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MLB roundup: Cubs' win over Astros marred by fan's injury

Kyle Hendricks pitched eight effective innings, Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant homered, and the visiting Chicago Cubs averted a series sweep at the hands of the Houston A...

MLB roundup: Cubs' win over Astros marred by fan's injury

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Cole fans 12 as Astros down Cubs 6-5 Gerrit Cole tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in six solid innings and the Houston Astros reached Cole Hamels early and held on for a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs in the opener of an interleague ...
00:12, 05/28/2019

MLB roundup: Four Astros combine to no-hit Mariners Four Houston Astros pitchers combined to no-hit the Seattle Mariners Saturday night in a 9-0 win in front of the home crowd, the second time the Mariners have been victims of a combined no-hitter this...
11:36, 08/04/2019

MLB roundup: Astros top Red Sox for 10th straight win Tyler White capped a five-run first inning with a two-run double, and Josh James delivered three scoreless innings of relief as the Houston Astros defeated the host Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Saturday at F...
13:36, 05/19/2019

Bregman homers twice as Astros rally past Cubs 9-6 Alex Bregman homered twice, his second a tiebreaking two-run shot in the sixth inning that propelled the injury-weakened Houston Astros to a 9-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night   ...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Hendricks pitched eight strong innings, Kyle Schwarber homered for the second straight game and Kris Bryant added a solo shot in his return to the lineup to help the Chicago Cubs a...
07:48, 05/30/2019

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros dominate White Sox Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley keyed a four-run uprising in the fifth with an opposite-field double to left as the Houston Astros claimed a 5-1 vict...
14:36, 05/22/2019

MLB roundup: Chirinos delivers as Astros walk off O's in 11 Robinson Chirinos delivered a walk-off double with two outs in the 11th inning, as the Houston Astros rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the opener of this three-game series Frida...
13:24, 06/08/2019

MLB roundup: Astros top Angels; Lucroy sent to hospital Yuli Gurriel ran his hitting streak to 11 games with a game-tying grand slam, and George Springer delivered a walk-off hit in the 10th inning as the host Houston Astros claimed a wild 11-10 victory Su...
07:36, 07/08/2019

MLB roundup: Yanks continue HR streak, down Astros Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered in the bottom of the fourth inning as the New York Yankees connected for the 23rd consecutive game and recorded a 10-6 victory over the Houston Ast...
09:48, 06/21/2019

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros stifle Rangers Justin Verlander allowed one hit over seven strong innings, and the Houston Astros belted three solo homers while overcoming an injury to star Jose Altuve to beat the visiting Texas Rangers 3-0 on Fri...
09:48, 05/11/2019

MLB roundup: Royals hit 2 slams, crush Astros Ryan O'Hearn and Whit Merrifield belted their first career grand slams Tuesday, and the Kansas City Royals bashed their way to a 12-2 win over the host Houston Astros....
08:12, 05/08/2019

Child struck by line drive at Cubs-Astros game HOUSTON (AP) — A young fan at Wednesday night’s game between the Cubs and Astros was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr., shaking up the Chicago center fielder. Almora hit a fourth-in...
05:12, 05/30/2019

MLB roundup: Twins' Odorizzi outduels Astros' Verlander Ehire Adrianza homered, and Jake Odorizzi pitched seven shutout innings to outduel Justin Verlander as the Minnesota Twins edged the Houston Astros 1-0 on Monday night in Minneapolis....
11:36, 04/30/2019

MLB roundup: Alvarez's seven RBIs carry Astros to rout of O's Yordan Alvarez hit three homers, including a grand slam, and drove in seven as the visiting Houston Astros finished with six homers overall and defeated the Baltimore Orioles 23-2 Saturday night....
04:48, 08/13/2019

MLB roundup: Alvarez's 7 RBIs carry Astros to rout of O's Yordan Alvarez hit three homers, including a grand slam, and drove in seven as the visiting Houston Astros finished with six homers overall and defeated the Baltimore Orioles 23-2 Saturday night....
14:01, 08/11/2019

MLB roundup: Yanks drop Astros to win eighth straight Giancarlo Stanton drove in his first four runs of the season on a pair of two-run singles as the host New York Yankees extended their season-high winning streak to eight games with a 7-5 victory over ...
12:48, 06/23/2019

MLB roundup: Brewers power past Astros in 14th Mike Moustakas slugged the Brewers' fourth home run of the night with one out in the 14th inning, a two-run shot that led Milwaukee to a 6-3 win over the host Houston Astros on Wednesday....
08:48, 06/13/2019

MLB roundup: Astros hammer six home runs to rout M's Rookie Yordan Alvarez slugged the first of Houston's season-high six home runs as the Astros bashed their way to a 10-2 victory over the visiting Seattle Mariners on Friday....
01:36, 08/04/2019

MLB roundup: Cubs stay hot, walk off in 11 Jason Heyward hit a walk-off solo home run in the 11th inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 win over the visiting Miami Marlins on Wednesday night....
10:12, 05/09/2019

MLB roundup: Cards edge Cubs in 10 Matt Carpenter hit a game-ending, bases-loaded single in the 10th inning to send the host St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-1 victory against the Chicago Cubs on Friday night....
12:24, 06/01/2019

Foul Ball Appears To Injure Young Child At Astros-Cubs Game During the fourth inning of tonight’s Astros-Cubs game, Chicago outfielder Albert Almora, Jr. hit a foul ball into the seats on the third base side of the Houston ballpark. According to those present ...
04:00, 05/30/2019

MLB roundup: Bryant hits three homers in Cubs' win Chicago's Kris Bryant slugged three home runs and drove in five runs, and the Cubs hit six homers in a 14-6 rout of the host Washington Nationals on Friday....
13:00, 05/18/2019

MLB roundup: Cards one-hit Cubs, lead NL Central by one Jack Flaherty took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, allowed one hit in seven outstanding innings and combined with two relievers on a one-hitter as the St. Louis Cardinals continued their surge with...
11:24, 08/02/2019

Albert Almora in tears after striking child with foul ball in Cubs-Astros game Outfielder’s line drive enters stands and hits girlCubs player consoled by teammates after accidentA young fan at Wednesday night’s game between the Cubs and Astros was struck by a foul ball hit by Al...
06:48, 05/30/2019

MLB roundup: Zobrist, Cubs outlast D-backs in 15 innings Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras homered, and Ben Zobrist broke a tie with a two-run double in a three-run 15th inning as the Chicago Cubs outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks for a 6-5 victory on Sund...
07:24, 04/29/2019

MLB roundup: Kimbrel nails save in Cubs debut Closer Craig Kimbrel shut down the visiting Atlanta Braves in his Cubs debut as Chicago earned a 9-7, come-from-behind win for a split of the four-game series between the division-leading clubs....
06:48, 06/28/2019

Lawyer: 2-year-old hit by foul ball at Cubs-Astros game suffered skull fracture, seizure Lawyer says the 2-year-old girl hit by a foul ball at Cubs-Astros game last month in Houston suffered a fractured skull and seizure.       ...
00:36, 06/27/2019

Girl hit by foul ball at Astros-Cubs game suffered skull fracture, seizure: lawyer The 2-year-old girl who got hit by a foul ball at a Houston Astros game last month suffered a skull fracture from the incident — and then a seizure after she was hospitalized — and is now on medicatio...
01:12, 06/27/2019

MLB notebook: Astros SS Correa returns from rib injury Astros standout shortstop Carlos Correa was activated off the 60-day injured list prior to Houston's Friday night road game against the St. Louis Cardinals....
03:48, 07/27/2019

MLB notebook: Astros lose Springer to injury Houston Astros All-Star outfielder George Springer will miss Monday's game and is day-to-day with lower back stiffness, manager AJ Hinch said after Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox....
06:00, 05/20/2019

MLB roundup: Harper's slam caps Phils' stunning rally over Cubs Bryce Harper hit a walk-off grand slam into the second deck in right field off Derek Holland in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally the host Philadelphia Phillies past the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Thur...
16:00, 08/16/2019

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18:12, 05/30/2019

Cubs activate C Victor Caratini, sidelined by hand injury CINCINNATI (AP) — The Chicago Cubs activated backup catcher Victor Caratini off the injury list for the final game of their series against the Reds. Caratini started at first base Thursday, filling in...
01:24, 05/17/2019

Absolutely No One Could Stop These Enraged Cubs Fans From Fighting Every good fan fight has a defining quality, and this one is no different. What we have here is not an alarming display of savagery, or swift and frightening violence, or even anything that rises to s...
20:24, 07/08/2019

Houston Astros fans brave torrential downpour even with stadium roof closed The Houston Astros closed their roof Thursday for their game against the Texas Rangers but fans still needed to break out the umbrellas as the torrential downpour swept through the area....
19:24, 05/10/2019

Two wild brouhahas flare up among fans during Cubs-White Sox game Several people in the stands at Guarantee Rate Field were seen fighting during a game between the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs on Saturday night....
19:12, 07/08/2019

Bryce Harper gets Cubs fans’ middle fingers with great trolling If Bryce Harper isn’t exactly thrilling Phillies fans just yet, he’s flat enraging Cubs fans. A day after showing off his arm with a gun-down at the plate from the right field, the Phillie...
16:24, 05/22/2019

Raptors urge some fans to stop cheering Durant’s injury A few Raptors fans appeared delighted after Warriors star Kevin Durant fell down with an Achilles injury that will sideline him for the rest of the NBA playoffs....
10:24, 06/11/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors stars criticize Raptors fans after Kevin Durant's injury Golden State Warriors stars DeMarcus Cousins and Klay Thompson criticized Toronto Raptors fans who cheered when Warriors forward Kevin Durant was injured midway in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
17:48, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant exits NBA Finals return with leg injury as Raptors fans mock TORONTO – After a strong first quarter, Kevin Durant left Game 5 of the NBA Finals with 9:46 left in the half with what appeared to be a re-injury of his lower right calf. In his first game after a fo...
11:36, 06/11/2019

Warriors stars fuming at Raptors fans who cheered Kevin Durant injury: ‘It’s bulls–t’ As the Warriors continue to process Kevin Durant’s devastating Achilles injury from Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night, most of the players are still in disbelief over the initial reaction...
17:12, 06/11/2019

Callum Hudson-Odoi sends Chelsea fans injury update as he steps up recovery Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi has handed Blues fans encouraging news, posting an update that his 'recovery is going well' as he fights back from an Achilles injury....
19:12, 06/23/2019

CUBS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) OFFER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs today announced plans for the auction of season tickets to Cubs home games in conjunction with the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).The auction will run from March 4 th...
17:24, 05/02/2019

'England fans could learn from Steve Smith!' - Australia Prime Minister slams booing of Smith after Ashes injury Australia's prime minister Scott Morrison has criticised England fans for booing Steve Smith after he was felled by a 92mph bouncer during the second Ashes Test....
10:00, 08/19/2019

