Cubs Defeat Dodgers 3-2 Behind WoodTravis Wood took his share of lumps in August, losing three in a row for the scuffling Chicago Cubs. He ended the month with a bang, outpitching Clayton Kershaw in a matchup of All-Star lefties.
Navarro Lifts Cubs To 6-5 Win Over CardinalsThe win gave the Cubs, who won the opener 3-0 on Friday, a series win in St. Louis for the first time in nearly three years.
Schierholtz Powers Cubs To 7-6 Win Over D'BacksNate Schierholtz is having the kind of season that makes contending clubs interested in dealing for him. He showed why there is such interest with a career-high five-RBI night Wednesday in the Chicago Cubs' 12-inning 7-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Baffoe: Grading The Cubs And White Sox At The BreakI get paid to grade things, even though I tell students that they earn grades rather than get them subjectively.
Cedeno, Martinez Lead Astros Past Cubs 4-3 Ronny Cedeno's squeeze bunt scored Justin Maxwell with the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning to lead the Houston Astros over the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Saturday.
Axelrod Stellar For White Sox In 8-1 Rout Of OriolesWhite Sox rookie Dylan Axelrod took a three-hitter into the eighth inning and Chicago spoiled the Baltimore debut of Joe Saunders, scoring seven runs off the left-hander in an 8-1 victory over the Orioles on Wednesday night.