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.
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.
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.
Frazier Homers As Pirates Top Cubs 2-1 In 11 InningsAdam Frazier hit a game-ending homer in the 11th inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Sunday for a split of their four-game series.
Musgrove frustrates Cubs, Pirates win 3-1 to end skid at 5Joe Musgrove cruised through seven innings and the Pirates snapped a five-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory on Saturday night.
Lester, Happ Combine To Lead Cubs To 1-0 Win Over PiratesJon Lester pitched six innings to win for the first time in just over a month and Ian Happ homered as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Thursday night.
Pirates Cap Eventful Deadline Day With 5-4 Win Over CubsGregory Polanco hit his team-leading 19th home run, Francisco Cervelli added his 10th of the season and the Pittsburgh Pirates finished off a frantic trade deadline day with a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
Rizzo Shakes Off Boos To Spark Rally, Cubs Top Pirates 8-6Anthony Rizzo shook off the boos and sparked a late rally with his ninth home run of the season as the Chicago Cubs held off the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates 8-6 on Tuesday night.