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  • Power plays: NLCS a classic clash between young Cubs, Mets

    NEW YORK – Matt Harvey bringin' heat, Kris Bryant goin' deep.Noah Syndergaard firing 100 mph fastbal ...
    Oct. 17, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Superstitions hard to shed for hopeful Chicago Cubs faithful

    CHICAGO – Billy Siegel doesn't want to hear any talk about a billy goat curse or a Steve Bartman hex afflicting his beloved Chicago Cubs. He dismisses ...
    Oct. 17, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Cubs Russell ruled out for NLCS with hamstring injury

    CHICAGO – The Cubs will send Jon Lester to the mound for Game 1 of the NL Championship Series against the New York Mets, and Javier Baez will start at ...
    Oct. 16, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Wrigley Field renovations mean fewer souvenirs for ballhawks

    CHICAGO – Glove in hand, eyes fixed straight ahead, Brian Talarico stands poised like an outfielder. Always in position, he's on patrol at Wrigley Fie ...
    Oct. 15, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Chicago Cubs win NL Division Series, beat St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4

    CHICAGO – Joe Maddon posed for a selfie on the field with his wife. Jon Lester sprayed champagne with his young son. Rocker Eddie Vedder partied on th ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Chicago Cubs hit 6 home runs, top St. Louis Cardinals for 2-1 lead in NLDS

    CHICAGO – The young sluggers of the Chicago Cubs are making themselves at home in the playoffs.On a ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs ready for St. Louis Cardinals with NLDS tied at 1

    CHICAGO – Wearing a sleeveless T-shirt with "WE ARE GOOD" in big block lettering across the front, Jake Arrieta looked at ease while he made himself a ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 1:12 am
  • Lester outpitched, Cubs lose to Cardinals in NLDS opener

    ST. LOUIS – Jon Lester did all he could to keep the Chicago Cubs close. The lefty knew there was little margin for error against old teammate John Lac ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Lester vs Lackey matches former Red Sox teammates

    ST. LOUIS – John Lackey has been quite the bargain for the St. Louis Cardinals.Pitching for the majo ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Arrieta, Cubs silence Pirates to win NL wild-card game

    PITTSBURGH – These Chicago Cubs are supposed to be too young to be here. Or maybe they're just too good to care.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Chicago Cubs put Jon Lester on wild-card roster as backup for Jake Arrieta

    PITTSBURGH – The Chicago Cubs placed Jon Lester on their wild-card roster on Wednesday as insurance should they need it during the one-game playoff ag ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • Upstart Cubs face steady Pirates in NL wild card

    PITTSBURGH – The hot, young talent. The emerging ace with the electric stuff. The relentlessly upbeat manager. The giddy relief that comes with washin ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Cubs beat Brewers 3-1; wild card game to be in Pittsburgh

    MILWAUKEE – The Cubs gathered around televisions in the Miller Park clubhouse to catch the end of the Reds-Pirates game after beating Milwaukee for th ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Cubs beat Brewers, try to keep up in race to host wild card

    MILWAUKEE – The Chicago Cubs would love to host the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild card game next week.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Austin Jackson's 9th homer leads Chicago Cubs past Cincinnati Reds

    CINCINNATI – Austin Jackson has enjoyed a good month over the past two games, according to Cubs manager Joe Maddon.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:52 am
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