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  • Cubs shake up lineup vs. Nationals, Max Scherzer

    Cubs shake up lineup vs. Nationals, Max Scherzer
    The Chicago Cubs have radically adjusted their lineup Wednesday night in an effort to solve Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer. Chris Coghlan, who normally bats seventh, will move up to the leadoff spot. Leadoff batter Dexter Fowler will bat...
  • All-Star Game berth likely for Cubs phenom Kris Bryant

    All-Star Game berth likely for Cubs phenom Kris Bryant
    For many of us who survived the 1970s, our first experience with hanging chads came while voting on those rectangular ballots for baseball’s All-Star game. Punching holes for your favorite players with a No. 2 pencil never went smoothly, and...
  • LEADING OFF: Lester vs Scherzer in high-priced matchup

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ ACES START Top free agent prizes will be on the mound with Jon Lester and Max Scherzer starting as the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals wrap up a three-game set. Lester is 4-0 in...
  • Jon Lester tries to avoid history at the plate

    Jon Lester tries to avoid history at the plate
    The Chicago Cubs signed Jon Lester to a six-year, $155 million contract last December for his prized left arm and not for his bat. But Lester is on the verge of setting a dubious record Wednesday night against ace Max Scherzer of the Washington...
  • Russell double gives Cubs 3-2 win over Nationals

    Russell double gives Cubs 3-2 win over Nationals
    CHICAGO (AP) — Addison Russell hit a game-ending RBI double in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the surging Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night. Chris Coghlan started the winning rally with a one-out single against Matt Grace (2-...
  • Joe Maddon's boast could be a bit premature

    Joe Maddon's boast could be a bit premature
    After the Cubs lost a well-played, 2-1 game Monday against the Nationals, manager Joe Maddon said his feeling was “we’re as good as anybody we’ve played so far.” Apologies to John Wayne, but that's bold talk for a four-eyed...
  • Nationals show Cubs where they need to improve

    Nationals show Cubs where they need to improve
    The thinnest margin for error gave the Cubs a reference point for how they can climb closer to the Nationals. Despite a respectable pitching effort by left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada against one of the National League's most formidable lineups, the Cubs...
  • Cubs can see where they stand with Nationals visiting

    Cubs can see where they stand with Nationals visiting
    PHOENIX — Certain games and opponents are used as measuring sticks. This week's six-game homestand represents another chance for the Cubs to validate their status as postseason contenders. Following a 4-3 loss to the Diamondbacks on Sunday,...
  • Series preview: Nationals at Cubs

     Series preview: Nationals at Cubs
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: First meeting. Nationals 4-3 in 2014. Monday: 1:20 p.m., WGN-9. RH Tanner Roark (0-2, 2.66) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (0-0, 3.86). Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN. RH Jordan Zimmermann (4-2, 3.52) vs. RH Kyle...
  • Harper, Scherzer carry Nationals to 2-1 win over Phillies

    Harper, Scherzer carry Nationals to 2-1 win over Phillies
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper hit another home run and Max Scherzer had another dominant outing to help the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night for their sixth straight win. Harper's homer, his 11th in 14...
  • Scherzer, Nationals edge Phillies, 2-1

    WASHINGTON Odubel Herrera flinched as the baseball ricocheted off the wall and flew past. The center fielder had chased Ian Desmond's fly ball too far in the sixth inning of Friday's 2-1 loss to Washington. Now it was too late. The ball bounced away...