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DeSclafani hits, pitches Reds past Cubs

DeSclafani hits, pitches Reds past Cubs

Anthony DeSclafani pitched 6 1/3 strong innings and hit a grand slam to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 11-2 victory against the visiting Chicago Cubs on Saturday at Great American Ball Park.DeSclafaMORE

Reds dump Cubs for fifth straight win

Reds dump Cubs for fifth straight win

Eugenio Suarez homered for the fourth time in six games, and Luis Castillo broke a four-game losing streak as Cincinnati beat the visiting Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Friday night, giving the Reds wins in theMORE

Reds turn tide in series with Cubs

Reds turn tide in series with Cubs

Not that long ago, the Chicago Cubs probably viewed a series against the Cincinnati Reds as a near-guaranteed way to pick up some quick victories and gain some ground in the National League Central stMORE

Winker’s grand slam powers Reds past Cubs

Winker’s grand slam powers Reds past Cubs

Reds rookie Jesse Winker belted a grand slam to highlight a six-run sixth inning as host Cincinnati rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday night.Winker’s fourth home run of the season greMORE

Lester brilliant as Cubs shut out Dodgers, 4-0

Lester brilliant as Cubs shut out Dodgers, 4-0

Jon Lester went seven scoreless innings Wednesday and Kyle Schwarber hit a home run for the second consecutive game as the Chicago Cubs closed out a National League Championship Series rematch with aMORE

Cubs start series vs. resurgent Reds

Cubs start series vs. resurgent Reds

Any time seems to be the right time for the Chicago Cubs to play the NL Central Reds. After all, Chicago took 43 of 62 from Cincinnati over the last four seasons.Maybe this time, for a change, isn’MORE

Cubs closer Morrow injured removing pants

Cubs closer Morrow injured removing pants

Brandon Morrow has 16 saves this season, but the Chicago Cubs closer was unavailable for a Tuesday doubleheader because he was suffering from back spasms.Morrow, a right-hander, says he injured himMORE

Cubs place LHP Duensing on bereavement list

Cubs place LHP Duensing on bereavement list

The Chicago Cubs placed Brian Duensing on the bereavement list on Monday and recalled fellow left-hander Rob Zastryzny from Triple-A Iowa, the team announced.Duensing announced on Twitter that hisMORE

Cubs 2B Baez (elbow) day-to-day

Cubs 2B Baez (elbow) day-to-day

Javy Baez is day-to-day with an elbow contusion, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Sunday night.Baez, who leads the team in home runs, was plunked by St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Jack FlaherMORE

Dodgers, Cubs square off in NLCS rematch

Dodgers, Cubs square off in NLCS rematch

CHICAGO — The Los Angeles Dodgers have been hitting home runs and scoring runs at enough of a prodigious clip this month that it is rare to see their bats go quiet.The Dodgers will enter this weekMORE

Quintana, Cubs go for sweep of Cardinals

Quintana, Cubs go for sweep of Cardinals

Brandon Morrow got the call Saturday night. It was a call nine days in the making.The Chicago Cubs’ closer had not pitched since June 7, due to his team either winning games in lopsided fashion orMORE

Cubs rough up Wacha again, rout Cardinals 13-5

Cubs rough up Wacha again, rout Cardinals 13-5

Despite Michael Wacha’s outstanding start to the season, the Chicago Cubs still have his number, blasting three long home runs off the Cardinals right-hander in a 13-5 win Friday night in St. Louis.MORE

Cain’s blast holds up as Brewers blank Cubs

Cain’s blast holds up as Brewers blank Cubs

Jhoulys Chacin fired six shutout innings Wednesday and Lorenzo Cain homered as the Milwaukee Brewers blanked the Chicago Cubs for the second straight game, taking a 1-0 win at Miller Park in MilwaukeeMORE

Surging Cubs look to keep rolling vs. Brewers

Surging Cubs look to keep rolling vs. Brewers

MILWAUKEE — After moving into first place in the NL Central with an extra-inning victory Monday night, the Chicago Cubs look to create a little separation when they continue a three-game series withMORE

Cubs look to get on roll against Reds

Cubs look to get on roll against Reds

The Chicago Cubs keep looking for a breakout stretch to truly get their season going. Maybe a visit to one of their favorite cities is exactly what they need to start playing the way they were expecteMORE

Cubs hope bats remain alive vs. Marlins

Cubs hope bats remain alive vs. Marlins

CHICAGO — When the Chicago Cubs struggled to find their footing in April, team president Theo Epstein cited the earliness of the season.But when the Cubs’ issues — specifically in scoring runs —MORE

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