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August 15, 2016
LEADING OFF: Red Sox on the road again, Taillon breaking out
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ FREQUENT FLYERS The Red Sox open a two-game series at Baltimore, ...
August 06, 2016
Arrieta goes 8 innings, Cubs beat A's 4-0; Gray injured
NL Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta isn't quite satisfied he's recovered his dominant stuff after a pedestrian July.
August 03, 2016
Cubs rally for 3 in 9th to complete sweep of Marlins, 5-4
The winning rally lacked a signature hit, and that was just fine with the Chicago Cubs. To them, Wednesday's comeback was a ...
August 02, 2016
LEADING OFF: Puig to minors, deGrom vs new-look Yanks
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ SHIPPED OUT Yasiel Puig is not with the Dodgers for their series ...
July 26, 2016
White Sox avoid Chapman, down Cubs 3-0 behind Shields
Out went Chris Sale and the shredded 1976 throwback jerseys. In came 1983 uniforms and a four-game winning streak.
July 16, 2016
Darvish returns with 9 Ks, but Hammel, Cubs down Rangers 3-1
Cubs manager Joe Maddon had a plan for facing Yu Darvish in the Texas star's return from the disabled list: load up on ...
July 15, 2016
Hendricks, 4 relievers throw 5-hitter, Cubs beat Rangers 6-0
Anthony Rizzo was annoyed as he faced a sea of microphones before the Chicago Cubs' first game following the All-Star break.
July 07, 2016
LEADING OFF: Mets begin 4-game set vs Nats, Cubs struggling
A look at what's happening all around the majors today. ___ BIG ONE BEFORE THE BREAK The NL East-leading Nationals begin a ...
July 01, 2016
LEADING OFF: Hammel vs deGrom, Rangers need relief
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ PITCHING IN Two of the NL's ERA leaders square off when the Cubs' ...
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 26, 2016
Fernandez fans 13 and Marlins take series from Cubs, 6-1
When Jose Fernandez reached second base with a standup double, he looked to his dugout, pulled up his right sleeve and flexed ...
June 25, 2016
Bour and Stanton each drive in 3, Marlins top Cubs 9-6
Ichiro Suzuki slapped a ground ball toward the left side of the infield, then hustled down the line to first just in case the ...
June 15, 2016
LEADING OFF: Hammel vs Strasburg in DC, Kershaw in control
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ WINNERS ALL AROUND Two impressive winning streaks are on the line ...
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 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 30, 2016
Kershaw denied win but Gonzalez lifts Dodgers over Mets, 4-2
Clayton Kershaw did just about everything except win. And when his Los Angeles Dodgers came out on top anyway, that was good ...
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 ...
May 06, 2016
LEADING OFF: Hammel tries to top Nats for 10th straight time
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ HAM IT UP Cubs righty Jason Hammel is 9-0 in 11 career starts vs.
May 06, 2016
Zobrist homers twice to lead Cubs over Nationals
Joe Maddon loves what Ben Zobrist brings to the Chicago Cubs' locker room. "He's this thing that spreads," the manager said.