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Contreras homers in 15th, Cubs beat Brewers 2-1

May. 11, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — As the ball sailed to the left-field bleachers, Willson Contreras spun and tossed his bat toward the Cubs' dugout. He let his helmet go as he approached the plate, got mobbed by teammates and had his jersey ripped off. The celebration was a long time coming, following a nine-inning stretch...

Cubs jump on Mariners, Lester allows 1 hit in 11-0 rout

May. 1, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jon Lester was nearly flawless, even when he didn't need to be thanks to an early outburst from Javier Báez and the Chicago Cubs' offense. Lester and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Báez homered and doubled during Chicago's six-run second inning, and the Cubs beat the...

Cubs outlast Diamondbacks 6-5 in 15 innings

Apr. 28, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon likes to set his lineups before every series so the players know what to expect. Before Sunday's game against Arizona, a group of veteran players convinced him to start David Bote after he hit two home runs the night before. The player he replaced in the...