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Cubs Exercise Option On Hamels, Trade Smyly To RangersThe Chicago Cubs have exercised their 2019 option on left-hander Cole Hamels, solidifying their rotation for next year.
Pedro Strop, Brandon Kintzler Stay With CubsThe Chicago Cubs exercised their $6.25 million option for Pedro Strop on Thursday, and fellow reliever Brandon Kintzler picked up his $5 million player option.
Cubs' Addison Russell Suspended 40 Games Under MLB Domestic Abuse PolicyMajor League Baseball has been conducting an investigation into allegations of abuse made by Russell's ex-wife, Melisa Reidy.
Cubs' Season Ends In 2-1 Loss To Rockies In 13-Inning Wild Card GameFor the second night in a row, the Cubs watched another team celebrate on the grass at Wrigley Field, as the Rockies took a 2-1 victory in 13 innings to win the National League Wild Card, and advance to the Division Series against the Brewers.
Chicago Cubs Release Hype Video Ahead Of Wild Card Game
Chicago Cubs Starting Lineup For MLB Wild Card Game Vs. Colorado RockiesHere is the Chicago Cubs starting lineup for tonight's Wild Card game against the Colorado Rockies. 
Cubs Wild Card Game Tickets Will Cost You $70 To $10,000If you want to see the Cubs first playoff game tonight against the Rockies, you’ll need to shell out at least $70 for seats in the upper deck.
Cubs To Host Rockies In NL Wild Card Game At Wrigley Field TuesdayIt was a disappointing start to October for the Chicago Cubs with a 3 to 1 loss to the Brewers. The Chicago Cubs will go on to play a wild card game Tuesday at Wrigley Field.
Brewers Beat Cubs To Take NL Central Title; Cubs To Host NL Wild Card GameChicago stays at Wrigley Field for Tuesday night's wild-card game. The Cubs will play the loser of Monday's second tiebreaker between Colorado and the Los Angeles Dodgers for the NL West title.
Cubs-Brewers Set For National League TiebreakerThe Chicago Cubs are ready to take on The Milwaukee Brewers today for an afternoon tiebreaker game that will determine the winner of the National Central Division. 
Cubs Force NL Central Tiebreaker, Beat Cardinals 10-5Chicago hosts Milwaukee on Monday afternoon and the Colorado Rockies visit the Los Angeles Dodgers as baseball holds a pair of tiebreaker games on the same day for the first time.
Mikolas Goes 8 Innings, Cardinals Beat Cubs 2-1The Cubs, already assured a franchise-record fourth straight trip to the postseason, needed a win plus a loss by second-place Milwaukee to Detroit on Saturday night to clinch their third NL Central title in a row.
Hendricks, Bryant Lead Way As Cubs Beat Cardinals 8-4Kyle Hendricks went eight innings in another strong start, Kris Bryant homered and the Chicago Cubs moved closer to the NL Central championship and dealt another hit to St. Louis' playoff hopes, beating the Cardinals 8-4 on Friday.
Kris Bryant Returns To Cubs' Lineup After Missing 2 Games With Wrist InjurySlugger Kris Bryant is back in the Chicago Cubs' lineup after missing two games because of a bruised left wrist.
Cubs Beat Pirates 3-0, Open 1-Game NL Central LeadJon Lester combined with three relievers on a four-hitter, David Bote hit an early two-run triple and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 on Thursday night to open a one-game NL Central lead over Milwaukee heading into the final weekend of the season.
Cubs Clinch 4th Straight Playoff Spot, Top Pirates 7-6 In 10The Brewers, who also sealed a postseason berth, are a half-game behind Chicago — one of them will win the division, the other will play in the NL wild-card game next Tuesday.
Fan Hurls Racial Slurs At Wrigley On Hispanic Heritage NightOn Hispanic Heritage Night at Wrigley Field Monday night, a fight that broke out in the bleachers turned ugly when a fan later identified as a soldier with the Indiana National Guard started hurling racial slurs targeting Mexicans. 
Addison Russell Unlikely To Return For Cubs' PostseasonCubs shortstop Addison Russell was placed on leave last week by Major League Baseball following allegations that he was physically and verbally abusive during his marriage. 
Bryant Injured In 6-0 Loss To Pirates, As Cubs' Division Lead Shrinks To 1/2 GameThe Chicago Cubs lost again, and this one was particularly painful.
Cubs' Kris Bryant Meets Faith Kuhn, 12-Year-Old Fan With Spina BifidaCubs superstar Kris Bryant met his biggest fan yesterday at Wrigley Field, a 12-year-old girl who traveled all the way from New Mexico to see him.
Pirates Beat Cubs 5-1Jameson Taillon out-pitched Cole Hamels, Francisco Cervelli hit a two-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates made the Chicago Cubs wait at least another day to clinch a postseason spot with a 5-1 victory on Monday night.
Schwarber Homers As Cubs Beat White Sox 6-1Ben Zobrist had three hits and Kyle Hendricks dazzled again as the Cubs took the rubber game of the weekend series.
Cubs Beat White Sox 8-3, Inch Closer To NL Central TitleBen Zobrist added two hits and two RBIs as the Cubs moved 2½ games ahead of second-place Milwaukee.
White Sox Hammer Quintana, Lopez Shines In 10-4 Win Over CubsWhite Sox right-hander Reynaldo Lopez (7-9) struck out eight while pitching seven innings of one-run ball. He improved to 3-0 with a sparkling 0.79 ERA in his last five outings.
Cubs' Russell On Leave Amid Abuse Claims; Epstein Calls Allegations 'Very Disturbing'Domestic violence allegations against him first came to light a year ago, when a friend of his ex-wife, Melisa Reidy, accused him of abuse in an Instagram post.
Diamondbacks, Ray Avoid Sweep With 9-0 Win Over CubsThe Cubs' lead in the NL Central dropped to 2 1/2 games over Milwaukee, which beat Cincinnati earlier Wednesday.
Baez, Murphy Go Deep As Cubs Romp Past Diamondbacks 9-1In the first inning, Baez drove a 2-0 pitch from Matt Andriese onto the pool deck in right-center. Baez's 33rd home run gave him 107 RBIs this season.
Cubs Beat Diamondbacks, 5-1The Cubs stifled the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 5-1 win Monday night to open their important three-game series.
Cubs Lose To Reds 2-1, NL Central Lead Stays At 2½ GamesChicago, seeking its third straight division title, has totaled 15 runs in its last seven games.
Cubs Blank Reds 1-0 Chicago has won three straight and four of five.