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Reports: Cubs fire hitting coach Davis

Reports: Cubs fire hitting coach Davis

The Chicago Cubs have fired hitting coach Chili Davis after one season, according to several media reports, after their offensive production stumbled in the second half of the season.Davis, 58, wasMORE

Reports: Maddon will manage Cubs in 2019

Reports: Maddon will manage Cubs in 2019

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon will reportedly return for his fifth season with the team in 2019.There had been some speculation about Maddon’s future in Chicago following a disappointing finish.MORE

Brewers top Cubs, win NL Central

Brewers top Cubs, win NL Central

Orlando Arcia led off the eighth inning with the third of his four hits and trotted home on Lorenzo Cain’s go-ahead single two batters later, delivering the Milwaukee Brewers the National League CentrMORE

Mikolas pitches Cardinals past Cubs, 2-1

Mikolas pitches Cardinals past Cubs, 2-1

Right-hander Miles Mikolas remained unbeaten in September with eight strong innings Saturday afternoon, keeping the St. Louis Cardinals alive in the National League wild-card hunt with a 2-1 victory oMORE

Bryant homers in return as Cubs beat Cards

Bryant homers in return as Cubs beat Cards

Right-hander Kyle Hendricks limited the St. Louis Cardinals to two runs in eight innings and Kris Bryant belted a home run Friday afternoon, lifting the host Chicago Cubs to an 8-4 victory in the openMORE

Lester sharp as Cubs blank Pirates

Lester sharp as Cubs blank Pirates

David Bote hit a two-out, two-run triple and Daniel Murphy added a two-out RBI single Thursday for the Chicago Cubs in a 3-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night at Wrigley Field.Jon LMORE

Cubs 3B Bryant out of lineup again

Cubs 3B Bryant out of lineup again

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was not in the starting lineup for a second straight game on Thursday due to a bruised left wrist.Bryant was plunked by Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander ChrisMORE

Reports: Cubs SS Russell’s leave extended

Reports: Cubs SS Russell’s leave extended

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell will remain on administrative leave through Sunday after the league extended Russell’s initial week-long ban, according to multiple reports Thursday.MLB placeMORE

Cubs clinch playoff spot, top Pirates in 10

Cubs clinch playoff spot, top Pirates in 10

Albert Almora Jr.’s two-out single in the bottom of the 10th inning plated the winning run as the Cubs blew a big lead but came back to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Wednesday, shortly after ChicagoMORE

Cubs’ Bryant exits due to bruised left wrist

Cubs’ Bryant exits due to bruised left wrist

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant eventually left Tuesday night’s game after getting hit on the wrist by a pitch from Pittsburgh Pirates starter Chris Archer in the fourth inning at Wrigley FieldMORE

Archer, Pirates blank Cubs; Bryant hurt

Archer, Pirates blank Cubs; Bryant hurt

The Chicago Cubs’ lead in the National League Central is razor-thin following a 6-0 loss to the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday.With less than a week left in the season, the Cubs (91-66) holMORE

Pirates score early, late to beat Cubs

Pirates score early, late to beat Cubs

Francisco Cervelli and Pablo Reyes each homered and drove in two runs, and the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates pulled away for a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night at Wrigley Field.Jose OsunMORE

Schwarber homers as Cubs coast past White Sox

Schwarber homers as Cubs coast past White Sox

Kyle Schwarber homered, doubled and walked twice and Kyle Hendricks picked up his 13th win by allowing four hits and one run over 7 2/3 innings as the Chicago Cubs cruised to a 6-1 victory over the ChMORE

Cubs 3B Bryant out with shoulder soreness

Cubs 3B Bryant out with shoulder soreness

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant wasn’t in Sunday’s lineup against the Chicago White Sox due to left shoulder fatigue.That is the same shoulder that caused Bryant to spend five-plus weeks onMORE

Baez drives in three as Cubs down White Sox

Baez drives in three as Cubs down White Sox

Javy Baez homered and drove in three runs, and Ben Zobrist singled home two runs in a three-run fifth inning as the Chicago Cubs beat the host Chicago White Sox 8-3 Saturday at Guaranteed Rate Field.MORE

White Sox rip Cubs as HRs pace 19-hit attack

White Sox rip Cubs as HRs pace 19-hit attack

Daniel Palka and Kevan Smith hit home runs and to highlight a 19-hit attack as the Chicago White Sox cruised to a 10-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field.PalMORE

Rays, Diamondbacks one-hit Cubs

Rays, Diamondbacks one-hit Cubs

Christian Walker, Chris Owings and Jeff Mathis homered, and Robbie Ray threw six scoreless innings as the Arizona Diamondbacks used an unorthodox lineup to break a four-game losing streak with a 9-0 vMORE

Baez, Cubs drill Diamondbacks, 9-1

Baez, Cubs drill Diamondbacks, 9-1

Chicago shortstop Javier Baez homered for the second consecutive game, Daniel Murphy also homered, and the Cubs increased their National League Central lead to 3 1/2 games with a 9-1 victory over theMORE

Cubs RHP Morrow to miss rest of year

Cubs RHP Morrow to miss rest of year

Chicago Cubs right-hander Brandon Morrow won’t pitch again this year due to a bone bruise in his pitching elbow, president of baseball operations Theo Epstein told reporters on Tuesday.Morrow, whoMORE

Cubs place RHP Bass on 10-day DL

Cubs place RHP Bass on 10-day DL

The Chicago Cubs placed right-hander Anthony Bass on the 10-day disabled list because of an illness and selected the contract of right-hander James Norwood from Triple-A Iowa on Sunday.Bass, 30, isMORE

Cubs hope to keep rolling vs. Tigers

Cubs hope to keep rolling vs. Tigers

For the Chicago Cubs, the last few days have felt like Christmas in July.The team has won five games in a row and will try to stretch it to six on Wednesday afternoon in a Fourth of July matinee.MORE

Lester homers as Cubs sweep Twins

Lester homers as Cubs sweep Twins

Jon Lester homered and won his seventh consecutive start, and Ian Happ homered and had three hits as the Chicago Cubs completed a three-game sweep of the visiting Minnesota Twins with an 11-10 victoryMORE

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