Cubs Force NL Central Tiebreaker, Beat Cardinals 10-5Chicago hosts Milwaukee on Monday afternoon and the Colorado Rockies visit the Los Angeles Dodgers as baseball holds a pair of tiebreaker games on the same day for the first time.
Mikolas Goes 8 Innings, Cardinals Beat Cubs 2-1The Cubs, already assured a franchise-record fourth straight trip to the postseason, needed a win plus a loss by second-place Milwaukee to Detroit on Saturday night to clinch their third NL Central title in a row.
Hendricks, Bryant Lead Way As Cubs Beat Cardinals 8-4Kyle Hendricks went eight innings in another strong start, Kris Bryant homered and the Chicago Cubs moved closer to the NL Central championship and dealt another hit to St. Louis' playoff hopes, beating the Cardinals 8-4 on Friday.
Hendricks Helps Cubs Down Cardinals 5-2Kyle Hendricks followed another difficult first inning with one crisp finish. Hendricks retired his last 17 batters, and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Sunday night to salvage the finale of their weekend series.
Cardinals Beat Cubs 6-2The last time the Cardinals scored six runs in the opening inning was eight years to the day, on July 28, 2010, against the Mets.
Cubs Beat Cardinals 7-2Kyle Schwarber hit a tiebreaking solo homer off Mike Mayers (2-1) with two out in the sixth inning.
Cards Top Cubs 6-3 For Doubleheader SplitAnthony Rizzo had four hits from the leadoff spot and Mike Montgomery pitched six effective innings, but the Cubs' bullpen was unable to close it out.
Cubs Beat Cardinals 7-2 In Doubleheader OpenerJavier Baez had three hits and two RBIs, and Tommy La Stella also drove in two runs in the makeup of an April 16 rainout.
Cardinals Clobber The Cubs 18-5The NL Central-leading Cubs lost for just the fourth time in their last 17 games.
Fowler, Wong, Mikolas Lead Cards To 14-2 Rout Of White SoxWhite Sox starter Dylan Covey (3-5) lasted five innings, allowing five runs (four earned) on nine hits and two walks. The right-hander lost his fourth straight decision and has an 11.70 ERA in his last five starts.
Flaherty, Carpenter Help Cardinals Shut Down Cubs 5-0Jack Flaherty and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, Matt Carpenter homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0 on Sunday night.
Cubs Rally Past Cardinals 6-3Chicago trailed 2-0 and then 3-2 before Kyle Schwarber's RBI single in the fifth tied the score for the second time.