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Panik's double caps 3-run 8th as Giants rally past Cubs 5-4

Jul. 23, 2019 1:55 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The fog machine, strobe lights and blaring music in the clubhouse tell the story of San Francisco's winning midseason vibe after all those months of losing when contending seemed so far out of the question. Joe Panik hit a go-ahead double with two outs in a three-run eighth inning, and...

Boy asks for homer, Rizzo hits slam as Cubs beat Padres 6-5

Jul. 19, 2019 9:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Before Friday's game against San Diego, 9-year-old Matteo Lambert of Vienna, Virginia, met Anthony Rizzo in the Chicago Cubs' dugout and gave him a note asking for a "moonshot" on behalf of group running a 5K in Grant Park this weekend to raise money for kids with cancer. Rizzo followed with...

No-hit bid fails, Padres settle for 3-2 win over Miami

Jul. 17, 2019 10:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie right-hander Chris Paddack took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and two relievers got the final four outs to complete a three-hitter and help the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Wednesday night. The Padres, who played their first game in 1969, are the only major league...

Darvish finally wins at Wrigley, Cubs top Reds 5-2

Jul. 17, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish finally had a reason to celebrate at Wrigley Field. Darvish tossed six innings of two-hit, shutout ball to earn his first win at the iconic ballpark as a Cub and lead Chicago past the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 on Wednesday. Kris Bryant and Addison Russell homered for the only hits off...

Dodgers beat Red Sox 11-2, snap 4-game losing streak

Jul. 13, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Justin Turner had three extra-base hits, two of them off Chris Sale to continue the Red Sox left-hander's struggles at Fenway Park, and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a four-game losing streak with an 11-2 victory over Boston in a rematch of last year's World Series. Cody Bellinger moved...

Lester homers, drives in 3, pitches Cubs past Pirates 10-4

Jul. 13, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester showed he still has got it all going on in his 14th major league season. Lester homered, tied a career high with three RBIs and pitched effectively into the seventh inning to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-4 on Saturday. All-Star catcher Willson Contreras'...

Lester pitches into 7th, Cubs beat Giolito, White Sox 6-3

Jul. 7, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have a chance to sweep their neighbors and head into the All-Star break feeling at least a little better. The way they've been struggling, they'll take that. Jon Lester pitched into the seventh inning, and the Cubs beat All-Star Lucas Giolito and the crosstown White Sox 6-3...

Pirates rally against Kimbrel in 9th to edge Cubs 6-5

Jul. 3, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Chicago Cubs splurged on closer Craig Kimbrel last month in hopes of shoring up the back end of their spotty bullpen. So far, the seven-time All Star is fitting in for all the wrong reasons. Jung Ho Kang scored on Corey Dickerson's sacrifice fly to cap a frantic ninth-inning rally off...

Frazier stays hot, leads Pirates by listless Cubs 5-1

Jul. 3, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle didn't need to check the analytics before writing down Adam Frazier's name in the leadoff spot before Tuesday's game against the Chicago Cubs. Watching Frazier tie a major league record by roping four doubles the night before gave Hurdle all the...

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...