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LEADING OFF: Cubs managing COVID scare, Musgrove vs Bucs

Apr. 14, 2021 02:12 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ VIRUS SCARE The Chicago Cubs hope to stay on schedule amid a coronavirus scare that’s landed four players on the COVID-19 injured list the past two days. Scheduled starter...

Plunked again, Contreras hits back with HR, Cubs beat Brews

Apr. 14, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After getting hit time and time again by Milwaukee Brewers pitchers, Willson Contreras finally hit back. Contreras delivered a two-run homer in the eighth inning and enjoyed his trip around the bases as the Chicago Cubs rallied past Milwaukee 3-2...

Cubs' Hendricks feeling ill, scratched amid team COVID scare

Apr. 13, 2021 19:40 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With the team facing a COVID-19 scare, Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks was scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday night after the right-hander indicated he wasn't feeling well. The Cubs didn't provide specifics about Hendricks' health, saying...

The Latest: Cubs manager says no player has tested positive

Apr. 13, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Chicago Cubs manager David Ross said Tuesday that none of his players has tested positive for COVID-19 as infielder Matt Duffy joined three teammates on the...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Twins delayed opener; Phils-Mets play 2

Apr. 13, 2021 03:34 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ POSTPONED The Red Sox and Twins were scheduled to begin their series in Minnesota a day late. Monday's opener of a four-game set at Target Field was...

Chicago Cubs concerned about possible COVID-19 outbreak

Apr. 13, 2021 00:41 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are concerned about a possible COVID-19 outbreak after two coaches tested positive for the virus and three relievers were placed on the COVID-19-related injured list. The team announced the positive test for bullpen coach Chris Young...

Urías drives in 3 on pinch-hit double, Brewers down Cubs 6-3

Apr. 13, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Luis Urías drove in three runs with a go-ahead double and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six times in the sixth inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Monday night. Freddy Peralta (2-0) struck out 10 over six innings of two-hit ball for the...

Darvish dominates, Myers powers Padres past Pirates 6-2

Apr. 12, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The San Diego Padres have the best bullpen in the majors at the moment. The most overworked one, too. Yu Darvish did what he could to give them most of the night off. The 34-year-old ace allowed three hits over seven dominant...

García homers again, Brewers beat Cardinals 9-3

Apr. 11, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Avisaíl García homered for the second day in a row, Travis Shaw and Manny Piña also connected and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-3 on Sunday. García, who homered and drove in five runs in a 9-5 win Saturday, and Shaw hit early...

Brubaker pitches, hits Pirates to 7-1 win over slumping Cubs

Apr. 11, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — JT Brubaker pitched into the sixth inning and had the first three RBIs of his career to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 7-1 on Sunday. Brubaker (1-0) allowed one run and four hits in 5 1/3 innings with four strikeouts and one walk....