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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...

Dodgers outslug Cubs with 4 homers to win 7-3

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Dodgers rip 4 homers in 6-3 win over Phillies Max Muncy, Joc Pederson, Corey Seager and Enriquè Hernàndez homered, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the opener of a series matching the National League's two best teams        ...
08:00 2019-06-01

Tatis Jr. homers twice as Padres top Dodgers 5-3 Fernando Tatis Jr. homered twice and had four RBIs and Manuel Margot also homered Sunday and the San Diego Padres rolled into the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak after a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.       ...
04:26 2019-07-08

Dodgers slug 7 homers in 16-9 victory over Rockies Joc Pederson homered twice and drove in five runs before running into the right-field wall on a spectacular catch in the fifth inning, Gavin Lux scored three runs in his major-league debut, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Colorado Rockies 16-9       ...
13:00 2019-09-03

Dodgers break NL record for homers in a season The Los Angeles Dodgers broke the National League record for home runs in a season thanks to Joc Pederson's pair of homers against the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night....
09:39 2019-09-05

Braves use homers, better bullpen to beat Ryu, Dodgers 4-3 Josh Donaldson and Adam Duvall hit consecutive homers off Hyun-Jin Ryu to stir the largest crowd in SunTrust Park's 3-year history, and the faulty Atlanta bullpen redeemed itself for a change in the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles...       ...
06:39 2019-08-18

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 night. The Cubs blew early leads and got outscored 12-6 in losing the first two games of the series...
11:00 2019-06-16

Ryu dominates, Bellinger homers and Dodgers beat Padres 5-1 Hyun-Jin Ryu tossed six scoreless innings, All-Star Cody Bellinger hit his 30th home run, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 5-1 for their ninth straight home victory       ...
13:52 2019-07-05

Bellinger homers, nails 2 runners as Dodgers top Mets 9-5 Cody Bellinger hit his 19th homer and threw out two runners from right field, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-5 victory over the New York Mets        ...
07:39 2019-05-28

MLB roundup: Pollock belts 3 homers in Dodgers' loss Mauricio Dubon hit a home run and Jeff Samardzija went six solid innings as the visiting San Francisco Giants topped the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Friday in the opener of a three-game series....
14:26 2019-09-07

Reds rookie Aquino homers in first 3 at-bats vs Cubs Reds outfielder Aristides Aquino homered in his first three at-bats against the Cubs on Saturday night, setting a Cincinnati record for a newcomer       ...
03:52 2019-08-11

Jiménez homers in 9th to power White Sox past Cubs, 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Eloy Jiménez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the ninth inning in his first game against his first major league organization, helping the Chicago White Sox beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Tuesday night. The 22-year-old Jiménez was a top prospect for the Cubs before he headlined a rare ...
06:26 2019-06-19

Suarez homers early, Reds hold on for 8-6 win over Cubs CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez ended his slump with Cincinnati’s longest homer of the season, Anthony DeSclafani pitched six scoreless innings and the Reds held off the Chicago Cubs 8-6 Sunday. Phillip Ervin and Nick Senzel drove in two runs each, and Raisel Iglesias escaped with a six-out s...
23:13 2019-06-30

Bregman homers twice as Astros rally past Cubs 9-6 HOUSTON (AP) — 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 that gave manager AJ Hinch his 500th career victory. Bregman, who is tied for the American League...
06:00 2019-05-29

Castellanos homers twice, Cubs cruise past Brewers 7-1 Nicholas Castellanos hit a pair of two-run homers, José Quintana took a shutout into the sixth inning, and the Chicago Cubs cruised to their fourth straight win, 7-1 over Milwaukee Brewers       ...
02:39 2019-08-31

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....
06:52 2019-06-17

Blackmon homers, Gray pitches Rockies past Dodgers 5-3 DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray pitched effectively into the seventh inning and Charlie Blackmon homered to lead the Colorado Rockies past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Saturday night. Gray (9-5) allowed three runs, two earned, and struck out eight over 6 2/3 innings to give Colorado’s tired bullpen s...
05:39 2019-06-30

Cody Bellinger hits 2 homers, Dodgers rout Phillies 16-2 Cody Bellinger hit his 32nd and 33rd homers, Clayton Kershaw struck out seven in six innings and the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Philadelphia Phillies 16-2 on Monday night       ...
07:00 2019-07-16

Lester homers, drives in 3, pitches Cubs past Pirates 10-4 Jon Lester homered, tied a career high with three RBIs and pitched effectively into the seventh inning to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-4       ...
01:26 2019-07-14

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 straight home win. The NL West-leading Dodgers rebounded from an early deficit for the second strai...
15:00 2019-06-15

Dodgers edge Cubs 3-2 with late-game heroics LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Martin singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Alex Verdugo made a game-saving catch for the game’s final out and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Sunday night. Cody Bellinger hit his 23rd homer in front of his parents on Father&...
07:00 2019-06-17

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       ...
09:26 2019-06-16

Tucson native Alex Verdugo homers again as Dodgers beat Phillies PHILADELPHIA – Former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo had another big game for the Dodgers.  In Monday’s win, he’d have three hits, score three runs, smack 2 RBI’s and smack a home run. Here’s more: Former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo had another...
08:52 2019-07-16

Rizzo's slam among 5 Cubs homers, Chicago rips Bucs 17-8 Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam, Willson Contreras launched two long solo homers and the Chicago Cubs kept pace in the NL wild-card race with a 17-8 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates       ...
04:39 2019-09-14

MLB roundup: Brewers outslug Nats in 14 innings Milwaukee's Eric Thames roped a two-run homer in the 14th inning and the Brewers scored a wild 15-14 victory over the host Washington Nationals on Saturday night....
10:13 2019-08-18

Tigers outslug Mets 9-8 to snap 9-game skid JaCoby Jones homered and drove in four runs, including a go-ahead double in the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera also connected as the Detroit Tigers halted their nine-game losing streak with a wild 9-8 victory over the New York Mets        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

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 through March 11 on www.cubs.com. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

Narváez homers in Mariners’ 9-2 win over A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Omar Narváez hit a two-run homer, J.P. Crawford drove in three runs after coming off the injured list earlier in the day, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 9-2 on Friday night. Narváez finished with three hits and scored three times. Mallex Smith also homered...
15:00 2019-06-15

Holt homers in 9th to lift Red Sox to 5-4 win vs Padres Brock Holt homered on All-Star closer Kirby Yates' first pitch of the ninth inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory against the San Diego Padres       ...
12:13 2019-08-25

Young Yaz homers in Fenway debut San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski homered Tuesday in his first game at Fenway Park, the former home venue of his grandfather, Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski....
05:13 2019-09-18

McCann homers twice, Braves with 5th straight ATLANTA (AP) — Brian McCann hit one of four Atlanta homers in the second inning and took Pirates starter Chris Archer deep again with a tiebreaking, three-run shot in the sixth to help the Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Tuesday night. The Braves, tied for first in the NL East, have won fi...
09:26 2019-06-12

Tellez homers twice as Jays dump Red Sox 10-3 Marcus Stroman has been saddled with little run support in most of his starts this season. Rowdy Tellez made sure that wasn't the case Tuesday night....
07:01 2019-05-22

MLB roundup: Betts homers in 1st, 15th as Red Sox win Mookie Betts' two-out home run in the top of the 15th inning snapped a tie and lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 7-6 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night/Saturday morning in Anaheim, Calif....
17:52 2019-08-31

Kipnis homers twice in Indians’ 10-4 win over Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jason Kipnis hit two home runs, going back-to-back with Roberto Pérez during a five-run first inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Texas Rangers 10-4 on Wednesday night. The Indians have won 10 of their last 14 games. They have hit nine home runs in winning two of the f...
06:26 2019-06-20

