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  • Series preview: Mets at Cubs

    Series preview: Mets at Cubs
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: First meeting. Cubs 5-2 in 2014. Monday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Jacob deGrom (3-3, 2.95) vs. LH Jon Lester (2-2, 4.04). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN+, CLTV. RH Noah Syndergaard (0-0, 0.00) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (3-...
  • Jake Arrieta hits reset button after tough start

    Jake Arrieta hits reset button after tough start
    ST. LOUIS --¬†After two nondescript starts following an impressive April, Jake Arrieta recognizes it’s back to basics. Although Arrieta wasn’t hit hard Thursday, he acknowledges the results weren’t acceptable after being charged with...
  • Wednesday's recap: Cubs 6, Cardinals 5

    Wednesday's recap: Cubs 6, Cardinals 5
    The summary The Cubs snapped a four-game losing streak while ending the host Cardinals' eight-game winning streak Wednesday night as Anthony Rizzo hit a home run and two-run double to lead the way for a 6-5 victory. At the plate Kris Bryant poked...
  • Jon Lester stops Cardinals' win streak

    Jon Lester stops Cardinals' win streak
    ST. LOUIS -- Jon Lester expressed regret over two fielding lapses Wednesday night. But when it appears the Cubs were on the verge of losing another lead to the Cardinals, Lester delivered in the clutch. Lester continued his ascent in an impressive...
  • Day of firsts for Addison Russell and Jon Lester at Wrigley Field

     Day of firsts for Addison Russell and Jon Lester at Wrigley Field
    Rookie Addison Russell deposited his first major league home run into the empty — under construction — left-field bleachers on Friday at Wrigley Field. And veteran left-hander Jon Lester earned his first victory for the Cubs as Russell's...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals

    Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: Tied 1-1. Monday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. LH Travis Wood (2-1, 3.04) vs. RH Carlos Martinez (3-0, 1.73). Tuesday: 7:15 p.m., WGN-9. RH Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 5.23) vs. LH Tyler Lyons Wednesday: 7:15 p.m., CSN....
  • Major League Baseball quotes

    Major League Baseball quotes
    "We are gonna do our best to take the crowd out of it early. Wish us luck." ADAM EATON, Chicago White Sox outfielder, joking on Twitter before the White Sox and Baltimore Orioles played the first major league game without spectators. The Orioles,...
  • Up next: Brewers at Cubs

    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: Cubs 11-8 in 2014. Friday: 1:20 p.m., CSN. RH Wily Peralta (0-3, 5.04) vs. LH Jon Lester (0-2, 6.23). Saturday: 1:20 p.m., CSN. RH Mike Fiers (0-3, 5.79) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (3-1, 2.03). Sunday: 1:20 p.m.,...
  • Up next: Cubs at Reds

     Up next: Cubs at Reds
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: 2-1. Friday: 6:10 p.m., CSN. LH Jon Lester (0-2, 6.89) vs. RH Mike Leake (0-1, 3.92). Saturday: 12:10 p.m., ABC-7. RH Jake Arrieta (2-1, 1.74) vs. RH Anthony DeSclafani (3-0, 0.86). Sunday: 12:10 p.m.,...
  • Jon Lester, Jonathan Herrera give Cubs plenty to celebrate

    Jon Lester, Jonathan Herrera give Cubs plenty to celebrate
    The post-game celebration late Friday night could be heard outside the visitor’s clubhouse at Great American Ball Park and was reminiscent of a football team winning a playoff game. The Cubs toasted role player Jonathan Herrera with a beer...
  • Jon Lester and offense deliver a bit extra in 11-inning victory over Reds

     Jon Lester and offense deliver a bit extra in 11-inning victory over Reds
    CINCINNATI — The arm strength and sharpness were what the Cubs envisioned in the winter. Now if Jon Lester can find a way to solve Billy Hamilton, the Cubs can feel even better about their high-priced ace. The speedy Hamilton's two hits, three...