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Hendricks, Cubs post 1-0 win over Giants

Hendricks, Cubs post 1-0 win over Giants

Kyle Hendricks outdueled Jeff Samardzija in a battle of right-handers Thursday afternoon, and the Chicago Cubs completed a three-game sweep of the visiting San Francisco Giants with a 1-0 victory.AMORE

Cubs overtake Giants three times in 12-11 win

Cubs overtake Giants three times in 12-11 win

The Chicago Cubs overcame a trio of deficits, clubbed three home runs and tallied 14 hits in a wild 12-11 win over the visiting San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.Nicholas Castellanos, Kyle ScMORE

Rizzo’s two homers help Cubs down Giants

Rizzo’s two homers help Cubs down Giants

Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-3 with two home runs, Nicholas Castellanos finished 3-for-5 with a homer, and the host Chicago Cubs earned a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.JonathanMORE

Cubs call up INF Russell, demote OF Almora

Cubs call up INF Russell, demote OF Almora

The Chicago Cubs recalled infielder Addison Russell and demoted outfielder Albert Almora Jr. to Triple-A Iowa.Almora, 25, is batting .243 with 12 homers and 32 RBIs in 114 games this season. He isMORE

Phillies crush Cubs behind Realmuto’s slam

Phillies crush Cubs behind Realmuto’s slam

J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper homered twice and the host Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Chicago Cubs 11-1 on Wednesday.Harper had three hits, three RBIs and two runs scored.PhMORE

Phils continue Cubs’ road woes in 4-2 win

Phils continue Cubs’ road woes in 4-2 win

J.T. Realmuto homered, doubled and had two RBIs to lift the host Philadelphia Phillies past the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Tuesday.Jean Segura and Roman Quinn added two hits each for the Phillies, who plaMORE

Bryant’s home run lifts Cubs past Reds

Bryant’s home run lifts Cubs past Reds

Kris Bryant belted a go-ahead, three-run homer with two outs in the seventh inning as the visiting Chicago Cubs delivered a 6-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday afternoon.Former UniversitMORE

Maddon confident about return to Cubs in 2020

Maddon confident about return to Cubs in 2020

In the final season of his five-year contract, Chicago manager Joe Maddon said he expects to be with the Cubs “for a couple more years.”Maddon, 65, addressed his future with ESPN prior to Sunday’sMORE

Cubs lose reliever Cishek (hip) to 10-day IL

Cubs lose reliever Cishek (hip) to 10-day IL

The Chicago Cubs placed bullpen stalwart Steve Cishek on the 10-day injured list and recalled pitcher Dillon Maples from Triple-A Iowa on Saturday.Cishek is 3-5 with a 3.58 ERA and seven saves in aMORE

Cubs sign veteran C Lucroy

Cubs sign veteran C Lucroy

The Chicago Cubs signed free agent catcher Jonathan Lucroy on Wednesday, per multiple reports.The 33-year-old veteran was designated for assignment last week and cleared waivers after being releaseMORE

Cubs put RHP Kintzler on IL, bring back Strop

Cubs put RHP Kintzler on IL, bring back Strop

Chicago Cubs right-handed reliever Brandon Kintzler was placed on the 10-day injured list because of right pectoral inflammation, the team announced Tuesday.To replace Kintzler, right-hander PedroMORE

Happ’s HR sparks Cubs to win over A’s

Happ’s HR sparks Cubs to win over A’s

Pinch hitter Ian Happ hit a tiebreaking home run to spark a four-run seventh inning and Javier Baez homered twice as the Chicago Cubs held on for a 6-5 victory over the visiting Oakland Athletics MondMORE

Cubs put Kimbrel on IL with knee inflammation

Cubs put Kimbrel on IL with knee inflammation

The Chicago Cubs placed closer Craig Kimbrel on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to Sunday, because of right knee inflammation and called up right-hander Duane Underwood Jr. on Monday.Kimbrel uMORE

Report: Cubs C Contreras to miss four weeks

Report: Cubs C Contreras to miss four weeks

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras, who went on the 10-day injured list on Sunday, likely will miss four weeks, ESPN reported.Contreras suffered a right hamstring strain Saturday while runningMORE

Heyward helps Cubs complete sweep of Brewers

Heyward helps Cubs complete sweep of Brewers

New leadoff hitter Jason Heyward had a homer, triple and three RBIs, and Yu Darvish fired five sharp innings in the Chicago Cubs’ 7-2 win over visiting Milwaukee to complete a three-game sweep of theMORE

Cubs C Contreras (hamstring) to undergo MRI

Cubs C Contreras (hamstring) to undergo MRI

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras suffered a right hamstring strain in the seventh inning of Saturday’s game and will undergo an MRI exam on Monday, manager Joe Maddon said.Contreras, an All-SMORE

Cubs activate Hamels for Saturday start

Cubs activate Hamels for Saturday start

The Chicago Cubs activated left-hander Cole Hamels ahead of Saturday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers.Hamels, who will start on Saturday, returns after missing five weeks because of a strainedMORE

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