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Justin Steele baffles Orioles for 7 innings as Cubs complete sweep with 8-0 rout

Jul. 11, 2024 22:45 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Justin Steele pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Seiya Suzuki had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, and the Chicago Cubs blanked the Baltimore Orioles 8-0 Thursday night for a three-game sweep. Dansby Swanson homered for the Cubs, who outscored the AL...

Hendricks delivers throwback performance in Cubs' win over Giants

Jun. 19, 2024 20:02 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks delivered a throwback performance in his return to the Cubs' rotation and walked off the mound to a standing ovation. The wily right-hander pitched neatly into the sixth inning, allowing one run and two hits to help Chicago beat the San Francisco...

Ian Happ and Dansby Swanson hit back-to-back homers as the Cubs hold off the Giants 6-5

Jun. 19, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Ian Happ hit a 442-foot homer, Dansby Swanson made it back-to-back longballs and the Chicago Cubs hung on to beat the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on Wednesday. Jorge Soler made it interesting in the eighth inning with a 444-foot grand slam over the bleachers in left...

Cubs score 3 runs in 8th, top Giants 5-2

Jun. 18, 2024 23:38 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cody Bellinger, Ian Happ and Christopher Morel each had RBI singles in Chicago's three-run eighth inning and the Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Tuesday night to end a two-game slide. Michael Busch led off the eighth against reliever Tyler Rogers (0-2) with...

Surging Reds beat Cubs 3-2 for 6th straight victory

Jun. 07, 2024 22:19 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Lodolo allowed one run through six innings, Tyler Stephenson hit a two-run double and the surging Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. The Reds have won 11 of 14 to pull even with the Cubs in second place...

Swanson’s tiebreaking 2-run homer, Suzuki’s grand slam lift Cubs past Reds 7-5 at wet Wrigley Field

Jun. 02, 2024 07:57 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dansby Swanson hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on a rainy Saturday night. Seiya Suzuki committed an ugly error and hit his first career grand slam — in one wild inning — as Chicago won for...

Braves left-hander Max Fried turns in another gem in a victory over the Cubs

May. 22, 2024 23:59 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Fried was almost unhittable — once again. Fried has carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning in three of his last five starts for Atlanta. The left-hander retired his first 15 batters in a three-hitter Wednesday night, leading the Braves to a 9-2 victory over...

Fried pitches a 3-hitter and Ozuna homers to help the Braves beat the Cubs 9-2

May. 22, 2024 22:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Fried struck out nine while throwing a three-hitter for his second complete game of the season, and the Atlanta Braves beat Justin Steele and the Chicago Cubs 9-2 on Wednesday night. Marcell Ozuna, Matt Olson and Adam Duvall homered for Atlanta, which had dropped...

Espinal has 5 RBIs and Vanderbilt scores 13 runs on 15 hits in an SEC tourney victory over the Vols

May. 22, 2024 21:14 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Alan Espinal had two home runs and five RBIs, Jonathan Vastine added a homer and three RBIs, and No. 8 seed Vanderbilt beat top-seeded Tennessee 13-4 on Wednesday in the double-elimination portion of the SEC Tournament. Vanderbilt scored 13 runs on 15 hits...

Cubs activate Dansby Swanson from the injured list, recall Luis Vázquez from Triple-A Iowa

May. 22, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dansby Swanson tried to be helpful while he was on the 10-day injured list. Eventually, he ran out of patience. “First few days was really nice. ... It was just sit and watch baseball and chat through things,” he said. “Then I really started going crazy after a...