Cubs Blank Twins 1-0 For 5th Straight WinKyle Hendricks stuck out 10 and walked one before Jeremy Jeffress worked around two walks in the ninth for his eighth save.
Cubs Walk Off Over Cleveland On Consecutive HBPsWillson Contreras and Cameron Maybin were plunked by consecutive pitches from Cleveland reliever Nick Wittgren in the ninth inning, forcing home the winning run as the Chicago Cubs beat the Indians Tuesday night.
Cubs Hold Off Royals Again For 5th Win In A RowJason Heyward, Jason Kipnis and Willson Contreras homered and the Chicago Cubs overcame another shaky outing by closer Craig Kimbrel to beat the Kansas City Royals Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.
Tyler Chatwood Dominates As Cubs Clobber Brewers, Take 2 Of 3 In Opening SeriesTyler Chatwood pitched three-hit ball over six innings, Willson Contreras homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday to take two of three in their opening series.
Darvish, Cubs Bullpen Struggle As Brewers Power Way To 8-3 WinChristian Yelich and Justin Smoak hit long home runs, umpires intervened before a shouting match between the teams got too serious and the Milwaukee Brewers powered past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Saturday.
Bats Hot For Cubs As They Pound Giants In Cactus League PlayThe Cubs jumped all over San Francisco Giants starter Johnny Cueto in Cactus League play on Tuesday.
Ian Happ Homers, Willson Contreras Drives In 2 Runs In 4th, But Cubs Fall Short To RockiesJose Quintana gave up three runs in two innings on Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies.
Cubs Go Into Game 2 Against Reds With 5 Wins, Kimbrel Improving, But Rizzo OutThe Cubs have responded to their “Code Red” playoff crisis by ripping off five straight wins coming into Tuesday night’s game against Cincinnati.
Castellanos Homers, Drives In 4 Runs As Cubs Top SeattleNicholas Castellanos homered and drove in four runs, and the Chicago Cubs celebrated the return of Willson Contreras and Ben Zobrist by topping the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Cubs Place Closer Kimbrel On IL With Right Knee InflammationThe Chicago Cubs placed closer Craig Kimbrel on the 10-day injured list Monday and announced All-Star catcher Willson Contreras will be sidelined for four weeks with a right hamstring strain.
Cubs Option Addison Russell To Triple-A, Activate Willson ContrerasThe Chicago Cubs demoted Addison Russell to Triple-A Iowa Wednesday as the team activated catcher Willson Contreras, who had been on the 10-day injured list, according to a tweet by the team.
Cubs’ Baez, Contreras Named All-Star Starters For Second Straight YearCubs shortstop Javier Baez and catcher Willson Contreras were named National League All-Star starters for second straight year, voted on by fans.
Cubs' Contreras Will Play With Heavy Heart Thinking About His Native VenezuelaCatcher Willson Contreras was named an all-star last season, then slumped in the second half. He did play over 1,100 innings leading the majors, so what is his approach this year?
Baffoe: Something In The Nothing Of Willson Contreras-Yadier Molina CommentsEver since the Cubs won a championship, there's a different feel to petty feuds.
Cardinals' Yadier Molina Chirps Back At Cubs' Willson Contreras: 'Respect The Ranks'Contreras said he can be better than Molina, and the Cardinals catcher responded back to his Cubs counterpart.