Latest Patrick Wisdom News

Smyly stars as Cubs beat Reds in 2nd 'Field of Dreams' game

Aug. 12, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Standing among rows of Iowa cornstalks, Nico Hoerner had Johnny Bench on his left and Billy Williams right next to him. “Pretty incredible,” Hoerner said. For sure. Even for a “Field of Dreams.” Led by Drew Smyly and a...

Thompson, Velázquez, Morel power Cubs past Nationals 6-3

Aug. 09, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Keegan Thompson pitched six effective innings, rookies Nelson Velázquez and Christopher Morel homered in the third inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 6-3 Monday night. Thompson (9-5) didn’t walk a batter for the second time in three starts...

Quintana wins in St. Louis debut, Cardinals sweep DH vs Cubs

Aug. 05, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Newly acquired José Quintana won in his debut with St. Louis, Tyler O’Neill and Nolan Arenado homered and the Cardinals beat Chicago 7-2, completing a doubleheader sweep of the Cubs on Thursday night. The Cardinals won the opener 4-3 as Lars Nootbaar hit a tying...

Wisdom homers again, Stroman finally wins as Cubs top Giants

Jul. 30, 2022 02:42 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Patrick Wisdom homered again, Marcus Stroman pitched six scoreless innings for his first win in more than two months and the Chicago Cubs beat the struggling San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Friday night. Wisdom connected for the second consecutive day and also...

Wood takes no-hitter into 7th, Giants beat Cubs to stop skid

Jul. 29, 2022 02:33 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Wood took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Thursday night to stop a seven-game slide. Yermín Mercedes hit an early two-run single, and four Giants pitchers combined on a three-hitter to snap...

Castellanos boils over after Cubs beat Phillies 6-2 in 10

Jul. 23, 2022 23:34 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Castellanos' first season in Philadelphia has been a struggle, and his frustration boiled over Saturday night. Nico Hoerner homered early and scored the tiebreaking run in a five-run 10th inning that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 6-2 victory over Castellanos...

Velázquez hits 2 HRs, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Phillies 15-2

Jul. 22, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nelson Velázquez does not like hitting against position players. Maybe he’ll feel a little better now – especially after such a rare accomplishment in Cubs history. Velázquez hit two late homers – including a ninth-inning drive off Phillies backup...

Pete Alonso, New York Mets sweep lowly Cubs with 4-3 victory

Jul. 17, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Eduardo Escobar yelled as he pounded on his chest in celebration, and then brought Pete Alonso in for a quick hug. Quite a day for the New York Mets. A long, successful one at Wrigley Field. Alonso was hit by a bases-loaded pitch from Mychal Givens in...

Seager HR, Smith inside-park shot send Rangers past A's 10-8

Jul. 12, 2022 00:37 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager's first four-game homer streak comes with the realization that the slugging Texas shortstop might never match what diminutive teammate Josh Smith did an inning later. Seager connected on his 20th homer leading off the fifth before the rookie...

Freeman gets 4 hits, Dodgers roar back to sweep Cubs 11-9

Jul. 10, 2022 22:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have reached the point in their latest roll when a five-run deficit and the early exit of a 20-game winner don't even seem like particularly daunting obstacles. “We weren't going to be denied today,” manager Dave Roberts said. “I...