The Women's World Cup Has Already Been Marred By Some Corny VAR Bullshit There is no shortage of arguments to be made against the proliferation of replay review in soccer, and I won’t bog down this blog post with points we’ve already made on the site many times over. Besid...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Warriors' Draymond Green on fans who cheered Kevin Durant's injury: 'It's bull----' Draymond Green wasn't happy about Toronto fans cheering Kevin Durant's injury, even if they quickly changed course.       ...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Poland’s democracy anniversary marred by political divisions Celebrations of Poland’s 30 years of democracy have been marred by political divisions over the assessment of the 1989 elections that ended communist rule and over the course of the current right-wing...
13:12, 06/04/2019

Leonardo da Vinci events marred by Italy and France row 500th anniversary of artist’s death overshadowed by escalating diplomatic tensionsEvents to commemorate Leonardo da Vinci will take place in France and Italy on Thursday, the 500th anniversary of the ...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Ex-F1 driver Vandoorne's SMP WEC debut marred by gear issues at Spa Ex-McLaren Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne's SMP Racing World Endurance Championship debut was marred by the privateer LMP1 squad suffering with only four gears in the closing stages at Spa...
16:48, 05/05/2019

After Violence-Marred Polling, BJP, Trinamool Approach Poll Body The Trinamool Congress and the BJP workers on Monday clashed at many places during voting in eight constituencies of West Bengal, repeating the pattern of violence that has marred the ongoing national...
01:48, 04/30/2019

Liverpool friendly defeat to Sevilla marred by horror tackle "Liverpool were beaten 2-1 by Sevilla during their International Champions Cup encounter in Boston, but the match will be remembered for a dreadful tackle from Joris Gnagon on Yasser Larouci."...
11:24, 07/22/2019

Vale posts $1.64 bln loss for quarter marred by deadly dam burst Brazil's Vale SA reported on Thursday a $1.64 billion quarterly net loss as the world's top iron ore miner struggled with the aftermath of one of the country's deadliest-ever mining disasters....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Toronto Raptors two-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and some 2 million other fans cheered the NBA champion Toronto Raptors on Monday in a victory celebration that united the nation, but the party was marred by a s...
10:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Vale posts $1.64 bln loss for quarter marred by deadly dam burst Brazil's Vale SA on Thursday reported a $1.64 billion quarterly net loss as the world's top iron ore miner struggled with the aftermath of one of the country's deadliest mining disasters....
02:00, 05/10/2019

UEFA Thankfully Won't Uphold The Dumb VAR Rule That Marred The Women's World Cup One of the worst-received aspects of the Women’s World Cup this summer was the VAR-induced penalty kick debacle. The choice to subject goalkeepers’ feet locations to exacting scrutiny with video revie...
23:24, 08/15/2019

Polar Ignite review: Clever fitness perks marred by too many compromises Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Polar has had some catching up to do in the smartwatch space as Fitbit, Garmin, and Apple continuously improve upon and release new products. Polar has always h...
19:24, 08/03/2019

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with a sense of insecurity. This is making them take dr...
18:48, 07/12/2019

Spice Girls' comeback show marred by 'horrific' sound problems The Spice Girls have kicked off their eagerly-awaited reunion tour - but some fans were left disappointed after complaining of "horrific" sound problems at the show....
11:12, 05/25/2019

Toronto Raptors' victory parade marred by shooting and stampede – video report Almost two million people cheered the NBA champions Toronto Raptors in a victory celebration that was marred after four people were shot during the parade.Police said none of the injuries was life-thr...
15:00, 06/18/2019

2020 Dems clash on ‘Medicare-for-all,’ immigration at debate marred by technical difficulties The first primary debate of the 2020 season saw cracks of daylight emerge in a Democratic field that has largely played to the progressive base, with the candidates clashing sharply over controversial...
05:12, 06/27/2019

Mortal Kombat 11 Review: Flawless fighting marred by tedious grinding and content gating NetherRealm's latest game has a very strong core - one of the best fighting games of the generation! - but design choices outside of combat have left us cold....
14:36, 05/02/2019

Wizards Signed Injury-Ravaged Point Guard To Mentor John Wall Through Injury Rehabilitation NBA general managers will say a lot of things to hype up or defend or justify a personnel move. Every player who changes teams suddenly becomes a hard worker, a true professional, and a locker-room l...
06:00, 08/06/2019

Durant suffers Achilles injury in first game back from injury Kevin Durant's long-awaited return from injury on Monday with the Golden State Warriors season on the line in the NBA Finals was short-lived as he suffered an Achilles injury in his first game in over...
11:36, 06/11/2019

Jan Vertonghen injury: Head-injury experts demand protocol changes after Tottenham defender suffers heavy knock Leading head-injury experts have called for an overhaul of football's concussion protocols following the treatment of Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen on Tuesday....
17:12, 05/01/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World H...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Leake tosses gem, Mariners hit 5 HRs in 14-1 win over Astros Edwin Encarnacion capped Seattle's seven-run sixth inning with a three-run homer, Mike Leake pitched his first complete game since 2015 and the Mariners snapped a five-game losing streak with a 1...
08:12, 06/06/2019

Astros use big 1st inning to hold off Mariners 4-2 Robinson Chirinos homered to cap a three-run first inning, Houston added an insurance run on a baffling play by Seattle's defense, and the Astros beat the Mariners 4-2 on Monday night for their s...
08:36, 06/04/2019

Astros on a tear despite absence of Altuve Even after a loss to Boston snapped their 10-game winning streak, the Houston Astros have the best record and best run differential in the major leagues        ...
18:12, 05/20/2019

Astros extend win streak to 6 with 8-1 win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Aledmys Diaz, Robinson Chirinos, Jake Marisnick and Alex Bregman homered for Houston, and the Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Monday night, extending their winning streak to six g...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Astros' Correa has fractured rib, out 4-6 weeks Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who is hitting .295 with 11 home runs and 35 RBIs this season, is expected to miss four to six weeks with a fractured rib....
20:24, 05/29/2019

How Vegas is looking at rotations of Yankees and Astros As the much-anticipated Houston Astros-New York Yankees series continues this weekend at the Stadium, bettors should already be thinking about starting pitching outlooks for the postseason. Houston an...
20:36, 06/21/2019

Correa’s RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Al...
09:48, 05/26/2019

Yanks 4 HRs, win 6th in row 10-6; Astros lose 5th straight NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered in a hurry, connecting in a six-run fourth inning that powered the New York Yankees past the Houston Astros 10-6 Thursday night for...
05:36, 06/21/2019

All-Star starters revealed: Astros lead with three Alex Bregman, the runaway All-Star winner at third base for the American League, will be joined in the starting lineup by fellow Astros George Springer and Michael Brantley....
03:24, 06/28/2019

Twins vs. Astros: The two starters make this an Under play Going into May, the Minnesota Twins were the third-most profitable team in the American League for those who bet the money line on every one of their games and are looking to get a great start from th...
18:12, 05/02/2019

Marisnick's bat, glove help Astros top Sale, Red Sox 4-3 Jake Marisnick homered early off Chris Sale, then made two dazzling defensive plays in center field to help the Houston Astros beat the mistake-prone Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Friday night   &#...
06:48, 05/25/2019

Yankees beat skidding Astros 4-1 for 7th straight win Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row and the New York Yankees beat Houston 4-1 for their seventh straight victory. The Astros have lost six in a row.  ...
06:12, 06/22/2019

Correa's RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox        ...
05:48, 05/26/2019

Chirinos has RBI in 11th to lift Astros over Orioles 4-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Yuli Gurriel singled with one ou...
11:24, 06/08/2019

The Astros prove how costly this betting strategy can be That stunning seven-game losing streak endured recently by the Houston Astros showed the drama and potential horror of “double up to catch up” betting approaches (commonly called “Martingale” strategi...
19:36, 06/25/2019

Goldschmidt homers again as Cardinals beat Astros 5-3 Paul Goldschmidt homers again as St. Louis Cardinals beat Houston Astros 5-3 to take over first place in NL Central       ...
08:36, 07/27/2019

Devers homers, Red Sox avoid sweep with 4-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers homered off Justin Verlander, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of two errors by the Houston Astros to avoid a series sweep with a 4-1 victory Sunday. Eduardo Rodrigue...
00:48, 05/27/2019

Astros' Correa blames massage for fractured rib Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who is hitting .295 with 11 home runs and 35 RBIs this season, is expected to miss four to six weeks with a fractured rib....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Astros vs. Tigers: Houston will get best of replacement starter Of course … (1) Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber’s new song is appropriately titled, “I Don’t Care”… (2) New subway announcement, “Attention customers, we are experiencing an unexpected delay ...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Cole allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Astros bash Twins 11-0 Gerrit Cole allowed one hit in seven innings, and the Houston Astros backed him with three homers in an 11-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins        ...
06:24, 05/01/2019

Alvarez hits 2-run HR in MLB debut as Astros blank O’s 4-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a two-run homer in his major league debut, Wade Miley pitched into the seventh inning and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 on Sunday. The 21-year-old...
01:12, 06/10/2019

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
05:36, 05/26/2019

Springer hits 17th HR, Astros top Red Sox for 9th straight W BOSTON (AP) — George Springer hit his American League-leading 17th home run and the Houston Astros continued their torrid month of May with their ninth straight victory, 3-1 over the Boston Red Sox on...
05:48, 05/18/2019

Astros vs. White Sox: Wade Miley will get it done for Houston “Punk-ass b—-es from the right call me ‘Fredo.’ My name is Chris Cuomo. Fredo was from ‘The Godfather.’ He was a weak brother. It’s a f—ing insult to your people. It’s like the N-word for ...
17:24, 08/14/2019

Gerrit Cole leads Astros to 11-1 win over Athletics Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and Aledmys Diaz, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel homered as the Houston Astros jumped on Homer Bailey for nine runs early and sailed to an 11-1 win over the O...
13:24, 07/23/2019

Yanks get key hits off Astros’ gloves for 8th straight win NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles, both off third baseman Yuli Gurriel’s glove, and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 7-5 Saturday night for th...
08:36, 06/23/2019

Brantley hits 2 HRs, Astros top Rangers 5-3 for 5th straight Michael Brantley homered twice, Jose Altuve also went deep and the Houston Astros beat the struggling Texas Rangers 5-3 for their fifth straight victory       ...
00:48, 07/22/2019

Alvarez, Cole help Astros sweep Mariners with 6-1 win HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez drove in three runs to back up seven strong innings by Gerrit Cole and help the Houston Astros to a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday to complete a three...
03:24, 07/01/2019

Reddick, Miley lead Astros to 4-2 win over Rangers Josh Reddick hit the tiebreaking RBI single and preserved Houston's lead with a leaping grab over the wall in right field, and Wade Miley struck out seven as the Astros beat the Texas Rangers 4-2...
07:12, 05/10/2019