For the Yankees, 6 Homers and a 6-Run Lead Aren’t Enough Jordy Mercer capped a six-run comeback with a game-winning single off Chance Adams in the ninth inning, as the Tigers overcame another onslaught by the Yankees in a 12-11 victory on Tuesday night....
11:13 2019-09-11

Aaron Judge’s value to Yankees is so much more than homers SEATTLE — This is a Yankees truth: When Aaron Judge is going well, everything seems better around the team. The mood is brighter. There is more of a sense of ferocity to the lineup. Just a lot more smiles around the ballclub. There is a special energy Judge brings, everything from the postgame music...
11:39 2019-08-28

Tigers club four homers in win over White Sox Jeimer Candelario hit a two-run homer, Willi Castro delivered his first career homer and the host Detroit Tigers salvaged the finale of a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox with a 6-3 win on Sunday....
04:39 2019-09-23

Kepler homers in five straight at-bats vs. Bauer Max Kepler connected for home runs his first two times up Saturday night against Trevor Bauer, giving the Minnesota outfielder five homers in his past five at-bats against the Cleveland right-hander....
07:52 2019-07-14

Watch: Nationals hit four straight homers in win over Padres The Washington Nationals hit four consecutive home runs for the second time in three years in Sunday's 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres at Petco Park....
19:52 2019-06-10

Diamondbacks hit 3 homers in row to open game vs Phillies PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks got to play an early round of Home Run Derby in Philly. The Diamondbacks hit three straight home runs to open the game against Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jerad Eickhoff on Monday night. Jarrod Dyson hit the first pitch of the game to right field for hi...
03:26 2019-06-11

Max Kepler hits 3 homers for Twins vs Indians CLEVELAND (AP) — Max Kepler has homered three times against the Cleveland Indians. Kepler, who entered Thursday night’s game in an 0-for-21 slump, connected in the first, third and seventh innings off Indians starter Trevor Bauer. Kepler walked in the fifth. Only 18 players in major league his...
07:00 2019-06-07

Padres hit 3 homers to back Lucchesi in 5-2 win vs Marlins Reyes, Renfroe and Kinsler homer, and left-hander Lucchesi combines with 2 relievers on 2-hitter to lead Padres to 5-2 victory against Marlins        ...
08:00 2019-06-01

Nationals hit 4 straight homers in 8th to stun Padres 5-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon hit consecutive home runs off Craig Stammen with one out in the eighth inning and Stephen Strasburg beat his hometown team again as the Washington Nationals defeated the San Diego Padres 5-2 Sunday. The Nationals became the ...
03:00 2019-06-10

Yankees Greet Padres Rookie With Two Homers Right Off the Bat It was the 10th time in franchise history the Yankees began a game with back-to-back homers, and they came off Chris Paddack, who entered the game with a 1.93 E.R.A....
16:13 2019-05-30

Rio Ruiz homers in 9th to lift Orioles over Astros 8-7 Rio Ruiz hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to carry the Baltimore Orioles past Houston 8-7, ending the Astros' eight-game winning streak in stunning fashion       ...
02:39 2019-08-12

Reddick homers again as Astros beat Mariners 7-4 Josh Reddick homered for the second straight game and Alex Bregman had two hits and stole home to help the Houston Astros to a 7-4 win on over the Seattle Mariners       ...
10:00 2019-09-07

MLB roundup: Yaz belts three homers in Giants' 11-inning win Mike Yastrzemski hit three home runs, including a solo shot on the first pitch of the 11th inning, as the San Francisco Giants outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-9 Friday night in Phoenix in a wild game that featured 12 homers....
17:26 2019-08-17

Morgensen homers twice, powers FAU past Mercer 10-6 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Morgensen homered twice and drove in five runs, powering Florida Atlantic to a 10-6 win over Mercer on Saturday in an NCAA Tournament elimination game. The Owls (41-20) had two big innings and face either the Georgia-Florida State loser Sunday. They scored four runs in the f...
01:26 2019-06-02

Lindor hits 2 of Cleveland’s 4 homers in 5-2 win over Twins CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor hit two of Cleveland’s four home runs and the Indians defeated the Minnesota Twins 5-2 on Tuesday night. Lindor hit a solo home run in the third and broke a 1-all tie with a two-run homer in the fifth. Roberto Perez and Jake Bauers added back-to-back homers in...
06:26 2019-06-05

Kreidler homers twice to lead UCLA to 11-6 win over Baylor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan Kreidler drove in three runs and hit one of UCLA’s four home runs as the Bruins eliminated Baylor 11-6 on Sunday in an elimination game at the Los Angeles Regional. Kreidler’s two-run homer in the sixth gave UCLA a three-run lead, which it was able to expand. Jake...
02:13 2019-06-03

D’Arnaud homers twice, leads Rays to 6-1 win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Travis d’Arnaud homered for the first time in over 14 months, going deep twice for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. D’Arnaud missed all but four games in 2018 due to Tommy John surgery. His only homer last year came March 31. On Thur...
23:13 2019-06-06

MLB roundup: Astros bash 7 homers, hammer A's Houston battered Oakland pitching for 11 runs on 12 hits -- six of them home runs -- in the first two innings as the Astros hammered the visiting Athletics 15-0 to set a franchise record for home wins on Monday night....
08:39 2019-09-10

Ohtani homers off Kikuchi in Angels’ 12-3 win over Seattle ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered and singled in his first three major league at-bats against countryman Yusei Kikuchi, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 12-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Ohtani’s fourth-inning homer was the Angels’ third consecutive ...
10:26 2019-06-09

Gallo homers twice as Rangers sweep Tigers Joey Gallo blasted a pair of solo homers, and the visiting Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 3-1 triumph on Thursday....
05:13 2019-06-28

Devers homers, Red Sox avoid sweep with 4-1 win over Astros 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        ...
01:13 2019-05-27

Odorizzi, two more homers give Twins 7-0 win over White Sox Jake Odorizzi allowed one hit in 5 1/3 scoreless innings, and Eddie Rosario and Max Kepler each hit three-run homers as the Minnesota Twins completed a sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 7-0 win on Sunday afternoon.        ...
01:13 2019-05-27

Machado homers to back Lucchesi in Padres’ 2-0 win SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado homered and doubled a few hours after appealing a one-game suspension handed down by MLB, and left-hander Joey Lucchesi threw seven brilliant innings in a combined four-hitter to lead the San Diego Padres over the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 Monday night. Machado was suspend...
10:13 2019-06-18

Gallo homers twice as Rangers sweep Tigers with 3-1 win DETROIT (AP) — Joey Gallo hit two solo homers and Ariel Jurado threw seven shutout innings and the Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep of Detroit with a 3-1 win over the Tigers on Thursday. Texas has won five straight games, matching a season high. Gallo led off the second inning by driving S...
22:39 2019-06-27

MLB roundup: Cards' DeJong blasts 3 homers Paul DeJong went 4-for-4 with three homers, a double and five RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals outslugged the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-8 Wednesday night....
10:01 2019-07-25

Swanson homers twice as Braves beat Cardinals 5-2 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dansby Swanson homered twice and Freddie Freeman also connected, helping Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Friday night. Swanson drove Miles Mikolas’ first pitch of the sixth inning over the wall in left, giving Atlanta a 2-1 lead. Fre...
06:52 2019-05-25

Twins tie team record with 8 homers in 16-7 win over Angels The Minnesota Twins tied a franchise record with eight home runs _ including two apiece by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop _ in a 16-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday        ...
02:39 2019-05-24

