Hendricks seeks better fortune vs. Bucs in finale

    Kyle Hendricks will go for the series sweep tonight at 6:05 p.m. CT. The right-hander is coming off a solid start against the Giants in which he gave up one run on two hits over seven innings. He lost to the Pirates on April 12 despite posting a qualit…

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    Cubs best Bucs behind stellar spot start

    Mike Montgomery, making a spot start with some Memorial Day motivation while Yu Darvish is sidelined, held the Pirates to two hits over 5 2/3 innings to lead the Cubs in the series opener at PNC Park. Anthony Rizzo homered and had three RBIs to lead th…

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    Wily Hendricks stifles SF as Cubs break out late

    Kyle Hendricks dominated the Giants over seven innings, and Ben Zobrist and Kris Bryant delivered two-run hits in the seventh to lead the Cubs at Wrigley Field. San Francisco starter Derek Holland had limited Chicago to just one run through six, but he…

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    Bullpen of the Week: Cubs

    The Cubs’ bullpen was dominant over 25 innings pitched last week, posting a 1.80 ERA. All but three Cubs relievers finished the week unscored upon, helping the relief corps earn the Bullpen of the Week presented by The Hartford honors for the week of M…

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    Three homers back Darvish’s first Cubs win

    Yu Darvish threw six strong innings to lift Chicago over the Reds, 6-1, in the series finale Sunday at Great American Ball Park. In doing so, Darvish earned his first win in a Cubs uniform, allowing two hits and one run while striking out seven. He was…

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