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Chris Valaika

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  • Pirates 5, Cubs 3 (11 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The SportsXchange EditorsNote: Update 2: includes notes; makes fix in third graph Pirates 5, Cubs 3 (11 innings) CHICAGO -- Josh Harrison singled in a go-ahead run in the 11th inning on Saturday as the Pittsburgh...
  • Pirates 5, Cubs 0

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Pirates 5, Cubs 0 CHICAGO -- Andrew McCutchen went 3-for-5 with his team-leading 73rd RBI to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs in Saturday's regularly scheduled...
  • Soler returns to Cubs' lineup

    Soler returns to Cubs' lineup
    TORONTO -- Jorge Soler was one of several Chicago Cubs players who took early batting practice at the Rogers Centre, and Soler will return to the Cubs' lineup Monday night at Toronto. Soler, who was given Sunday off to rest his hamstrings after...
  • Javier Baez gets call to join Cubs

    Javier Baez gets call to join Cubs
    LONG BEACH, Calif. — Print the T-shirts, resurrect the ticket push. In promoting prospect Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa, the Cubs have invigorated a fan base split between prospect loyalists and disgruntled supporters. The next eight weeks...
  • Brewers' Mike Fiers strikes out 14 in dominating start, defeat Cubs

    CHICAGO Mike Fiers' remarkable resurgence continued Thursday afternoon. Making his second start in place of the injured Matt Garza, the 29-year-old right-hander struck out a career-high 14 while allowing just three hits over six shutout innings to lead...
  • Brewers 6, Cubs 2

    (Updated: UPDATING: Adjusting Milwaukee's standing in the second graph) Brewers 6, Cubs 2: Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 in six scoreless innings as visiting Milwaukee earned a split of the four-game series with Chicago. Fiers (2-1) made...
  • Cardinals 9, Cubs 6

    Cardinals 9, Cubs 6: Matt Holliday broke open a tie game in the eighth inning with a two-run single as St. Louis split a four-game weekend series at home with Chicago. The Cardinals rallied back from a five-run deficit to tie the game at 6-6 in the...
  • Brewers' pitching, offense and defense take another game off, lose to Cubs

    CHICAGO You cannot point to one area of the Milwaukee Brewers as the reason for their shocking fall from grace in the National League Central Division. This has been a complete collapse. The pitching, offense and defense took another game off Tuesday...
  • Giants cruise behind Peavy's solid start against Cubs

    Giants cruise behind Peavy's solid start against Cubs CHICAGO -- Facing the prospect of at least 13 1/2 innings of baseball on Thursday, Giants manager Bruce Bochy didn't want to stress his bullpen on Wednesday night. Right-handed starter Jake Peavy...
  • Pirates-Cubs game suspended due to rain, will resume Saturday

    CHICAGO The Pirates' Friday game against the Chicago Cubs was suspended due to rain and inclement weather. It will resume Saturday at 3 p.m. ET. The Pirates and Cubs were tied, 3-3, prior to the suspension, the second rain delay of the game. Vance...
  • Cubs Game Day: Cubs, Hendricks coast to 8-2 win

    Cubs Game Day: Cubs, Hendricks coast to 8-2 win
    LOS ANGELES -- The Chicago Cubs' ticket list already was stretched with manager Rick Renteria and starting rookie pitcher Kyle Hendricks returning Friday night to Dodger Stadium. Their level of support was expanded, but it also put stress on the...