Correa, Astros top Cards 8-2; Goldschmidt HR in 6th straight Carlos Correa hit his first career grand slam and the Houston Astros withstood yet another home run by Paul Goldschmidt, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2       ...
08:36, 07/28/2019

Giolito throws 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0 Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 4-0   &...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Report: Astros trade 1B White to Dodgers The Houston Astros traded first baseman Tyler White to the Los Angeles Dodgers for minor league right-hander Andre Scrubb, The Athletic reported Thursday....
03:12, 07/26/2019

Verlander strikes out 12, Astros beat Rangers 4-3 Justin Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3       ...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Giolito spins 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0 Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 4-0   &...
07:36, 05/24/2019

Cole’s 12 Ks, Díaz’s slam help Astros top Rangers 11-4 HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole struck out a season-high 12, Aledmys Díaz hit a grand slam while starting in place of injured star Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 11-4 Saturday ni...
05:48, 05/12/2019

Lynn gets MLB-best 12th win as Rangers beat Astros 5-0 Lynn matches season high with 11 Ks in seven scoreless innings for major league-best 12th victory as Rangers beat Astros 5-0       ...
06:48, 07/12/2019

James Paxton gives Yankees a look at their best Astros answer That guy would have a fighting chance against the Astros. That guy showed some resiliency. Any chance that guy will be wearing a Yankees uniform in October? Yankee Stadium rocked Friday night once Gle...
08:36, 08/03/2019

Verlander sharp against old team, Astros top Tigers 5-1 DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander allowed two hits in seven impressive innings against his former team, and the Houston Astros won their eighth straight game, 5-1 over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday ni...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Astros and Rangers will kick off second half with a bang Major League Baseball returns Thursday with a stand-alone prime-time game on ESPN (8:05 p.m.) with the Houston Astros visiting the Texas Rangers in hitter-friendly Globe Life Park. After a first half ...
00:12, 07/12/2019

LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field        ...
11:36, 05/24/2019

Verlander allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Astros beat Rangers 3-0 Justin Verlander pitched one-hit ball for seven dominant innings, right fielder Josh Reddick made another leaping catch and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-0      ...
05:48, 05/11/2019

Astros lead way with 6 All-Stars; Dodgers among clubs with 4 NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and four of their Houston Astros teammates will lead the American League squad at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9. Major League Baseball unveiled...
03:24, 07/01/2019

Bregman, Astros beat Mariners 11-5 for 5th straight win SEATTLE (AP) — Alex Bregman had two hits and three RBIs, and seven other Astros drove in at least one run as Houston beat the Seattle Mariners 11-5 Tuesday night for its fifth straight win. Despite pl...
10:12, 06/05/2019

Astros Offer Yankees a Potential Glimpse of the Postseason Houston was missing two of its best hitters for this series. But Justin Verlander was on the mound Sunday and the Astros won the season series between the teams....
04:48, 06/24/2019

Astros rout Tigers 11-4, extend winning streak to 7 Carlos Correa started another Houston onslaught with a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Astros routed the Detroit Tigers 11-4, extending their winning streak to seven games   &#...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Astros acquire Greinke in stunning pitching grab Zack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news for the Bronx Bombers when it comes to the veteran pitcher....
01:48, 08/01/2019

Greinke gets 200th win, pitches Astros past A's 4-1 Zack Greinke threw seven smooth innings for his 200th win, pitching the first-place Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 4-1 to avoid a four-game sweep       ...
06:24, 08/19/2019

Astros start fast; beat Red Sox 7-3 for 10th straight win BOSTON (AP) — Tyler White’s two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the Houston Astros kept rolling, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Saturday night for th...
13:48, 05/19/2019

Astros star George Springer punished for slurring ump Houston Astros star George Springer reportedly faced punishment for a foul-mouthed tirade in which he apparently called an umpire a “f—–g c——-r.” Springer’s meltdown occurred A...
20:48, 05/05/2019

Astros' Carlos Correa back from injured list Star shortstop Carlos Correa returned to the Houston Astros' starting lineup Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals after missing 50 games due to a rib injury....
15:00, 07/27/2019

Astros’ Altuve likely headed to injured list with hamstring HOUSTON (AP) — Astros star Jose Altuve seems likely to end up on the 10-day injured list after straining his left hamstring Friday. Houston manager AJ Hinch said Saturday he’s “not optimis...
02:24, 05/12/2019

Astros get Zack Greinke in another Yankees deadline blow The Yankees’ pitching pain only gets worse. While general manager Brian Cashman stood idle at the MLB trade deadline sans a minor league trade, the Astros acquired ace Zack Greinke from the Diamondbac...
01:48, 08/01/2019

Moustakas hits 2-run HR in 14th as Brewers beat Astros 6-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer during Milwaukee’s three-run 14th inning, and the Brewers struck out 15 times against Houston ace Justin Verlander before rallying for a 6-3 vic...
09:12, 06/13/2019

Bell, Dickerson lead Pirates to 14-2 rout of Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Bell hit his 21st homer, Corey Dickerson had four hits and three RBIs, and rookie Dario Agrazal threw six strong innings to earn his first major league win as the Pittsburgh Pirate...
10:48, 06/27/2019

Bregman hits 2 HRs, Astros hammer Angels 14-2 in Mexico Alex Bregman hit two of Houston's five home runs and the Astros broke out the bats in a big way, routing the Los Angeles Angels 14-2        ...
06:48, 05/05/2019

Astros' Marisnick suspended for plate collision with Lucroy Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick was suspended for two games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for his violent home plate collision with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy before th...
14:36, 07/12/2019

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 HOUSTON (AP) — Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturd...
02:12, 06/09/2019

Astros roll past Red Sox for 10th straight victory BOSTON — The Houston Astros are sending an early message to the rest of baseball. They’re playing and sounding like they’re the best. Tyler White’s two-run double capped a five-run f...
09:48, 05/19/2019

Blue Jays trade Sanchez, Biagini to Astros Ross Atkins believes new acquisition Derek Fisher will be a complementary piece for the rebuilding Blue Jays, but time will tell whether the outfielder will be worth the high price Toronto paid for hi...
02:36, 08/01/2019

Gurriel hits 2nd straight game-winner, Astros down M’s in 10 HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel doubled in the 10th inning for his second straight last at-bat game winner, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. The Astros ...
08:24, 06/30/2019

Attorney: Girl hit during Astros game had skull fracture An attorney for the family of a 2-year-old struck by a foul ball during a game last month between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros says the girl suffered a skull fracture     &...
23:36, 06/26/2019

Astros with 2 in 11th beat Texas 7-6, avoid 3rd loss in row Springer scores go-ahead run from first on Altuve's two-out double in 11th inning and Astros beat Rangers 7-6       ...
15:12, 07/14/2019

Miley solid, Astros hit 6 homers to rout Mariners 10-2 Wade Miley had another solid start and the Houston Astros backed him up with a season-high six homers to rout the Seattle Mariners 10-2       ...
05:48, 08/03/2019

Urquidy dominates struggling Rangers in Astros' 6-1 win José Urquidy threw seven dominant innings for his first major league win and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer, sending the Houston Astros to a 6-1 victory over the skidding Texas Rangers ...
05:48, 07/21/2019

Astros become latest MLB team to extend stadium netting HOUSTON — The Houston Astros will extend the protective netting at Minute Maid Park to cover more of the seating area, joining other teams that have taken safety measures after foul balls injured fans...
00:24, 08/09/2019

Chapman, Canha back Bassitt in A's 8-4 win over Astros Matt Chapman doubled among his three hits and Mark Canha had two hits and three RBIs to back Chris Bassitt's six solid innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 8-4   ...
04:12, 08/18/2019

Springer, Bregman propel Astros to 6-2 victory over Angels George Springer and Alex Bregman homered, Wade Miley pitched two-run ball into the sixth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-2       ...
12:48, 07/19/2019

Astros pitchers combine for no-hitter -- with Nolan Ryan there to see it Aaron Sanchez looked like a reinvented pitcher in his Houston debut, throwing six stellar innings to start the Astros on a combined no-hitter Saturday night in their 9-0 victory over the Seattle Marin...
14:00, 08/04/2019

Fisher’s homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the O...
11:48, 06/01/2019

Astros park, where ball hit child, to extend nets Minute Maid Park, where a 2-year-old was injured when she was struck by a foul ball, is getting expanded safety netting this month, the Astros announced....
18:24, 08/08/2019

How the Astros’ deadline splash is changing the futures market LAS VEGAS — Wednesday’s MLB trade deadline has come and gone but its repercussions very well could continue to be felt deep into October. The blockbuster that fans, media, and not to mention bettors a...
17:48, 08/02/2019

Bell homers again as Pirates cruise past Astros 10-0 Josh Bell homered for the second straight game as one of five home runs by Pittsburgh as the Pirates routed the Houston Astros for the second game in a row with a 10-0 win on Thursday   ...
23:36, 06/27/2019

Rookie Alvarez homers again, Astros top Blue Jays 7-2 Yordan Alvarez homered again and Jack Mayfield hit three doubles as Houston's rookies delivered in a big way, leading the Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Saturday....
01:24, 06/16/2019

Astros ace Greinke deal; two-dozen trades on MLB's deadline day On a dizzying day that featured two dozen trades, the Astros pulled off the biggest and most startling deal, adding ace Zack Greinke to an imposing rotation already loaded with All-Stars Justin Verlan...
08:36, 08/01/2019

Opinion: Astros save MLB trade deadline from being an all-time dud In what was emerging as the dullest and most pathetic trade deadlines in ages, the Astros stepped up and seized the moment, grabbing Zack Greinke.       ...
18:12, 08/01/2019

Chavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros’ 10-game win streak BOSTON (AP) — Michael Chavis pointed to a young boy in the press box, letting him know how impressed he was that a 5-year-old announced his name so well. Boston’s rookie sparkplug then stepped t...
01:24, 05/20/2019

Rookie Alvarez homers again as Astros beat Brewers 10-8 HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit one of Houston’s four home runs to become the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two major league games and lead the Astros to a 10-...
08:36, 06/12/2019

Straw’s 3B in 14th lifts Astros over pesky Mariners 8-7 SEATTLE (AP) — Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel’s sacrifice fly, and the Houston Astros outlasted the pesky Seattle Mariners 8-7 Thursday night in the...
04:24, 06/07/2019

Gurriel’s homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Friday night. Gurriel hit a 2-2 pitch from Matt Festa (0-2) off the fa...
07:36, 06/29/2019

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL HOUSTON — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second baseman Jose Altuve back from...
04:48, 05/26/2019

Astros beat Athletics 6-4 in 12 innings for 3-game sweep OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Myles Straw had three hits, three stolen bases and scored the go-ahead run on Michael Brantley’s single in the 12th inning to help the Houston Astros complete their...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Gurriel's homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1       ...
06:36, 06/29/2019

