Cubs Clobber Pirates Again, But Rizzo Leaves With InjuryStar first baseman Anthony Rizzo was pulled from a game Sunday with a sprained right ankle, putting a damper on the Chicago Cubs' victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Anthony Rizzo Leaves Cubs' Game Against Pirates With Sprained AnkleChicago Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo left Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the third inning with a sprained right ankle.
Cubs Set Team HR Record, Clobber Pirates 14-1All of a sudden, the Chicago Cubs are locked in at the plate and looking like a confident, playoff-bound team again.
Darvish Fans 14, Cubs Beat Padres 4-1 To Keep Wild-Card PaceYu Darvish and the Chicago Cubs are heading back to Wrigley Field feeling better about their situation than they had in several days.
Cubs Lose 4-0 To Padres, Fall Into Tie For 2nd Wild-Card SpotThe Cubs lost for the second straight night and for the fifth time in six games.
Cubs' Wild-Card Lead Cut, Padres Walk Off 9-8 In 10thThe Cubs' lead for the second NL wild-card spot was cut to one game over Milwaukee and two over Philadelphia.
Hoerner 3 Hits, 4 RBIs In Debut, Cubs Beat Padres 10-2Nico Hoerner went from sitting on his couch in Oakland and watching the Chicago Cubs on TV on Sunday to having a remarkable major league debut with them on Monday night.
Brewers Score 5 Runs In 4th Inning Against Lester, Cubs LoseTyler Austin drove a pinch-hit, three-run homer during the Brewers' five-run fourth inning against Jon Lester, and Milwaukee beat the Chicago Cubs Sunday to tighten the NL wild-card race.
Cubs' Javier Baez Could Miss The Rest Of The Season Due To Thumb FractureCubs all-star shortstop Javier Baez has a hairline fracture in his left thumb, an MRI revealed Saturday.
Grand Slam For Kyle Schwarber As Cubs Clobber BrewersKyle Schwarber's grand slam capped a five-run sixth inning and powered the Chicago Cubs to a victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night in the opener of a crucial four-game series.
Chicago Cubs Closer Craig Kimbrel Placed On Injured List With Right Elbow InflammationChicago Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel was placed on the 10-day injured list with right elbow inflammation.
Castellanos Homers, Drives In 4 Runs As Cubs Top SeattleNicholas Castellanos homered and drove in four runs, and the Chicago Cubs celebrated the return of Willson Contreras and Ben Zobrist by topping the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
3-Run Triple For Schwarber As Cubs Break Scoreless Drought, Beat MarinersKyle Schwarber had a three-run triple to highlight a five-run seventh, and the Chicago Cubs snapped a 24-inning scoreless streak as they rallied for a victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday.
Another Day, Another Shutout At Hands Of Brewers For CubsThe last day of August and first day of September looked awfully familiar to the Cubs and Brewers.
Brewers Snap Cubs' Four-Game Win Streak, With 2-0 ShutoutBen Gamel added three hits as Milwaukee pulled within four games of Chicago for the second NL wild card. Gamel was recalled from the minors before the victory.
Castellanos Homers Twice, Cubs Cruise Past Brewers 7-1Kyle Schwarber added his team-leading 32nd homer, and third in five games, in the eighth.
Caratini Homers Twice Off DeGrom, Cubs Sweep MetsVictor Caratini homered twice off Mets ace Jacob deGrom, including a tiebreaking, three-run drive in the seventh inning that powered the Chicago Cubs past New York Thursday night for a three-game sweep.
Schwarber, Castellanos, Happ All Hit Homers Against Syndergaard As Cubs Top Mets AgainKyle Schwarber hit one of Chicago's three homers against a stunned Noah Syndergaard, and the Cubs built an early nine-run lead before closer Craig Kimbrel held off the New York Mets in the ninth inning for a victory Wednesday night.
8 Great Innings For Darvish, 2-Run Homers For Baez, Russell As Cubs Top Mets In QueensThe Chicago Cubs topped the New York Mets Tuesday night to take the opener of a pivotal three-game series in the National League wild-card race.
In 11th Inning, Cubs Fall To Nats AgainAnthony Rendon homered and had four hits, including an RBI single in the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs on Sunday for their fifth straight victory.
Nats Beat, And Extend Wild-Card Lead Spot Over, CubsTrea Turner reached base four times and scored twice, Yan Gomes and Howie Kendrick each drove in two runs and the surging Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
Sánchez Pitches Into 9th, Slugging Nats Roll Past Cubs 9-3Chicago had won five in a row, but it was unable to overcome a shaky start by Jon Lester (10-9) and another rough performance at the plate.
Hendricks, Cubs Edge Giants 1-0 For 5th Straight WinAnthony Rizzo hit an RBI single to help the NL Central leaders complete a three-game sweep. The Giants lost their fourth in a row.
Cubs Top Giants, But Both Put Up Crazy Numbers In Video-Game-Like SlugfestKris Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Chicago Cubs a comeback victory over the San Francisco Giants in a wild, back-and-forth game Wednesday night at Wrigley Field.
Rizzo, Castellanos Homer As Cubs Top San Francisco GiantsAnthony Rizzo homered twice and Cole Hamels pitched six innings for his first win in two months, helping the Chicago Cubs top the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.
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.