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Happ's home run caps comeback as Cubs stun Cardinals 6-5

Oct. 02, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ian Happ drove a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning to sour what could be Jon Lester’s final career start, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 Saturday night. Lester, 37, hasn’t declared whether he intends to come back...

Goldschmidt walk-off hit, O'Neill 2 HRs as Cards beat Cubs

Oct. 02, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning, and the playoff-bound St. Louis Cardinals won for the 19th time in their last 20 games, 4-3 over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night. Tyler O'Neill homered twice and threw out the potential...

Cardinals set team record with 15th straight win, beat Cubs

Sep. 25, 2021 22:00 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Harrison Bader and the St. Louis Cardinals clearly recognize their record is impressive. Now they also want to win their next game — and many more after that. The Cardinals set a franchise mark with their 15th straight win, boosted when catcher Yadier...

LEADING OFF: Cardinals seek franchise-best 15th straight win

Sep. 25, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ RED-HOT REDBIRDS The soaring Cardinals will try for a franchise-record 15th consecutive victory when they play the Cubs at Wrigley Field. St. Louis swept a doubleheader from...

Cards match record with 14th straight win, rip Cubs 12-4

Sep. 25, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The surging St. Louis Cardinals emphatically matched a team record with their 14th straight win on Friday night, pounding the Chicago Cubs 12-4 in the second game of a doubleheader behind Tyler O’Neill’s three-run homer and a pair of solo shots by Lars Nootbaar. ...

LEADING OFF: Cardinals seek franchise-best 15th straight win

Sep. 24, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: ___ RED-HOT REDBIRDS The surging Cardinals will try for a franchise-record 15th consecutive win in a game at Wrigley Field. St. Louis swept a doubleheader against the Cubs on...

Brewers clinch 4th straight playoff berth with win vs Cubs

Sep. 18, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Piña homered twice, Eduardo Escobar and Jace Peterson also connected, and the Milwaukee Brewers clinched their fourth straight postseason berth with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. The Brewers won for the seventh time in...

Wisdom, Rivas homer as Cubs beat fading Phillies 6-3

Sep. 14, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Gibson retired the first 12 batters. Not a bad start. Then Gibson embodied the Phillies' late-season malaise and watched 12 straight outs dissolve into three runs allowed in 12 consecutive pitches. The pennant race in...

Flores homers, Giants beat Cubs 6-5 for 7th straight win

Sep. 12, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Wilmer Flores flew halfway across the country knowing he would play in just one game before heading back home. Turns out it was a worthwhile trip. Flores homered and drove in three runs, Kris Bryant scored two against his former team,...

Hampson 2 homers, Rockies take 3 of 4 from Phillies

Sep. 12, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Garrett Hampson homered twice and knocked in all five runs as the Colorado Rockies dealt another blow to the Philadelphia Phillies' playoff hopes with a 5-4 victory Sunday. Both of Hampson’s homers came on 0-2 pitches — a three-run shot in the...