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Suárez, Puig homer, Reds jump on Cubs errors to win 6-3

Jul. 16, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The last-place Cincinnati Reds keep finding ways to beat the top team in their division. Eugenio Suárez and Yasiel Puig each hit his 22nd home run of the season, and Cincinnati rallied past Chicago 6-3 on Monday night. Jesse Winker raced home with an unearned run to cap a two-run...

Cubs hit 3 homers, beat Pirates 8-3 to complete 3-game sweep

Jul. 14, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — After struggling prior to the All-Star break, the Chicago Cubs have started the second half clicking on all cylinders. Jason Heyward, Albert Almora Jr. and Kyle Schwarber hit home runs and the Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Sunday for a three-game sweep. The NL Central leaders...

Lester homers, drives in 3, pitches Cubs past Pirates 10-4

Jul. 13, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester showed he still has got it all going on in his 14th major league season. Lester homered, tied a career high with three RBIs and pitched effectively into the seventh inning to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-4 on Saturday. All-Star catcher Willson Contreras'...

Lester pitches into 7th, Cubs beat Giolito, White Sox 6-3

Jul. 7, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have a chance to sweep their neighbors and head into the All-Star break feeling at least a little better. The way they've been struggling, they'll take that. Jon Lester pitched into the seventh inning, and the Cubs beat All-Star Lucas Giolito and the crosstown White Sox 6-3...

LEADING OFF: Kimbrel settling in, deGrom tries to right Mets

Jun. 27, 2019 11:10 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: SETTLING IN Craig Kimbrel got a little help settling in at Wrigley Field, and now he and the Chicago Cubs are hitting the road. Kimbrel got the save in his season debut Thursday, but only after Anthony Rizzo dived to tag first base for the final out when...

Kimbrel closes out debut with Rizzo's help, Cubs beat Braves

Jun. 27, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Craig Kimbrel got a little help settling in at Wrigley Field. Kimbrel dodged trouble for a save in his season debut when new teammate Anthony Rizzo dived into first base for the final out, and the Chicago Cubs rallied from five runs down to beat the Atlanta Braves 9-7 on Thursday. "The first...

Yanks homer in record-tying 27th straight game, beat Toronto

Jun. 25, 2019 1:21 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees' home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit three-run drives, and New York matched the mark set by Alex Rodriguez and the 2002 Texas Rangers. CC...

Contreras, Lester lead Cubs past Braves 8-3

Jun. 25, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras wasn't happy with a called second strike in the second inning. He took his displeasure out on the next pitch, hitting it out of the park. Contreras homered and had three RBIs, Jon Lester pitched five-hit ball through six innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves...

Yanks homer in record-tying 27th straight game, beat Toronto

Jun. 24, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees' home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit three-run drives, and New York matched the mark set by Alex Rodriguez and the 2002 Texas Rangers. CC...

Baez HR, Cubs win 5-3; Alonso sets Mets mark for rookie HRs

Jun. 23, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez hit a milestone homer to win a game after Pete Alonso went deep once again to set a team record. Baez cracked the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Alonso to beat the New York Mets 5-3 on Sunday....