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Dodgers rally to beat Cubs 5-3 for 7th straight home win

Jun. 15, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill attacked with pinpoint location and his reliable curveball. Where the 39-year-old pitcher surprised was at the plate. Hill singled in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Friday night for their seventh straight home...

Dodgers outslug Cubs with 4 homers to win 7-3

Jun. 14, 2019 2:31 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger's recent 0-for-13 slump appears to have been a mere blip in a memorable season so far. Bellinger hit a pair of home runs, Max Muncy and David Freese each added a two-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Thursday night in the opener of a four-game...

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...

LEADING OFF: Lester vs Kershaw, MLB goes to Omaha

Jun. 13, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ACES UP Veteran left-handers Jon Lester and Clayton Kershaw square off when the Chicago Cubs visit the Los Angeles Dodgers for the opener of a four-game series. Lester is looking for his third straight victory for Chicago. He allowed four runs in the first...

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...

Rookie Peter Lambert bottles up Cubs again, Rockies win 10-3

Jun. 12, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Peter Lambert baffled Chicago yet again and took a chunk out of the turf with a sliding catch. Now that's making an impression. The rookie went five strong innings to lock up Chicago for a second time in five days as the Colorado Rockies won their 10th straight at home by beating the Cubs...

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...

Cardinals' Wainwright goes on IL with strained hamstring

Jun. 10, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a mild left hamstring strain, and the team is hoping he'll miss only one start. The 37-year-old Wainwright was hurt running out a double in the fifth inning of Sunday night's loss at the Cubs. He...

How Kimbrel, Keuchel can help their new teams

Jun. 10, 2019 3:11 AM EDT

Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel finally have jobs, and each also has a chance to affect the playoff race in the National League. It was no surprise they both ended up with contenders. Kimbrel signed with the Chicago Cubs, Keuchel with the Atlanta Braves. If the season ended now, those teams would be in the...