Astros place Altuve on injured list with hamstring strain HOUSTON (AP) — Astros star Jose Altuve has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained left hamstring. Manager AJ Hinch announced the move after an 11-4 win over Texas on Saturday night. Al...
08:48, 05/12/2019

Springer 5 hits, 2 homers as Astros romp 15-5, sweep Rangers HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer was 5 for 5 with four RBIs and a pair of home runs that increased total to an AL-high 15, leading the Houston Astros to a 15-5 rout over Texas on Sunday and a four-game ...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros  ...
03:12, 06/09/2019

Astros’ Altuve leaves game with left hamstring issue HOUSTON (AP) — Astros star Jose Altuve has been pulled from a game with left hamstring discomfort. The second baseman left in the first inning Friday night against the Texas Rangers. Houston says the ...
07:48, 05/11/2019

Springer, Correa, Chirinos homer, Astros beat Royals 6-4 HOUSTON (AP) — It’s no secret that Houston’s lineup has power from top to bottom. The Astros continued to show off that power on Monday night. George Springer, Carlos Correa and Robinson C...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Astros fan marks 105th birthday with baseball-themed party A Houston Astros fan in Texas has marked her 105th birthday with a baseball-themed party including gifts courtesy of her favorite team       ...
20:00, 08/11/2019

Pirates' rout sends Astros to first home series loss Corey Dickerson and Josh Bell each belted a two-run homer, and Joe Musgrove tossed six strong innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Houston Astros their first series loss at home with a 10-0 ro...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Marcus Stroman trade accentuates Yankees, Astros frustrations The Yankees and Astros have spent most of this season viewed as the best teams in the AL. And they have similarities going into the trade deadline. They badly want to add to their rotations, though th...
23:00, 07/29/2019

Straw's 3B in 14th lifts Astros over pesky Mariners 8-7 Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel's sacrifice fly, and the Houston Astros outlasted the pesky Seattle Mariners 8-7 in the longest game of the season by ...
04:48, 06/07/2019

Gurriel hits 2nd straight game-winner, Astros down M's in 10 Yuli Gurriel doubled in the 10th inning for his second straight last at-bat game winner, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night     &#...
15:12, 06/30/2019

Marcus Stroman trade accentuates Yankees’, Astros’ frustrations The Yankees and Astros have spent most of this season viewed as the best teams in the AL. And they have similarities going into the trade deadline. They badly want to add to their rotations, though th...
01:48, 07/30/2019

MLB power rankings: Led by George Springer, red-hot Astros take back the No. 1 spot George Springer and Alex Bregman have been on fire to start the month of May and have the Astros primed to run away with the AL West.        ...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Astros’ pitching looks scary good with Zack Greinke on deck HOUSTON — Another day, another dominant pitching performance by the Astros. Justin Verlander struck out 10 on Sunday and the Astros beat the Mariners 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep. A day after Ast...
09:36, 08/05/2019

Astros’ other deadline move is fantasy baseball game-changer There is really nothing better than stumbling across a game-changer this late in the fantasy baseball season. The MLB trade deadline didn’t exactly produce the normal frenzy we see in the fantasy worl...
06:00, 08/11/2019

Astros hit 3 homers, beat Cards 6-2; Goldschmidt streak ends George Springer led off the game with a home run, Jose Altuve and rookie Yordan Alvarez also connected and the Houston Astros beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2       ...
03:00, 07/29/2019

Rangers vs. Astros: Lance Lynn will stymie a flat Houston Finally some good news for presidential candidate Mayor de Blasio. His “keys to the city” show at Wednesday’s USWNT celebration bumped his approval rating from 0.9 percent to 1.3 percent. Bad news? Me...
00:12, 07/12/2019

Chavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros' 10-game win streak Michael Chavis homered, Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox averted a sweep against Houston with a 4-3 victory that snapped the Astros' 10-game w...
01:12, 05/20/2019

Astros’ Marisnick suspended for collision that put Angels’ Lucroy in hospital Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick is suspended for two games after an ugly collision at home plate sent Angels catcher Jonathon Lucroy to the hospital this past Sunday, MLB announced on Thursday. Angel...
00:12, 07/12/2019

Cole K's 11, Marisnick has 3 hits as Astros beat Angels 11-2 Gerrit Cole struck out 11 over seven innings, Jake Marisnick had three hits amid a chorus of boos and the Houston Astros got back on track by beating the Los Angeles Angels 11-2    ...
08:12, 07/18/2019

A's edge Astros 3-2 in 13 to inch closer in playoff chase Robbie Grossman singled home the winning run with two outs in the 13th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
13:36, 08/17/2019

Surging Yankees bash rival Astros for statement victory Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday has raised the question about just how deep the Yankees’ lineup will be. According to Chad Green, his buddies in the pitching fraternity are going ...
14:24, 06/21/2019

Carlos Correa’s clutch hit in ninth propels Astros past Red Sox HOUSTON — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys...
07:12, 05/26/2019

McCann grand slam in 8th powers White Sox past Astros 13-9 James McCann hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the eighth inning and the Chicago White Sox outlasted the Houston Astros 13-9 to win the season series from the runaway AL West leaders    ...
02:12, 08/15/2019

Berrios, Castro carry AL-leading Twins past Astros 8-2 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jose Berrios won his fourth straight start, Jason Castro homered off former battery mate Brad Peacock and drove in four runs, and the AL-leading Minnesota Twins beat the Houston Ast...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Astros OF Springer leaves game with lower back stiffness Astros outfielder George Springer left Houston's game against the Boston Red Sox in the fifth inning with lower back stiffness        ...
01:12, 05/20/2019

Weekend Watch: Our takes on Pujols, Keuchel, Yankees-Astros and more Albert Pujols is back in St. Louis, Dallas Keuchel is back on the mound and the Yankees are back at full strength (or close to it). Here's what we expect to see....
19:48, 06/21/2019

Astros' Carlos Correa suffers fractured rib during massage Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has been put on the injured list with fractured rib suffered during an in-home massage.        ...
01:12, 05/30/2019

Fisher's homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics  ...
07:48, 06/01/2019

Altuve, Alvarez HR as Astros halt Yanks to end 7-game slide NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a leadoff homer, rookie Yordan Alvarez connected again and the Houston Astros beat the streaking New York Yankees 9-4 Sunday to end a season-high seven-game skid. New Y...
23:36, 06/23/2019

The Cubs are in a really difficult place CLEVELAND — The Cubs have the sixth-best record in the majors since 2017, second best in the NL. They made the playoffs each of the past two years and would be the NL Central champs if the 2019 season...
05:36, 07/10/2019

Watch: Astros' Michael Brantley records RBI double in return to Cleveland Houston Astros All-Star outfielder Michael Brantley received multiple standing ovations and hit an RBI double in Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game, his first game back in Cleveland since leaving the Indians...
14:48, 07/10/2019

Astros trade chip is high on list of fantasy stash options With the trade deadline a few days away, fantasy owners must start planning ahead. Whether it’s stashing the next in line behind a closer such as Shane Greene, who could be dealt to a contender, or pi...
01:48, 07/28/2019

Bregman’s grand slam powers Astros past Angels in Mexico MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Alex Bregman hit a grand slam, his third homer during a two-game series in Mexico, and the Houston Astros blew out the Los Angeles Angels for the second straight day, 10-4 on ...
04:36, 05/06/2019

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. Charlie Tils...
08:24, 05/23/2019

LEADING OFF: Astros' Alvarez stars, Encarnación trade LEADING OFF: Astros rookie Alvarez making big impact, Yankees get Encarnación, Braves starter Newcomb exits after liner to head       ...
15:12, 06/16/2019

The 2-Year-Old Who Was Hit By A Foul Ball At An Astros Game Suffered A Skull Fracture On May 29, a two-year-old girl was struck by a foul ball during a game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston. In the first update about the child’s condition since then, an attorney representing her ...
00:36, 06/27/2019

Watch: Yordan Alvarez makes Astros history, homers in first two games Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez became the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two games, going deep in a win against the Milwaukee Brewers in Houston....
21:24, 06/12/2019

Zack Greinke’s wasn’t good in Astros debut, but it didn’t matter HOUSTON — Zack Greinke’s debut with the Houston Astros on Tuesday night was made easier by the warm welcome he received from his new teammates in the days since his trade from the Arizona Diamon...
16:00, 08/07/2019

Watch: Astros' Alex Bregman hits two Mother's Day homers in front of mom Houston Astros star infielder Alex Bregman smacked two home runs while his mother was in the stands during a win against the Texas Rangers on Mother's Day in Houston....
15:48, 05/13/2019

Astros to acquire former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke from Diamondbacks The Houston Astros have agreed to acquire veteran starting pitcher Zack Greinke from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for four Minor League prospects....
07:48, 08/01/2019

Watch: Orioles beat Astros with walk-off homer after embarrassing loss The Baltimore Orioles recovered from Saturday's 23-2 loss to the Houston Astros with a walk-off win against the same team to close out a three-game series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards....
03:12, 08/13/2019

Astros' Jake Marisnick suspended two games for collision with Jonathan Lucroy MLB suspended Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick for two games Thursday after his violent collision at home plate with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy....
10:00, 07/12/2019

Watch: Zack Greinke wins first game for Astros, Yuli Gurriel homers twice Zack Greinke picked up his first win for the Houston Astros and Yuli Gurriel hit two of his team's four homers in an 11-6 win against the Colorado Rockies....
02:00, 08/08/2019

Girl, 2, hit by foul ball at Astros game suffered skull fracture, attorney says A 2-year-old girl who was struck by a foul ball during a Houston Astros home game last month suffered a skull fracture and seizures, an attorney for her family said Wednesday....
17:48, 06/27/2019

Watch: Astros' Tony Kemp makes diving, flipping catch vs. Pirates The Houston Astros were on the wrong end of a 10-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, but Tony Kemp provided one of the highlights of the game by making a diving and flipping catch during the setback....
14:36, 06/28/2019

UA/Astros broadcaster & Pueblo High grad reacts to trade for D-Backs Greinke HOUSTON – With former Arizona Diamondback ace Zach Greinke being traded to Houston, many believe the Astros have all it takes to win another World Series.  That includes Pueblo High School grad ...
08:36, 08/02/2019

Houston Astros acquire Zack Greinke in stunning deadline pitching grab Astros eclipse Yankees as AL favorites with stunning tradeNL-leading Dodgers add infield depth with Jedd Gyorko dealNationals reshape bullpen, adding three relievers at deadlineZack Greinke held the N...
01:00, 08/01/2019

Bregman's grand slam powers Astros past Angels in Mexico Alex Bregman hit a grand slam, his third homer during a two-game series in Mexico, and the Houston Astros blew out the Los Angeles Angels for the second straight day, 10-4     ...
03:12, 05/06/2019

