Latest David Bote News

Dodgers edge Cubs 3-2 with late-game heroics

Jun. 16, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenley Jansen sent a late-night text to Dodgers manager Dave Roberts after his blown save against the Cubs. "I wanted the ball after what happened last night," the closer said. "I really wanted to face them again." Jansen got his wish, and quickly found himself in trouble again. But he...

Powerful Rockies rally past Cubs, 9th straight win at home

Jun. 11, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ian Desmond hit a monster blast that brought fans to their feet but it was a manufactured run that made the difference for the Colorado Rockies. Colorado scored its first five runs on homers — including Desmond's 486-foot rocket — but Ryan McMahon delivered the go-ahead run with...

Hendricks masters Cardinals again in Cubs' 5-1 win

Jun. 9, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks doesn't believe he was sharp on Sunday night. The Cardinals might beg to differ. Hendricks tossed one-run ball over seven innings to continue his dominance over St. Louis, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win. Carlos González hit his first homer with the Cubs and Kyle...

Hamels, Báez lead Cubs past Cardinals 3-1

Jun. 7, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels is starting to look like his old self. The 35-year-old Hamels threw eight innings of three-hit, shutout ball, Javier Báez hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs topped the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Friday. The Cubs have won 4 of 5 since being swept in a three-game series...

Bote's career-high 7 RBIs lead Cubs over Rockies 9-8

Jun. 6, 2019 1:12 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — David Bote's hitting has been on a solid upswing over the past two weeks. On Wednesday night, his production at the plate spiked. Bote drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8 win over the Colorado Rockies. The Cubs second-baseman had four hits, including a...

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...

After long rain delay, Cardinals outlast Cubs 7-4

Jun. 2, 2019 2:55 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The once-struggling Cardinals are quickly putting their woeful May behind them. Dexter Fowler and Harrison Bader hit back-to-back homers in the eighth inning, and St. Louis outlasted the Chicago Cubs in a 7-4 victory that ended early Sunday after a rain delay of over three hours. "To kind...

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...

Senzel helps Reds pound Cubs 10-2

May. 26, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Senzel showed why he is considered one of baseball's top prospects. If the rookie can provide a consistent presence at the top of Cincinnati's lineup, he could give the last-place Reds a big lift. Senzel had three hits, scored four times and cut down a runner at the plate, helping...