Season Ends For Cubs, Chicago Falls To Miami 2-0 In Best Of 3 SeriesChicago, the NL Central champion, went 3 for 27 (.111) with runners on base in the series. Javier Báez, Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo combined to go 0 for 12 Friday and finished the series 1 for 24. The trio is 19 for 142 (.134) with 52 strikeouts and six walks in the postseason since the 2016 World Series title as Chicago has lost nine of 13.
Cubs-Marlins Game Postponed Due To Incoming Inclement WeatherOn Wednesday, Corey Dickerson hit a three-run homer off a fading Hendricks in the seventh inning, and Miami beat the Chicago Cubs 5-1 on Wednesday in Game 1 of their NL wild-card series.
Dickerson Homers As Marlins Beat Cubs 5-1 In Playoff OpenerGame 2 of the best-of-three series is Thursday.
Cubs Work Out At Wrigley Ahead Of Playoff Game 1 Against MarlinsThe Cubs worked out at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, and Jon Lester may have pitched his last game at the Friendly Confines unless the series goes three games.
White Sox Shut Out By Marlins' 2-Run Homer In 8thRookie Zac Gallen pitched seven innings of two-hit ball for his first major league win and Cesar Puello hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning as the Miami Marlins won their second straight game, beating the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
Marlins' Pitching Throws Big Trouble At White SoxCaleb Smith retired his first 17 batters and cruised through seven innings of two-hit ball, and the Miami Marlins beat the Chicago White Sox Tuesday night.
Nova Pitches 4-Hit Gem; White Sox Batter Marlins 9-1Ivan Nova stumped Miami again and improved to 5-0 against the Marlins.
Heyward Homer Gives Cubs 3-2 Win In 11th In Russell's Return
Cubs Start Time Moved To 6:35The gates will open at the originally scheduled time of 5:05 p.m.
Bryant's 3-Run HR Gives Cubs 5-2 Win Over MarlinsKris Bryant hit a tiebreaking three-run homer with two out in the ninth inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
Cubs Bullpen Goes Wild, Marlins Rally In 9th To Win 6-5Cubs closer Pedro Strop lost his control, and then Kyle Ryan had a brain cramp on a comebacker.
Hamels Pitches 7 Innings, Cubs Complete Sweep With 6-0 WinCole Hamels pitched seven strong innings and the Cubs completed a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins with a 6-0 win Wednesday night.
Quintana Goes 7 Innings, Cubs Beat Marlins 4-0Jose Quintana gave up six hits in seven innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
Contreras Homer, 3 RBIs Help Cubs Beat Marlins 7-2Yu Darvish thawed out and then nearly overheated in balmy South Florida, but he found enough in reserve to throw his hardest to the final batter he faced.
MLB's Worst Teams: Reasons For HopeSome MLB teams are already looking to next season and beyond, but even their fans have something to be hopeful about.