Olson homers twice, leads Athletics over Angels 7-2 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson hit two home runs, Mike Fiers remained unbeaten in his last 10 starts and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 Friday night. It is Olson’s first multihomer game this season and the fifth of his career. He had Oakland’s first hit with...
07:52 2019-06-29

MLB roundup: Brewers’ Arcia homers twice in win over Pirates Orlando Arcia hit his second two-run homer of the game in the 13th inning to give the visiting Milwaukee Brewers a 12-10 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday....
17:13 2019-06-02

MLB roundup: Phils, Rockies hit walk-off homers Sean Rodriguez led off the bottom of the 11th inning with a home run to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 6-5 win over the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night....
08:00 2019-08-27

Jeff McNeil may add new nickname as homers keep coming PITTSBURGH — Pete Alonso was running around with a Jeff McHits T-shirt on the other day. When asked about McNeil’s prowess against the Pirates after Sunday’s 13-2 wipeout by the Mets at PNC Park, Alonso smiled and offered some other T-shirt suggestions of his own for McNeil, telling The Post, “They ...
10:00 2019-08-05

Marte homers, Diamondbacks sweep Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks’ feel-good weekend ended on a sour note with injury concerns over starting pitcher Luke Weaver. Ketel Marte homered for the third time in three games, Eduardo Escobar had three hits, and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record for scoring ...
04:39 2019-05-27

Torres homers as Yankees beat White Sox 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees stayed perfect when they use an opener, cooling off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win Saturday night. Torres capped New York’s four-run fourth with his 15th homer, a drive to center off Reynaldo López. He also had a...
05:52 2019-06-16

Turner homers again as Nationals beat White Sox 12-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Trea Turner’s big game got overshadowed a bit by another scary moment involving a fan hit by a foul ball. Turner homered in the second straight game, Anibal Sanchez pitched into the seventh and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 12-1 on Monday night. But there w...
06:52 2019-06-11

Yankees hit four homers to beat Orioles in Game 1 Didi Gregorius and Gleyber Torres hit early homers as the New York Yankees went deep two more times against the Baltimore Orioles in an 8-5 victory Monday afternoon in the opener of a day-night doubleheader at Yankee Stadium....
03:13 2019-08-13

Yankees bash four more homers to whip Mariners SEATTLE — The straws that are stirring the Yankees toward an AL East title for the first time in seven years are made out of maple and ash. When the Yankees clinch the AL East next month, the biggest reason will be the home run for a team that has been without Giancarlo Stanton’s muscle......
05:13 2019-08-29

Parra homers against former team, Nationals top Giants 4-1 Gerardo Parra hit a three-run homer against his former team, Joe Ross pitched six shutout innings of three-hit ball and the Washington Nationals completed a three-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-1 win       ...
04:52 2019-08-08

MLB roundup: Pirates' Bell hits three homers All-Star Josh Bell homered three times and drove in seven runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded out 23 hits Monday and pummeled the visiting Chicago Cubs 18-5....
09:13 2019-07-02

MLB notebook: Nationals slug 8 homers against Brewers The Washington Nationals capped off a productive week on offense by slugging a franchise-record-tying eight home runs in a 16-8 rout of the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday afternoon....
08:26 2019-08-19

MLB roundup: Reds' Dietrich hits three homers Derek Dietrich had a career-high three home runs and drove in six to lead the Cincinnati Reds to an 11-6 win against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Dietrich blasted two-run homers in the fourth, fifth and seventh innings....
11:39 2019-05-29

Reyes homers in six-run seventh, Indians beat Tigers 10-1 Franmil Reyes hit a three-run homer to highlight a six-run seventh inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 10-1       ...
07:26 2019-08-28

McMahon hits 2 homers as Rockies beat Marlins 11-4 Ryan McMahon continued his power surge with two home runs to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins 11-4 for their first three-game winning streak in two months       ...
11:26 2019-08-18

Nelson Cruz homers has 3 RBIs as Twins rout M’s 10-5 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and had three RBIs and utility infielder Ehire Adrianza’s hustle keyed a six-run sixth and the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5 on Thursday. Cruz, who played for the Mariners from 2015-18 before joining Minnesota as a free agent, homered i...
23:39 2019-06-13

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....
01:39 2019-06-16

Goldschmidt homers, Cardinals edge Reds 5-4 to stay in 1st Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer, Tommy Edman added a solo shot among his three hits and the St. Louis Cardinals held off the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 to split their four-game series       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Mazara homers twice as Lynn, Rangers edge White Sox 6-5 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nomar Mazara hit two home runs, Lance Lynn shook off a four-run first inning and retired 17 of the last 18 batters he faced, and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Saturday night. Run-scoring singles by Texas’ Shin-Soo Choo and Delino DeShields wiped ou...
08:00 2019-06-23

Murphy homers, benches clear, Rockies top Mets 5-1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ian Desmond got plunked square in the back by a pitch from New York Mets rookie Drew Gagnon immediately after two colossal Colorado homers, leading to a bench-clearing scrum late in the Rockies’ 5-1 victory Friday night. The bullpens emptied and players from both sides milled c...
11:39 2019-06-08

Swanson homers in 8th, Braves rally past Nationals 13-9 WASHINGTON (AP) — Dansby Swanson hit a tie-breaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, Freddie Freeman drove in five runs and the Atlanta Braves rallied from a four-run deficit against Washington’s beleaguered bullpen and beat the Nationals 13-9 on Saturday night. Atlanta has won 12 of its ...
08:00 2019-06-23

Watch: Cardinals beat Rockies with trio of two-run homers Marcell Ozuna, Paul DeJong and Dexter Fowler each recorded two-run homers for the St. Louis Cardinals only runs in a win against the Colorado Rockies at Busch Stadium....
20:26 2019-08-23

Ohtani homers off Kikuchi in Angels' 12-3 win over Seattle Shohei Ohtani homered and singled off Yusei Kikuchi in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-3 win over the Seattle Mariners       ...
08:01 2019-06-09

Bell homers again as Pirates cruise past Astros 10-0 HOUSTON (AP) — 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. Former Astro Joe Musgrove (6-7) threw six scoreless innings for the win and Kevin Newman, Corey Dick...
01:52 2019-06-28

Mets’ Amed Rosario hitting more homers because of one tweak Amed Rosario is well ahead of schedule. Breaking open Wednesday’s 7-0 win over the Giants with a three-run homer, the Mets shortstop hit his seventh home run of the season. Last year, Rosario didn’t hit his seventh home run until Aug. 25 (122nd game). “We know he’s got very good power. It’s starting...
11:39 2019-06-06

Morton remains unbeaten, Lowe homers as Rays top A’s 6-2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton remained unbeaten with Tampa Bay, pitching seven shutout innings en route to a 6-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Brandon Lowe homered for the third time in two days, snapping a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and helping the Rays tak...
06:52 2019-06-11

Acuña homers off Ureña, flings bat during showy trot MIAMI (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a score-settling homer off Jose Ureña and celebrated by tossing his bat over his shoulder, and the Atlanta Braves rode starter Mike Soroka to a 7-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Ureña was suspended for six games for intentionally hitting Acuña on the a...
11:39 2019-06-08

Davis homers for 1st time in month, A’s beat Rangers 9-8 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Khris Davis homered for the first time in nearly a month as the Oakland Athletics built an eight-run lead, then hung on to beat the Texas Rangers 9-8 on Sunday for a four-game split. Davis hit a two-run homer off Drew Smyly (1-5) in the third inning, his 13th home run this se...
03:00 2019-06-10

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 10-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Yuli Gurriel, Robinson Chirinos and Tyler White a...
09:26 2019-06-12

Reds hit 3 homers off Justin Verlander, beat Astros 4-3 CINCINNATI (AP) — Jesse Winker and Derek Dietrich homered off Justin Verlander in the first inning Tuesday night, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros that clinched their first series win in nearly a month. By taking the first two games, the Reds won a series for...
04:52 2019-06-19

