New York takes 5-game losing streak into matchup with Chicago
Chicago Cubs (71-61, second in the NL Central) vs. New York Mets (67-65, fourth in the NL East)
Flushing, Queens; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Jon Lester (10-9, 4.49...
Hamels, Cubs to face Nola, Phillies
Chicago Cubs (64-55, first in the NL Central) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (61-58, fourth in the NL East)
Cubs hold off A’s for wild 6-5 win
CHICAGO (AP) — Led by Javier Báez, the Chicago Cubs had enough offense Monday night to make up for the absence of Willson Contreras.
Philadelphia’s Segura puts 12-game hit streak on the line against Cubs
Philadelphia Phillies (28-20, first in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (28-18, first in the NL Central)
Chicago; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Cole Irvin (2-0, 2.77...
Philadelphia takes 4-game win streak into matchup with Chicago
Philadelphia Phillies (28-19, first in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (27-18, first in the NL Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Zach Eflin (5-4, 2.89...
Realmuto homers in 10th, Phillies beat Cubs 5-4
CHICAGO (AP) — The memories came flooding back to Jake Arrieta as the fans showered him with cheers when he stepped to the plate for the first time.
Cubs bullpen goes wild, Marlins rally in 9th to win 6-5
CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs closer Pedro Strop lost his control, and then Kyle Ryan had a brain cramp on a comebacker.
The Miami Marlins, with the worst record in the majors, found a wild way to win...
Dodgers spoil Jon Lester’s return, beat Cubs 2-1
CHICAGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers spoiled Jon Lester's return to the Cubs' rotation by scoring on an error and a sacrifice fly, beating Chicago 2-1 on Thursday to avoid a three-game...
Lester solid in return, but Dodgers get past Cubs 2-1
CHICAGO (AP) — Although it wasn't enough to keep the Cubs rolling, Jon Lester was pleased with his first outing in more than two weeks.
Struggling Cubs demote Edwards, add Montgomery to IL
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Looking to end an early season funk, the Chicago Cubs shook up their struggling bullpen Saturday by demoting right-hander Carl Edwards Jr. to Triple-A and placing left-hander Mike...
Cubs agree to 1-year contract with left-hander Kyle Ryan
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs and left-hander Kyle Ryan have agreed to one-year contract.
Under the terms of the deal announced Wednesday, he would earn $180,000 if he spends next season in the minors. His salary would increase to $555,000 if he's in the majors and go up to $700,000 if he spends one day on the active big league roster, not including the disabled list.
Tigers pare 40-man roster to 31 with four more cuts
Detroit — The Tigers continue to trim their 40-man roster.
On Friday, the Tigers outrighted pitchers Kyle Ryan and Myles Jaye, as well as catcher Bryan Holaday and first baseman Efren Navarro.
On Thursday, the club lost utility man Andrew Romine off waivers to Seattle. Additionally, it outrighted outfielders Alex Presley, Jim Adduci and Tyler Collins, as well as pitcher Jeff Ferrell.
Blown opportunity: Tigers lose it in 15th
Seattle – This one is going to leave a mark.
The Tigers blew a 4-1 lead in the eighth inning Tuesday. Then, after exhausting their bullpen grinding through six extra innings, they took a 5-4 lead in the top of the 15th on Victor Martinez's 20th home run of the season.
Still wasn't good enough.
The Mariners scored twice off closer Francisco Rodriguez in the bottom of the 15th, winning the game 6-5. It was the Tigers third straight loss.