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June 22, 2016
Cardinals beat Arrieta, Cubs 7-2 to complete 3-game sweep
When the St. Louis Cardinals arrived at Wrigley Field for a three-game series, manager Mike Matheny shook off questions about ...
June 18, 2016
LEADING OFF: Lincecum returns to mound with Angels
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ HELLO TIMMY Tim Lincecum is back in the big leagues and ready to ...
June 17, 2016
Arrieta goes 6 innings for 11th win, Cubs beat Pirates 6-0
Jake Arrieta came through with the big pitches just when it seemed his control was abandoning him and things were getting ...
June 08, 2016
Lackey goes 7 strong, Cubs beat Phillies 8-1
John Lackey gave the Chicago Cubs another excellent start, a common theme for baseball's best team. Lackey struck out eight ...
June 06, 2016
LEADING OFF: Longoria on HR binge, Astros try again vs Texas
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ HOMER HAPPY Tampa Bay star Evan Longoria homered in all four ...
June 05, 2016
Arrieta's win streak ends at 20, Diamondbacks beat Cubs 3-2
Jake Arrieta had been winning at such a remarkable rate it was almost jarring to see the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner ...
June 01, 2016
Lester goes distance, pitches Cubs past Dodgers 2-1
Jon Lester was surprised when manager Joe Maddon let him bat in the eighth inning. After the pitcher struck out swinging, the ...
May 27, 2016
Soler, Ross, Bryant hit long HRs as Cubs pound Phillies 6-2
In a game where the Cubs hit several mammoth drives, David Ross' smash against an advertising sign beyond the left-field ...
May 25, 2016
Arrieta moves to 9-0 and Cubs edge Cardinals 9-8
Jake Arrieta got some help from the Cubs' offense to stay perfect. Arrieta remained unbeaten on the season despite allowing ...
May 21, 2016
Cain, Posey lead Giants over Cubs 5-3
In the age of sabermetrics, pitcher wins aren't supposed to matter. Don't tell that to Matt Cain — he savored every minute ...
May 21, 2016
Arrieta wins 19th straight decision as Cubs beat Giants 8-1
Even one of baseball's hottest team's couldn't slow down Jake Arrieta. Arrieta gave up four hits and one walk while striking ...
May 15, 2016
Pirates end Lester no-hit bid in 7th, edge Cubs behind Cole
While the attention was on Jon Lester's quest for a second no-hitter, Gerrit Cole kept quietly matching zeros with him.
May 15, 2016
Marte singles in 7th for Pirates' first hit off Lester
Starling Marte has singled with one out in the seventh for Pittsburgh's first hit against Chicago Cubs left-hander Jon Lester
May 14, 2016
Arrieta strikes out 11, Rizzo drives in 4, Cubs beat Pirates
Jake Arrieta regained his form right after Anthony Rizzo's towering drive landed in the bleachers in right field.
May 08, 2016
LEADING OFF: Chapman joins Yanks, Cubs go for 8th win in row
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ FULL 'PEN Star reliever Aroldis Chapman is set to be activated ...
May 08, 2016
Cubs walk Harper 6 times, Baez homers in 13th to beat Nats
Bryce Harper was drawing walks at such a ridiculous rate he wound up tying a major league record. That's because the Chicago ...
May 01, 2016
Oops: Braves' transaction miscue leaves them short a player
A front-office mistake left the Atlanta Braves short a player for their game against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. The Braves ...
April 29, 2016
LEADING OFF: Matz-Peavy, Yanks-Red Sox highlight Friday
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ MEETING OF CHAMPIONS In the opener of a series between the last ...
April 28, 2016
Arrieta wins 16th straight decision as Cubs beat Brewers 7-2
Jake Arrieta's bid for a second straight no-hitter was dashed on his fifth pitch. His Wrigley Field scoreless streak ended ...
April 23, 2016
Reds hit season-high 4 homers, beat Cubs 13-5
To the Reds' way of thinking, it was way overdue. Eugenio Suarez and Adam Duvall hit three-run homers in the sixth inning as ...