Max Kepler blasts three homers as Twins avoid sweep CLEVELAND — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins avoided a sweep — and their first three-game losing streak — by beating the Indians 5-4 on Thursday night. Kepler, who entered hitless in his previous 21 at-b...
07:13 2019-06-07

Jones homers twice, drives in 5 as Tigers beat Twins 9-3 DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers haven’t given their fans much to cheer about at home this season. Playing in front of 26,818 fans — their biggest crowd since opening day — the Tigers routed the Minnesota Twins 9-3 Saturday for a rare home win. “I’ll take exactly that again tomorr...
03:52 2019-06-09

Betts homers as Red Sox beat Royals 7-5 for 3-game sweep Mookie Betts hit a two-run homer off Danny Duffy in a four-run third inning and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-5 to complete their first series sweep in nearly a month        ...
00:13 2019-06-07

Davis, Semien hit 2-run homers as A's beat Yankees 6-4 Khris Davis and Marcus Semien each hit a two-run homer to back Mike Fiers, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 6-4       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

D'Arnaud homers twice, leads Rays to 6-1 win over Tigers Travis d'Arnaud homered for the first time in over 14 months, going deep twice for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Renfroe hits 3 homers, Padres rally to stun Rox 16-12 in 12 DENVER (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit his third homer of the game in the 12th inning after Fernando Tatis Jr. tied it as part of a six-run rally in the ninth and the San Diego Padres stunned the Colorado Rockies 16-12 on Friday night. Tatis led off the 12th with a triple to deep center and scored on pinc...
15:00 2019-06-15

Eduardo Nunez’s clutch pinch-hit homers propels Red Sox KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Cora kept watching the Red Sox hammer pitches right at the Kansas City Royals during the first few innings Tuesday night, and the Boston skipper was confident that eventually some of them would find their way through. Former Yankee Eduardo Núñez finally solved the problem by ...
07:00 2019-06-05

Cano homers in 2nd straight game, Mets top Marlins 6-2 Robinson Cano homered for the second consecutive game to help lead the New York Mets to a 6-2 win over the Miami Marlins.       ...
23:39 2019-07-14

Mike Yastrzemski homers in first game at Fenway Park Another Yastrzemski has homered at Fenway Park. San Francisco’s Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, belted a home run in the fourth inning of the Giants game against the Red Sox on Tuesday night. It the first game Mike has ever played at the legendary park. The so...
08:00 2019-09-18

Musgrove sharp, Stallings homers as Pirates top Giants 4-2 Joe Musgrove pitched five shutout innings and hit a triple, Jacob Stallings homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the San Francisco Giants 4-2       ...
03:13 2019-09-13

Gyorko homers as Cardinals rally past Braves 6-3 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinch hitter Jedd Gyorko connected for a three-run homer during St. Louis’ four-run eighth inning, helping the Cardinals top the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Saturday night. Paul Goldschmidt and Matt Carpenter each had three hits as St. Louis improved to 7-15 in May. The Cardinals (2...
09:26 2019-05-26

Chapman homers, drives in 5 as A's beat Mariners 9-2 All-Star Matt Chapman homered and had five RBIs, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Seattle Mariners 9-2 for their fifth straight win       ...
07:52 2019-07-17

Hosmer homers, Padres go deep into ‘pen to hold off Yanks NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer during a big first inning against Masahiro Tanaka, and San Diego manager Andy Green burned through his bullpen to help the Padres hold off the New York Yankees 5-4 on a soggy Tuesday night. New York tried to rally in the rain, getting three runs in t...
06:00 2019-05-29

Thaiss homers, drives in 3 to lead Angels over Tigers 6-1 Matt Thaiss homered and drove in three runs, Shohei Ohtani had three hits, Griffin Canning threw four-hit ball over six innings and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1       ...
17:39 2019-07-31

Mookie Betts’s 3 Homers Lead Another Red Sox Demolition of the Yankees Batters have had three-homer games on four straight days for the first time in big league history. Betts followed the Mets’ Robinson Cano, St. Louis’s Paul DeJong and Minnesota’s Nelson Cruz....
20:26 2019-07-31

Chavis homers in 13th as Bosox beat Jays 6-5 Boston's Michael Chavis hit a solo homer off Jimmy Cordero in the 13th inning as the Red Sox outlasted the plucky Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre....
07:13 2019-05-23

Moustakas homers, Brewers rally to beat Diamondbacks 8-3 Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six runs after Zack Greinke left to beat the Diamondbacks 8-3       ...
09:13 2019-07-21

Yankees allow many homers, one rare play in Sabathia fiasco MINNEAPOLIS — Poised to score in the first inning and force the Twins to play catch up, the Yankees watched Edwin Encarnacion lumber toward first base after hitting a ball that screamed triple play. “I tried but they got me,’’ said the heavy-legged Encarnacion whose ground ball to third baseman Luis...
08:52 2019-07-23

Arenado homers, Rockies score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 8-7 DENVER (AP) — Tony Wolters had three singles but it was his flyout that gave the Colorado Rockies a much-needed victory. Wolters hit a game-ending sacrifice fly with the bases loaded and Colorado scored twice in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally past the Baltimore Orioles 8-7 on Sunday. Nolan ...
04:39 2019-05-27

Blackmon homers in 6-run inning, Rockies beat Padres 11-10 Charlie Blackmon homered to start a six-run inning, Daniel Murphy had four hits and 4 RBIs, and the Colorado Rockies hung on to beat San Diego 11-10 in a game in which both the Padres' Eric Hosmer and manager Andy Green were ejected       ...
09:39 2019-09-15

Mercado homers off Sabathia, Indians beat Yankees 8-4 CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Oscar Mercado hit a two-run homer off CC Sabathia to break a fifth-inning tie and the Cleveland Indians defeated the New York Yankees 8-4 on Saturday. Roberto Perez homered in his fourth straight game for Cleveland. The Indians have won four of five on their homestand against...
01:13 2019-06-09

Major League batters crush record with 1,135 homers in May MLB batters hit 1,135 home runs in May, topping the all time previous record of 1,119 set in August 2017, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Toronto rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr, the son of MLB hall of famer Vladimir Guerrero hit HR No. 1,120 for the month on Friday night....
01:01 2019-06-02

Kendrick homers, drives in 3 as Nats beat Marlins again, 9-6 WASHINGTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick hit his eighth homer, drove in three runs and finished with three hits as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 9-6 on Sunday. Brian Dozier doubled in two during Washington’s four-run rally with two outs in Caleb Smith’s third and final inning, ...
04:39 2019-05-27

Trout homers, Angels rally for 6 in 7th to edge Rangers 7-6 ANAHEIM (AP) — Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun scored on wild pitches in a six-run seventh inning Sunday that gave the Los Angeles Angels a 7-6 comeback win over the Texas Rangers. Trout hit a solo homer in the first off Ariel Jurado to give the Angels an early lead. It was Trout’s 12th home run o...
04:39 2019-05-27

D.J. LeMahieu Hits 2 Homers as Yankees Continue Red Sox’ Pain Boston Manager Alex Cora and starting pitcher Chris Sale were ejected in the Yankees’ seven-run fourth inning as the Red Sox lost their sixth in a row....
22:52 2019-08-03

Robinson Cano, Better Than Vintage, Hits 3 Homers in Mets’ Win Mired in his worst offensive season in the majors, Cano had what might have been the best game of his 15-year career. “It sort of feels good,” he said....
06:13 2019-07-24

