CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras got several standing ovations in what could be his final home game at Wrigley Field, Marcus Stroman threw six scoreless innings and the surging Chicago Cubs won their seventh straight, beating the Cincinnati Reds 8-1 on Sunday.
Cincinnati Reds (60-98, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (72-86, third in the NL Central)
Chicago; Sunday, 2:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Chase Anderson (2-3, 4.70 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 23 strikeouts); Cubs: Marcus Stroman (5-7, 3.66 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 112 strikeouts)
Cincinnati Reds (60-93, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (56-97, fifth in the NL Central)
Pittsburgh; Monday, 6:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Chase Anderson (2-3, 5.21 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 18 strikeouts); Pirates: Roansy Contreras (5-5, 3.68 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 84 strikeouts)
Boston Red Sox (72-75, fifth in the AL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (58-90, fourth in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Wednesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Connor Seabold (0-0); Reds: Chase Anderson (1-3, 6.43 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 14 strikeouts)
Colorado Rockies (63-77, fourth in the NL West) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (71-68, second in the NL East)
Philadelphia; Thursday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Antonio Senzatela (4-9, 4.16 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 90 strikeouts) Phillies: Ranger Suarez (6-4, 1.38 ERA, .99 WHIP, 72 strikeouts)
Phillies reliever José Alvarado thumped his glove and gestured at Dominic Smith after a strikeout ended a rally...
San Francisco Giants (9-6) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (8-7)
Philadelphia Phillies (6-3) vs. New York Mets (2-3)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Right-hander Chase Anderson and the Philadelphia Phillies finalized their $4 million, one-year contract on Monday.
He can earn $250,000 in performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 22, 24, 26, 28 and 30 starts.
Toronto Blue Jays (1-0, second in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (0-1, third in the AL East)
MILWAUKEE — Poor Taylor Williams.
The right-hander pitches the final four innings and gets the win in the Milwaukee Brewers’ 18-inning staredown with the New York Mets on Saturday night at Miller Park and his reward is to be sent down the minor leagues Sunday morning.
Trevor Bauer struck out 10 in 4 2/3 innings, allowing three runs and four hits in his fourth start to lead a Cleveland Indians split squad to a 9-3 victory against the Milwaukee Brewers in Goodyear, Arizona.
Follow our live coverage as the Brewers open their four-game series with the Diamondbacks at 6:20 p.m. Monday at Miller Park.
Milwaukee's Chase Anderson (4-10, 5.50 ERA) faces Arizona's Braden Shipley's first career start.