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Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Trevor Bauer twirled a gem and Carlos Santana hit a three-run homer to lead the Cleveland Indians in a 6-0 win over the Chicago Cubs. Bauer (6-3) struck out seven in seven scoreless innings for Cleveland, which improved to 18-15 away from home this season. Bauer gave up four hits and three walks. Rookie shortstop Francisco Lindor, who made his major...

Indians-Cubs Rainout Allows Players to Attend Stanley Cup

By Josh Hamburger, 2 weeks 5 days ago
Rainouts in baseball usually provide time for extra rest for the players. Except when you play in Chicago and the Blackhawks are one game away from winning the Stanley Cup. This scenario played out for the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians, so Cubs’ star first baseman Anthony Rizzo and Indians’ second baseman Jason Kipnis, who grew up in Chicago. As much as they may have...

Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Miguel Montero staked the Cubs to an early lead with a three-run homer and Chicago rode that momentum to a 6-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday at Wrigley Field. Dexter Fowler went 2-for-4 with a solo homer into the just-opened right-field bleachers, and Travis Wood (3-2) picked up the win in relief of Tsuyoshi Wada, who was pulled after surrendering...

Chicago Cubs (30-26) at Detroit Tigers (31-28), 7:08 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 3 days ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Tigers go for a quick sweep of the Chicago Cubs when they close out a two-game series Wednesday at Comerica Park. The Tigers have won three straight on the heels of an eight-game losing streak and recorded a 6-0 win on Tuesday. Miguel Cabrera went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored, Ian Kinsler added two hits and drove in two runs, and Nick Castellanos...

Recap: Detroit vs. Chicago Cubs

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Coghlan and Miguel Montero each hit a three-run homer as the Chicago Cubs routed the Detroit Tigers, 12-3, in the finale of a two-game set at Comerica Park. Jake Arrieta (6-4) was solid on the mound for Chicago, allowing three runs with eight strikeouts over six innings. Anthony Rizzo knocked in two runs for the Cubs, who wrapped up a nine-game...

Recap: Detroit vs. Chicago Cubs

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Anibal Sanchez ended a two-start losing streak with 7 2/3 scoreless innings as the Detroit Tigers downed the Chicago Cubs 6-0 in the opener of a two-game set. Sanchez (4-7) struck out seven and scattered six hits and two walks to help the Tigers win a third straight game. Miguel Cabrera went 3-for-3 with a walk, RBI and run scored in the win, while Ian...

Cubs ink Rafael Soriano to minor league deal

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs and free-agent reliever Rafael Soriano agreed to terms on a minor league contract Tuesday. Soriano spent the past two seasons as the closer for the Washington Nationals, recording 75 saves. He was 4-1 with 32 saves and a 3.19 ERA in 2014. The 35-year-old right-hander has a career record of 22-28 with 207 saves and a 2.85 ERA in 585...

Cubs activate OF Denorfia

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 6 days ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs activated outfielder Chris Denorfia from the 15-day disabled list prior to Sunday's game against the Nationals. Denorfia, 34, has had two separate stints on the DL with hamstring issues. In 12 games between trips to the DL, he batted 9-for-21 and played all three outfield positions. To make room for Denorfia on the active roster,...

Recap: Washington vs. Chicago Cubs

By The Sports Network, 4 weeks 1 day ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Danny Espinosa hit a three-run homer and the Washington Nationals topped the Chicago Cubs 7-5 in the second of a four- game set on Friday. Wilson Ramos supplied two hits, an RBI and a run scored, while Ian Desmond and Espinosa each scored twice for the Nationals, who ended a three-game skid. "Nice job through the lineup tonight," Washington manager...

Cubs' Junior Lake Homers, Then Taunts Marlins

By Josh Hamburger, 1 month 1 day ago
Down 6-1 in the sixth inning, Cubs right fielder Junior Lake blasted a home run deep to left field. Filling in for an injured Jorge Soler, the unassuming batter flipped his bat a bit much and trotted around the bases to collect his run.  However, as he rounded third and headed for home, he glared over at the Marlins dugout and brought his finger to his mouth, indicating...