Back In Business At Wrigley With Victory Over BrewersAfter another rough road trip, Javier Baez and the Chicago Cubs came home to Wrigley Field and came out swinging.
Cards Strike Out 9 In 7 Innings, Cubs Left ClobberedThe St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cubs in a matchup of NL Central leaders.
Happ's RBI Single Brings Cubs A Victory Over Cards, Tie With Them In NL CentralKyle Hendricks struck out seven in seven innings and Ian Happ hit an RBI single in the sixth inning to break a scoreless tie as the Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis Wednesday night and moved into a tie with the Cardinals atop the NL Central.
Chicago Cubs Acquire Nick Castellanos From Detroit Tigers, Trade Pitcher Carl Edwards Jr.The Chicago Cubs have acquired Nick Castellanos from the Detroit Tigers and traded pitcher Carl Edwards Jr.
Cubs Lose As Cards Hit Go-Ahead Drive Off Yu DarvishPaul Goldschmidt homered for the seventh time in eight games, a go-ahead drive off Yu Darvish in the sixth inning that lifted the St. Louis Cardinals over the Chicago Cubs Tuesday night and back into sole possession of the NL Central lead.
Yelich, Hiura HR In 10th Off Kimbrel, Brewers Beat Cubs 5-3Christian Yelich and Keston Hiura hit home runs in the 10th inning off Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied past Chicago 5-3 on Saturday night.
Brewers Hit 2-Run Single In 8th; Cubs Lose, Fall Out Of First PlaceBen Gamel hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat Chicago Friday night and knock the Cubs out of first place.
Cubs Acquire Derek Holland From San Francisco GiantsDerek Holland was acquired by the Cubs on Friday from the San Francisco Giants for a player to be named, giving the Cubs a new left-handed option out of the bullpen.
Baez, Bryant, Almora Go Deep To Power Cubs Over GiantsJavier Baez homered in the first inning, Bryant and Albert Almora Jr. also went deep, and the Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants Wednesday after starter Jon Lester was scratched with an illness.
Pablo Sandoval Homer In The 13th Lifts Giants Past Cubs 5-4Madison Bumgarner, 9-2 in 14 career starts against the Cubs, dueled with Yu Darvish after the Cubs right-hander had worked six scoreless innings in each of his past two outings.
Red Hot Giants Rally For 5-4 Win Over Cubs With 3 Runs Off Strop In 8th InningJoe Panik hit a go-ahead double with two outs in a three-run eighth inning, and the Giants continued their winning ways since the All-Star break by rallying past the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Monday night.
Nova Pitches 4-Hit Gem; White Sox Batter Marlins 9-1Ivan Nova stumped Miami again and improved to 5-0 against the Marlins.
Mejia Homers As Padres Beat Cubs 5-1 To Avoid SweepKyle Hendricks allowed two runs in seven innings and Anthony Rizzo had two hits for the NL Central-leading Cubs, who are 7-2 after the All-Star break.
Boy Asks For Homer, Rizzo Hits Slam As Cubs Beat Padres 6-5
Rizzo Hits Slam, Cubs Overcome Machado, Beat Padres 6-5Jon Lester made his 400th big league appearance and matched his career high by allowing 12 hits, giving up four runs in six innings. Lester needed 26 pitches to get through the first on a muggy afternoon with a 93-degree temperature at game time.
Darvish Finally Wins At Wrigley, Cubs Top Reds 5-2Entering Wednesday, Darvish was 0-5 with a 5.50 ERA in 13 starts at the iconic ballpark after signing a six-year, $126 million contract with Chicago in February 2018.
Schwarber's Homer In 10th Gives Cubs 4-3 Win Over RedsKyle Schwarber wasn't thinking home run when he stepped to the plate in the bottom of the 10th inning Tuesday night. That, he believes, was the key to success.
Cubs Add Veteran Catcher Maldonado Two Weeks Before MLB Trade DeadlineWith their All-Star catcher sidelined, the Chicago Cubs quickly found some experienced help behind the plate.
Suárez, Puig Homer, Reds Jump On Cubs Errors To Win 6-3