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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....

Keller shines, Pirates end 6-game skid, tag Davies, Cubs 8-2

Apr. 10, 2021 22:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Keller's stuff has never been in question. It's a lack of command that sometimes handcuff the pitcher the Pittsburgh Pirates view as one of the cornerstones of what they're trying to build around. The 25-year-old has been searching for it all...

Cain 2 HRs, Woodruff sharp, Brewers beat Cubs 4-2 in 10

Apr. 07, 2021 21:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Lorenzo Cain hit his second homer of the game, a three-run shot in the 10th inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Wednesday. Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff had a no-hit bid going until Ian Happ led off the seventh with a clean...

Peralta pitches 5 innings as Brewers blank Cubs 4-0

Apr. 07, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Freddy Peralta pitched five sharp innings, Travis Shaw hit a three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Tuesday night to stop a three-game slide. Peralta (1-0) struck out eight and walked four. Kris Bryant doubled in the fourth...

Zach Davies wins Chicago debut as Cubs beat Pirates 4-3

Apr. 04, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach Davies worked quickly. He moved the ball around the plate. He made a couple of big pitches at key moments. It was a familiar scene for the Chicago Cubs. Only Davies was wearing their uniform this time. Davies pitched into the...

Arrieta makes triumphant return as Cubs beat Pirates 5-1

Apr. 03, 2021 19:03 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings in a triumphant return to the Cubs, Kris Bryant and Jason Heyward homered, and Chicago beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Saturday afternoon. Arrieta (1-0) got a warm reception prior to the game, then gave up just...

Hayes homers, Pirates 2-hit Cubs 5-3 on chilly opening day

Apr. 01, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — It was breezy and chilly — but not nearly cold enough to contain Ke’Bryan Hayes. The rookie slugger hit a two-run homer and Pittsburgh's relievers dominated in a two-hitter, helping the Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Thursday on opening day. ...

LEADING OFF: Crowds back on opening day, Cole starts season

Apr. 01, 2021 01:26 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: OPENING DAY From Fenway Park to Petco Park, ballparks will again be buzzing with real fans, rather than pumped-in crowd noise, as Fernando Tatis Jr., Randy Arozarena, Juan Soto, Mookie Betts and...

Welcome back, fans! MLB openers bring stars, hope and crowds

Mar. 31, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

Great to see ya, Buster Posey. Been a while, Tony La Russa. Good luck, Madison Bumgarner and every other National League pitcher toting a bat. From Comerica Park to Coors Field to the Coliseum, Major League Baseball is set to roll out a big welcome mat Thursday. ...

Cubs' Hoyer confident deal with Rizzo will be worked out

Mar. 31, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer insisted Wednesday he is confident Anthony Rizzo will remain in Chicago beyond this season even though the star first baseman is cutting off talks on a new contract. Though his preference is to stay with the...