Chatwood, Cubs return home to face Dodgers

    Tyler Chatwood will open a three-game series against the Dodgers tonight at Wrigley Field. In his last outing, Chatwood didn’t rely on his fastball as much, mixed in his other three pitches and was more effective, even if he did take the loss against t…

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    Bryant snaps homerless streak with 2-run blast

    Kris Bryant’s homerless drought is over. The Cubs third baseman slugged a two-run homer with one out in the third inning off Michael Wacha on Friday night for his first home run since May 14. The blast ended Bryant’s homerless streak at a career-high 2…

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    Montgomery sharp, but Cubs blanked by Crew

    The Cubs’ Mike Montgomery didn’t get any help on Wednesday. Lorenzo Cain hit a solo homer, one of two hits off Montgomery over six innings, which was all the Brewers needed to post a 1-0 victory over the Cubs at Miller Park and open a 1 1/2-game lead i…

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    Montgomery set for finale with Brewers

    Mike Montgomery will start today to close the Cubs’ three-game series in Milwaukee. The lefty has made it no secret he wants to start, and he’s doing a good job subbing in for Yu Darvish. Montgomery is 2-0 in three starts, giving up two earned runs ove…

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    Rizzo’s HR sparks 5-run 11th to put Cubs in 1st

    Jason Heyward tied the game with a single in the eighth, and Anthony Rizzo won it for the Cubs in the 11th with a solo home run off Brewers reliever Matt Albers. The win moves Chicago into first place in the National League Central over Milwaukee, whic…

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    Bullpen falters as Cubs drop finale to Bucs

    A five-run sixth inning against the Cubs’ bullpen put the game out of reach as the Pirates avoided the sweep and took Sunday’s series finale, 7-1, at Wrigley Field. The loss is just the second in the last 10 games for the Cubs.

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    Bats can’t bail out Hendricks in loss to Phils

    Kyle Hendricks wasn’t able to keep the Cubs on a roll on Tuesday night. The Phillies scored more runs on Nick Williams’ two-run homer in the second than they did in their three previous games, posting a 6-1 victory over the Cubs at Wrigley Field, endin…

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