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Sampson strong again as Cubs beat Reds for 5th straight win

Sep. 30, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Adrian Sampson threw seven efficient innings, Nico Hoerner drove in three runs and the Chicago Cubs won their fifth straight, 6-1 over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday. Sampson (4-5) gave up one run on three hits, struck out six and walked two in his 97-pitch outing. He...

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...

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...

Wesneski has immaculate inning, pitches Cubs over Bucs 3-2

Sep. 22, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Hayden Wesneski had an immaculate inning in his second major league start to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 victory over the skidding Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night. Wesneski (2-1) gave up two runs and five hits in 6 1/3 innings while striking out six...

Happ's sacrifice fly caps 3-run rally, Cubs beat Marlins 4-3

Sep. 21, 2022 22:51 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ian Happ hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Wednesday night. Patrick Wisdom hit his 23rd homer for the Cubs, who had only four hits. Down 3-1, the Cubs scored three in the...

Joe, Grichuk lead Rockies over Cubs 4-3 for rare road win

Sep. 18, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Randal Grichuk had two hits and two RBIs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday for a rare second straight win on the road. Connor Joe hit a solo homer for last-place Colorado, and Brendan Rodgers had a run-scoring groundout. Staked to an early...

Blackmon hits go-ahead triple in 9th, Rockies beat Cubs 3-1

Sep. 17, 2022 18:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies made a Dunkin' Donuts run in the morning, then pulled out a rare road win. Clearly, as the old slogan goes, it was worth the trip. Charlie Blackmon hit a tiebreaking triple and scored in a two-run ninth, and Colorado beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on...

Stroman wins at Wrigley, Cubs top Rockies 2-1 for 4th in row

Sep. 16, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Marcus Stroman won at Wrigley Field for the first time since signing with the Cubs, pitching no-hit ball into the sixth inning during a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday. Stroman (4-7), who signed a $71 million, four-year contract, had been 0-5 with a...

Peterson tagged early, Mets fall to Cubs 6-3 and get swept

Sep. 15, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — David Peterson got only one out and the slumping New York Mets fell behind early Wednesday night in a 6-3 loss that completed a three-game sweep by the Chicago Cubs. The NL East leaders lost their fifth consecutive home game and dropped to 5-7 in a 16-game stretch...