Kyle Schwarber’s moon shot to right field in the first inning had Cubs fans roaring Friday night at Citizens Bank Park. But the Phillies kept them quiet the rest of the way in a 7-1 victory, cutting the Cubs’ lead in the National League Central to 2 1/…
Right-hander Jake Arrieta (13-8, 3.63 ERA) will try to extend his string of seven consecutive quality starts when he faces the Reds on Thursday in the series finale at Great American Ball Park.
The Cubs have certainly had to scrape and fight for their wins the last couple of days. Trailing twice to the Reds, a four-run seventh inning and five-run eighth helped Chicago emerge with a 13-9 victory — its fourth in a row.
Anthony Rizzo may have enjoyed his best seven-day stretch of the season during the past week, as the Cubs took series from the Reds and Blue Jays at home. On Monday, the slugger was named the NL Player of the Week for his efforts.
The Blue Jays and Cubs will meet for the third and final time this season when their series wraps up on Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Right-hander Kyle Hendricks will take the mound for Chicago, while Toronto will counter with right-hander Marco E…
One day after hitting six home runs in a loss, the Cubs needed four run-scoring singles to post a 7-4 Interleague victory on Friday afternoon over the Blue Jays, who were making their first trip to Wrigley Field since 2005.
The Cubs will welcome the Blue Jays to Wrigley Field for the second time in franchise history and first since 2005 when the two teams square off in an Interleague series, starting Friday.
At a pivotal time of the season, as the Cubs try to remain atop the National League Central, John Lackey has been helping his team rack up wins. Lackey and his club will face the Reds and Homer Bailey on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field.
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How will the Cubs deal without hot-hitting Willson Contreras in the lineup? Lately, they’ve turned to Kris Bryant.