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night. ...
08:24, 06/15/2019

Pujols' 3 hits, 3 RBIs power streaking Halos past Astros 9-6 Albert Pujols got three hits and drove in three runs, and the Angels remained unbeaten since the All-Star break with a 9-6 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros     ...
08:24, 07/16/2019

LEADING OFF: Marlins' Gallen makes debut, Astros meet Yanks LEADING OFF: Gallen makes MLB debut for Marlins vs former club, Astros-Yanks meet in matchup of division leaders       ...
14:12, 06/20/2019

Why PECOTA projections were so wrong about the Cubs Remember the preseason formula that put Chicago at the bottom of the NL Central? Two months into the season, it looks like the Cubs are having the last laugh....
15:24, 05/21/2019

Rizzo’s 2-run HR in 9th lifts Cubs over Dodgers 2-1 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday...
06:36, 06/16/2019

Lioness swallows her cubs whole in German zoo A lioness at a German zoo gobbled up her two newborn cubs whole, shocking her keepers. The first-time mother, named Kigali, gave birth to the cubs at the Leipzig Zoo on Friday and suddenly ate them th...
20:48, 08/08/2019

Sources: Cubs considering sportsbook at Wrigley Wrigley Field, or a location just outside of the stadium, could be the site of a sportsbook if discussions the Chicago Cubs have held turn into a reality, multiple sources tell ESPN's David Purdum....
01:36, 06/16/2019

Cubs, Red Sox uncertainty: The most curious teams right now There is cake. And there is eating it too. Having both Aroldis Chapman and Gleyber Torres named to the past two AL All-Star teams is the Yankees not only being served dessert, but enjoying it. The fli...
04:48, 07/08/2019

Cubs' trip to Williamsport might have been just what they needed After struggling on the road all season, Anthony Rizzo & Co. got a reminder of what playing baseball is all about, had some fun and actually won a series....
12:24, 08/19/2019

Brewers use 6 pitchers to blank Cubs 7-0 Ryan Braun belted a solo homer and Gio Gonzalez scattered two hits over 5 2/3 innings as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers posted a 7-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday afternoon....
02:00, 05/11/2019

Hendricks masters Cardinals again in Cubs’ 5-1 win CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks tossed one-run ball over seven innings to continue his dominance over St. Louis, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win over the Cardinals on Sunday night. Carlos González...
05:12, 06/10/2019

Lioness at German zoo eats her cubs Leipzig Zoo is in shock after a lioness ate two newborn cubs. Officials said the inexperienced mother was well fed, but added the cubs might have had development problems. An autopsy will not be possi...
17:12, 08/06/2019

Cubs to option Russell to Triple-A when ban over Citing baseball reasons, Cubs president Theo Epstein said the team will option Addison Russell to Triple-A Iowa when he's eligible to return from his 40-game suspension for violating the league's dome...
05:36, 05/01/2019

| Cubs investigating fan's racist gesture The Chicago Cubs launched an investigation after a fan was caught making a racist gesture behind an African-American television reporter during a broadcast....
00:36, 05/09/2019

Keuchel gets 1st win with Braves in 5-3 victory over Cubs Dallas Keuchel earned his first win for the Atlanta Braves and Nick Markakis hit a three-run homer in a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs       ...
06:36, 06/27/2019

Cubs top Reds 8-6 in wild 6-HR game CHICAGO (AP) — Addison Russell homered at Wrigley Field for the first time since he was suspended for violating baseball’s domestic violence policy, leading the Chicago Cubs to a wild 8-6 victor...
02:36, 05/26/2019

Cubs 2B Russell on boos at Wrigley: 'That's on them' Chicago Cubs second baseman Addison Russell returned from a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic-violence policy on Wednesday and heard a chorus of boos from the home crow...
19:12, 05/10/2019

Cubs pound Cardinals 13-5 for 7th straight win CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant hit his fourth career grand slam in Chicago’s six-run eighth inning and the Cubs pounded the St. Louis Cardinals 13-5 on Sunday night for their season-high seventh con...
06:00, 05/06/2019

Dodgers outslug Cubs with 4 homers to win 7-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger, Max Muncy and David Freese hit two-run homers to back Clayton Kershaw as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Thursday night in the opener of a four-gam...
07:24, 06/14/2019

Hendricks has 2-run 2B, pitches into 9th; Cubs top Reds 3-1 Kyle Hendricks had three hits, including a two-run double, and pitched into the ninth inning to lead the surging Chicago Cubs over the Cincinnati Reds 3-1        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Cubs' Hendricks needs only 81 pitches in shutout Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks unspooled an 81-pitch four-hitter to beat the NL Central-leading Cardinals 4-0 on Friday for the fewest pitches in a shutout in the majors since 2012....
07:48, 05/04/2019

Cubs-Cardinals: Why these two teams aren’t going away It’s rare to get a true playoff vibe from MLB games played in early May. But two of the hottest teams on the diamond will square off this week on “Sunday Night Baseball” (ESPN, 7 p.m.). And, they happ...
20:48, 05/05/2019

Why the Cubs-Cardinals rivalry matters again After trading barbs over the offseason, the longtime rivals meet for the first time in 2019 as the NL Central's top two teams. So this should be fun....
15:24, 05/03/2019

Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez breaks Albert Pujols' RBI record Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez has 35 RBI in his first 30 games, passing the mark Albert Pujols set with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2001.       ...
15:36, 07/23/2019

Watch: Astros' Josh Reddick makes game-saving home run robbery vs. Rangers Houston Astros right fielder Josh Reddick saved the game for his team by robbing a 3-run home run from Hunter Pence in a win against the Texas Rangers....
17:36, 05/10/2019

MLB notebook: Cubs' Russell respects fan criticism Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell seemed to change his tune Friday, one day after his "that's on them" comment toward fans who booed him after his return from a suspension for violating Major Lea...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Cubs vs. White Sox: Lucas Giolito will be the difference Celebrating America’s greatness, past and present, is not really what the Democratic Party is into these days, but they survived the Fourth of July. Nevertheless, the Nike sneaker line featuring Betsy...
20:36, 07/06/2019

Hendricks 4-hitter as Cubs beat Cards 4-0, win 5th in row CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks needed just 81 pitches for a four-hitter, Anthony Rizzo homered for his third straight game and the Chicago Cubs beat the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Fr...
00:12, 05/04/2019

Cubs’ Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Cubs have placed starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation. The move Saturday comes a day after one of the right-hander’s...
03:00, 06/16/2019

Hendricks masters Cardinals again in Cubs' 5-1 win Kyle Hendricks tossed one-run ball over seven innings to continue his dominance over St. Louis, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win over the Cardinals       ...
05:00, 06/10/2019

Jansen holds on as Dodgers edge Cubs Cody Bellinger hit a home run, and closer Kenley Jansen found a bit of redemption as the Los Angeles Dodgers earned a 3-2 victory Sunday over the visiting Chicago Cubs....
05:48, 06/17/2019

Lambert sparkles to win debut, Rockies top Cubs 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Peter Lambert allowed four hits over seven innings and struck out nine to win his major league debut, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Thursday. A 22-year-old r...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Cubs investigating fan’s ‘offensive’ hand gesture CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs say they are investigating a fan using what appeared to be an offensive hand gesture associated with racism behind a black television reporter who was on the air. The r...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Addison Russell’s Cubs return is here, and it is awkward Addison Russell is back, four games after his suspension concluded. The Cubs’ shortstop is returning following a 40-game suspension for violating the sport’s domestic violence policy late last season,...
02:36, 05/09/2019

LEADING OFF: Cubs-Brewers in prime time LEADING OFF: Cubs-Brewers settle series in prime time, Oakland closes out wild homestand, Tanaka split out of luck, no Altuve no problem for Astros        ...
08:00, 05/12/2019

Cubs call up pitching prospect Alzolay The Chicago Cubs called up highly touted pitching prospect Adbert Alzolay and the right-hander is expected to make his major league debut Thursday against the visiting New York Mets....
19:00, 06/20/2019

Cubs' Strop: Puig 'stupid' for fuming after HBP Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig had to be restrained as he started to walk toward the mound after being hit by Cubs reliever Pedro Strop on Saturday. Neither player was ejected, and after the game, Strop ...
09:00, 06/30/2019

Cubs-Pirates: Playing in Pittsburgh makes Over the bet Though the Pirates have walked the plank record-wise since the All-Star break, going 6-25, they have excelled at scoring runs at home, with 67.9 percent of their home games going Over the total. The P...
02:48, 08/17/2019

Cubs 1B Rizzo hampered by back tightness CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is out of the starting lineup for their series finale against Milwaukee because of back tightness. Rizzo’s back tightened up on him during Saturda...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Cubs' Hendricks throws shortest shutout since '12 Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks unspooled an 81-pitch four-hitter to beat the NL Central-leading Cardinals 4-0 on Friday for the fewest pitches in a shutout in the majors since 2012....
02:36, 05/04/2019

Chatwood fuels Cubs with 2B off childhood friend Cubs pitcher Tyler Chatwood notched his fourth career double off his childhood friend and groomsman Matt Andriese to spark a 15th-inning rally as Chicago won a wild one in Arizona....
08:48, 04/29/2019

Cubs bullpen goes wild, Marlins rally in 9th to win 6-5 CHICAGO (AP) — Pedro Strop walked three batters in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins took advantage, rallying for three runs to pull out a 6-5 victory Monday night that ended the Chicago CubsR...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Braves vs. Cubs: Max Fried will baffle Chicago again Following up on some late-breaking Sunday news. Nik Wallenda, after defying death walking 25 stories above Times Square, had his wallet lifted walking on 42nd Street. Cam Newton, denied leg room after...
21:12, 06/25/2019

McNeil powers Mets past Cubs 5-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff McNeil homered and drove in three runs while making his first career start in right field, helping the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday. Michael Conforto also conn...
00:24, 06/22/2019

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Jose Quintana and Chicago Eight champions were crowned in the National Spelling Bee when the judges ran out of words and ESPN ran out of time. “Krzyzewski,” used in a sentence, would have broken the tie. … Rumors swirlin...
23:36, 06/01/2019

Cardinals vs. Cubs: Ride the red-hot Jose Quintana With El Chapo doing life and his brother El Guano in hiding, El Stitcho would like to wish one and all a happy Cinco de Mayo! … Home is where the heart isn’t. Barclay’s Center is quiet after the...
22:48, 05/05/2019

What are Cubs playing for in second half? Joe Maddon's job, for starters Chicago returns from the break atop one of the tightest division races you'll ever see. Where the Cubs finish in that NL Central scramble could determine their skipper's future....
20:48, 07/12/2019

Senzel helps Reds pound Cubs 10-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Senzel had three hits, scored four times and cut down a runner at the plate, helping Tanner Roark and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 10-2 on Sunday. Led by Senzel, the t...
00:48, 05/27/2019

