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  • Cubs tilt lineup vs. Mets lefty Jon Niese

    Cubs tilt lineup vs. Mets lefty Jon Niese
    The Chicago Cubs will aim for a four-game sweep Thursday of the New York Mets with a lineup tilted against left-hander Jon Niese. Welington Castillo will bat fifth and start at catcher, and Matt Szczur will start in left field and bat seventh. Right-...
  • Kris Bryant's big night for Cubs upstages Noah Syndergaard's debut for Mets

    Kris Bryant's big night for Cubs upstages Noah Syndergaard's debut for Mets
    The Cubs welcome the chance to take their youthful act on a bigger stage, such as nationally televised games. "We need the attention," Anthony Rizzo said. "It's good for us. Just by watching (the postseason), I don't know what it's like. But being at...
  • Cubs' Anthony Rizzo peaking offensively

    Cubs' Anthony Rizzo peaking offensively
    Anthony Rizzo’s all-around batting skills recently has been enhanced by his power. The Chicago Cubs’ first baseman has hit five home runs in his past 10 games to increase his team-leading total to seven. His power surge occurred after he...
  • Back-to-back homers in 1st help Jon Lester, Cubs bullpen

    Back-to-back homers in 1st help Jon Lester, Cubs bullpen
    After the front office held a meeting to discuss ways to improve an erratic bullpen, the Cubs might have discovered a temporary solution. The formula Monday night was an early power surge that provided a cushion for ace Jon Lester and allowed manager...
  • Monday's recap: Cubs 4, Mets 3

    Monday's recap: Cubs 4, Mets 3
    The summary Fans sitting in the newly renovated left-field bleachers Monday night were treated to a two-run homer by rookie Kris Bryant that landed about six rows below the video board, and Anthony Rizzo followed with a solo shot to right in the first...
  • Jon Lester raves about maturity of Cubs' youth

    Jon Lester raves about maturity of Cubs' youth
    Jon Lester remembers when he was part of a cast of young and talented prospects coming through the Boston Red Sox system. But as Lester looks at the production and mannerisms of some of his younger Cubs teammates, he has a more optimistic feeling...
  • Cubs players welcome 'energy' from fans when Wrigley bleachers reopen

    Cubs players welcome 'energy' from fans when Wrigley bleachers reopen
    MILWAUKEE – Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler might have to raise his voice Monday night at Wrigley Field, but he’s perfectly fine with getting his message across. That’s because the bleachers in left field and center field will be...
  • Bryant Homers As Cubs Beat Mets 4-3

    Bryant Homers As Cubs Beat Mets 4-3
    CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo homered on consecutive pitches in the first, leading Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets on Monday night. Lester (3-2) allowed three runs and five hits in six...
  • Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell stabilize Cubs' lineup vs. Milwaukee

    Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell stabilize Cubs' lineup vs. Milwaukee
    MILWAUKEE -- The Miller Park roof is closed, and the temperature has dropped by about 25 degrees Saturday as the Chicago Cubs seek to maintain their hot hitting against the Milwuakee Brewers. Anthony Rizzo will bat in the third spot for the fourth...
  • Sunday's recap: Brewers 3, Cubs 2 (11 innings)

    Sunday's recap: Brewers 3, Cubs 2 (11 innings)
    The summary The Brewers pulled out a 3-2 win Sunday in 11 innings when Ryan Braun hit a double off Jason Motte and scored on a single by Martin Maldonado with the bases loaded and one out. At the plate The Cubs mustered only three hits in seven...
  • Cubs turn on power with 4 home runs in 7-6 victory over Brewers

    Cubs turn on power with 4 home runs in 7-6 victory over Brewers
    MILWAUKEE — Except for the breeze frequent swings and misses generated, there was a development Friday night that could bode well for the Cubs in the upcoming months. That was the power they displayed, as Dexter Fowler, Anthony Rizzo, Jorge...