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  • Bryant homers twice, has 5 hits as Cubs sweep Brewers

    CHICAGO – Kris Bryant came to the plate in the eighth inning a triple shy of the cycle. The Cubs slugger was trying for a little more.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Soler, Lester lead Cubs over Brewers

    CHICAGO – Jorge Soler hit a three-run homer during a five-run first inning, Jon Lester pitched into the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwauke ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Pitching, Rizzo's dazzling catch help Cubs sweep Brewers

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo has been watching a lot of the "Final Five" gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team. So when he jumped onto a ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Cubs fire DJ who played song with references to violence

    CHICAGO – The Cubs have fired a DJ who played a song with references to violence after reliever Aroldis Chapman left the mound against the St. Louis C ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Piscotty homers in 8th to lead Cards' comeback over Cubs 6-4

    CHICAGO – Stephen Piscotty hit a three-run homer, Brandon Moss followed with a solo shot one out later and the St. Louis Cardinals used a five-run eig ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Rizzo draws bases-loaded walk in 11th, Cubs beat Cards

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo drew a bases-loaded walk from Zach Duke with two outs in the 11th inning and the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 on Thur ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Hammel dominates as Cubs win 9th straight, 3-1 over Angels

    CHICAGO – Jason Hammel won his career-best fifth straight start, pitching four-hit ball over six scoreless innings, and the Cubs beat the Los Angeles ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Bryant, Lackey lead Cubs over Angels for 8th straight win

    CHICAGO – Kris Bryant hit his 28th home run, John Lackey outpitched friend and former teammate Jered Weaver, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Hendricks' latest gem helps Cubs complete sweep of A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. – With Jake Arrieta and Jon Lester holding down the front end of the rotation, the Chicago Cubs were already in good shape to make a p ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Soler homers in return to help Lester, Cubs beat A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. – orge Soler hit a three-run home run in his first at-bat following a two-month absence, Jon Lester pitched seven strong innings, and ...
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Cubs rally for 3 in 9th to complete sweep of Marlins

    CHICAGO – The winning rally lacked a signature hit, and that was just fine with the Chicago Cubs. To them, Wednesday's comeback was a testament to the ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Hammel, Chapman pitch Cubs past Fernandez, Marlins

    CHICAGO – Cubs manager Joe Maddon's decision to lift a dominant Jason Hammel for a pinch-hitter in the sixth inning looked dubious when Miguel Montero ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Hendricks pitches 7-hitter as Cubs beat Marlins

    CHICAGO – Jon Lester sought out Kyle Hendricks in the clubhouse, telling him the only thing that would have made his night better was if he had hit a ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Lester squeezes in deciding run, Cubs beat Mariners in 12

    CHICAGO – Pitcher Jon Lester drove in Jason Heyward with a two-strike squeeze bunt in the 12th inning, and the Cubs overcame a six-run deficit to beat ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Lester recovers from rut of bad starts, Cubs rout Mariners

    CHICAGO – Jon Lester felt better Friday, after some rough outings. He knows he wasn't perfect in six shutout innings. A pair of "pointless, useless wa ...
    July 30, 2016 - 12:07 am
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