Miami pounds 6 homers, beats Central Michigan 18-3 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Miami’s offense pounded 18 hits, including six homers, to beat Central Michigan 18-3 on Sunday in an elimination game of the Starkville regional in the NCAA Tournament. Miami (41-19) advances to play Mississippi State for the regional championship. The Hurricanes will ...
02:13 2019-06-03

Casali homers off Corbin, Reds beat Nationals 9-3 CINCINNATI (AP) — Curt Casali hit a three-run homer off Patrick Corbin, who had one of the worst starts of his career, and the Cincinnati Reds beat Washington 9-3 Friday night to end the Nationals’ streak of eight straight wins at Great American Ball Park. The Reds made quick work of one of th...
05:13 2019-06-01

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 ended today. Yet, a sense of underachievement enwraps the team, and president of baseball operation...
03:39 2019-07-10

Dodgers’ Seager goes on IL with strained hamstring LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers have placed shortstop Corey Seager on the injured list with a left hamstring strain. The move made Thursday is the result of Seager getting hurt in the ninth inning of a loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday. The Dodgers say he had an MR...
03:00 2019-06-14

The Dodgers Did What They Are Built To Do: Hurt People You can look at what happened to the Mets in Los Angeles last night—blowing an 8-3 lead in the final three innings and getting walked off by the Dodgers—as yet another example of the hopeless and bumbling Mets hopelessly bumbling to an embarrassing result. That’s fair enough, because the Mets are th...
20:00 2019-05-30

Ryu strong again as Dodgers get past Marlins 2-1 Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings and combined with Kenta Maeda and Kenley Jansen to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 2-1       ...
14:13 2019-07-20

Ryu dominant again, Dodgers blank Mets 2-0 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu was all but untouchable in May. His final start of the month was no different Thursday night as the left-hander pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning of his latest dominant outing, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 win over the New York Mets. Chris Taylo...
08:52 2019-05-31

Schoenfield: Even the Dodgers' rookies are out of this world Will Smith followed fellow rookies Matt Beaty and Alex Verdugo by capping off a weekend of walk-off homers in L.A., showing the Dodgers' depth knows no bounds....
07:13 2019-06-24

Dodgers call up future ace ‘Gingergaard’ The Los Angeles Dodgers reportedly called up their top pitching prospect on Wednesday and he already is drawing comparisons to Noah Syndergaard. Dustin May — nicknamed “Gingergaard” — will make his major league debut Friday against the San Diego Padres. The 21-year-old May, who was a thi...
06:13 2019-08-01

Ryu dominates again, Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 9-0 PHOENIX (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings, Cody Bellinger hit a two-run triple after a rare day off and the Los Angeles Dodgers stretched their winning streak to seven games with a 9-0 rout over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Ryu (9-1) needed 25 pitches to...
07:39 2019-06-05

The Dodgers' Best Reliever Is Their Backup Catcher I regret to inform you that the Los Angeles Dodgers, a powerhouse that always seems to find new sources of talent whenever it needs, have a new shutdown reliever on their hands. He’s short, he’s Canadian, and he simply cannot be touched....
19:13 2019-08-28

Buehler’s 16 Ks, Beaty’s HR help Dodgers beat Rox 4-2 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walker Buehler struck out a career-high 16 in his first complete game and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied on Matt Beaty’s two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-2 Friday night. With two outs, Max Muncy walked and Beaty followed with a shot to...
08:26 2019-06-22

Dodgers go dark in spotlight again with All-Star let down The Los Angeles Dodgers put on another disappointing show in the national spotlight, with Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger and others struggling during the National League's 4-3 loss to the American League in the All-Star Game       ...
06:00 2019-07-10

Davis homers for 1st time in month, A's beat Rangers 9-8 Khris Davis homered for the first time in nearly a month as the Oakland Athletics built an eight-run lead, then hung on to beat the Texas Rangers 9-8 on for a four-game split       ...
02:52 2019-06-10

Yankees slugger Stanton homers twice in Class A rehab game New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton homered twice in a minor league rehab game with Class A Tampa on Wednesday night       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Yordan Alvarez belts 3 homers as Astros destroy Orioles BALTIMORE — Houston manager A. J. Hinch was awestruck by his team’s extraordinary display of power. The Astros aren’t showing any type of weakness heading into the final stretch of the season. Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit three of Houston’s six homers and drove in a career-high seven ...
11:00 2019-08-11

J.D. Davis homers in loss — and admits to Mets’ scoreboard watching J.D. Davis was one of few Mets to have success Friday night against Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw, but his first-inning home run was wasted in a 9-2 loss to the Dodgers. Kershaw, the three-time National League Cy Young Award winner, improved to 10-0 with a 2.19 ERA in 15 career regular-season starts...
13:13 2019-09-14

Shohei Ohtani homers off Yusei Kikuchi to propel Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani and Yusei Kikuchi sensed the excitement around Angel Stadium each time they dug in against each other. The Japanese stars also realized millions of eyes were on them from across the Pacific as they faced each other in the major leagues for the first time. When Ohtani&...
11:26 2019-06-09

Profar homers, A's hold off Royals 9-8 to take 4-game series Jurickson Profar homered and drove in three runs, Seth Brown added two RBIs and the Oakland Athletics held off the Kansas City Royals 9-8 to cap a four-game series victory       ...
03:00 2019-08-30

Rookie Aristides Aquino smacks three more homers as Reds roll CINCINNATI — Rookie Aristides Aquino, already nicknamed “The Punisher,” isn’t keeping mementos from his prodigious power display, the one reminding everyone of another Reds outfielder who wore No. 44 and slashed homers with a whiplash swing. After taking so long to get this far, th...
11:00 2019-08-11

Trevor Story homers twice, Rockies rout Blue Jays 13-6 Trevor Story hit a pair of two-run homers as part of a career-high seven-RBI night and the Colorado Rockies beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 13-6 for their sixth straight win        ...
08:00 2019-06-01

Odor homers in 10th inning to lift Rangers over Tigers 5-4 Rougned Odor homered with two outs in the 10th inning to give the Texas Rangers a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers       ...
13:39 2019-08-04

Acuña homers, shines defensively, Braves beat Mets 5-3 Ronald Acuña Jr. homered and threw out a runner at the plate to back Max Fried's fifth straight win, leading the Atlanta Braves past the New York Mets 5-3 on a sweltering Tuesday night at SunTrust Park       ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Watch: Astros clinch AL West behind George Springer's three homers The Houston Astros clinched their third consecutive American League West division title after getting three home runs from George Springer in a 13-5 win against the Los Angeles Angels....
17:00 2019-09-23

Newman homers, Pirates rally late to beat Brewers 3-2 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kevin Newman homered and extended his hitting streak to 18 games, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied with two late runs to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Friday night in the opener of a three-game series. The Pirates tied it in the eighth when Bryan Reynolds led off with a walk o...
06:52 2019-06-29

Josh Bell homers again, Pirates beat Reds 7-2 for split CINCINNATI (AP) — Josh Bell tied the Pirates record with his 12th homer in May, and Pittsburgh stopped Derek Dietrich’s home run spree Wednesday, beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 for a split of their four-game series. Bell’s three-run homer tied Jason Bay’s mark from...
01:26 2019-05-30

Arizona Diamondbacks lose to Cardinals 5-2; Goldschmidt homers for Cards SAINT LOUIS (AP) – Adam Wainwright made the most of a couple of extra days of rest. Paul Goldschmidt homered, Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on Sunday. The Arizona Diamondbacks lost against the Saint Louis C...
06:39 2019-07-15

Cruz homers in 4th straight game, Twins trounce Tigers 12-2 DETROIT (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered for the fourth straight game and the Minnesota Twins connected four times in all Sunday to rout the Detroit Tigers 12-2. Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton and Eddie Rosario also connected for the Twins. Minnesota hit eight homers while winning two of three in Detroit. The ...
23:26 2019-06-09

