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Jarred Kelenic homers, AJ Smith-Shawver works 4 1/3 strong innings as Braves top Cubs 3-0

May. 23, 2024 18:26 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jarred Kelenic hit a solo homer, rookie AJ Smith-Shawver worked 4 1/3 three-hit innings in his first start of the season and the Atlanta Braves topped the Chicago Cubs 3-0 on Thursday. The Braves have won two straight games and three of four after a four-game skid. ...

Baseball becomes a shelter for Venezuelan children in soccer-mad Peru

May. 23, 2024 11:20 AM EDT

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The crack of bat on ball and the sight of Venezuelan children running the bases on the soccer field turned baseball diamond on the outskirts of Peru's capital are watched with confusion by locals accustomed to soccer. The questioning looks don't deter the young...

Braves left-hander Max Fried turns in another gem in a victory over the Cubs

May. 22, 2024 23:59 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Fried was almost unhittable — once again. Fried has carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning in three of his last five starts for Atlanta. The left-hander retired his first 15 batters in a three-hitter Wednesday night, leading the Braves to a 9-2 victory over...

Fried pitches a 3-hitter and Ozuna homers to help the Braves beat the Cubs 9-2

May. 22, 2024 22:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Fried struck out nine while throwing a three-hitter for his second complete game of the season, and the Atlanta Braves beat Justin Steele and the Chicago Cubs 9-2 on Wednesday night. Marcell Ozuna, Matt Olson and Adam Duvall homered for Atlanta, which had dropped...

Chicago Cubs RHP Kyle Hendricks is looking at bullpen move as an 'opportunity'

May. 22, 2024 19:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks is looking at his transition to the bullpen as an opportunity. Hendricks was pushed out of Chicago's rotation after he went 0-4 with a 10.57 ERA in his first seven starts of the season. It looks as if the Cubs will go with a bullpen day in Hendricks'...

Cubs activate Dansby Swanson from the injured list, recall Luis Vázquez from Triple-A Iowa

May. 22, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dansby Swanson tried to be helpful while he was on the 10-day injured list. Eventually, he ran out of patience. “First few days was really nice. ... It was just sit and watch baseball and chat through things,” he said. “Then I really started going crazy after a...

Hoerner hits game-ending single in 10th inning as the Cubs beat the Braves 4-3

May. 22, 2024 00:06 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner hit a game-ending infield single in the 10th inning in his return to the lineup, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Tuesday night. The Cubs had runners on the corners with one out in the 10th when the Braves brought their infield in....

'Constantly learning' Imanaga off to impressive start with the Chicago Cubs

May. 20, 2024 12:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The road for Shota Imanaga from Japan to the major leagues included at least one sharp observation that has served him well in his transition to life with the Chicago Cubs. “Watching foreign players in Japan and how they try to figure out how to get support from...

Keller pitches 6 effective innings as the Pirates edge the Cubs 3-2

May. 19, 2024 18:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitch Keller pitched six effective innings, Nick Gonzales hit a key two-run single and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Sunday. Jack Suwinski connected for another homer against Jameson Taillon as Pittsburgh closed out a 4-3 road trip by taking...

Christopher Morel hits RBI single in the 9th to give Cubs a 1-0 win over Pirates

May. 18, 2024 18:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christopher Morel singled in Cody Bellinger with one out in the ninth to give the Chicago Cubs a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. Bellinger got the winning rally started with a ground-rule double down the left-field line with one out off David Bednar....