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García hits grand slam in Marlins' 4-2 win over Brewers

Sep. 30, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Avisaíl García came off the injured list and hit a grand slam in the eighth inning in the Miami Marlins' 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night. The loss left Milwaukee a half-game behind Philadelphia for the final NL wild-card berth. The...

Phillies lose 5th straight, Cubs sweep season series 6-0

Sep. 29, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Struggling to end an 11-year playoff drought, the slumping Phillies lost their fifth straight game Thursday as the Chicago Cubs swept the season series from Philadelphia with a 2-0 victory. Philadelphia remained a half-game ahead of Milwaukee for the final National...

Heyward plans to keep on playing, even if not with Cubs

Sep. 29, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward plans to play next season, even if it won’t be with the Chicago Cubs. Heyward hasn't been in a game since June 24 because of right knee inflammation. The 33-year-old outfielder hit .204 with one home run and 10 RBIs in 137 at-bats, and he has one...

Nola gives up key homer as Phillies lose 3-1 to Cubs

Sep. 29, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Nola surrendered Christopher Morel's three-run homer in the fifth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies lost 4-2 to the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night. Philadelphia (83-71) dropped its fourth consecutive game. Trying for their first playoff appearance since...

Brewers boost playoff hopes with 5-1 victory over Cardinals

Sep. 29, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck out 10 over six scoreless innings and Devin Williams delivered four big outs late to boost the Milwaukee Brewers’ playoff hopes with a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night. The victory, Milwaukee’s first since last...

Stroman, Gomes power Cubs past struggling Phillies 2-1

Sep. 27, 2022 23:00 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched seven innings of four-hit ball, and Yan Gomes hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. The Phillies' magic number to clinch a National League...

Wisdom hits 25th homer, Cubs pull away from Pirates 8-3

Sep. 25, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adrian Sampson wasn't supposed to be a fixture in the Chicago Cubs' starting rotation this season. He was placed on waivers twice in May — once by Chicago and once by Seattle — and optioned to the minors three times. Yet Sampson kept believing in his stuff....

Oviedo cruises through 7, Pirates top Cubs 6-0 to end skid

Sep. 24, 2022 22:05 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Johan Oviedo tied his career high with seven strikeouts in seven innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Saturday night to snap an eight-game losing streak. Oviedo (4-2) retired the final 16 batters he faced, allowing just three hits on...

Cards' Pujols hits 700th home run, 4th player to reach mark

Sep. 24, 2022 01:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hit his 700th home run on Friday night, connecting for his second drive of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers and becoming the fourth player to reach the milestone in major league history. With the drive in the...

Quiroz hits go-ahead single in 8th, Cubs beat Pirates 6-5

Sep. 23, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Esteban Quiroz hit a go-ahead single in the eighth, his second in three innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Friday night for their fourth straight win. Quiroz lined a two-out hit against Yohan Ramirez (1-1) to left in the eighth,...