Wild Wainwright Pitches Cards Past Hamels, Cubs 2-1 To SweepAdam Wainwright pitched eight shutout innings, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over Cole Hamels and the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Cubs Pound Cardinals 13-5 For 7th Straight WinThe Cubs pounded the St. Louis Cardinals 13-5 on Sunday night for their season-high seventh consecutive victory.
Baez Hits Tiebreaking HR In 8th, Cubs Beat Cardinals 6-5The Chicago Cubs wiped out a four-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Saturday.
Hendricks 4-Hitter As Cubs Beat Cards 4-0, Win 5th In RowThe second-place Cubs won their season-high fifth in a row while cutting St. Louis' lead to 1½ games. The Cardinals have back-to-back losses after five consecutive victories.
Fussin' And Feudin': Cards, Cubs Stoke Rivalry, Trade BarbsThe Cardinals-Cubs rivalry pits fans on both the red and blue sides against each other all year long.
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.