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Reds have highest-scoring day in 23 years, rout Cubs 20-5

May. 26, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — After getting a cortisone shot and a few days off, Kyle Farmer helped power the Cincinnati Reds to their highest-scoring game in 23 years. Farmer homered twice, had four hits and tied his career high with five RBIs in a 20-5 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. ...

Votto homers, triples, shouts at reliever as Reds beat Cubs

May. 25, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto homered and tripled, then shouted at Cubs reliever Rowan Wick during a tense ending to the Cincinnati Reds' 4-3 win over Chicago on Wednesday night. Votto had a solo homer in the second inning off Kyle Hendricks (2-5) and a two-run triple in the third...

Smith's tiebreaking homer lifts Arizona past Royals 8-6

May. 25, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Pavin Smith and pinch-hitter Jordan Luplow homered in a five-run sixth inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Kansas City Royals 8-6 on Tuesday night. Arizona hit four homers and won for the fifth time in six games. The Diamondbacks lead the National League with...

Schwindel hits 2 homers, Cubs power past Reds 11-4

May. 24, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Frank Schwindel homered twice in a game for the first time in his career, Marcus Stroman recovered from a rough start to pitch five effective innings, and the Chicago Cubs rolled past the Cincinnati Reds 11-4 on Tuesday night. The Cubs have hit a major...

Happ, Wisdom hit 3-run HRs, Cubs top Aquino, Reds 7-4

May. 23, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — There's something about Cincinnati for Ian Happ. The Cubs left fielder played college baseball at the University of Cincinnati, a few miles away from Great American Ball Park. And for reasons not entirely known to him, he really likes to hit there. ...

Cubs C Willson Contreras day to day with hamstring injury

May. 22, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager David Ross praised catcher Willson Contreras on Sunday for speaking up after he felt some tightness in his right hamstring. Contreras left Saturday's 7-6 loss to Arizona after he got hurt running the bases in the third inning. Contreras was held...

Wisdom, Schwindel homer as Cubs rally past Diamondbacks 5-4

May. 22, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Wisdom grinned as he pulled on a gray T-shirt that read SCHWISDOM across the front. Nothing more needed to be said. Wisdom and Schwindel hit consecutive homers against Ian Kennedy in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona...

Diamondbacks 3B Josh Rojas sidelined by bruised left hand

May. 22, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Josh Rojas is out of the starting lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Chicago Cubs because of a left hand contusion. Rojas got hurt when he struck out in the first inning of Saturday's 7-6 victory over the Cubs. He hit his...

Varsho's double scores 3 in 10th in Dbacks' 7-6 win vs Cubs

May. 21, 2022 21:01 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — With the game tied at 4 in the top of the 10th inning, the Cubs' Rowan Wick zipped a couple of fastballs past Arizona's Daulton Varsho before Varsho settled into a high-pressure at-bat. “All I told myself was, ‘Can’t get beat again,’” Varsho said. ...

Rojas hits 3 home runs, Dbacks outslug Cubs in HR derby 10-6

May. 20, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — On a perfect day to play home run derby at Wrigley Field, the big winner was Josh Rojas. Rojas launched his first three longballs of the season and the Arizona Diamondbacks powered past the Chicago Cubs 10-6 Friday. With a strong wind blowing out on a...