Latest Jason Heyward News

Cubs lose 7th straight, on brink of elimination

Sep. 24, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A seven-game losing streak has all but eliminated the Chicago Cubs and the near finality of that could be felt in their somber clubhouse following the latest defeat. "You don't ever envision failing," right fielder Jason Heyward said quietly. "Whether you're a parent, someone going to...

Molina, Cardinals hold off fading Cubs again, 2-1

Sep. 20, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yadier Molina and the St. Louis Cardinals are taking charge of the NL Central by grinding out tough, ugly wins. And bouncing back after absorbing some unpleasant blows. Molina overcame a painful foul tip to get three of St. Louis' four hits, including a two-run single, and the Cardinals held...

Carpenter HRs vs Kimbrel, Cards bump Cubs from WC spot

Sep. 20, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs wasted no time trading blows in the first game of their crucial four-game series. Then, the Cardinals' Matt Carpenter delivered a haymaker that put the rival Cubs on the ropes. Carpenter homered in the 10th inning against Craig Kimbrel in the All-Star...

Cubs' Rizzo sprains right ankle, set for MRI on Monday

Sep. 15, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo was helped off the field Sunday by a trainer and a teammate with a sprained right ankle, and Wrigley Field fell silent. With Chicago's postseason pursuit already hindered by a season-ending injury to shortstop Javier Báez, the team may now be without another star player....

Rizzo's slam among 5 Cubs homers, Chicago rips Bucs 17-8

Sep. 13, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — After a rough start, Anthony Rizzo, Willson Contreras and the Chicago Cubs rebounded with an overwhelming response at the plate. Rizzo hit a grand slam, Contreras launched two long solo homers and the Cubs kept pace in the NL wild-card race with a 17-8 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on...

Cubs' wild-card lead cut, Padres walk off 9-8 in 10th

Sep. 11, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With the Chicago Cubs playing a five-man infield, Manuel Margot was looking for a pitch up in the strike zone that he could elevate. Turned out he didn't even have to take his bat off his shoulder. Margot drew a four-pitch, bases-loaded walk with one out in the 10th inning and the San...

Brewers beat up Lester, top Cubs 8-5 to narrow WC lead

Sep. 8, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers had a final chance this weekend to deal direct damage to the Chicago Cubs' grasp on the second NL wild card, and they didn't waste it. Tyler Austin drove a pinch-hit, three-run homer during the Brewers' five-run fourth inning against Jon Lester, and Milwaukee beat the...

Cubs rally for 5 runs in 7th to beat Mariners 5-1

Sep. 2, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — After not scoring for nearly three full games, the Cubs were desperate for a big hit or a lucky break. Both played a role in Chicago's late rally on Monday. Kyle Schwarber had a three-run triple to highlight a five-run seventh, and the Cubs snapped a 24-inning scoreless streak in a 5-1...

Yelich hits 3-run homer as Brewers beat Cubs 4-0

Sep. 1, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The last day of August and first day of September looked awfully familiar to the Milwaukee Brewers. Christian Yelich hit a three-run homer off Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning, and Milwaukee beat Chicago 4-0 on Sunday for its second straight shutout against the Cubs. The Brewers leaned on...

Brewers beat Cubs 2-0, snapping Chicago's 4-game win streak

Aug. 31, 2019 10:10 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers showed last year they know how to finish strong. They are hoping for a repeat performance this season. Manny Piña drove in two runs with a first-inning single and Josh Hader closed out a strong performance by Milwaukee's bullpen, helping the short-handed Brewers...