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Padres’ late splurge gains split with Cubs

Padres’ late splurge gains split with Cubs

Cory Spangenberg doubled home the tiebreaking run with a two-out double in the eighth inning and Hunter Renfroe triggered a four-run ninth with a two-run homer on Sunday as the San Diego Padres defeatMORE

Cubs score 5 in second, hold on to beat Padres

Cubs score 5 in second, hold on to beat Padres

Kyle Schwarber and Anthony Rizzo homered during a five-run second inning Saturday afternoon, and Cubs relievers retired 10 straight Padres to end the game as Chicago held on for a second straight gameMORE

Cubs use defense to hold on in win over Padres

Cubs use defense to hold on in win over Padres

Chicago Cubs infielders Javier Baez and David Bote each threw out a runner at the plate over the final two innings on Friday afternoon as the Cubs turned back two San Diego rallies to score a 5-4 victMORE

Cubs place Duensing (shoulder) on DL

Cubs place Duensing (shoulder) on DL

The Chicago Cubs placed left-handed reliever Brian Duensing on the 10-day disabled list prior to Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres.Duensing is bothered by shoulder inflammation in his pitcMORE

Hamels holds down Pirates to win Cubs debut

Hamels holds down Pirates to win Cubs debut

Left-hander Cole Hamels, making his Cubs debut, struck out nine and gave up one unearned run in five innings Wednesday as Chicago clobbered the host Pittsburgh Pirates 9-2 to split a two-game series.MORE

Surging Pirates slip past Cubs, 5-4

Surging Pirates slip past Cubs, 5-4

Francisco Cervelli hit a two-run homer and Gregory Polanco added a solo shot for the winning margin Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates downed the visiting Chicago Cubs 5-4.David Freese added two RBIMORE

Nationals send reliever Kintzler to Cubs

Nationals send reliever Kintzler to Cubs

The Chicago Cubs acquired reliever Brandon Kintzler from the Washington Nationals just before the non-waiver deadline, the Nationals announced Tuesday.To complete the deal, the Cubs sent right-handMORE

Cubs get Hamels from Rangers for two pitchers

Cubs get Hamels from Rangers for two pitchers

Cole Hamels was traded to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for right-hander Eddie Butler and Class-A right-hander Rollie Lacy.Hamels is owed the prorated balance of the $22.5 million due in the final yMORE

Cubs 3B Bryant (shoulder) returns to DL

Cubs 3B Bryant (shoulder) returns to DL

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant returned to the 10-day disabled list Thursday with the same injury that put him on the shelf last month.Bryant continues to be bothered by left shoulder inflaMORE

Cubs place closer Morrow on DL

Cubs place closer Morrow on DL

The Chicago Cubs placed closer Brandon Morrow on the 10-day disabled list prior to Thursday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals.The right-hander is dealing with biceps inflammation in his throwiMORE

Cubs jump out to early lead, hold off Padres

Cubs jump out to early lead, hold off Padres

The Cubs jumped to a 5-0 lead after two innings and Jon Lester picked up his 12th win of the season Sunday as Chicago scored a 7-4 win in San Diego to complete a three-game of the Padres.Lester (12MORE

Baez drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres, 11-6

Baez drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres, 11-6

Javier Baez drove in five runs with a two-run double and a three-run homer and Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ also homered for the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night as they scored six runs in the final twoMORE

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

Maeda shines as Dodgers hold off Cubs, 2-1

Maeda shines as Dodgers hold off Cubs, 2-1

Kenta Maeda dominated for seven innings and Enrique Hernandez and Chris Taylor hit home runs as the Dodgers held on for a 2-1 victory over the visiting Chicago Cubs.Maeda (5-4) gave up just three hMORE

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

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