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Beltré set for ceremonial first pitch at All-Star Game alongside Rodríguez, Ryan and Jenkins

Jul. 15, 2024 20:27 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Beltré will throw out the ceremonial first pitch for the All-Star Game at the home of his final team, the Texas Rangers, five days before his induction as a first-ballot Hall of Famer. Beltré will be accompanied by three other former Rangers in the...

It's been almost a half-century since a Pittsburgh pitcher started the All-Star game

Jul. 15, 2024 14:29 PM EDT

Paul Skenes is set to start the All-Star game, the first time since 1995 that a rookie pitcher has that honor. It's been even longer since a Pittsburgh player has been in that spotlight. The last pitcher from the Pirates to start the All-Star game was Jerry Reuss in...

Morel and Crow-Armstrong hit 2 HRs each, lifting the Cubs over the Cardinals 8-3

Jul. 14, 2024 18:01 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pete Crow-Armstrong and Christopher Morel each homered twice to lead the Chicago Cubs to an 8-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Tomas Nido and Ian Happ also homered for the Cubs, who split the four-game set against their NL Central rivals. ...

Arenado's two-run single in the eighth helps Cardinals beat Cubs 5-4 for a doubleheader sweep

Jul. 14, 2024 00:07 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado hit a two-run single in the eighth inning, Masyn Winn and Willson Contreras homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Saturday night to complete a doubleheader sweep. St. Louis won the opener 11-3 as Alec Burleson hit a...

Mets' Drew Smith undergoes second Tommy John surgery, likely out until 2026

Jul. 13, 2024 15:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Drew Smith underwent Tommy John surgery with an internal brace procedure Friday, likely knocking the New York Mets reliever out of action until 2026. Smith, who is slated to hit free agency after this season, last pitched June 23, when he exited after getting two...

Kyle Hendricks works 7 shutout innings as Cubs beat Cardinals 5-1, extend winning streak to 5 games

Jul. 13, 2024 00:21 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Hendricks allowed five hits in seven shutout innings and Nico Hoerner and David Bote each drove in two runs as the Chicago Cubs extended their season-best winning streak to five games with a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. “I was...

Justin Steele baffles Orioles for 7 innings as Cubs complete sweep with 8-0 rout

Jul. 11, 2024 22:45 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Justin Steele pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Seiya Suzuki had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, and the Chicago Cubs blanked the Baltimore Orioles 8-0 Thursday night for a three-game sweep. Dansby Swanson homered for the Cubs, who outscored the AL...

Cubs place outfielder Cody Bellinger on injured list with broken finger

Jul. 11, 2024 17:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have placed outfielder Cody Bellinger on the 10-day injured list with a left middle finger fracture. Bellinger was hit by a pitch thrown by Cionel Pérez in the seventh inning of Wednesday night's 4-0 victory over the Orioles. Bellinger initially...

Shota Imanaga outpitches Corbin Burnes to carry Cubs past Orioles 4-0

Jul. 10, 2024 22:26 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Shota Imanaga outdueled Corbin Burnes in a matchup of All-Star pitchers, and Christopher Morel homered to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 on Wednesday night. Imanaga (8-2) allowed six hits over six innings, striking out six with one walk. The...

Michael Busch, Ian Happ, Jameson Taillon power Cubs past AL East-leading Orioles 9-2

Jul. 10, 2024 00:10 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Michael Busch and Ian Happ homered, and Jameson Taillon and three relievers combined for a five-hitter as the Chicago Cubs beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-2 on Tuesday night. Taillon (6-4) allowed two runs and four hits with seven strikeouts and a walk over six...