Report: Cubs to call up utility man Happ The Chicago Cubs will call up Ian Happ for the first time this season, the Chicago Tribune reported, after the utility man had a productive run at Triple-A Iowa....
03:12, 07/26/2019

Cubs get catcher Maldonado from Royals for LHP Montgomery The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Martin Maldonado in a trade with Kansas City that sent left-hander Mike Montgomery to the Royals       ...
08:24, 07/16/2019

Cubs ban fan for making apparent racist gesture CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs have banned indefinitely from Wrigley Field the fan that used what appeared to be a racist hand gesture behind an African American television reporter during a game at their...
08:12, 05/09/2019

Hamels no decision against old club, Cubs top Phillies 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Chicago Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with t...
08:24, 05/23/2019

Phillies vs. Cubs: Jake Arrieta will be too much for his old team What does $20 million get you these days? In the case of the Cubs, a pitcher in Yu Darvish who is 2-3 with a 5.14 ERA. Darvish has been a massive disappointment and has one of the worst walk rates for...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Cubs vs. Nationals: Take the under in Scherzer-Hamels battle The Nationals’ Max Scherzer is 2-4, but has still been dominant despite the record and should be involved in a solid pitchers’ duel on Friday with Cole Hamels and the visiting Cubs. Scherzer’s 3...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Mets vs. Cubs: Chicago the pick as Yu Darvish comes in off gem Mayor de Blasio, who is never here, has hired Gregory Russ to be the new NYCHA chief. Russ, who will make $402,000 yearly, will be spending his weekends in Minnesota with family. The perfect hire. ...
16:12, 06/21/2019

Cubs vs. Reds: This pitching matchup is bad for offense The Cincinnati Reds are the top team to playing totals Under in MLB this year and face a starting pitcher in Kyle Hendricks who has been dominant at home this season. In his seven home starts in 2019,...
01:24, 07/16/2019

Watch: Carlos Correa hits first grand slam, Astros snap Cardinals' winning streak The Houston Astros snapped the St. Louis Cardinals' six-game winning streak and Carlos Correa hit his first career grand slam in an 8-2 triumph Saturday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis....
01:00, 07/29/2019

MLB roundup: A's win 10th straight The Oakland Athletics rode three home runs and stellar relief pitching to a 10th consecutive victory Monday afternoon, 8-5 over the visiting Los Angeles Angels....
07:24, 05/28/2019

ATP Roundup: Tsonga escapes with win in DC Jo-Wilfried Tsonga entered this week having never won on the hardcourt in Washington, D.C. Now, he's got an upset of a top-two seed under his belt -- and a comeback that he'll likely remember for quit...
11:48, 07/31/2019

Kentucky editorial roundup Summary of recent Kentucky newspaper editorials: ___ May 6 The State Journal on the Kentucky Derby decision: The most exciting two minutes in sports stretched into the longest 22-minute wait for the o...
21:24, 05/08/2019

MLB roundup: Yankees hit HR mark, down O's Mike Ford hit a tiebreaking homer in the top of the eighth, and Mike Tauchman added a two-run shot later in the inning as the New York Yankees set a major league mark for road home runs en route to a ...
13:12, 08/06/2019

Cryptocurrency Q1 roundup: How did XRP perform? Cryptocurrency and blockchain were built to usurp centralized authorities like governments and banks. And then came Ripple, the digital asset that throws the cypherpunk ideology straight out the windo...
17:00, 05/03/2019

MLB roundup: Padres come up big in 10th Manuel Margot's bases-loaded single keyed a six-run 10th inning, and the visiting San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 8-3 on Saturday for their fifth consecutive win....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Cubs place Descalso on IL, add Holland to active roster Chicago Cubs place IF Daniel Descalso on 10-day injured list with sprained left ankle, add LHP Derek Holland to active roster       ...
23:00, 07/27/2019

Craig Kimbrel Finally Lands A Job, Joins Cubs It took all the way until June 5, but finally, finally, one of the handful of best closers in baseball has landed a job. Per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, Craig Kimbrel has reached an agreement to jo...
03:36, 06/06/2019

Lester, Cubs bounce back with 8-1 victory over Angels Jon Lester returned to form, allowing one run in seven innings, and the Chicago Cubs' offense came alive in an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels        ...
04:12, 06/04/2019

Cubs place closer Kimbrel on IL with right knee inflammation Cubs place Kimbrel on 10-day injured list with right knee inflammation; Contreras out 4 weeks with hamstring injury       ...
08:24, 08/06/2019

Schwarber hits grand slam, 3-run HR as Cubs top Brewers 11-4 Kyle Schwarber hit a grand slam and a three-run homer to power the Chicago Cubs past the Milwaukee Brewers 11-4, averting a three-game sweep in a matchup of NL Central contenders    &#...
03:00, 07/29/2019

Bryant hits 3 HRs as Cubs punish Nats’ bullpen in 14-6 win WASHINGTON (AP) — Kris Bryant matched a career high with three home runs and drove in five while the Chicago Cubs piled on against the Washington Nationals bullpen in a 14-6 win Friday night. Albert A...
05:48, 05/18/2019

APNewsBreak: Cubs-Cards set for London on June 13-14 in 2020 NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are set to play at London next season in a two-game series at West Ham’s Olympic Stadium on June 13 and 14. St. Louis will be the home te...
08:48, 05/30/2019

Brewers’ Braun scratched against Cubs with sore hamstring CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have scratched slugger Ryan Braun from the lineup against the Chicago Cubs because of a sore left hamstring. Ben Gamel started in left field in his place on Saturd...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Cubs vs. Nationals: Kyle Hendricks will beat Washington New Jersey Dept. of Transportation is expecting more than 100,000 fans at MetLife Stadium this weekend to see Korean boy band BTS, short for “Beyond the Scene” not “Bankrupt taking Stitches.” The chao...
10:48, 05/19/2019

Cubs vs. A’s: Kyle Hendricks has the home-field advantage The Chicago Cubs have been a vastly different team at Wrigley Field compared to on the road this season, and their starting pitcher for Monday, Kyle Hendricks, has been terrific at home. He is 4-2 wit...
00:48, 08/06/2019

Ben Zobrist may not return to Cubs this season amid divorce Ben Zobrist is out indefinitely. And the Cubs are preparing as if that will not change this season. The valuable utility man, who is going through a divorce and has been away from the team since last ...
17:24, 05/29/2019

Caratini helps rally Cubs past Cardinals 9-4 Pinch-hitter Victor Caratini hit a tiebreaking bases-loaded double in Chicago's four-run sixth inning and the Cubs rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4       ...
06:00, 06/09/2019

Cubs’ Craig Kimbrel comes with a fantasy warning label The wait is finally over! The Cubs have their closer! Pedro Strop, who is 1-2 with a 4.63 ERA and 1.03 WHIP, returned from the injured list Tuesday to pitch a scoreless ninth to pick up his fifth save...
04:48, 06/09/2019

Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals’ rally for 6-5 win WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Rizzo homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and the Chicago Cubs held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 victory Sunday night. Chicago led 6-1 before Washington close...
05:24, 05/20/2019

Watch: Cardinals one-hit Cubs, regain control of NL Central The St. Louis Cardinals snatched back first place in the National League Central by shutting out the Chicago Cubs in the final game of a division series in Chicago....
23:00, 08/02/2019

Cubs vs. Reds: Expect Cincinnati Under trend to continue The Cincinnati Reds have played the most games Under the total in MLB this season, and there is not much reason to think things will change Saturday versus the Chicago Cubs. The Reds start Luis Castil...
17:36, 06/29/2019

Cubs agree to deal with closer Craig Kimbrel CHICAGO (AP) — Free-agent closer Craig Kimbrel has agreed to a contract with the Chicago Cubs. The team said Friday he has passed his physical. Contract terms were not disclosed. The addition plugs a ...
18:12, 06/07/2019

Lester pitches Cubs past Brewers 4-1 for series win CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester pitched 6 2/3 gutsy innings, Kris Bryant hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Sunday night to take a weekend series between the top team...
08:36, 05/13/2019

Cubs’ Cole Hamels leaves after 1 inning vs Reds CINCINNATI (AP) — Left-hander Cole Hamels left after only one inning against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night, the latest blow to a Chicago Cubs rotation already missing Kyle Hendricks. Hamels stru...
03:24, 06/29/2019

Cubs-Cards to play in London on June 13-14, 2020 NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has announced the two-game series in London between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals at West Ham’s Olympic Stadium on June 13-14, 2020. The New York...
20:24, 06/07/2019

Cubs’ Joe Maddon rips ‘out of control’ Pirates pitching PITTSBURGH — Joe Maddon isn’t against pitching inside. It’s when the ball starts buzzing batter’s heads that the Chicago Cubs manager thinks the increasingly thin line between aggres...
07:12, 07/05/2019

Báez, bullpen lead streaking Cubs over Padres 6-5 Javier Báez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and four Cubs relievers combined for one-hit ball over the final four innings, lifting Chicago to a 6-5 victory over the San Diego Padres  ...
01:24, 07/21/2019

Hamels, Báez lead Cubs past Cardinals 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels threw eight innings of three-hit shutout ball, Javier Báez hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs topped the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Friday. The Cubs have won four of f...
00:12, 06/08/2019

Báez’s pinch-hit single lifts Cubs over Phillies 3-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Javier Báez’s single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally and lifted the Chicago Cubs over Philadelphia 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop the Phillies’ four-game win...
05:48, 05/22/2019

Reds activate Gennett for season debut vs. Cubs Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett, sidelined all season after suffering a severe groin strain near the end of spring training, has been activated ahead of the team's Friday night game aga...
21:48, 06/28/2019

Carlos González set to make Cubs debut Outfielder Carlos González was promoted by the Cubs from Triple-A Iowa and was set to make his Chicago debut        ...
22:12, 06/03/2019

Two rare Barbary lion cubs born in Czech zoo DVUR KRALOVE, Czech Republic — Two Barbary lion cubs have been born in a Czech zoo, a welcome addition to a small surviving population of a rare lion subspecies that has been extinct in the wild. The ...
22:24, 07/08/2019

Month-old ringtail cubs rescued at observatory in Amado TUCSON – A pair of baby ringtails were rescued by Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory staff members after they were found abandoned in a deep-wall shaft in Amado. According to the observatory, the...
01:00, 06/29/2019

Contreras homers in 15th, Cubs beat Brewers 2-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras homered in the 15th inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. Contreras turned on a 1-2 pitch from Burch Smith (0-1), sendi...
02:24, 05/12/2019

Cubs vs. Reds: Yu Darvish gets the edge in this road matchup I want to get away, I want to fly away. Yeah, Yeah, Yeah … For the first time ever, NASA is planning to send a woman to the moon. With hubby Anthony Weiner being released from prison after servi...
21:48, 05/15/2019

