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LEADING OFF: Mets' Scherzer set for MRI on sore left side

May. 19, 2022 02:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on today: ___ MAX CONCERN Mets ace Max Scherzer is scheduled for an MRI a day after pulling himself from a start with discomfort in his left side. The three-time Cy Young Award winner signaled...

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Stroman coming off COVID list vs Dbacks

May. 18, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday: ___ STRO’S A GO Marcus Stroman (1-3, 5.13 ERA) is set to come off the COVID-19 injured list and start for the Cubs against Arizona. The right-hander hasn’t pitched since May 1, when he...

Cubs shut out Pirates for 2nd straight night, 7-0

May. 17, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Keegan Thompson combined with three relievers on a five-hitter, and the Chicago Cubs shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second straight game, a 7-0 win Tuesday night that extended their winning streak to a season-best four. Jonathan Villar hit a go-ahead, solo...

Cubs place Heyward on IL with no designation, recall Hughes

May. 17, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs placed outfielder Jason Heyward on the injured list with no designation and selected left-handed pitcher Brandon Hughes from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday. Manager David Ross said Heyward is “doing OK” and added “he had some real stuff” that...

Contreras hits 1st-inning slam, Cubs beat Pirates 9-0

May. 16, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras led off with a double and became a rare leadoff hitter with a first-inning grand slam as the Chicago Cubs burst to an eight-run lead and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-0 on Monday night. Contreras became the 10th leadoff hitter since 1901 with a...

Love of hockey sends Greenberg from Cubs to Blackhawks

May. 16, 2022 19:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Greenberg grew up watching Mario Lemieux and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He played hockey all the way through the club level at the University of Pennsylvania. It's that love for the sport that prompted Greenberg to take on a unique challenge. After...

LEADING OFF: Pirates try for a hit, absent M's in Toronto

May. 16, 2022 05:51 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ NO-HIT WONDER The Pirates head to Wrigley Field seeking a slightly more convincing victory a day after beating the Reds 1-0 despite having zero hits. It marked the sixth time since 1901 that a big...

Schwindel's go-ahead hit in 9th lifts Cubs over Arizona

May. 15, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Frank Schwindel figured he got the best of the bargain with his broken-bat, go-ahead single. “I'll trade a bat for a hit any day," Schwindel said. Schwindel had a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona...

LEADING OFF: Pirates try for a hit, absent M's in Toronto

May. 15, 2022 19:52 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: ___ NO HIT WONDER The Pirates head to Wrigley Field seeking a slightly more convincing victory a day after beating the Reds 1-0 despite having zero hits. It marked the sixth time in big league...

Gomes hits HR, go-ahead single to lift Cubs over D-backs 4-2

May. 15, 2022 00:25 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Yan Gomes' cameo as a middle-of-the-order masher was a success for the Chicago Cubs. The veteran catcher batted cleanup for just the 14th time in his 11-year career, responding with a solo homer in the fourth inning and a go-ahead single in the ninth to lift the Cubs...