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Brewers win 7-4 by capitalizing on Pirates' control problems

Jun. 12, 2021 00:37 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Patience paid off for the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. It helped that they were facing a Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen that couldn’t throw the ball over the plate no matter who was pitching. Christian Yelich hit a bases-loaded...

Pederson, Rizzo, Contreras homer as Cubs beat Cardinals 8-5

Jun. 11, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo could feel the fans hanging onto each pitch as he fouled off one after another. When he finally launched one over the right-field wall on the 14th pitch of his at-bat, Wrigley Field rocked in a way it hadn't in years, with a near-capacity...

Pederson, Arrieta lead Cubs to 3-1 win over Darvish, Padres

Jun. 09, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joc Pederson of the Chicago Cubs hit a towering, game-tying home run off San Diego ace Yu Darvish and, as he approached third base on his trot, mimicked the stutter step Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. does after he homers. If Tatis can have fun, so can...

White Sox return to 100% at Guaranteed Rate Field on June 25

Jun. 09, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The White Sox will return to 100% capacity at Guaranteed Rate Field starting with a June 25 against Seattle. The announcement Wednesday came five days after the Chicago Cubs said they will move to 100% at Wrigley Field for their June 11 game against St....

Davies strong, Rizzo, Wisdom homer in Cubs' 7-1 win vs Pads

Jun. 09, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Zach Davies allowed just one hit in six scoreless innings, Anthony Rizzo homered and drove in four runs, and Patrick Wisdom went deep again for the Chicago Cubs as they defeated the San Diego Padres 7-1 Tuesday night. Willson Contreras also homered for...

Machado, O’Grady power Padres past Cubs 9-4 in series opener

Jun. 08, 2021 03:05 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado and Brian O’Grady each homered and had three RBIs to lead the San Diego Padres over the Chicago Cubs 9-4 on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series between National League contenders. Machado hit a solo home run and two...

Wisdom homers twice for Cubs, who avoid sweep with 4-3 win

Jun. 06, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Patrick Wisdom hit a pair of home runs and drove in three runs in helping the Chicago Cubs avoid a four-game sweep with a 4-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. “The home runs come when I'm not trying to do too much,” Wisdom said....

Longoria out at least 6 weeks with left shoulder sprain

Jun. 06, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants placed Evan Longoria on the 10-day injured list with a left shoulder sprain before Sunday's series finale against the Chicago Cubs. He’s expected to miss at least six weeks. Infielder Thairo Estrada...

Gausman fans 10 in 7 innings, Giants edge Cubs 4-3

Jun. 05, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Unbeaten Kevin Gausman struck out 10 in seven smooth innings, Alex Dickerson homered for the second consecutive day and the San Francisco Giants kept rolling, beating the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Saturday. San Francisco won its...

Giants hit 4 home runs, thump Arrieta, Cubs 8-5

Jun. 05, 2021 01:57 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steven Duggar and Alex Dickerson homered off Jake Arrieta as part of a six-run second inning, and the San Francisco Giants thumped the Chicago Cubs 8-5 on Friday night. Jason Vosler and LaMonte Wade Jr. added back-to-back shots in the fourth,...