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LEADING OFF: Rookies Morel, Hall look to extend homer runs

Jul. 02, 2022 02:33 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ NICE NEWCOMER Cubs rookie Christopher Morel has homered in three straight games and looks to keep up the run when he faces Boston at Wrigley Field. The 23-year-old Morel connected...

Morel homers in 3rd straight game, Cubs beat Red Sox 6-5

Jul. 01, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christopher Morel got a belt-high pitch and launched it toward Waveland Avenue for a long two-run homer. Another big moment for the rookie from the Dominican Republic. And he's had a few lately, whether he was delivering at the plate or in the field. ...

Red Sox's Hill leaves start against Cubs with sprained knee

Jul. 01, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill left Thursday's start against the Chicago Cubs because of a sprained left knee. Hill had a 4-0 lead through four innings before exiting during a three-run fifth. The 42-year-old left-hander walked P.J. Higgins leading...

Wisdom's slam, 6 RBIs lift Cubs over Reds 15-7

Jul. 01, 2022 00:31 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Wisdom hit a grand slam and a solo homer en route to a career-high six RBIs, rookie Christopher Morel had a career-high five hits and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 15-7 Thursday night. The Cubs collected 23 hits off five pitchers, tying their...

Contreras homers, Morel also goes deep as Cubs beat Reds 8-3

Jun. 30, 2022 01:00 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christopher Morel unleashed a laser from center field toward the plate. In a flash, the Cubs let loose. Chicago catcher Willson Contreras pointed toward the dugout and let out a roar. Screaming pitcher Justin Steele pounded his glove several times. ...

Red Sox beat Jays 6-5 in 10 to avoid three-game sweep

Jun. 30, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — J.D. Martinez drove in the tiebreaking run when he was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night, avoiding a three-game sweep. “It’s a big one,” Martinez said. “We lost...

Luis Castillo strikes out 11 as Reds beat Cubs 5-3

Jun. 29, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Castillo hears all the trade rumors. He just doesn't pay much attention to them. “I'm still trying to go out there and give it all, my best, as well,” Castillo said through a translator. Castillo's best was quite good Tuesday night. ...

Cubs overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cards 6-5, Flaherty hurt

Jun. 26, 2022 19:26 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Willson Contreras hit a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning to drive in his third run of the game, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a five-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Sunday. St. Louis led 5-0 but starter Jack Flaherty left after two innings...

Herrera's 8th inning sac fly helps Cardinals beat Cubs 5-3

Jun. 25, 2022 19:04 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Iván Herrera hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning for his first career RBI and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Saturday. Juan Yepez lined a one-out double to the left field wall off Cubs reliever Mark Leiter Jr. (1-2) in the...

Hendricks carries shutout into 8th, Cubs blank Cardinals 3-0

Jun. 25, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Hendricks carried a shutout into the eighth inning and Nico Hoerner homered to help the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Ian Happ also drove in a run for Chicago, which has won two of three. Hendricks (3-6)...