Latest Adrian Sampson News

Sampson strong again as Cubs beat Reds for 5th straight win

Sep. 30, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Adrian Sampson threw seven efficient innings, Nico Hoerner drove in three runs and the Chicago Cubs won their fifth straight, 6-1 over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday. Sampson (4-5) gave up one run on three hits, struck out six and walked two in his 97-pitch outing. He...

Phillies lose 5th straight, Cubs sweep season series 6-0

Sep. 29, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Struggling to end an 11-year playoff drought, the slumping Phillies lost their fifth straight game Thursday as the Chicago Cubs swept the season series from Philadelphia with a 2-0 victory. Philadelphia remained a half-game ahead of Milwaukee for the final National...

Wisdom hits 25th homer, Cubs pull away from Pirates 8-3

Sep. 25, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adrian Sampson wasn't supposed to be a fixture in the Chicago Cubs' starting rotation this season. He was placed on waivers twice in May — once by Chicago and once by Seattle — and optioned to the minors three times. Yet Sampson kept believing in his stuff....

Oviedo cruises through 7, Pirates top Cubs 6-0 to end skid

Sep. 24, 2022 22:05 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Johan Oviedo tied his career high with seven strikeouts in seven innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Saturday night to snap an eight-game losing streak. Oviedo (4-2) retired the final 16 batters he faced, allowing just three hits on...

Bote drives in both runs, Cubs edge Marlins 2-1

Sep. 20, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — David Bote hit a tying home run in the seventh inning, then added a sacrifice fly in the eighth that lifted the Chicago Cubs over the Miami Marlins 2-1 Tuesday night. Esteban Quiroz got the first two hits of his major league career and P.J. Higgins also had two hits...

De La Cruz hits grand slam, Marlins beat Cubs 10-3

Sep. 19, 2022 23:06 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Bryan De La Cruz hit a grand slam in the third inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs 10-3 on Monday night. Rookie Charles Leblanc and Jon Berti also went deep while Miguel Rojas had three hits for the Marlins. Berti also singled twice and stole two bases,...

Mets come up empty for deGrom and lose to Cubs again, 4-1

Sep. 14, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom and the first-place Mets were supposed to beat up on all these bad opponents this month. Instead, the bottom feeders have been nothing but trouble. New York's ace was outpitched by journeyman Adrian Sampson, and the frustrated Mets...

Cubs hound Bassitt, beat NL East-leading Mets 5-2

Sep. 13, 2022 00:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt had his shortest start in three months, failing to get through the fourth inning as the NL East-leading New York Mets lost to the Chicago Cubs 5-2 Monday night. New York remained 1 1/2 games ahead of Atlanta, which lost 3-2 in San Francisco. ...

India's hit in 9th gives Reds 4-3 win over Cubs

Sep. 08, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan India hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Chicago was ahead 3-2 when Alejo Lopez’s liner off Mark Leiter Jr. (2-7) slipped between right fielder Seiya Suzuki...

Aquino hits 2 home runs, Reds beat Cubs 7-1

Sep. 08, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Aristides Aquino hit two more home runs against the Cubs and helped the Cincinnati Reds pull away from Chicago 7-1 Wednesday night. Mike Minor (4-10), pitching at Wrigley Field for the first time since 2014 with Atlanta, gave up 10 hits in 5 2/3 innings but just one...