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Chris Valaika

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  • Tuesday's recap: Blue Jays 9, Cubs 2

     Tuesday's recap: Blue Jays 9, Cubs 2
    The summary Jake Arrieta left after 6 1/3 innings with a 2-1 lead, but Jose Bautista ripped a three-run double on a 2-2 pitch with two outs off rookie reliever Neil Ramirez in the seventh as the Cubs' losing streak grew to five games. The Cubs failed to...
  • Blue Jays starter Stroman stifles Cubs

    Blue Jays starter Stroman stifles Cubs
    TORONTO -- Since the last weekend of the 2013 season, the Toronto Blue Jays sent at least 12 talent evaluators to watch Jeff Samardzija pitch until the former Chicago Cubs’ ace was dealt on July 5 to the Oakland Athletics. But Monday night, it was...
  • Blue Jays 9, Cubs 2

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Blue Jays 9, Cubs 2 TORONTO -- Jose Bautista hit a go-ahead three-run double in the seventh and Mark Buehrle pitched seven innings on Tuesday as the Toronto Blue Jays went on to defeat the Chicago...
  • Renteria wants young Cubs to regain focus

    TORONTO -- The seventh and eighth innings of the Chicago Cubs’ 9-2 loss to Toronto gave more ammunition for manager Rick Renteria to deliver a direct but necessary briefing to his young team. “I think it’s a message we’ve been...
  • Bautista helps Buehrle, Blue Jays win

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Bautista helps Buehrle, Blue Jays win TORONTO -- The wins have been scarce for Mark Buehrle since a fast start to the season. Although he has pitched better than he did on Tuesday, he made it...
  • Blue Jays 8, Cubs 0

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Blue Jays 8, Cubs 0 TORONTO -- Marcus Stroman pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout, and Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Chicago Cubs 8-0...
  • Monday's recap: Blue Jays 8, Cubs 0

    The summary The Cubs were limited to three hits by rookie Marcus Stroman and saw their losing streak extended to four games. After allowing a single to rookie Jorge Soler to start the second, Stroman retired 19 consecutive batters before Mike Olt hit...
  • Doubront delivers in Cubs' 6-4 win over Pirates

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Doubront delivers in Cubs' 6-4 win over Pirates PITTSBURGH -- There has been plenty of speculation that the Chicago Cubs will spend heavily in free agency in the upcoming offseason in an attempt...
  • Recap: Cubs 3, Reds 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Cubs 3, Reds 1 Cubs 3, Reds 1: Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings of one-run ball as host Chicago completed its first three-game sweep of Cincinnati in more than five years. Luis Valbuena recorded two hits and an RBI for the...
  • Cubs 7, Reds 0

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Cubs 7, Reds 0 CHICAGO -- Right-hander Jake Arrieta fell short in a no-hitter bid but still closed with a one-hit shutout as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-0 on Tuesday at Wrigley...
  • Arrieta goes distance as Cubs shut out Reds

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Arrieta goes distance as Cubs shut out Reds CHICAGO -- Jake Arrieta just missed a no-hitter but reached the finish line for the first time in his career with a complete game as the Chicago Cubs...