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Phillies lose 5th straight, Cubs sweep season series 6-0

Sep. 29, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Struggling to end an 11-year playoff drought, the slumping Phillies lost their fifth straight game Thursday as the Chicago Cubs swept the season series from Philadelphia with a 2-0 victory. Philadelphia remained a half-game ahead of Milwaukee for the final National...

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....

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Bart, Villar, Webb lead Giants past Cubs to end 5-game slide

Sep. 10, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Joey Bart and David Villar each homered, doubled and drove in two runs, helping the San Francisco Giants top the Chicago Cubs 5-2 on Saturday to end a five-game losing streak. It's been a down year for San Francisco, well out of contention in the NL West. But...

India's hit in 9th gives Reds 4-3 win over Cubs

Sep. 08, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan India hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Chicago was ahead 3-2 when Alejo Lopez’s liner off Mark Leiter Jr. (2-7) slipped between right fielder Seiya Suzuki...

Aquino hits 2 home runs, Reds beat Cubs 7-1

Sep. 08, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Aristides Aquino hit two more home runs against the Cubs and helped the Cincinnati Reds pull away from Chicago 7-1 Wednesday night. Mike Minor (4-10), pitching at Wrigley Field for the first time since 2014 with Atlanta, gave up 10 hits in 5 2/3 innings but just one...