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Rizzo's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Cubs over Dodgers 2-1

Jun. 16, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yu Darvish can rest easier now. He finally conquered his demons at Dodger Stadium. He tossed seven innings of one-run ball while being booed heavily and Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the...

Arenado in the lineup day after being hit in arm by pitch

Jun. 13, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is in the lineup Thursday after leaving Wednesday's game after getting hit with a pitch on the left forearm. Arenado said he was a little stiff and sore, and he would test his arm during batting practice before Thursday's game against the San Diego...

Hamels throws 7 scoreless, 4 batters hit as Cubs top Rockies

Jun. 12, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Cole Hamels was sharp all afternoon — even when his fastball hit Nolan Arenado in the arm. At least that's what Arenado thinks. Hamels struck out nine in seven scoreless innings, singled twice and drove in two runs to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Colorado Rockies 10-1 in a testy game...

Rockies 3B Arenado hit by pitch on left forearm, leaves game

Jun. 12, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado has left Wednesday's game with a left forearm contusion after getting hit by a pitch. Arenado was batting in the bottom of the third inning when Chicago Cubs starter Cole Hamels hit him with a 90-mph fastball. Arenado looked toward the mound before...

Caratini helps rally Cubs past Cardinals 9-4

Jun. 9, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Victor Caratini and Chicago Cubs rallied from an early deficit and extended their mastery over the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. Pinch-hitting for starting pitcher Jon Lester, Caratini hit a tiebreaking bases-loaded double in Chicago's four-run sixth inning and the Cubs beat St....

Lester, Cubs bounce back with 8-1 victory over Angels

Jun. 3, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs sacrificed a day off and got some needed confidence in return. Jon Lester returned to form, allowing one run in seven innings, and the Cubs' offense came alive in an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. Coming off three straight losses at St. Louis in which...

Wild Wainwright pitches Cards past Hamels, Cubs 2-1 to sweep

Jun. 2, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — All Adam Wainwright needed was a little assurance. The St. Louis right-hander got it from first baseman Paul Goldschmidt right after the first inning of the Cardinals' 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. The 37-year-old Wainwright overcame a career-high seven walks to pitch eight...

Carpenter's single in the 10th lifts Cardinals past Cubs 2-1

Jun. 1, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter knew exactly what he needed to do. Carpenter hit a game-ending single against an unusual defensive alignment in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Friday night. "They had their entire 25-man roster on the right side of the field,"...

Bregman homers twice as Astros rally past Cubs 9-6

May. 29, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — With three of their biggest stars out with injuries, the Houston Astros needed someone to step up on Tuesday night against the Chicago Cubs. That player was Alex Bregman, who homered twice, his second a tiebreaking two-run shot in the sixth inning that propelled the injury-weakened Astros to...

Cole fans 12 as Astros down Cubs 6-5

May. 27, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Less than two weeks ago Jack Mayfield flew to Boston because the Houston Astros told him he was going to make his long-awaited major league debut after seven seasons in the minors. When he arrived, they didn't need him after all after an injury to Aledmys Diaz wasn't so bad. So and he had...