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Wisdom sets Cubs rookie record with 27th HR, beat Brewers

Sep. 19, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Patrick Wisdom set a Chicago Cubs record for homers by a rookie on a day that exemplified his feast-or-famine approach. Wisdom struck out four times for a second straight day but delivered a towering three-run shot that highlighted the Chicago Cubs’...

Brewers clinch 4th straight playoff berth with win vs Cubs

Sep. 18, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Piña homered twice, Eduardo Escobar and Jace Peterson also connected, and the Milwaukee Brewers clinched their fourth straight postseason berth with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. The Brewers won for the seventh time in...

Brewers rally to top Cubs 8-5, move closer to division title

Sep. 18, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kolten Wong and the Milwaukee Brewers moved a step closer to clinching the NL Central title by continuing their season-long domination of the Chicago Cubs. Wong hit a tiebreaking, two-out single during a four-run rally in the eighth inning as Milwaukee...

Harper homers, rallies Phils from 7 down in 17-8 win vs Cubs

Sep. 16, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper keeps earning those “MVP!” chants in Philly. Harper doubled to start a seven-run, game-tying rally in the fourth inning, doubled in the go-ahead run in the sixth and sealed the Philadelphia Phillies’ 17-8 win over the Chicago Cubs...

Phillies win wild one on passed ball in 9th; top Cubs 6-5

Sep. 15, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrew Knapp watched the ball roll toward Chicago's dugout and pulled up on his sprint down the basepath. He could stroll home on the wildest of walkoffs — a passed ball that kept the Phillies from dropping further in the NL pennant race. Knapp...

Wisdom, Rivas homer as Cubs beat fading Phillies 6-3

Sep. 14, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Gibson retired the first 12 batters. Not a bad start. Then Gibson embodied the Phillies' late-season malaise and watched 12 straight outs dissolve into three runs allowed in 12 consecutive pitches. The pennant race in...

Flores homers, Giants beat Cubs 6-5 for 7th straight win

Sep. 12, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Wilmer Flores flew halfway across the country knowing he would play in just one game before heading back home. Turns out it was a worthwhile trip. Flores homered and drove in three runs, Kris Bryant scored two against his former team,...

La Stella, Belt lead Giants past Cubs 15-4 for 6th straight

Sep. 11, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tommy La Stella and Brandon Belt each hit three-run homers, and the San Francisco Giants pounded the Chicago Cubs 15-4 on Saturday for their sixth straight win. La Stella finished with three hits, including a double, five RBIs and scored three runs for...

Cubs' Heyward kneed in head, leaves game against Giants

Sep. 11, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward left Saturday’s 15-4 loss to San Francisco in fourth inning after sliding into third and getting kneed in the head by Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford. Following the game, bench coach Andy Green didn't have an...

Bryant cheered in Wrigley return, Giants win 5th in row

Sep. 10, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant drew a pair of standing ovations in his return to Wrigley Field, then Evan Longoria and Brandon Belt homered in the seventh inning to send the San Francisco Giants over the Chicago Cubs 6-1 Friday for their fifth straight win. The Giants, who...