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  • 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
  • Sale loses in White Sox return, Chapman saves Cubs' win

    CHICAGO – John Lackey and Aroldis Chapman outperformed Chris Sale in his return from a jersey-trashing suspension.
    July 29, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Chicago Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman in trade with New York Yankees

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees on Monday, giving the NL Central leade ...
    July 25, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Nathan gets win in return to majors; Cubs beat Brewers, 6-5

    MILWAUKEE – Entering his first big league game in 16 months, Joe Nathan felt his heart racing while doing a full sprint to the mound.
    July 24, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Fowler returns with a homer, Cubs down Brewers 5-2

    MILWAUKEE – Dexter Fowler led off the first with a homer and drove in three runs in his first game back from the disabled list, powering the Chicago C ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Rizzo homers twice off Colon; Hendricks, Cubs top Mets 6-2

    CHICAGO – Confidence has returned to the Cubs in the form of what manager Joe Maddon describes as a couple of slices of Meat Loaf.
    July 21, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Cubs fall short in 9th, lose to Mets

    CHICAGO – Jeurys Familia escaped a bases-loaded jam with a game-ending double play after Rene Rivera drove in the tiebreaking run with two outs in the ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Rizzo homers as Cubs beat Mets

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo kept fouling the ball off, over and over again. When Steven Matz finally blinked, Rizzo capitalized with one mighty swing.
    July 19, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Hamels dominant, Rangers end 4-game slide by topping Cubs

    CHICAGO – Cole Hamels pitched eight dominant innings in his first game at Wrigley Field since throwing a no-hitter at the famed ballpark a year ago, a ...
    July 17, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Lackey goes 8 innings, but Rangers beat Cubs

    CHICAGO – The Cubs came out of the All-Star break showing signs that their midseason skid is done.Ri ...
    July 17, 2016 - 11:12 pm
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