Castillo solid, Puig homers to lead Reds over Cardinals ST. LOUIS (AP) — Luis Castillo pitched one-run ball over six innings, Yasiel Puig homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 Tuesday night following a rain delay of 1 hour, 20 minutes. The loss snapped the Cardinals’ four-game winning streak after sweeping the Chicago Cub...
07:39 2019-06-05

Puig homers again; Reds lose Scooter but beat Brewers 3-0 Yasiel Puig homered for the second consecutive game and scored a pair of runs, and the Cincinnati Reds overcame the loss of second baseman Scooter Gennett to a groin injury, holding on for a 3-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers       ...
05:26 2019-07-04

Soler, Mondesi homers lead Royals past Rangers 4-2 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jorge Soler and Adalberto Mondesi homered and Jakob Junis allowed two runs in six innings as the Kansas City Royals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Texas Rangers on Thursday night. Junis (4-5) allowed four hits, including homers by Shin-Soo Choo and Nom...
08:52 2019-05-31

Goodrum’s 2 homers, 5 hits lead Tigers past Braves 8-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Niko Goodrum homered twice and had a career-high five hits, Nicholas Castellanos and Grayson Greiner also went deep, and the Detroit Tigers romped to an 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Spencer Turnbull pitched into the seventh inning, allowing just five hits and o...
05:13 2019-06-01

Guerrero homers twice, powers Blue Jays past Orioles 11-2 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit two of his team's five home runs to back a solid performance by fellow rookie Trent Thornton and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 11-2       ...
05:00 2019-08-02

Santana homers, Indians beat Twins 4-3 to avoid sweep Carlos Santana hit a solo home run that broke a seventh-inning tie and the Cleveland Indians avoided a sweep against the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins with a 4-3 win       ...
23:39 2019-07-14

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A day after striking out 18 times in an 8-7 loss to Il...
21:39 2019-06-01

Soler homers, drives in 2 as Royals beat Blue Jays 7-6 TORONTO (AP) — Jorge Soler homered and had two RBI, Brad Keller pitched five innings to win for the first time since May 22 and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 Sunday. Soler reached base three times as the Royals snapped a three-game losing streak and won for the first time in ...
22:39 2019-06-30

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....
02:52 2019-05-22

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....
09:13 2019-08-19

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 possible....
19:00 2019-08-06

Cole fans 12 as Astros down Cubs 6-5 HOUSTON (AP) — 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 series on Monday. Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the first inning, but Cole (5-...
23:52 2019-05-27

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....
00:26 2019-06-16

Nationals vs. Cubs: Joe Ross will get it done for Washington Something fishy is going on in the water at Lake Champlain. A woman fishing there caught what appears to be a trout with two mouths. Scientists say the aggressive bully, who constantly contradicts himself by spewing out of both sides of his mouth will hereby be known as Francesa-fish. Fire and ice a...
16:00 2019-08-24

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 flip side is the Cubs, who in July 2016 dealt Torres to the Yankees for Chapman. In the world......
02:39 2019-07-08

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 hit his first homer with the Cubs and Kyle Schwarber went 2 for 3 with two RBIs as Chicago complete...
07:26 2019-06-10

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....
08:52 2019-06-01

Pirates rally in 9th to edge Cubs 6-5 Jung Ho Kang scored on Corey Dickerson's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning to cap a frantic rally and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs       ...
05:26 2019-07-04

Cubs Fans Used To Know How To Handle A Choke This is why the Chicago Cubs should not have been permitted to win the 2016 World Series: Their fans can no longer appreciate the Cubs of the last week....
02:39 2019-09-24

Dodgers’ Will Smith belts 2 HRs to help ‘Gingergaard’ pick up 1st MLB win MIAMI — Even by the Dodgers’ high-scoring standards, Tuesday night was extraordinary. Rookie Will Smith achieved another milestone in the storybook start to his big league career with his first two-homer game, and Los Angeles twice hit back-to-back homers to pound the Miami Marlins 15-1. Cody ...
17:00 2019-08-14

Rockies end 12-game slide to LA, beat Dodgers 13-9 DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Pat Valaika and David Dahl each homered in an eight-run fifth inning, Nolan Arenado had four hits including a home run and the Colorado Rockies beat Los Angeles 13-9 on Friday night, snapping a 12-game losing streak to the Dodgers. The Rockies withstood a three-run homer b...
07:13 2019-06-29

Dodgers hold off Giants rally in 9th for 9-8 victory LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8 on Thursday night. Pederson’s insurance homer ended up saving the Dodgers, who had a 9-4 lead going into the ninth before the Giants ra...
10:13 2019-06-21

Will Smith’s 1st career HR lifts Dodgers over Phillies 4-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith hit a towering, tiebreaking home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 4-3 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday night in a matchup of division leaders and the two best teams in the National League. With one out, Smit...
07:39 2019-06-02

YouTube’s first MLB game will be Phillies-Dodgers on July 18 YouTube’s first live broadcast of a Major League Baseball game will be July 18 when the Philadelphia Phillies host the Los Angeles Dodgers. MLB and YouTube are partnering to live stream 13 games after the All-Star break. They announced the deal in April. Viewers will be able to access the game...
02:26 2019-06-20

MLB roundup: Dodgers win 11-10 on Muncy walk-off double Max Muncy hit a game-ending two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a wild 11-10 victory over the visiting San Diego Padres on Sunday....
10:26 2019-08-05

MLB roundup: Dodgers break NL homer record Joc Pederson hit two more home runs Wednesday, and the Los Angeles Dodgers set a National League record for homers in a season during a 7-3 victory that gave them a three-game sweep over the visiting Colorado Rockies....
11:13 2019-09-05

Los Angeles Dodgers Add Two Entrepreneurs to Ownership Team The Los Angeles Dodgers added Alan Smolinisky and Robert Plummer to the team’s ownership group, whose members include financial-management executive Mark Walter and basketball legend Magic Johnson, people familiar with the matter said....
18:00 2019-09-20

Dodgers rip 4 HRs, beat Phillies 6-3 in matchup of NL's best Max Muncy, Joc Pederson, Corey Seager and Enriquè Hernàndez homered, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the opener of a series matching the National League's two best teams        ...
10:26 2019-06-01

Dodgers vs. Pirates: Hyun-Jin Ryu will dominate Pittsburgh again A playground in Chelsea designed for NYCHA residents was set to open in three weeks. Total cost: $770,000. Odds are no one will set foot on the area. A plan is in place for a building to be constructed in the exact same spot. … So remember, if you enjoy people that waste $770,000 of......
02:39 2019-05-26

MLB roundup: Kershaw exits before Dodgers win on walk-off HR Rookie Will Smith hit a walk-off home run in his fourth career game as the Los Angeles Dodgers remained undefeated in Clayton Kershaw starts with a 4-3 victory Saturday over the visiting Philadelphia Phillies....
17:13 2019-06-02

Seven takeaways from Yankees-Dodgers weekend showdown Aaron Judge looked like his fearsome self as the Bronx Bombers slugged their way to a series win at L.A. But what did we learn about a potential October rematch?...
21:26 2019-08-26

Bellinger gets a day off as Dodgers open series in Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — Major league batting leader Cody Bellinger is sitting out the Los Angeles Dodgers’ series opener against the Diamondbacks in Arizona. Bellinger, who leads the majors with a .376 batting average with 20 home runs, is missing his third game of the season Monday to rest. Bellinger ...
03:26 2019-06-04

Prosecutors decline to charge Dodgers' Urias Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias will not face charges for his arrest on domestic violence at this time, the Los Angeles City Attorney says. Urias could still face discipline from Major League Baseball....
03:39 2019-06-04

