PITTSBURGH (AP) — Willson Contreras drove in all of the Cubs’ run as Chicago beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday night to end a seven-game losing streak.
Contreras’ two-run double high off the right-field wall in the seventh inning rallied the Cubs from a 2-1 deficit.
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 inning opened the scoring.
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.
Minnesota Twins (65-85, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (67-83, fourth in the NL Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Griffin Jax (3-4, 6.65 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 54 strikeouts) Cubs: Alec Mills (6-6, 4.16 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 78 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — Wilmer Flores flew halfway across the country knowing he would play in just one game before heading back home.
Turns out it was a worthwhile trip.
Flores homered and drove in three runs, Kris Bryant scored two against his former team, and the San Francisco Giants hung on to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 on Sunday for their season-high seventh straight win.
Cincinnati Reds (73-66, second in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (64-75, fourth in the NL Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Wade Miley (11-5, 2.97 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 114 strikeouts) Cubs: Adrian Sampson (0-1, 1.59 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 11 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — Frank Schwindel hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs topped the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Monday for their season-high seventh straight win.
Schwindel’s single through the right side scored Alfonso Rivas, who started the rally with a pinch-hit single off Michael Lorenzen (0-2) and advanced to second on a wild pitch.
CHICAGO (AP) — Frank Schwindel hit a go-ahead grand slam, Matt Duffy homered twice, including a grand slam, and the Chicago Cubs outslugged the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday for an 11-8 win.
With Chicago trailing 8-7 with two outs and the bases loaded in the seventh inning, Schwindel hit a curveball off reliever Nick Mears to the bleachers in center turn the game around.
CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Frank Schwindel hustled hard and sprawled for an RBI single that capped a three-run rally with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Saturday for their fifth straight win.
CHICAGO (AP) — After he was ejected, Chicago Cubs bench coach Andy Green contemplated how he might pass along his fine to manager David Ross or president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer.
“It'll probably fall to me though, truth be told,” a grinning Green said.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Frank Schwindel hit a three-run homer and a pair of Chicago Cubs pitchers combined on a two-hitter in a 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
Justin Steele (3-2) won for the first time since joining the Cubs' rotation on Aug.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Frank Schwindel homered for the second straight game, Ian Happ added a towering homer into the third deck, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Manuel Rodríguez (3-2) earned the win for Chicago, working two scoreless innings in relief of starter Zach Davies.
CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Benintendi drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the sliding Chicago Cubs 9-1 on Sunday for a sweep of their weekend series.
It was Chicago’s franchise-record 13th consecutive loss at Wrigley Field.
CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bubic carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Saturday.
Whit Merrifield had three hits and stole home as part of a double steal, helping Kansas City to its fifth win in six games.
CHICAGO (AP) — Kansas City Royals left-hander Kris Bubic lost his bid for a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs after a weather delay in the seventh inning on Saturday.
Kansas City had a 4-0 lead heading into the bottom of the seventh when the game was delayed by storms in the area.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Michael Hermosillo homered for the first time since 2018, Ian Happ and Sergio Alcántara also went deep, and the depleted Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Wednesday, taking two of three from their playoff-contending NL Central rivals.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Kyle Hendricks became the first 14-game winner in the majors, Ian Happ homered and the Chicago Cubs snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Kyle Hendricks’ 200th career appearance was especially satisfying for him and the skidding Chicago Cubs.
The 31-year-old right-hander not only became the first 14-game winner in the majors, but he helped the Cubs end a 12-game losing streak with six strong innings in a 2-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Magneuris Sierra hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Saturday night.
Brian Anderson homered and drove in four runs for Miami, which earned its third consecutive victory.
CHICAGO (AP) — Brian Goodwin led off the 10th inning with a two-run homer and the Chicago White Sox regrouped to beat the Cubs 8-6 on Friday at Wrigley Field after Craig Kimbrel blew a three-run lead against his former team.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox had prized reliever Craig Kimbrel on the mound with a three-run lead and a win they needed in sight.
They managed to come out on top. But only after things took one wild turn.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Bassitt pitched three-hit ball over seven scoreless innings to win his ninth straight decision and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Wednesday night.
“Just kind of doing his thing like we’ve seen him so many times this year,” A’s manager Bob Melvin said.