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.
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.
Cubs Beat Diamondbacks, 5-1The Cubs stifled the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 5-1 win Monday night to open their important three-game series.
Brewers Beat Cubs 4-3 In 9th After Yelich Beats ThrowThe Brewers opened an important three-game series with the Chicago Cubs with a 4-3 win Monday.
Hamels Goes Distance, Cubs Beat Reds 7-1Cole Hamels tossed a complete game to continue his dramatic turnaround with the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs, who got home runs from Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez in a 7-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.
Cubs Break Out Of Offensive Funk In 8-2 Win Over TigersJon Lester pitched into the sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs homered three times, finally breaking out of their offensive funk in an 8-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.