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  • Monday's recap: Cubs 4, Dodgers 2

    Monday's recap: Cubs 4, Dodgers 2
    The summary Kris Bryant ripped two home runs and Matt Szczur added a solo shot as the Cubs beat the Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw 4-2 Monday. The Cubs played the game under protest after play resumed following a brief flickering of the Wrigley Field...
  • Anthony Rizzo knows deserving All-Stars can get snubbed

    Anthony Rizzo knows deserving All-Stars can get snubbed
    The Cubs had three players selected to last year’s All-Star team in Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro and Jeff Samardzija, who didn’t get to participate on the National League squad because he was dealt to the A's before the game. With the...
  • Joe Maddon sure Anthony Rizzo an All-Star and voting process needs change

    Joe Maddon sure Anthony Rizzo an All-Star and voting process needs change
    Cubs manager Joe Maddon reinforced his belief Monday that Anthony Rizzo will make the National League All-Star team and that the voting process will be addressed and changed after this season. Maddon's comments came on the eve of the latest...
  • Saturday's recap: Cubs 4, Twins 1

    Saturday's recap: Cubs 4, Twins 1
    The summary After wasting scoring opportunities in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings Saturday, the Cubs rallied in the 10th on Starlin Castro's two-run, tiebreaking single for a 4-1 win over the Twins. Jon Lester was left with a no-decision despite...
  • Kyle Schwarber's return to minors all part of the Cubs' plan

     Kyle Schwarber's return to minors all part of the Cubs' plan
    Before Kyle Schwarber made a favorable impression in his first two major-league starts, Cubs manager Joe Maddon was familiar with a rookie who earned an even greater achievement on a biggest stage before returning to the minors. That was marquee left-...
  • Rizzo leads Cubs' lineup vs. short-handed Reds

    The Chicago Cubs have collected 14 hits or more in two of their past three games, and a big reason has been the return of Anthony Rizzo to the second spot. Rizzo is batting .371 in June and .359 in the second spot, where he will bat Thursday night...
  • Cubs bracing for wild night inside, outside Wrigley Field

    Cubs bracing for wild night inside, outside Wrigley Field
    The possibility of 30,000 or more Cubs fans exiting Wrigley Field while several thousand Blackhawks fans are invading Wrigleyville will bring added police presence Monday night to the area surrounding Clark and Addison Streets. “It could be a...
  • Cubs in holding pattern for NL All-Star voting

    Cubs in holding pattern for NL All-Star voting
    Three Chicago Cubs players failed to move up as the National League All-Star voting moves into its final two weeks. Rookie third baseman Kris Bryant remains second to Matt Carpenter of St. Louis in the latest voting results released Tuesday. First...
  • Indians pitching dismantled by Cubs in 17-0 loss

    CLEVELAND Indians pitchers appeared to have no chance to defeat the Cubs in a 17-0 thrashing Wednesday night at Progressive Field. It was shortstop Francisco Lindor's debut in front of the home fans, but those positive, hopeful feelings were quickly...
  • Kyle Schwarber latest in Cubs line of rookies off to fast starts

    Kyle Schwarber latest in Cubs line of rookies off to fast starts
    The hit parade began Aug. 5 when Javier Baez cranked a game-winning home run in his Cubs debut. It continued three weeks later when Jorge Soler homered in his first at-bat and became the third major-league player since 1900 with at least one extra-...
  • Cubs waiting for playoff-style push from Lester

    Cubs waiting for playoff-style push from Lester
    DETROIT -- The Chicago Cubs’ playoff hopes were enhanced in late April by contributions from All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo and rookies Kris Bryant and Addison Russell and have continued into early June by No. 3 starter Jason Hammel. But...