Patience with Dodgers’ Gavin Lux will pay off for fantasy owners It’s September, so you know what that means: Your social media feeds are filled with “back to school” photos of kids you don’t even know, holding up signs telling you what grade they’re in and what snacks they like, while parents post captions saying, “Kyle’s first day of 11th grade. #newbackpack #t...
03:13 2019-09-08

Taylor, Muncy help Dodgers stage another late win over Rox Chris Taylor drove in the go-ahead run with a bloop single during a four-run ninth, Max Muncy hit two of Los Angeles' six homers and the Dodgers won their 12th straight over Colorado by beating the Rockies 12-8 on Thursday night       ...
06:52 2019-06-28

Red Sox hit 3 HRs, beat Dodgers 8-1 in World Series rematch Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer, Eduardo Rodriguez struck out 10 and the Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 in rematch of the 2018 World Series       ...
05:52 2019-07-13

MLB roundup: Dodgers earn second straight walkoff win Corey Seager tied the game with a two-run double and Enrique Hernandez capped a second straight walk-off win with an RBI single Thursday night as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied in the bottom of the ninth to stun the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 and complete a three-game sweep....
13:00 2019-08-23

Yankees slug 3 HRs off Kershaw to beat Dodgers 5-1 DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Judge and Mike Ford homered, Domingo Germán outdueled Clayton Kershaw for his major league-leading 17th win, and the New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1       ...
06:13 2019-08-26

Verdugo’s HR in 11th gives Dodgers 2nd straight walk-off win LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Verdugo hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. Verdugo hit a fastball from Jesus Tinoco (0-1) into the Rockies’ bullpen in right field for his fourt...
08:00 2019-06-23

Joe Girardi nearly became Dodgers manager before joining Yankees Joe Girardi’s managing career was moments away from taking a drastic turn. Former Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti joined Jon Heyman and Rob Bradford on the “Big Time Baseball” podcast on Monday and revealed that Girardi, who managed the Yankees from 2008-2017 and the Marlins in 2006, nearly lan...
21:52 2019-07-10

How new Dodgers’ voice is thriving in shadow of Vin Scully The Dodgers have made Joe Davis’ impossible job a manageable one. Davis had the unenviable task of stepping into the booth Vin Scully occupied for 67 years as the legendary voice of the Dodgers — first in Brooklyn, then in Los Angeles. Since Davis took over behind the mic in 2017, the Dodgers contin...
10:00 2019-08-23

Dodgers' Will Smith Launches One To Bel Air For Walk-Off Win Against Philadelphia Dodgers catcher Will Smith is not from West Philadelphia, neither born nor raised, and it’s not clear whether the playground was where he spent most of his days, but on Saturday he was certainly chillin’ out, maxin’, relaxin’ all cool while playing some baseball outside of the....101 Freeway? Whelp,...
17:52 2019-06-02

Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger looks lost against Yankees Cody Bellinger is a legitimate NL MVP candidate with 42 homers, 100 RBIs and a .312 batting average. But if the Yankees and Dodgers meet in the World Series, the left-handed hitting slugger could be faced with a bit of doubt after going 1-for-10 with a single and no RBIs in three weekend games at......
09:26 2019-08-26

Dodgers C Martin records K in scoreless inning Dodgers catcher Russell Martin pitched a scoreless eighth inning Wednesday night, hitting 90 mph on the radar gun and even recording a strikeout, but the Diamondbacks won 8-2....
20:13 2019-06-27

Dodgers clinch 7th consecutive NL West title The Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West division title on Tuesday and became the first MLB team to secure a spot in the 2019 postseason....
10:00 2019-09-11

Mets cave to Dodgers in what could be final dagger The Mets were six outs away from surviving the Dodgers and leaving Citi Field on Sunday night with a critical series win. Then the bullpen pulled its old tricks, and the Mets flew to Colorado with their season on life support. In the rubber match of a series with high-end pitching matchups and high-...
08:39 2019-09-16

Dodgers set MLB home run record over five-game span It's been that kind of week for the Dodgers. After another four home run output, the Dodgers set a MLB record with 22 homers over a five-game stretch.       ...
21:26 2019-08-17

Mets suspect Dodgers’ sluggers ‘know what’s coming’ LOS ANGELES — Big swings, not many big misses. The Mets took notice in their 9-5 loss on Monday night at Dodgers Stadium just how often Los Angeles seemed to guess right at the plate. Amazin’. That got the Mets’ attention. On Tuesday night it was a different story as the Mets came away with......
05:13 2019-05-30

Peralta’s hit gives D-Backs 3-2 win, stops Dodgers streak PHOENIX (AP) — Jarrod Dyson hit a tying double in the eighth inning with the help of Chase Field’s new artificial turf, David Peralta had a winning single in the 11th, and the Arizona Diamondbacks slowed the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 3-2 win Wednesday that avoided a three-game sweep. The two-...
04:39 2019-06-06

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th against Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8        ...
10:00 2019-05-30

MLB power rankings: Yankees, Dodgers tie for the top spot After putting on a historic weekend show in London, the Yankees move up to tie the Dodgers atop this week's MLB power rankings.       ...
13:52 2019-07-01

Dodgers recall LHP Ferguson, option RHP Sadler The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled left-hander Caleb Ferguson prior to Thursday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, while right-hander Casey Sadler was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City....
18:39 2019-07-18

How many bad teams would it take to beat the Astros, Dodgers or Yankees? We picked the best players from the worst rosters in baseball and pitted them against the game's big three. The results reflect the absurdity of our era....
18:26 2019-09-13

Dodgers fuming after Phils' Neris curses them out The Dodgers are irate with Philadelphia Phillies reliever Hector Neris, who celebrated his save against them Thursday with a fist pump and then a stare-down into the Los Angeles dugout....
13:00 2019-07-19

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th off Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8 on Wednesday night. Joc Pederson and Max Muncy opened the bottom of the ninth with consecutive homers off Díaz (1-3...
11:26 2019-05-30

Dodgers fear Seager has serious hamstring strain Corey Seager pulled up lame while attempting to score in the ninth inning Tuesday, and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said "early indications" were that Seager has a Grade "2-plus" strain....
11:13 2019-06-12

Angels vs. Dodgers: Pitching matchup makes Under the bet The interleague battle for Los Angeles kicks off Monday with an up-and-coming ace going for the Angels and the NL Cy Young front-runner for the Dodgers. Hyun-Jin Ryu is off to a 9-1 record with a 1.35 ERA. As impressive as that is, he has been even more impressive since the start of May. In......
23:52 2019-06-10

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 full rosters for the midsummer showcase Sunday, and the Astros top all big league clubs with six pl...
00:26 2019-07-01

Dodgers’ Will Smith’s belts 2 HRs to help ‘Gingergaard’ pick up 1st MLB win MIAMI — Even by the Dodgers’ high-scoring standards, Tuesday night was extraordinary. Rookie Will Smith achieved another milestone in the storybook start to his big league career with his first two-homer game, and Los Angeles twice hit back-to-back homers to pound the Miami Marlins 15-1. Cody ...
13:26 2019-08-14

Dodgers top Padres 6-4 in 10 after Jansen blows another save Kiké Hernández scored the tiebreaking run on shortstop Luis Urias' throwing error with two outs in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 6-4 after Kenley Jansen blew his seventh save on a wild pitch in the ninth       ...
11:39 2019-08-29

Benches clear at end of Diamondbacks’ 11-inning win over Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Instead of walking off with another win, the Los Angeles Dodgers walked right out onto the field to confront Archie Bradley. They were met by Bradley, Robbie Ray and the Arizona Diamondbacks, who had their own complaints about this extra-sensitive extra inning. Although no punches were...
11:26 2019-08-10

