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  • Overhaul pays off with playoff spot for Chicago Cubs

    CHICAGO – With an early game Saturday, manager Joe Maddon figured the only way he would find out if the Chicago Cubs clinched a playoff spot was if he ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • Cole outpitches Lester, leads Pirates over Cubs 3-2

    CHICAGO – Gerrit Cole outpitched Jon Lester as the Pittsburgh Pirates hung on for their seventh straight win, beating Chicago 3-2 Friday to delay the ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Cubs can't muster offense in loss to Brewers

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs' offense may have disappeared for one night, but considering the postseason aspirations his team has, manager Joe Maddon is ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Arrieta wins 20th game, Cubs beat Brewers

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta threw a three-hitter to become the first pitcher in the major leagues to reach 20 wins, Kris Bryant set the Cubs rookie re ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Rizzo, Soler spark Cubs in 9-5 win over Brewers

    CHICAGO – The Cubs haven't played meaningful baseball in September for a while. But now that they are, confidence isn't at a shortage.
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Cubs run into late outs, lose to Cardinals

    CHICAGO (AP) — The odds of the Cubs overtaking first-place St. Louis in the NL Central were diminished Sunday, but Chicago's confidence wasn't.
    Sept. 20, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Starlin Castro's 2 homers, 6 RBIs lead Chicago Cubs over St. Louis Cardinals

    CHICAGO – Starlin Castro remembered the previous time he had six RBIs in a game. "Yeah, my debut," h ...
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Anthony Rizzo homers, lifts Cubs to 9-6 win over Pirates

    PITTSBURGH – Anthony Rizzo started a six-run fifth inning with a two-run homer, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 9-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pir ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 3:06 pm
  • Chicago Cubs outlast Pittsburgh Pirates in 12 innings

    PITTSBURGH – Jake Arrieta's streak of winning starts ended Wednesday night in Pittsburgh.No matter, ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Lester throws complete game, Cubs split doubleheader

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Chicago Cubs threw $155 million at Jon Lester over the winter and tasked the left-hander with becoming the cornerstone of a star ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Pittsburgh Pirates beat Cubs 5-4 in Game 1 of doubleheader

    PITTSBURGH – Pedro Florimon scored on Starling Marte's sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 in the ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Haren struggles, Cubs drop another game to Phillies 7-4

    PHILADELPHIA – Playing the worst team in baseball was troublesome for the Cubs.Ryan Howard homered a ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Cubs sweep doubleheader from Phillies

    PHILADELPHIA – Jake Arrieta didn't feel on top of his game. He still displayed dominance that has him among the leading NL Cy Young Award candidates.
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Cubs-Phillies rained out, doubleheader Friday

    PHILADELPHIA – Not much is going to get the playoff-contending Chicago Cubs down right now not even sitting around waiting for a game that wound up ge ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Lester sharp but Cubs' bullpen isn't in loss to Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS – Jon Lester was dominant for seven innings. Unfortunately for the Cubs, their bullpen wasn't.
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 11:50 pm
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