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Chicago Cubs' Billy Hamilton, right, celebrates with Cameron Maybin after hitting a solo home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Slow start sends White Sox to costly 10-8 loss vs Cubs

Sep. 27, 2020 8:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria had a succinct message for his team after a disappointing finish to a successful regular season. Forget about it, he said. It's time to move on. “We have to respond,” Renteria said. “We don't respond, we're out.” Reynaldo...

Chicago White Sox's Yoan Moncada, right, is congratulated by Nick Madrigal after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Moncada homers as White Sox win 9-5; Cubs clinch NL Central

Sep. 27, 2020 12:16 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The White Sox picked up a victory they sorely needed and the Cubs clinched a division championship. Consider it a win-win for Chicago. Yoan Moncada homered, José Abreu hit a three-run double and the playoff-bound White Sox beat the NL Central champion Cubs 9-5 at Guaranteed Rate Field...

CORRECTS TO DARVISH NOT DARVICH - Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish, of Japan, throws the ball to Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Darvish, five homers lead Cubs past fading White Sox 10-0

Sep. 26, 2020 12:30 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish pitched seven strong innings for his NL-leading eighth win, Willson Contreras homered twice and the Chicago Cubs moved to the brink of clinching the NL Central title by pounding the crosstown White Sox 10-0 Friday night. Victor Caratini, Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez also went...

Minnesota Twins' Jake Cave (60) runs to score on a single hit by Eddie Rosario against the Chicago Cubs during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)

Twins clinch 2nd straight playoff spot, beat Mills, Cubs 8-1

Sep. 20, 2020 12:22 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Eddie Rosario, Miguel Sanó and Josh Donaldson homered as the Minnesota Twins clinched a second straight postseason berth with an 8-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. The Twins are guaranteed at least a wild-card berth. They trail the Chicago White Sox by three games in...

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Alec Mills is swarmed by teammates after throwing a no hitter at a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Milwaukee. The Cubs won 12-0. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Cubs' Mills throws MLB's 2nd no-hitter in 12-0 win over MIL

Sep. 13, 2020 7:02 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — From college walk-on to major league starter, Chicago Cubs right-hander Alec Mills had to earn most every break he got. On the brink of big league history, he was happy to welcome this bit of luck: expecting to see two-time batting champion Christian Yelich in the on-deck circle, Mills...

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Alec Mills delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Mills sharp, Bote has 2 RBIs as Cubs beat Reds 3-0

Sep. 9, 2020 12:15 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Alec Mills watches Yu Darvish and Kyle Hendricks pitch, and he wants to help carry the load for Chicago's rotation. He certainly did his part Tuesday night. Mills pitched six sharp innings and David Bote drove in two runs, leading the Cubs to a 3-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Taking...

St. Louis Cardinals players celebrate after they defeated the Chicago Cubs in the second baseball game of a doubleheader in Chicago, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

O'Neill, DeJong HR, Cardinals sweep doubleheader from Cubs

Sep. 6, 2020 12:24 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler O'Neill and Paul DeJong homered, five St. Louis pitchers combined on a three-hitter and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-1 Saturday night to sweep a doubleheader. In the opener, Adam Wainwright pitched in the seventh and led the Cardinals to a 4-2 win. St. Louis pulled within 2...

Cincinnati Reds' Nicholas Castellanos, center, celebrates with Shogo Akiyama, right, and other teammates after scoring the go-ahead game-ending run off a wild pitch from Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Craig Kimbrel in the seventh inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader in Cincinnati, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. (Albert Cseare/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)

Reds take advantage of wild Kimbrel, beat Cubs for DH split

Aug. 29, 2020 11:40 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Castellanos raced home on Craig Kimbrel's third wild pitch of the seventh inning, and the Cincinnati Reds avoided a doubleheader sweep by topping the Chicago Cubs 6-5 on Saturday night. Cincinnati took advantage of another rough performance by Kimbrel (0-1), who got off to a tough...