Latest Alec Mills News

Chicago-born rookie Suwinski homers, lifts Pirates over Cubs

May. 19, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Jack Suwinski, who attended high school 20 minutes from Wrigley Field, hit a tiebreaking home run and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cubs 3-2 Wednesday night, ending Chicago’s four-game winning streak. Suwinski made his major league debut this season and...

Marte has 3 hits to lift Diamondbacks over Cubs 4-3

May. 14, 2022 01:53 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks played a ton of one-run games last season and lost most. This year's team is built to not only survive, but thrive in tight games. They did it again Friday night. Ketel Marte had three hits and drove in a run, Zach Davies...

Kershaw, Betts lead Dodgers to doubleheader sweep of Cubs

May. 07, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw remembered getting knocked out in the shortest start of his stellar career. Fair to say, things went a little better for him in his return to Wrigley Field. It turned out to be a good day for Mookie Betts, too. Kershaw dominated over...

Contreras, Wisdom come through in 10th, Cubs beat Braves 6-3

Apr. 28, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — David Ross believes balanced contributions are making his Cubs lineup look deep. Willson Contreras and Patrick Wisdom took their turns as Chicago's biggest hitters on Wednesday night. Contreras gave Chicago the lead with a run-scoring double in the...

Peters shines as Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago Cubs 4-3

Apr. 24, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Loud music poured out of the visiting clubhouse at Wrigley Field, accompanied by a multicolor light show. A day after an ugly loss, the Pittsburgh Pirates were all smiles. Dillon Peters keyed a solid performance by Pittsburgh's bullpen and Kevin Newman...

Cubs RHP Alec Mills feeling good after rehab start

Apr. 24, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Whenever Alec Mills makes it back to the Chicago Cubs, he plans to be ready for whatever manager David Ross needs from him. Mills is rehabbing a low back strain that landed him on the 10-day injured list on opening day. The veteran right-hander pitched three innings...

Perez's 3 RBIs, home run push Pirates over Cubs 4-2

Apr. 23, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Roberto Perez drove in three runs, Michael Chavis broke a tie with a home run in the fourth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Friday night. The Cubs were held scoreless over the final seven innings by Pirates left-hander Jose Quintana...

Suzuki extends hitting streak to 9, Cubs beat cold Rays 4-2

Apr. 19, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Seiya Suzuki extended his hitting streak to nine games, tying Akinori Iwamura for the longest by a Japanese-born player at the start of a major league career, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on a cold Tuesday night. Suzuki singled to left leading off...

Suzuki homers to extend hot start, Cubs beat Rockies 6-4

Apr. 17, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Seiya Suzuki hit his fourth home run, extending an impressive start to his major league career, and the Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Sunday. Willson Contreras also went deep for the Cubs. Nick Madrigal had three hits and Nico Hoerner drove in two...

Gamel 3-run homer, Hayes' 4 hits lift Pirates over Cubs 6-2

Apr. 13, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Gamel hit a three-run homer in the first inning, Ke’Bryan Hayes went 4 for 4 a day after getting a big contract and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Wednesday for a two-game series split. Kevin Newman hit a two-run triple in the third for...