Latest Rowan Wick News

Smyly stars as Cubs beat Reds in 2nd 'Field of Dreams' game

Aug. 12, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Standing among rows of Iowa cornstalks, Nico Hoerner had Johnny Bench on his left and Billy Williams right next to him. “Pretty incredible,” Hoerner said. For sure. Even for a “Field of Dreams.” Led by Drew Smyly and a...

Hoerner, Cubs top power-hitting rookie Meneses, Nationals

Aug. 10, 2022 18:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner homered to ignite a four-run rally in the seventh inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over power-hitting rookie Joey Meneses and the Washington Nationals 4-2 Wednesday. Hoerner’s seventh home run ended a shutout bid by Nationals starter Josiah Gray and...

Thompson, Velázquez, Morel power Cubs past Nationals 6-3

Aug. 09, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Keegan Thompson pitched six effective innings, rookies Nelson Velázquez and Christopher Morel homered in the third inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 6-3 Monday night. Thompson (9-5) didn’t walk a batter for the second time in three starts...

Contreras hits 2-run HR in 8th as Cubs beat Marlins 2-1

Aug. 05, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras pounded his chest and pointed toward the roaring crowd. It was quite a return to Wrigley Field for a player many thought would be gone by now. Contreras hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning in his first home game since the trade deadline, Justin...

Hoerner gets 3 hits as Cubs stop slide by topping Mets 3-2

Jul. 17, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner's liner landed in the grass in center field. Willson Contreras raced home, and David Robertson closed it out. And just like that, the Chicago Cubs hit the All-Star break with a sigh of relief, instead of a long losing streak. Hoerner hit a...

Kershaw looks like an All-Star in Dodgers' 4-2 win over Cubs

Jul. 10, 2022 01:51 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw isn't even comfortable saying he deserves to play in the All-Star Game on his home field. He certainly won't campaign for a roster spot, or even the All-Star starting assignment that has somehow eluded him throughout his incredible career. The...

Dodgers rally late to win 8th straight vs Cubs, 4-3

Jul. 09, 2022 02:41 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a tying sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, just missing a grand slam, and Will Smith hit a winning single in the 10th to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Cubs 4-3 Friday night for their eighth straight win against Chicago. Los Angeles...

Suzuki homers again, Hendricks hurt as Cubs top Brewers 8-3

Jul. 06, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Seiya Suzuki has wasted no time getting back into the swing of things since coming off the injured list. Suzuki homered for the second straight night and had three RBIs as the Chicago Cubs overcame Kyle Hendricks’ early exit to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 on...

Wick's 2-run error in 11th gifts Red Sox 4-2 win over Cubs

Jul. 03, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Pitcher Rowan Wick threw Trevor Story’s comebacker down the right-field line for a two-run error with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. With automatic runner Bobby Dalbec on...

Luis Castillo strikes out 11 as Reds beat Cubs 5-3

Jun. 29, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Castillo hears all the trade rumors. He just doesn't pay much attention to them. “I'm still trying to go out there and give it all, my best, as well,” Castillo said through a translator. Castillo's best was quite good Tuesday night. ...