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David Ross, Chicago Cubs hope to build on strong 2nd half

Oct. 06, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner had a solid all-around season. Christopher Morel made a successful big league debut. Justin Steele and Keegan Thompson had breakthrough performances on the mound. At the end of another long year, the Chicago Cubs felt they were moving in the right...

Contreras gets ovations, Stroman goes 6, Cubs beat Reds 8-1

Oct. 02, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras got several standing ovations in what could be his final home game at Wrigley Field, Marcus Stroman threw six scoreless innings and the surging Chicago Cubs won their seventh straight, beating the Cincinnati Reds 8-1 on Sunday. Nelson Velázquez...

Seiya Suzuki homers as Chicago Cubs top Cincinnati Reds 2-1

Oct. 01, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Seiya Suzuki hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the seventh inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 on Saturday for their sixth straight win. Suzuki's 14th homer — a two-out drive to left-center against Derek Law (2-3) — was Chicago's first hit...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Mets come up empty for deGrom and lose to Cubs again, 4-1

Sep. 14, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom and the first-place Mets were supposed to beat up on all these bad opponents this month. Instead, the bottom feeders have been nothing but trouble. New York's ace was outpitched by journeyman Adrian Sampson, and the frustrated Mets...