Zach Davies Gives Up 7 Runs In 1 2/3 Innings, Cubs Get Pounded By PiratesMitch Keller pitched five efficient innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates used an early burst to chase Zach Davies in a win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.
Cubs Break Out Of Slump, Slip By Reeling Pirates 4-2Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo also homered for Chicago as the Cubs pounded out a season-high 11 hits against Tyler Anderson (0-2) and four Pittsburgh relievers.
Zach Davies Wins Chicago Debut As Cubs Beat PiratesZach Davies pitched into the sixth inning in his Chicago Cubs debut, leading his new team to a victory over the short-handed Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
Arrieta Makes Triumphant Return As Cubs Beat PiratesJake Arrieta pitched six solid innings in a triumphant return to the Cubs, Kris Bryant and Jason Heyward homered, and Chicago beat the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday afternoon.
Cubs Fall To The Pirates On Opening Day At WrigleyA crowd of 10,343 dressed in winter jackets, hooded sweatshirts and hats for the return of fans to Wrigley after they were kept out last summer because of the pandemic.
AP Source: Cubs Agree To 1-Year Deal With RHP Trevor WilliamsThe 28-year-old Williams was designated for assignment by Pittsburgh after he went 2-8 with a 6.18 ERA in 11 starts during the pandemic-shortened season.
Kuhl Goes 7 Sharp Innings As Pirates Blank Cubs 7-0Chicago’s number for clinching the NL Central remained two. The Cubs’ only other hit was Jason Kipnis’ double in the seventh.
Pirates Cool Off Hendricks, Slip Past Playoff-Bound CubsThe Chicago Cubs are heading to the playoffs for the fifth time in six years. If their offense doesn't pick up soon, it might be a short stay.
Pirates' Win Slows Cubs' Drive In NL CentralJacob Stallings hit a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates stalled the Chicago Cubs' bid to win the NL Central with a victory Tuesday night.
Lester Cruises, Schwarber Responds As Cubs Shut Out PiratesJon Lester scattered four hits over six innings and the Chicago Cubs inched closer to their first NL Central title since 2017 with a win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.
McCann Homers Twice As White Sox Top PiratesJames McCann went deep twice for the first multi-homer game of his seven-year career as the White Sox drilled Pittsburgh Wednesday on a night the Pirates honored Hall of Fame outfielder Roberto Clemente.