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Jonathan India homers twice as Cincinnati Reds beat Chicago Cubs 8-5

May. 27, 2023 23:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan India homered twice and drove in five runs, helping the Cincinnati Reds beat the struggling Chicago Cubs 8-5 on Saturday night. TJ Friedl and rookie Matt McLain each had two hits and scored two runs as Cincinnati won for the fourth time in six games. Tyler...

Alonso hits MLB-best 19th HR, Carrasco gets 1st win as Mets rout Cubs 10-1 to avoid sweep

May. 25, 2023 23:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Pete Alonso launched his major league-leading 19th home run and Carlos Carrasco earned his first win this season as the New York Mets routed the Chicago Cubs 10-1 on Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep. Brett Baty knocked in New York's first two runs and the Mets...

Christopher Morel homers again as Chicago Cubs beat New York Mets 7-2

May. 23, 2023 23:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christopher Morel took another big swing, and the ball just kept going. All the way to the bleachers at Wrigley Field. That's life these days for the affable Morel. “Every day is a new opportunity for me,” he said. Morel extended his...

Aaron Nola, Kyle Schwarber power Phillies past Cubs 12-3 to snap 5-game skid

May. 20, 2023 19:56 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola struck out 10 in seven sharp innings, Kyle Schwarber hit a grand slam and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a five-game losing streak with an 12-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. Kody Clemens also went deep in Philadelphia’s six-run first...

Alvarez, McCormick each have 2 hits, Astros beat Cubs 7-3

May. 16, 2023 23:34 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Chas McCormick likes to talk about a high school career where he starred in both baseball and basketball. On Tuesday night, the center fielder showed off the skills that helps him excel on the hardwood with a leaping catch that helped the Houston Astros beat the...

DeJong hits tiebreaking homer as Cardinals beat Cubs 6-4

May. 09, 2023 23:51 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Paul DeJong loves playing at Wrigley Field. The Friendly Confines have been very friendly to the veteran shortstop. DeJong, Nolan Gorman and Lars Nootbaar homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Tuesday night for their...

Swanson homers, Smyly sharp as Cubs beat Nationals 5-1

May. 01, 2023 23:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dansby Swanson hit a two-run homer and Drew Smyly delivered seven solid innings as the Chicago Cubs bounced back from a rough series at Miami to beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 on Monday night. Swanson went 3-for-5, including a double and his second homer of the...

Hosmer, Velázquez, Swanson hit HRs, Cubs beat Padres 5-2

Apr. 27, 2023 18:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer and Nelson Velázquez hit back-to-back homers and Dansby Swanson added his first of the season to help the Chicago Cubs top the San Diego Padres 5-2 on Thursday. Manny Machado homered for the Padres, who had won five of seven. Hayden...

Cubs hammer A's bullpen in 12-2 win for 3-game sweep

Apr. 19, 2023 20:12 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Cailif. (AP) — Dansby Swanson scored the tiebreaking run standing up on an infield grounder to spark a four-run sixth inning, and the Chicago Cubs reached Oakland's bullpen for 10 runs in a 12-2 victory over the Athletics on Wednesday that completed a three-game sweep. ...

Braves' Arcia headed to IL with microfracture in left wrist

Apr. 13, 2023 22:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves shortstop Orlando Arcia is headed to the injured list after tests on Thursday revealed a microfracture in his left wrist. Arcia suffered the injury in Wednesday night's 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Arcia was hit on the wrist by a 97 mph fastball...