Cubs tender All-Star outfielder Happ contract for next yearNovember 19, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs tendered All-Star outfielder Ian Happ a contract for next season, part of a flurry of moves on Friday.
Happ made his first All-Star team last season, batting .271 with 17 homers and 72 RBIs, and won his first Gold Glove.
Cubs hound Bassitt, beat NL East-leading Mets 5-2September 13, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt had his shortest start in three months, failing to get through the fourth inning as the NL East-leading New York Mets lost to the Chicago Cubs 5-2 Monday night.
New York remained 1 1/2 games ahead of Atlanta, which lost 3-2 in San Francisco.
India’s hit in 9th gives Reds 4-3 win over CubsSeptember 9, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan India hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
Chicago was ahead 3-2 when Alejo Lopez’s liner off Mark Leiter Jr.
Contreras hits 2 homers, Cubs outlast contending O’s 3-2August 18, 2022 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Willson Contreras hit a pair of homers, Adrian Sampson pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Thursday.
Contreras had his 10th multi-homer game, which ranks second among Cubs catchers behind Gabby Hartnett (14).
Wainwright, reunited with Molina, hurls Cards past Cubs 6-0August 3, 2022 GMT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched seven spotless innings with longtime catcher Yadier Molina back behind the plate, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Tuesday night.
Paul Goldschmidt homered and drove in three runs to lead the St.
Nico Hoerner’s double sends streaking Cubs past Pirates 3-2July 26, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night for their season-high fifth straight win.
Carrasco, Mets hand Cubs 7th straight loss, 8-0July 15, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Carrasco pitched six sharp innings, Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso homered, and the New York Mets handed the Chicago Cubs their seventh straight loss, 8-0 on Thursday night.
The Mets won for the third time in four games, maintained their 2 1/2-game lead over Atlanta in the NL East and improved their road record to 28-19.
Red Sox’s Hill leaves start against Cubs with sprained kneeJuly 1, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill left Thursday's start against the Chicago Cubs because of a sprained left knee.
Hill had a 4-0 lead through four innings before exiting during a three-run fifth.
Rivas slam, Happ and Wisdom homer, Cubs rout Pirates 14-5June 23, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ian Happ and Patrick Wisdom hit two-run homers early and Alfonso Rivas added a grand slam off a position player late as the Chicago Cubs routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-5 Wednesday night.
Schwindel’s go-ahead hit in 9th lifts Cubs over ArizonaMay 16, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Frank Schwindel figured he got the best of the bargain with his broken-bat, go-ahead single.
“I'll trade a bat for a hit any day," Schwindel said.
Schwindel had a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Sunday.
Gomes hits HR, go-ahead single to lift Cubs over D-backs 4-2May 15, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Yan Gomes' cameo as a middle-of-the-order masher was a success for the Chicago Cubs.
The veteran catcher batted cleanup for just the 14th time in his 11-year career, responding with a solo homer in the fourth inning and a go-ahead single in the ninth to lift the Cubs over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 on Saturday night.
Vogelbach’s HR rallies Pirates past Cubs 4-3April 22, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach hit a two-run homer, Yoshi Tsutsugo had a two-run double and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the Chicago Cubs 4-3 Thursday night.
The Pirates rebounded from a three-game sweep at Milwaukee with nine hits in the opener of a four-game series at Chicago.
Contreras 3 RBIs, Cubs beat Pirates, end 7-game losing skidSeptember 30, 2021 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Willson Contreras drove in all of the Cubs’ run as Chicago beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday night to end a seven-game losing streak.
Contreras’ two-run double high off the right-field wall in the seventh inning rallied the Cubs from a 2-1 deficit.
Umpire provides explanation for wild play in Cardinals-CubsSeptember 27, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Umpire Bill Miller provided an explanation Monday for a wild sequence during St. Louis' 4-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs that added another layer of drama to the Cardinals' 16th straight win.
Miley goes 7, Castellanos and India homer as Reds stop CubsSeptember 8, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Wade Miley was terrific, and Kyle Farmer made a pair of clutch plays. Jonathan India and Nick Castellanos had a couple of big swings.
