CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs tendered All-Star outfielder Ian Happ a contract for next season, part of a flurry of moves on Friday.
Happ made his first All-Star team last season, batting .271 with 17 homers and 72 RBIs, and won his first Gold Glove.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers beat up on the Chicago Cubs' bullpen to turn a pitchers' duel into a rout.
Yelich went 4 of 5 with a three-run homer, Brandon Woodruff pitched six strong innings and the Brewers beat the Cubs 7-0 on Saturday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Zach McKinstry homered and drove in three runs, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 on Wednesday night.
Nico Hoerner had three hits for Chicago, and Yan Gomes added two RBIs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yan Gomes hit a tie-breaking single in the seventh inning against his former team and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Wednesday to win the three-game series.
CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras pounded his chest and pointed toward the roaring crowd. It was quite a return to Wrigley Field for a player many thought would be gone by now.
Contreras hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning in his first home game since the trade deadline, Justin Steele matched a career high with 10 strikeouts and the Chicago Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a tying sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, just missing a grand slam, and Will Smith hit a winning single in the 10th to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Cubs 4-3 Friday night for their eighth straight win against Chicago.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Triston McKenzie shut down New York’s lineup over seven innings in a combined one-hitter and closer Emmanuel Clase survived a harrowing ninth, giving the Cleveland Guardians a 2-0 win over the Yankees on Sunday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Pitcher Rowan Wick threw Trevor Story’s comebacker down the right-field line for a two-run error with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Wisdom had his sights set on something, anything, in the strike zone. He got a pitch up over the middle of the plate and did he ever drill it.
Wisdom hit a tie-breaking solo home run in the eighth inning, Willson Contreras and P.J.
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 as Cincinnati snapped a two-game skid.
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.
PHOENIX (AP) — Frank Schwindel figured he got the best of the bargain with his broken-bat, go-ahead single.
“I'll trade a bat for a hit any day," Schwindel said.
Schwindel had a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Sunday.
ATLANTA (AP) — David Ross believes balanced contributions are making his Cubs lineup look deep.
Willson Contreras and Patrick Wisdom took their turns as Chicago's biggest hitters on Wednesday night.
DENVER (AP) — Seiya Suzuki hit his fourth home run, extending an impressive start to his major league career, and the Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Sunday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning, and the playoff-bound St. Louis Cardinals won for the 19th time in their last 20 games, 4-3 over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Patrick Wisdom set a Chicago Cubs record for homers by a rookie on a day that exemplified his feast-or-famine approach.
Wisdom struck out four times for a second straight day but delivered a towering three-run shot that highlighted the Chicago Cubs’ eighth-inning comeback in a 6-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
Chicago Cubs (66-82, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (90-57, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Justin Steele (3-3, 4.39 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 43 strikeouts) Brewers: Corbin Burnes (10-4, 2.19 ERA, .91 WHIP, 210 strikeouts)
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.
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.
CHICAGO (AP) — The game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Monday night was postponed because of rain.
The game has been rescheduled for Tuesday as part of a split doubleheader.
Atlanta Braves (6-9) vs. Chicago Cubs (6-8)
Chicago; Sunday, 7:08 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Bryse Wilson (0-0, 0...
Chicago Cubs (3-3) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (1-5)
Milwaukee Brewers (2-3) vs. Chicago Cubs (3-2)
Chicago; Wednesday, 2:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Brandon Woodruff (0-0, 6...
Milwaukee Brewers (1-3) vs. Chicago Cubs (3-1)
Chicago; Tuesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Freddy Peralta (0-0, ...
Pittsburgh Pirates (1-1) vs. Chicago Cubs (1-1)
Chicago; Sunday, 2:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: TBD Cubs: Zach Davies (0-0, 0...
Pittsburgh Pirates (1-0) vs. Chicago Cubs (0-1)
Chicago; Saturday, 2:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Tyler Anderson (0-0, 0...