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August 01, 2016
Cubs get bullpen help, acquire RHP Joe Smith from Angels
The NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs identified the bullpen as the biggest weakness in their quest to win their first World ...
August 01, 2016
Lester squeezes in deciding run, Cubs beat Mariners in 12
Travis Wood got four outs and made an impressive catch in left field. Pitcher Jon Lester made the winning play — at the plate
July 28, 2016
Sale loses in White Sox return, Chapman saves Cubs' 3-1 win.
John Lackey and Aroldis Chapman outperformed Chris Sale in his return from a jersey-trashing suspension. The Cubs did just ...
July 13, 2016
SECOND HALF ON DECK: Playoff push, trade talk, healing stars
David Ortiz is set to get booed at Yankee Stadium, Chris Sale is ready to resume striking out Kris Bryant and the Kansas City ...
July 08, 2016
McCutchen helps Pirates to a rare win over Cubs, Arrieta
It turns out that the Pittsburgh Pirates can indeed beat the Chicago Cubs and their ace pitcher Jake Arrieta.
July 02, 2016
Mets beat Cubs 4-3, Arrieta's 1st road loss in 14 months
Jake Arrieta was not accustomed to this. The NL Cy Young Award winner started his first eight batters with balls. He went to ...
June 30, 2016
Mets rally, hold off Cubs 4-3 to stop skid in NLCS rematch
A streak or two of celebration whipped cream was still stuck in Brandon Nimmo's hairline as he peeled off his baseball socks ...
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 30, 2016
Cubs 'pen perfect for 7 innings in 1-hit win over Dodgers
Jason Hammel wasn't thrilled to leave Monday's game after two innings of one-hit ball because of right hamstring cramps.
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 22, 2016
Bumgarner throws gem, gets RBI in Giants' 1-0 win over Cubs
The San Francisco Giants aren't lighting up the scoreboard, but they're doing enough to keep piling up the wins.
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 17, 2016
Brewers' Anderson loses no-hit bid, still beats Cubs 4-2
Chase Anderson's task Tuesday night was to be better than the best, and he was up to the challenge. Anderson took a no-hitter ...
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 11, 2016
Pomeranz leads Padres to 1-0 win, doubleheader sweep of Cubs
Drew Pomeranz can't explain his surprising start. He simply wants to keep it going. Pomeranz tied a career high with 10 ...
April 29, 2016
Banned Marlins star Dee Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs
To the president of the Miami Marlins, whatever star Dee Gordon did to trigger a positive drug test still amounted to one ...
April 18, 2016
Lackey strikes out 11 against old team as Cubs top Cards 5-0
John Lackey had a little extra something in the tank for his old team. The 37-year-old right-hander struck out 11 in seven ...