Jake Arrieta might be starting a late-season push for an NL Cy Young Award. He's done it before.
Arrieta threw eight scoreless innings of two-hit ball to become the NL's first 16-game winner and Kris Bryant and Addison Russell homered, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Tuesday night.
"The story line is Jake," Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. "He hardly ever lost the plate and his fastball command kept getting better as the game progressed. That was really reminiscent of last year."
Arrieta (16-5) allowed a single to Alex Dickerson in the second and Christian Bethancourt's double in the eighth. The defending NL Cy Young winner...