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Wisdom sets Cubs rookie record with 27th HR, beat Brewers

Sep. 19, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Patrick Wisdom set a Chicago Cubs record for homers by a rookie on a day that exemplified his feast-or-famine approach. Wisdom struck out four times for a second straight day but delivered a towering three-run shot that highlighted the Chicago Cubs’...

Berríos tops old team, Blue Jays increase lead, beat Twins

Sep. 19, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — José Berríos pitched into the seventh inning to beat his former team, Bo Bichette homered in a five-run first inning and the Toronto Blue Jays increased their lead in the playoff race by beating the Minnesota Twins 5-3 Sunday. Toronto now leads the New...

Padres starter Arrieta departs in 1st with groin strain

Sep. 19, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — San Diego Padres pitcher Jake Arrieta departed Sunday's start at St. Louis with a right adductor groin strain after facing six batters. Padres interim pitching coach Ben Fritz made a mound visit after Edmundo Sosa hit a two-run double, and summoned...

Brewers clinch 4th straight playoff berth with win vs Cubs

Sep. 18, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Piña homered twice, Eduardo Escobar and Jace Peterson also connected, and the Milwaukee Brewers clinched their fourth straight postseason berth with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. The Brewers won for the seventh time in...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer unbeaten with Dodgers, faces Reds

Sep. 18, 2021 03:17 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MAX EFFORT Max Scherzer has dominated since being traded to the Dodgers, and tries to extend his streak of success when he pitches at Cincinnati in a matchup with playoff...

Brewers rally to top Cubs 8-5, move closer to division title

Sep. 18, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kolten Wong and the Milwaukee Brewers moved a step closer to clinching the NL Central title by continuing their season-long domination of the Chicago Cubs. Wong hit a tiebreaking, two-out single during a four-run rally in the eighth inning as Milwaukee...

Harper homers, rallies Phils from 7 down in 17-8 win vs Cubs

Sep. 16, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper keeps earning those “MVP!” chants in Philly. Harper doubled to start a seven-run, game-tying rally in the fourth inning, doubled in the go-ahead run in the sixth and sealed the Philadelphia Phillies’ 17-8 win over the Chicago Cubs...

Phillies win wild one on passed ball in 9th; top Cubs 6-5

Sep. 15, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrew Knapp watched the ball roll toward Chicago's dugout and pulled up on his sprint down the basepath. He could stroll home on the wildest of walkoffs — a passed ball that kept the Phillies from dropping further in the NL pennant race. Knapp...

Sheets, White Sox beat Angels 9-3 in Maddon's Chicago return

Sep. 15, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Joe Maddon's first game back in Chicago was similar to his final game with the Cubs: a loss. Rookie Gavin Sheets hit a long three-run homer and had four RBIs in his first three-hit game, and the White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-3 on Tuesday night....

Wisdom, Rivas homer as Cubs beat fading Phillies 6-3

Sep. 14, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Gibson retired the first 12 batters. Not a bad start. Then Gibson embodied the Phillies' late-season malaise and watched 12 straight outs dissolve into three runs allowed in 12 consecutive pitches. The pennant race in...