Quintana looks to reel in sweep of Marlins

    Jose Quintana will close the series against the Marlins today. The Cubs left-hander had trouble getting into a good rhythm in his last outing against the Cardinals, needing 88 pitches to get through four innings. He lost to the Marlins on April 1, givi…

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    Darvish donates in memory of Piscotty’s mother

    Yu Darvish said he doesn’t know Stephen Piscotty personally. He’s never been a teammate of the outfielder. But on Monday, Darvish reached out to try to help the Piscotty family and those battling ALS after hearing that Stephen’s mother, Gretchen, had d…

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    20 years later, 20-K gem a fond memory for Wood

    Kerry Wood struck out 20 Astros on May 6, 1998, at Wrigley Field in his fifth big league start — setting a National League record and tying a Major League record. He would pitch a total of 14 seasons, although those years were interrupted by injuries …

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    Hendricks eyes Cubs’ 6th straight win in rematch

    Kyle Hendricks will start today against the Rockies. The right-hander is coming off a solid start against the Brewers in which he threw seven shutout innings, striking out five. He beat the Rockies, who will counter with Jon Gray, on April 20 in Denver…

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    Cubs’ fifth shutout of Crew in ’18 fuels sweep

    Tyler Chatwood and the Cubs shut down the Brewers for the fourth straight game on Sunday. Chatwood gave up two hits over seven scoreless innings and helped himself with an RBI single in Chicago’s 2-0 victory over Milwaukee to complete a sweep of the fo…

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    Kyles 1, Brewers 0: Cubs snap Crew’s streak

    Kyle Schwarber snapped a scoreless tie in the sixth inning with his seventh home run of the season and provided just enough offense for Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks in a 1-0 victory that snapped the Brewers’ eight-game winning streak Thursday night.

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