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Red-hot Giants clip Cubs with 3-run 8th

Red-hot Giants clip Cubs with 3-run 8th

Austin Slater and Joe Panik hit consecutive pitches for two-out, RBI doubles in a three-run eighth inning Monday night that rallied the host San Francisco Giants to a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs inMORE

Cubs demote struggling RHP Edwards

Cubs demote struggling RHP Edwards

Hoping to get Carl Edwards Jr. back on track again, the Chicago Cubs optioned the right-hander back to Triple-A Iowa on Monday, according to multiple reportsEdwards is being sent back to Iowa for tMORE

Padres rally late to put away Cubs

Padres rally late to put away Cubs

Catcher Francisco Mejia homered to lead off the seventh inning to break a 1-1 tie and had a key bunt single as the San Diego Padres added three runs in the ninth for a 5-1 victory over the host ChicagMORE

Baez’s HR leads Cubs’ comeback over Padres

Baez’s HR leads Cubs’ comeback over Padres

Javier Baez had a three-run home run among his three hits, while Anthony Rizzo drove in two runs, as the Chicago Cubs’ hot second-half start continued with a 6-5 victory Saturday afternoon against theMORE

Cubs take advantage of errors to beat Padres

Cubs take advantage of errors to beat Padres

Addison Russell scored from second on San Diego’s second error of the eighth inning Friday afternoon to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-5 win over the visiting Padres in oppressive heat at Wrigley Field.MORE

Cubs acquire C Maldonado from Royals

Cubs acquire C Maldonado from Royals

With Willson Contreras headed to the injured list, the Chicago Cubs pulled off a trade Monday night to bring in another catcher.Chicago acquired Martin Maldonado from the Kansas City Royals in exchMORE

Castillo fans 10 as Reds top Cubs

Castillo fans 10 as Reds top Cubs

Eugenio Suarez, Yasiel Puig and Curt Casali homered, and the visiting Cincinnati Reds pulled away for a 6-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night.Luis Castillo (9-3) struck out 10 batters overMORE

Cubs smack 3 HRs, complete sweep of Pirates

Cubs smack 3 HRs, complete sweep of Pirates

Jason Heyward, Albert Almora Jr. and Kyle Schwarber each homered, and the Chicago Cubs pulled away for an 8-3 win over the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon.Anthony Rizzo and Robel GaMORE

Lester does it all as Cubs pounce on Pirates

Lester does it all as Cubs pounce on Pirates

Jon Lester shined with his arm and his bat as the Chicago Cubs cruised to a 10-4 victory over the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday afternoon.Lester (9-6) posted a quality start by limiting tMORE

Heyward’s late RBI gets Cubs past Pirates

Heyward’s late RBI gets Cubs past Pirates

Jason Heyward’s two-out single in the bottom of the eighth inning drove in the go-ahead run, and the Chicago Cubs opened the second half with a 4-3 victory over the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on FridMORE

Cubs release veteran RHP Tazawa

Cubs release veteran RHP Tazawa

The rapid decline of right-hander Junichi Tazawa continued Friday as the Chicago Cubs released the veteran from their Triple-A Iowa roster.The 33-year old had a 4.00 ERA over 19 appearances and 18MORE

Big inning pushes Cubs past rival White Sox

Big inning pushes Cubs past rival White Sox

Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez both hit two-run doubles in a decisive, five-run fifth inning and Jon Lester pitched 6 1/3 strong innings to lift the visiting Chicago Cubs to a 6-3 victory against theMORE

Cubs, Bryant pound Pirates to avert sweep

Cubs, Bryant pound Pirates to avert sweep

Kris Bryant highlighted his four-hit performance with a homer and three runs scored as the visiting Chicago Cubs averted a four-game sweep with an 11-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.MORE

Eighth-inning surge carries Reds past Cubs

Eighth-inning surge carries Reds past Cubs

Rookie Nick Senzel capped a four-run eighth inning with a two-run bases-loaded single as the Cincinnati Reds beat the visiting Chicago Cubs 8-6 on Sunday afternoon.Eugenio Suarez hit a three-run hoMORE

Baez slam seals win as Cubs shut out Reds

Baez slam seals win as Cubs shut out Reds

Javier Baez belted his fifth career grand slam and Jose Quintana tossed six solid innings to end a nine-start winless stretch as the visiting Chicago Cubs recorded a 6-0 victory over the Cincinnati ReMORE

Cubs place Hamels (oblique strain) on IL

Cubs place Hamels (oblique strain) on IL

The Chicago Cubs placed Cole Hamels on the 10-day injury list Saturday because of an oblique strain.The move took place one day after Hamels exited his start against the Cincinnati Reds after pitchMORE

Report: Cubs put OF Gonzalez on waivers

Report: Cubs put OF Gonzalez on waivers

The Chicago Cubs placed veteran outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on waivers Saturday, according to a report from Jon Heyman of MLB Network.If Gonzalez clears waivers, the Cubs will ask him to accept an aMORE

Votto’s 4 hits help carry Reds past Cubs

Votto’s 4 hits help carry Reds past Cubs

Joey Votto ripped an RBI single to highlight a four-hit performance and Sonny Gray tossed 6 1/3 strong innings as the host Cincinnati Reds recorded a 6-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.PhiMORE

Cubs call up free agent signee Kimbrel

Cubs call up free agent signee Kimbrel

The Chicago Cubs called up relief pitcher Craig Kimbrel before Thursday afternoon’s finale of a four-game series against the visiting Atlanta Braves.Kimbrel, a seven-time All-Star, sat on the freeMORE

Keuchel beats Cubs for first win with Braves

Keuchel beats Cubs for first win with Braves

Nick Markakis hit a three-run homer, Brian McCann had a solo shot, and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 5-3 win over the host Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.Dallas Keuchel (1-1) earned his first wMORE

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