After long rain delay, Cardinals outlast Cubs 7-4 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dexter Fowler and Harrison Bader hit back-to-back homers in the eighth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals outlasted the Chicago Cubs in a 7-4 victory that ended early Sunday after a ...
12:12, 06/02/2019

In Craig Kimbrel, Cubs Find an Anchor for Their Latest Run The Cubs have learned this season that they are still very good, but also flawed. Picking up Kimbrel locks down their bullpen — and gives him a chance at another ring....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Cubs put Hamels on injured list, designate Gonzalez CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cubs put left-hander Cole Hamels on the injured list Saturday, a day after he left a game with discomfort in his left side, and designated outfielder Carlos Gonzalez for assignme...
00:12, 06/30/2019

Maddon, Cubs drop protest over Doolittle’s delivery WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have dropped their protest over the pitching delivery of Washington reliever Sean Doolittle. Cubs manager Joe Maddon made the announcement before Sunday night’...
01:24, 05/20/2019

LEADING OFF: Rays on a roll, Cubs vs Cards, Red Sox at Yanks LEADING OFF: Rays on a roll, Cubs vs Cards, Red Sox at Yanks, Arrieta faces Dodgers in 1st-place matchup, Rockies walk off        ...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Cubs vs. Reds: Kyle Hendricks will shut down Cincinnati Kyle Hendricks made us look great last Sunday night and after a roller-coaster week we can use a little stability. Reds are at Wrigley for the weekend and Hendricks allowed one run over eight innings ...
18:12, 05/24/2019

Segura helps Phillies beat Lester, Cubs 9-7 CHICAGO (AP) — Jean Segura and J.T. Realmuto homered off Jon Lester, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 9-7 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series between division leaders. A...
02:36, 05/24/2019

Montgomery traded, but place in Cubs history secure Mike Montgomery was traded from the Cubs to Kansas City, but the left-hander's place in Chicago history is secure       ...
10:48, 07/22/2019

Pitching is Cubs’ biggest culprit in road woes It’s been one of the enduring mysteries of the 2019 baseball season. Why have the Chicago Cubs been so bad on the road? There’s a chance for bettors to ponder that conundrum Wednesday night, when the ...
02:36, 08/15/2019

Phillies vs. Cubs: Drew Smyly will stymie Chicago A woman claiming to be an Iowa college student asked Joe Biden how many genders there are. Tough spot for Fossil Fuel Joe who said, “There are at least three.” When the woman followed up with can you ...
23:00, 08/15/2019

Cubs option Russell to Triple-A after completing suspension CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have optioned shortstop Addison Russell to Triple-A Iowa after he completed his 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy....
22:48, 05/02/2019

Hamels throws 7 scoreless, 4 batters hit as Cubs top Rockies DENVER (AP) — Cole Hamels was sharp all afternoon — even when his fastball hit Nolan Arenado in the arm. At least that’s what Arenado thinks. Hamels struck out nine in seven scoreless innings, s...
03:12, 06/13/2019

Mets coach Chili Davis is getting it done while sticking it to Cubs CHICAGO — Opposite-field hits. Home runs. Line drives. Even hits against the shift. Mets hitters, led by Jeff McNeil’s magic bat and Pete Alonso’s raw polar bear power, put together quite the display ...
08:12, 06/23/2019

LEADING OFF: MLB-best Twins at Yanks, Cards-Cubs at Wrigley LEADING OFF: MLB-best Twins at Yankee Stadium, Cardinals and Cubs square off for 1st time this season at Wrigley, Indians to provide Kluber update, Sale faces former team looking for 1st win, Glasnow ...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Jon Lester hits Cubs rock bottom with 11-run disaster Cubs ace Jon Lester has likely hit his lowest point in his 14-year career. The veteran left-hander gave up 11 runs (10 earned) Tuesday in an 11-4 loss to the A’s, the second most in any start of...
22:24, 08/07/2019

Russell rejoins Cubs after 40-game MLB domestic violence ban Shortstop Addison Russell is rejoining the Chicago Cubs after completing a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy and then spending extra time in the mi...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Baez hits tiebreaking HR in 8th, Cubs beat Cardinals 6-5 CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez led off the eighth inning with a tiebreaking homer, and the surging Chicago Cubs wiped out a four-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Saturday. Baez drove a 2...
02:36, 05/05/2019

LEADING OFF: Cubs on win streak, Mariners on losing skid LEADING OFF: Cubs aim for sixth straight win, Mariners have lost six in a row, Pineda pitching back at Yankee Stadium        ...
10:48, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Reporter lauds Cubs for response to fan gesture CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the Chicago Cubs’ investigation of a potentially racist hand gesture seen during a broadcast of a game against Miami (all times local): 1:15 p.m. An NBC Sports Chica...
21:24, 05/08/2019

Fan could be banned for life after sneaking racist symbol onto TV: Cubs The Chicago Cubs are investigating a fan who appeared to flash a white power sign in back of a black reporter during a live broadcast, team officials said. Doug Glanville, a former outfielder for the ...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Rookie Peter Lambert bottles up Cubs again, Rockies win 10-3 DENVER (AP) — Rookie Peter Lambert went five strong innings and baffled Chicago for a second time in five days as the Colorado Rockies won their 10th straight at home by beating the Cubs 10-3 on Tuesd...
08:36, 06/12/2019

Cubs: Kimbrel close to return, could be activated this week CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs says right-handed closer Craig Kimbrel could be activated later this week. Kimbrel signed a three-year, $43 million contract on June 7. He is set to pitch in another ga...
03:36, 06/25/2019

Contreras, Lester lead Cubs past Braves 8-3 CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras homered and had three RBIs, Jon Lester pitched five-hit ball through six innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Monday in a chippy matchup of NL divi...
11:00, 06/25/2019

The Cubs Fell Ass Backwards Into A Very Dumb Double Play I don’t know why Javy Baez (or whoever’s giving him signals) would have so much faith that a pitcher making only his third plate appearance in the major leagues would be able to hold up his end of the...
05:24, 06/26/2019

Cubs to add Kimbrel to major league roster Thursday CHICAGO (AP) — Craig Kimbrel will be added to the Chicago Cubs’ roster Thursday before their series finale against Atlanta at Wrigley Field. The team made the announcement following Wednesday ni...
10:48, 06/27/2019

Dodgers rally to beat Cubs 5-3 for 7th straight home win LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill pitched seven strong innings and singled in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Friday night for their seventh...
08:24, 06/15/2019

Cubs vs. Pirates: Jon Lester will help Chicago snap skid Michael Kay, out since early July because of vocal cord surgery, is scheduled to return to the Yankees’ play-by-play booth Saturday. In order to hasten the healing, Kay was unable to speak until this ...
20:00, 08/17/2019

Rizzo's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Cubs over Dodgers 2-1 Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers      ...
02:36, 06/17/2019

The return of the wolf: Wild cubs born in the Netherlands THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Authorities say wolves are officially back in the Netherlands, two centuries after the animals were hunted to extinction in the country, after a pair produced a litter in...
15:36, 06/20/2019

Cubs to option Russell to Triple-A when eligible to return The Chicago Cubs will option shortstop Addison Russell to Triple-A Iowa when he's eligible to return from his 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence polic...
03:36, 05/01/2019

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Chicago in NL Central grudge match The 62nd annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is Sunday, and history will be made. For the first time the Mayor of New York City will not be there. Bill de Blasio, his campaign on fire, will be in Iowa inst...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Roughed-up Lester: 'Weakest link' in Cubs rotation Jon Lester accepted the blame for the Cubs' 11-4 loss to the Athletics on Tuesday, but Joe Maddon dismissed it as just a bad night. "You just dump it and move on," the manager said....
12:48, 08/07/2019

Contreras powers Cubs past Giolito, White Sox 7-3 CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Chicago Cubs handed Lucas Giolito his first loss since April by downing the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Wednesday night. Dav...
09:36, 06/20/2019

Alzolay’s strong debut, 6-run 3rd lead Cubs over Mets 7-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Whether rookie Adbert Alzolay stays in the majors for the remainder of the season is a question for another day. The 24-year-old from Venezuela showed he belongs Thursday night. Alzolay...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Why unlikely leadoff man Kyle Schwarber makes the Cubs so dangerous "It gives us a lot of punch to start the game." Schwarber isn't a traditional top-of-the-order hitter, but the Chicago slugger is finding success in his second attempt in the role....
23:00, 06/19/2019

LEADING OFF: Cubs-Pirates in Williamsport, CC faces Indians LEADING OFF: Cubs-Pirates in Little League Classic at Williamsport, CC off IL to face former team in Indians, Sale goes on injured list, Guerrero tweaks knee, Urìas suspended    ...
12:12, 08/18/2019

Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy carted off after home-plate collision with Astros' Jake Marisnick Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy was carted off the field in the eighth inning after a collision at the plate with the Astros' Jake Marisnick.       ...
03:36, 07/08/2019

MLB roundup: Surging Mets get comeback win Michael Conforto laced an RBI single to right field to cap a four-run, ninth-inning comeback by the scorching New York Mets, who earned a stunning 7-6 win over the visiting Washington Nationals....
09:12, 08/10/2019

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: August 17-18 It’s true that most of the car news this weekend is coming out of Monterrey, California (and we’ll have plenty more of that later today), but there’s also racing to watch. With the gentry gathered aro...
18:48, 08/17/2019

Cryptocurrency Q1 roundup: How did Ethereum perform? Ethereum’s creators wanted to create a platform that would allow users all over the world to write decentralized applications, and use the Ethereum blockchain as what it calls a “world computer.” Ethe...
01:48, 05/02/2019

MLB roundup: Mariners overtake A's in 10th Omar Narvaez drilled the game-winning single to left field with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning as the host Seattle Mariners scored twice in the frame to rally to a 6-5 victory over the Oakl...
12:36, 05/14/2019

The Seven Kingdoms News Roundup: May 13, 2019 Thousands are dead and many more are reported missing after a deadly dragon attack left King’s Landing defenseless despite the Lannister administration’s travel ban against Targaryens, a billion-dolla...
04:00, 05/14/2019

MLB roundup: Rockies rip Ryu, end Dodgers' dominance Nolan Arenado homered and had four hits, David Dahl and Pat Valaika also went deep, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-9 on Friday night in Denver....
12:36, 06/29/2019

ATP roundup: Verdasco records win at Eastbourne Fifth-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain recovered from a slow start to post a 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-1 victory over Australia's John Millman on Monday in the opening round of the Nature Valley International ...
03:24, 06/25/2019

MLB roundup: Red Sox strike out 24, still lose to Rockies Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the top of the 11th inning as the Colorado Rockies overcame a near-historic number of strikeouts to beat the host Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Tuesday....
09:48, 05/15/2019

