Chicago Cubs

  • 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
  • Hendricks, 4 relievers throw 5-hitter, Cubs beat Rangers

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo was annoyed as he faced a sea of microphones before the Chicago Cubs' first game following the All-Star break.
    July 15, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • MVP Hosmer, Perez lift AL to All-Star win, Series home field

    SAN DIEGO – Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World ...
    July 14, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Chris Sale, Johnny Cueto to start All-Star Game in San Diego

    SAN DIEGO – Chris Sale can admit it now: He was a little too in love with the strikeout.He led the A ...
    July 11, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Cubs celebrate 1st half as San Diego reminds of painful past

    SAN DIEGO – Goose Gossage keeps a bottle of Weibel Vineyards champagne with "Cubs" on the label perched on a shelf in his pantry, a reminder of when C ...
    July 11, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Bryant leads Cubs to 6-5 win against Pirates

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Bryant wouldn't let another win slip away.After Chicago squandered two leads, ...
    July 10, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Arrieta unable to hold lead as Cubs fall to Pirates

    PITTSBURGH – The wins that were once seemingly automatic for Jake Arrieta have become scarce, when the Chicago Cubs' ace faces a team he usually domin ...
    July 9, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Slumping Cubs lose to Braves in 11

    CHICAGO – Nick Markakis homered twice, including a tying solo shot in the ninth inning, and Tyler Flowers' two-out single in the 11th early Friday mor ...
    July 8, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Struggling Cubs lose another to Reds

    CHICAGO – The bullpen flopped, the offense disappeared late and the Chicago Cubs again couldn't escape their worst funk this season.
    July 7, 2016 - 12:00 am
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