They all stepped up on a night when Cincinnati desperately needed a win.
Schwindel, Cubs rally in 9th, top Pirates, 5th win in rowSeptember 4, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Frank Schwindel hustled hard and sprawled for an RBI single that capped a three-run rally with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Saturday for their fifth straight win.
Cubs beat Pirates 6-5 on Difo error in 11thSeptember 3, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Sergio Alcántara scampered home when second baseman Wilmer Difo mishandled a popup in the 11th inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Thursday night for their third straight win.
Luis Robert homers twice as White Sox pound Cubs 13-1August 29, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Robert homered twice, Dylan Cease tied a career high with 11 strikeouts and the Chicago White Sox pounded the Chicago Cubs 13-1 on Sunday.
Eloy Jiménez, Yasmani Grandal and Brian Goodwin also connected for the White Sox, who went 5-1 against the Cubs this year.
Patrick Wisdom, Alec Mills lead Cubs past White Sox 7-0August 29, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — With every long drive, every sharp play in the field, Patrick Wisdom is making the most of his best big league opportunity with the Chicago Cubs.
Wisdom backed Alec Mills with two more homers and the Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox for the first time this season, winning 7-0 on Saturday night.
Yankees win 10th straight, snap Braves’ 9-game run 5-1August 24, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton homered and drove in three runs to carry the New York Yankees to their 10th straight victory, cooling off the streaking Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Monday night.
The Yankees snapped first-place Atlanta’s nine-game winning streak in the first regular-season matchup in almost 120 years between teams that had won at least nine in a row.
Depleted Cubs quiet playoff-contending Reds again, win 7-1August 18, 2021 GMT
CINCINNATI (AP) — Michael Hermosillo homered for the first time since 2018, Ian Happ and Sergio Alcántara also went deep, and the depleted Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Wednesday, taking two of three from their playoff-contending NL Central rivals.
Rodón strikes out 11, White Sox blank Cubs 4-0August 7, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodón struck out 11 in five stellar innings, Cesar Hernandez and José Abreu hit back-to-back home runs and the Chicago White Sox blanked the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Saturday.
Yoán Moncada added a two-run double for the White Sox in their second straight win in the crosstown series at Wrigley Field.
Wisdom’s 3-run double lifts Cubs over Rockies, 3-2August 5, 2021 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Patrick Wisdom hit a three-run double to back a solid outing from Alec Mills and lead the Chicago Cubs past the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Mills (5-4) overcame a rocky start to pitch six innings for his first win since July 7.
Hernandez’s HR in 9th gives Nats 6-5 win over CubsAugust 1, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yadiel Hernandez’s solo shot in the ninth inning — his second homer of the day — gave the Washington Nationals a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Hendricks earns majors-best 13th win as Cubs beat Nats 6-3August 1, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Hendricks earned his major league-leading 13th victory, Rafael Ortega homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 6-3 Saturday night.
The Cubs, who had dropped four in a row, made six trades prior to Friday’s deadline, scattering Javier Báez, Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Craig Kimbrel and others to contenders.
Contreras, Cubs rally for 4-2 victory over DiamondbacksJuly 18, 2021 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — A little rest did a lot of good for Willson Contreras.
The durable catcher capped Chicago's three-run ninth inning with a two-run homer, sending the Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the lowly Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday.
Pederson helps Cubs pound Reds 10-2 for 6th straight winMay 29, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Joc Pederson, Ian Happ and Eric Sogard each drove in two runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-2 on Saturday for their season-high sixth consecutive victory.
Rafael Ortega homered and Kris Bryant had a run-scoring single for Chicago, which improved to 18-7 this month.
Cubs place Hoerner on injured list with strained hamstringMay 26, 2021 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Chicago Cubs placed infielder Nico Hoerner on the 10-day injured list with a strained left hamstring and selected outfielder Rafael Ortega from Triple-A Iowa prior to Wednesday night’s game against Pittsburgh.