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Suárez, Puig homer, Reds jump on Cubs errors to win 6-3

Jul. 16, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The last-place Cincinnati Reds keep finding ways to beat the top team in their division. Eugenio Suárez and Yasiel Puig each hit his 22nd home run of the season, and Cincinnati rallied past Chicago 6-3 on Monday night. Jesse Winker raced home with an unearned run to cap a two-run...

Cubs hit 3 homers, beat Pirates 8-3 to complete 3-game sweep

Jul. 14, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — After struggling prior to the All-Star break, the Chicago Cubs have started the second half clicking on all cylinders. Jason Heyward, Albert Almora Jr. and Kyle Schwarber hit home runs and the Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Sunday for a three-game sweep. The NL Central leaders...

Cubs edge Pirates 4-3 on Heyward's hit, Bryant's baserunning

Jul. 12, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward and Kris Bryant rescued the Chicago Cubs with a clutch swing and some nifty baserunning. Heyward hit a tiebreaking RBI single with two out in the eighth inning, and the Cubs edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Friday in their first game after the All-Star break. Bryant set up...

Nova gets home win as White Sox beat Cubs 3-1

Jul. 7, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Iván Nova insisted he had one thought on his mind, and it wasn't his winless streak at his home park. Nova pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning for his first win in eight tries at Guaranteed Rate Field, Eloy Jiménez and José Abreu homered, and the Chicago White Sox beat...

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...

Cubs erupt after Maddon's ejection to rip Pirates 11-3

Jul. 4, 2019 9:06 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Maddon isn't against pitching inside. It's when the ball starts buzzing batter's heads that the Chicago Cubs manager thinks the increasingly thin line between aggressive and dangerous can get a little too blurry. On Thursday, Maddon thought Pittsburgh starter Jordan Lyles crossed it....

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...

Suarez homers early, Reds hold on for 8-6 win over Cubs

Jun. 30, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — With July 4 still a few days off, Eugenio Suarez got an early jump on the fireworks. Suarez ended his slump with Cincinnati's longest homer of the season, Anthony DeSclafani pitched six scoreless innings and the Reds held off the Chicago Cubs 8-6 Sunday. Phillip Ervin and Nick Senzel...

Baez hits grand slam, Cubs beat Reds 6-0 behind Quintana

Jun. 29, 2019 8:22 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Javier Baez hit his first grand slam of the season . Jose Quintana got his first win since May 5. And a long, hot game ended with a dust-up involving Yasiel Puig and an ejection for the Cincinnati Reds manager. Amid all the drama, the Chicago Cubs managed to pull out one they really...

Sisco homers, drives in 5 runs as Orioles rout Indians 13-0

Jun. 28, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles took the luster off Mike Clevinger's return from the injured list, scoring seven early runs off the right-hander Friday night in a 13-0 rout of the Cleveland Indians. Chance Sisco homered and had a career-high five RBIs for the Orioles, who built an 8-0 lead in the...