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Yankees win 7th straight, beat struggling Astros 4-1

Jun. 21, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row, providing a pair of two-run shots that sent the New York Yankees past the skidding Houston Astros 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh straight victory. Aaron Judge was hitless in his return to the lineup...

McNeil powers Mets past Cubs 5-4

Jun. 21, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff McNeil likes any lineup that includes his name. No matter the position. McNeil homered and drove in three runs while making his first career start in right field, helping the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday. "I think that this guy is playing the type of baseball that...

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,"...