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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    Follow live as Cubs draft for the future

    The journey begins for baseball’s next crop of stars. Live Draft coverage begins Monday at 5 p.m. CT on MLB Network and MLB.com, with the main event at 6. Stay up to the minute with live Draft results, including player info, scouting video, sortable da…

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    Quitana closes out inconsistent May vs. Mets

    Jose Quintana will open the Cubs’ four-game series in New York tonight. The lefty has been unable to complete five frames in three of his last five starts, including his last outing against the Giants, when he was pulled after 4 1/3 innings and six str…

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