MLB roundup: Reds pound out 24 hits in win Phillip Ervin went 6-for-6 and the Cincinnati Reds rolled to a 17-9 win against the Colorado Rockies in the second game of the three-game series in Denver on Saturday night....
22:36, 07/14/2019

MLB roundup: Davis, A's rally to top Twins Khris Davis hit a two-run single with two outs in the top of the ninth, as the Oakland A's rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night in Minneapolis....
08:24, 07/21/2019

WTA roundup: Ferro shocks Cornet for first WTA win Fiona Ferro of France stunned her countrywoman, No. 3 seed Alize Cornet, to win her first WTA Tour title 6-1, 2-6, 6-1 at the Ladies Open Lausanne in Switzerland on Sunday....
23:24, 07/21/2019

MLB roundup: Scherzer strikes out 15 in Nats win Nationals ace Max Scherzer allowed just one run and three hits with a season-high 15 strikeouts over eight masterful innings as Washington defeated the host Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Sunday in the rubber...
10:36, 06/03/2019

MLB roundup: Twins hammer eight HRs in rout The Minnesota Twins slammed eight home runs, including two each by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop, on their way to a 16-7 rout over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday afternoon in Anaheim, Calif., co...
11:36, 05/24/2019

WTA roundup: Sevastova rallies in Bucharest Top-seeded Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia rallied for a 5-7, 7-6 (4), 7-5 victory over local favorite Ana Bogdan on Tuesday in the first round of the BRD Bucharest Open in Romania...
02:48, 07/17/2019

MLB roundup: Syndergaard homers in 1-0 shutout Noah Syndergaard did it all for the New York Mets on Thursday afternoon, as the right-hander tossed a four-hitter and produced the game's only run with a third-inning homer in a 1-0 win over the visit...
12:12, 05/03/2019

Weekend Motorsport Roundup; May 4-5, 2019 Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Wh...
20:48, 05/04/2019

MLB roundup: Dodgers' Ryu flirts with no-hitter Hyun-Jin Ryu no-hit the visiting Washington Nationals for 7 1/3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers won the finale of a four-game series 6-0 on Sunday afternoon....
08:12, 05/13/2019

MLB roundup: Twins hit two more HRs, win sixth straight Max Kepler and Eddie Rosario each hit three-run home runs, and Jake Odorizzi allowed one hit over 5 1/3 innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to their sixth straight victory, a 7-0 win over the Chicago ...
11:12, 05/27/2019

ATP roundup: Thiem into final at Kitzbuhel Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria battled through a lengthy second set to down seventh-seeded Lorenzo Sonego of Italy 6-3, 7-6 (6) on Friday, clinching a spot in the Generali Open men's final in fro...
01:36, 08/04/2019

MLB roundup: Keuchel earns first win with Braves Nick Markakis hit a three-run homer, Brian McCann had a solo shot, and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 5-3 win over the host Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night....
12:24, 06/27/2019

Weekend Motorsports Roundup; May 11-12, 2019 Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Wh...
18:36, 05/11/2019

Brewers rally past Chicago 3-2, drop Cubs out of 1st place Ben Gamel hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat Chicago 3-2 Friday and knock the Cubs out of first place       ...
08:36, 07/27/2019

Child struck by line drive; Cubs' Almora in tears A young fan at Wednesday night's game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr. and taken to the hospital....
21:48, 05/30/2019

‘I Get to Hug Them All the Time.’ What It’s Like to Take Care of a Pair of History-Making Panda Cubs Huang Shunjie might just have the best job in the world. The 24-year-old spends each day caring for 18 panda cubs at the Giant Panda Protection and Research Center outside China’s central city o...
03:48, 08/01/2019

It Sure Sounds Like A Cubs Exec Was Trying To Influence Addison Russell Coverage Nine days before the end of Addison Russell’s 40-game suspension for violating MLB’s domestic violence policy, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale wrote a puff piece about the shortstop’s search for redemptio...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Farmer saves fox cubs after performing C-section on dead mother A fast-acting farmer delivered a quadruplet of fox cubs via emergency Cesarean section on their mother, who’d been fatally hit by a car, according to a new report. Chris Rolfe said his “instinct...
17:36, 05/15/2019

FINAL HOURS TICKING DOWN ON FIRST-EVER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS Wednesday, March 12, 2008 CHICAGO - It's down to the last 24 hours for the Chicago Cubs' first-ever auction of Wrigley Field season tickets at www.cubs…...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Baez HR, Cubs win 5-3; Alonso sets Mets mark for rookie HRs CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez hit the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Pete Alonso to beat the New York Mets 5-3 on Sunda...
00:24, 06/24/2019

González pitches Brewers past Cubs 7-0 for 7th straight win Gio González, Ryan Braun lead Milwaukee Brewers past Chicago Cubs 7-0 for season-high 7th straight victory        ...
00:12, 05/11/2019

Two Rare White Tiger Cubs Find New Home In Nicaragua Two white tiger cubs have been taken to their new home at the Nicaragua National Zoo, where the playful pair will join a menagerie of rare big cat species....
09:48, 05/28/2019

The Cubs Were Screwed By The Worst Strike Three Call Of The Season, Maybe Of All Time Maybe it’s time to let our robot umpire overlords reign supreme. At the very least, Cubs fans would be well within their rights in calling for the technology that will, in theory if not yet in practic...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Cubs Fan Using "OK" Hand Gesture Behind Doug Glanville Gets Banned Indefinitely At the start of the bottom of the third inning of last night’s Marlins-Cubs game, the NBC Sports Chicago broadcast cut to analyst Doug Glanville for an update. While Glanville was talking, a fan in a ...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Schwarber, Báez homer; Cubs end Rockies’ winning streak CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber and Javier Báez homered, Kyle Hendricks was solid again through seven innings and the Chicago Cubs beat Colorado 6-3 on Tuesday night to end the Rockies’ season-hig...
05:36, 06/05/2019

Without their mother, bear cubs Bradley and Cooper train for the wild Just four months old, bear cubs Bradley and Cooper are still bottle-fed but they will soon have to forage into the Greek forest if they are to eat on their own....
22:24, 05/06/2019

Cubs shortstop Javier Baez scratched with bruised right heel ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez was scratched from Saturday night’s game against St. Louis because of a bruised right heel, a problem he first sustained on May 19 and re-aggr...
02:36, 06/02/2019

Happ's slam leads Quintana, Cubs over Athletics 10-1 Ian Happ hit his second career grand slam, José Quintana tossed two-hit ball through seven innings to win his sixth straight decision and the Chicago Cubs ripped the Oakland Athletics 10-1 ...
04:00, 08/08/2019

Mejia homers as Padres beat Cubs 5-1 to avoid sweep Francisco Mejía homered, Fernando Tatis Jr. drove in three runs and the San Diego Padres avoided the sweep, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-1 on Sunday       ...
00:48, 07/22/2019

Suárez hits 2-run homer in 9th, Reds rally past Cubs 6-5 CHICAGO (AP) — Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Cubs reliever Steve Cishek, rallying the Cincinnati Reds over Chicago 6-5 on Friday. Joey Votto drew a leadoff walk from Cishe...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Suárez hits 2-run homer in 9th, Reds rally past Cubs 6-5 Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Cubs reliever Steve Cishek, rallying the Cincinnati Reds over Chicago 6-5        ...
03:24, 05/25/2019

Cubs fan appears to gesture white power symbol live on-air A Chicago Cubs fan was spotted on-air during Tuesday night’s game against the Miami Marlins making a hand gesture that has been associated with white supremacist groups....
13:00, 05/09/2019

Chicago Cubs acquire pitcher Derek Holland from SF Giants The Chicago Cubs are acquiring left-handed pitcher Derek Holland for cash considerations in a trade with the San Francisco Giants, the teams announced Friday....
15:00, 07/27/2019

Cubs’ Kris Bryant blasts three homers to destroy Nationals WASHINGTON — Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs saved their best for last — bad news for a Nationals bullpen that’s having a hard enough time as it is. Bryant matched a career high with three home...
09:24, 05/18/2019

Fox cubs allegedly used to train hounds in hunting kennel - video A man and a woman have been convicted of animal cruelty after activists secretly filmed him apparently preparing to throw fox cubs to hounds at a hunting kennel in Herefordshire. Undercover footage ob...
00:24, 06/11/2019

Watch: Cubs tie Cardinals atop NL Central with shutout victory There is now a tie for first place at the top of the National League Central after the Chicago Cubs earned a shutout victory against the St. Louis Cardinals....
14:12, 08/01/2019

Bell mashes 3 home runs, Pirates thrash Cubs 18-5 Josh Bell certainly looks ready for the Home Run Derby after mashing 3 home runs in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 18-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs.       ...
08:36, 07/02/2019

Zack Wheeler is finally brilliant in Mets’ beat down of Cubs CHICAGO — These are the days the Mets are left to wonder how Zack Wheeler is anything less than an elite pitcher. There is plowing through a talented lineup, and then there is the manner Wheeler disme...
02:48, 06/23/2019

Cubs hit 3 homers, beat Pirates 8-3 to complete 3-game sweep Jason Heyward, Albert Almora Jr. and Kyle Schwarber hit home runs and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 for a three-game sweep       ...
00:48, 07/15/2019

The Cubs finally got their closer in Craig Kimbrel. But after seven months off, how good will he be? The Cubs agreed to a contract with the free agent closer, but he hasn't faced major-league hitters in more than seven months.        ...
16:24, 06/06/2019

Chicago Cubs unsure whether Ben Zobrist will return this season: 'Obviously, we miss him' The Chicago Cubs are bracing for the possibility that utilityman Ben Zobrist may not play the rest of the season amid a divorce from his wife Julianna Zobrist....
17:48, 05/29/2019

Watch: Cardinals' Adam Wainwright uses 126 pitches to beat Cubs St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright will need to ice his arm for a while after using 126 pitches in his winning start against the Chicago Cubs....
16:48, 06/03/2019

Cubs' Cole Hamels leaves after 1 inning vs Reds Left-hander Cole Hamels left after only one inning against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night, the latest blow to a Chicago Cubs rotation already missing Kyle Hendricks      ...
03:24, 06/29/2019

Cubs affiliate calls out Colin Kaepernick, quickly backtracks A Chicago Cubs affiliate tried to troll Colin Kaepernick Wednesday by stamping its ballpark dirt with the Betsy Ross flag he reportedly complained about — but the team quickly backpedaled after critic...
06:24, 07/04/2019

Angels vs. Cubs: Trevor Cahill rebounds in makeup game “ … And new heavyweight champion of the world, Andy Ruiz.” The 268-pound Ruiz was a 25-1 long shot when he took the belt from Anthony Joshua at MSG on Saturday. Next up, a rematch with Joshua in...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Albies, Acuña hit homers to lead Braves past Cubs 3-2 Ozzie Albies and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, Max Fried pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2       ...
06:12, 06/26/2019