Latest Ian Happ News

Second no more? Playoffs give White Sox chance to build base

Oct. 06, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kenny Heuer and his fiancée, Carrie Campbell, showed up dressed for the occasion. He made his loyalties clear by wearing an Eloy Jiménez jersey for a game between his beloved Chicago White Sox and the crosstown Cubs at Guaranteed Rate Field in late...

Cubs looking to pick themselves up after dismantling core

Oct. 04, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs took the wrecking ball to their championship core. Now, it's time to start piecing things back together. While Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and Kyle Schwarber turn their attention toward playoff games with new teams, the Cubs come into the...

Cubs edge Cardinals 3-2 in rain-shortened finale

Oct. 03, 2021 19:14 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Shildt is ready. He hopes his St. Louis players are, too. The Cardinals dropped a rain-shortened season finale, then turned their attention toward the NL wild-card game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday. “If...

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...

Pirates beat Cubs 8-6 as Chicago's skid reaches seven games

Sep. 28, 2021 22:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Colin Moran hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates dealt the Cubs their seventh straight loss, rallying to beat Chicago 8-6 on Tuesday night. Moran’s homer, his 10th of the season, to deep center field in the first...

Umpire provides explanation for wild play in Cardinals-Cubs

Sep. 27, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Umpire Bill Miller provided an explanation Monday for a wild sequence during St. Louis' 4-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs that added another layer of drama to the Cardinals' 16th straight win. A request was made for an explanation after Sunday's game, but...

Sweet! Cardinals win 16th in row, go ahead in 9th, top Cubs

Sep. 26, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Knizner slid across home plate, hopped up and pumped his right arm in jubilation. Make it a very sweet 16 for the St. Louis Cardinals. Knizner scored the go-ahead run on Codi Heuer's wild pitch in the ninth inning, and the...

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...

Kepler homers twice, Ryan’s 11 Ks lead Twins over Cubs 5-4

Sep. 23, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Kepler homered twice, rookie Joe Ryan struck out a season-high 11, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 Wednesday night. Kepler staked the Twins to a 2-0 lead with a homer in the first inning and hit his 19th home run in the...