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Pittsburgh Pirates outfielders, from left, Jared Oliva, Bryan Reynolds and Gregory Polanco (25) celebrate the final out of a 7-0 win over the Chicago Cubs in a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Kuhl goes 7 sharp innings, Pirates beat slumping Cubs 7-0

Sep. 24, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chad Kuhl pitched seven sharp innings and Colin Moran and Bryan Reynolds each homered in three-hit games in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 7-0 victory over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Kuhl (2-3) retired the first nine batters and had a no-hitter until Anthony Rizzo doubled to...

Chicago White Sox's Eloy Jimenez reacts on second after hitting an RBI double off Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Sergio Romo during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Chicago. Yolmer Sanchez scored on the play. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Second City? White Sox, Cubs close in on division titles

Sep. 20, 2020 6:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Powered by the steady presence of José Abreu, the White Sox revival is roaring on the South Side. On the North Side, Yu Darvish is pitching like an ace again, and the Cubs are eyeing another October run. Chicago's major league teams are linked by more than just geography these days....

Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez (9) celebrates with teammates after driving in the winning run during the 10th inning against the Cleveland Indians in a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Mark Black)

Báez single gives Cubs 4th straight win, 3-2 over Indians

Sep. 17, 2020 1:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Báez's RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to their fourth straight win, 3-2 over the Cleveland Indians, on Wednesday night in a game that was briefly delayed when a drone entered Wrigley Field and landed on the outfield grass. Automatic runner Ian Happ advanced...

Chicago Cubs' Cameron Maybin reacts after being hit by a pitch with the bases loaded, scoring the winning run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Tuesday, Sept.15, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

Cubs walk off over Indians on consecutive HBPs

Sep. 16, 2020 12:30 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras and Cameron Maybin were plunked by consecutive pitches from Cleveland reliever Nick Wittgren in the ninth inning, forcing home the winning run as the Chicago Cubs beat the Indians 6-5 Tuesday night. Cleveland's Francisco Lindor hit a tying, two-run homer in the top of the...

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Alec Mills is swarmed by teammates after throwing a no hitter at a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Milwaukee. The Cubs won 12-0. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Cubs' Mills throws MLB's 2nd no-hitter in 12-0 win over MIL

Sep. 13, 2020 7:02 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — From college walk-on to major league starter, Chicago Cubs right-hander Alec Mills had to earn most every break he got. On the brink of big league history, he was happy to welcome this bit of luck: expecting to see two-time batting champion Christian Yelich in the on-deck circle, Mills...

Chicago Cubs' Jason Heyward is congratulated by Javier Baez after hitting a three-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Heyward homers off Hader, Cubs rally past Brewers 4-2

Sep. 12, 2020 11:04 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer off Josh Hader in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs topped the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Saturday night. NL Central-leading Chicago had gone scoreless for 17 straight innings before breaking through against Hader, who hadn't allowed a homer all...

Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich scores the game-winning run from third on a sacrifice fly by Ryan Braun during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 1-0. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Yelich scores on Braun's fly in 9th, Brewers beat Cubs 1-0

Sep. 12, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are starting to get the kind of stellar pitching performances they’ll need for a successful late playoff run. Christian Yelich scored on Ryan Braun’s ninth-inning sacrifice fly, Brandon Woodruff pitched seven innings of one-hit ball and the Brewers beat...

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Trevor Bauer delivers to a Chicago Cubs batter during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)

Bauer outduels Darvish as Reds blank Cubs 3-0

Sep. 10, 2020 12:33 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Trevor Bauer tossed three-hit ball into the eighth inning to outpitch Chicago Cubs ace Yu Darvish and lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 victory Wednesday night. Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the first inning as Darvish's seven-start winning streak was snapped. Bauer (4-3) struck...

Third base umpire Roberto Ortiz (40) calls New York Mets'Billy Hamilton out on an attempted steal during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Met, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Cubs add Billy Hamilton to roster, send down Martínez

Sep. 9, 2020 12:22 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs added speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton to their active roster Tuesday and optioned slumping slugger José Martínez to their alternate training site. Hamilton was claimed off waivers from the New York Mets on Monday. Hamilton, who turns 30 on Wednesday, went 1 for 22...

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Alec Mills delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Mills sharp, Bote has 2 RBIs as Cubs beat Reds 3-0

Sep. 9, 2020 12:15 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Alec Mills watches Yu Darvish and Kyle Hendricks pitch, and he wants to help carry the load for Chicago's rotation. He certainly did his part Tuesday night. Mills pitched six sharp innings and David Bote drove in two runs, leading the Cubs to a 3-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Taking...