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th off Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Dodgers rebound in 10-5 win over Rockies for series split Joc Pederson had three hits and three RBIs, Matt Beaty doubled twice and drove in two, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied past the Colorado Rockies 10-5 to split their four-game series       ...
03:13 2019-07-01

Martin 2-out, 2-run single in 9th, Dodgers edge Cards 2-1 Russell Martin drove a two-run, two-out single up the middle in the ninth inning for the Dodgers' 10th walk-off win of the season, and Los Angeles swept the St. Louis Cardinals with a 2-1 victory       ...
02:39 2019-08-08

MLB roundup: Harper rescues Phils in 9th vs. Dodgers Bryce Harper capped a dramatic rally by doubling home two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning off Kenley Jansen to lift the host Philadelphia Phillies past the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-8 on Tuesday....
12:39 2019-07-17

With homers still flying at record pace, baseball careens toward an October unlike any other The American and National League records were broken in the past 10 days. Next week, the all-time record will fall. How will this affect the postseason?...
03:13 2019-09-07

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....
15:52 2019-06-12

Kepler hits 3 homers, Twins edge Indians 5-4 to avoid sweep CLEVELAND (AP) — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins avoided a sweep — and their first three-game losing streak — by beating the Indians 5-4 on Thursday night. Kepler, who entered hitless in his previous 21...
07:00 2019-06-07

Upton homers, Trout has 4 hits, Angels beat Blue Jays 10-5 TORONTO (AP) — Justin Upton homered on the first pitch he saw in his return from the injured list, Mike Trout had a solo homer among his four hits and the Los Angeles Angels used a seven-run second inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 Monday night. Shohei Ohtani and Kole Calhoun also connected ...
05:00 2019-06-18

Gurriel homers twice, Blue Jays snap skid, beat Royals 6-2 TORONTO (AP) — Eric Sogard hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered twice for his second straight multi-homer game and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday. Randal Grichuk added a two-run ho...
06:52 2019-06-29

Stanton homers, Paxton wins 10th straight as Yanks top Jays The oft-injured Yankees started Saturday with a rare positive medical report. Then they got something even scarcer this year — a signature, soaring home run from Giancarlo Stanton....
00:26 2019-09-22

Aaron Judge belts 2 homers as Yankees’ AL East lead grows ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Not every locker in the Yankees’ clubhouse housed a major contributor to the latest clutch victory, but there were enough that you needed your head on a swivel to stay connected. Along the left wall Aaron Judge stood explaining his home runs in the first and last innings. Acro...
07:39 2019-07-06

Watch: Yankees' Cameron Maybin homers in fourth consecutive game New York Yankees outfielder Cameron Maybin became the first Yankees outfielder in nearly 30 years to hit home runs in four consecutive games with his latest blast....
17:39 2019-06-19

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 an 8-0 victory over the visiting Chicago Cubs on Thursday night....
18:00 2019-08-02

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 Ross’ original 13-stars did not. Nike pulling the plug after Colin Kaepernick suggested the flag wa...
20:39 2019-07-06

Bryant's HR in 8th gives Cubs wild 12-11 win over Giants Kris Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 12-11 comeback victory over the San Francisco Giants in a wild, back-and-forth game at Wrigley Field       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

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 Pirates also get the luxury of playing a Cubs team that was 23-37 on the road entering Thursday. Kyle...
21:00 2019-08-16

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 said Puig "just acted stupid."...
10:00 2019-06-30

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, Hendricks is 4-1 with a 1.65 ERA and has allowed 0.9 walks and 0.37 home runs per......
22:00 2019-07-15

Hendricks, Cubs edge Giants 1-0 for 5th straight win Kyle Hendricks pitched seven sharp innings and the Chicago Cubs won despite getting only two hits, edging the San Francisco Giants 1-0 for their fifth straight victory       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

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....
21:26 2019-07-12

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       ...
12:52 2019-07-16

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       ...
06:13 2019-06-10

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 Astros with a 2-1 interleague victory Wednesday....
10:01 2019-05-30

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. … The Mets, looking for a scapegoat, fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and replaced him with the a...
16:13 2019-06-21

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 swirling that Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade, who became a USC student when her parents correctly spe...
04:39 2019-06-02

Carlos González set to make Cubs debut CHICAGO (AP) — Outfielder Carlos González was promoted by the Cubs from Triple-A Iowa and was set to make his Chicago debut. The three-time All-Star was scheduled to bat fifth and play right field Monday against the Los Angeles Angels. The 33-year-old hit .210 with two homers, seven RBIs and 33 stri...
21:52 2019-06-03

Cubs stepping up pursuit of Craig Kimbrel The free-agency rumors are not limited to Dallas Keuchel. The Cubs are pushing hard for closer Craig Kimbrel, according to The Athletic. Kimbrel and Keuchel are the top free agents left after failing to sign deals this offseason. With the MLB Draft starting Monday, the pick compensation attached to ...
22:39 2019-06-05

Cubs further ruin the Mets’ miserable night If Tuesday’s loss didn’t effectively end the Mets season, then the out-of-town scoreboard may signal the dagger. It showed the Cubs beating the Mariners, 6-1, which combined with the Mets’ epic 11-10 loss to the Nationals, puts the not-so-‘Amazins five games out of the wild-c...
06:39 2019-09-04

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 right-hander selected in the second round with the 44th overall pick of the 2015 amateur draft, Lambe...
00:39 2019-06-07

With Their Dominance Fleeting, the Cubs Search for Answers As Chicago tries to sort out an inconsistent offense and an inability to win at night on the road, even Manager Joe Maddon seems to be out of tricks....
03:13 2019-08-28

Zoo celebrates birth of its first giant panda cubs Berlin Zoo has said it is "so happy" and "speechless" as it celebrated the arrival of two giant panda cubs, the first such birth of the rare mammals in Germany....
14:26 2019-09-02

Pirates rally against Kimbrel in 9th to edge Cubs 6-5 Jung Ho Kang scored on Corey Dickerson's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning to cap a frantic rally and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs       ...
06:26 2019-07-04

Even Anthony Rizzo's magic can't save these Cubs The unexpected return of the heart and soul of Chicago's lineup could have provided a needed spark. But the Cubs fell flat as their playoff hopes begin to slip away....
11:00 2019-09-20

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 top third of Cincinnati’s lineup collected seven of the Reds’ season-high 17 hits. Joey V...
04:39 2019-05-27

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 worst outings of the season. He allowed five runs in 4 1/3 innings of a 5-3 loss to the Dodgers. Ma...
05:52 2019-06-16

Gomes helps Nationals pull away for win over Cubs Yan Gomes went 2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs, and the Washington Nationals pulled away for a 7-2 win over the host Chicago Cubs on Saturday afternoon....
04:13 2019-08-25

Kershaw takes shutout in 7th, Dodgers beat Rays 7-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw took a shutout into the seventh inning in his first start at Tropicana Field and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Tuesday night. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner (4-0) wound up allowing two runs, six hits, one walk and had eigh...
05:39 2019-05-22

It's Gingergaard time: What to know for Dodgers prospect Dustin May's MLB debut The Dodgers didn't make a deadline splash, but pitching help is still on the way. Here's what you need to know as L.A.'s top pitching prospect with an incredible nickname makes his major league debut....
20:39 2019-08-02

Dodgers' Julio Urías reinstated from administrative leave Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías has officially been reinstated from administrative leave by Major League Baseball following a May 13 arrest for investigation of misdemeanor domestic battery....
00:00 2019-05-22

Renfroe, Margot power Padres past Dodgers 3-1 Hunter Renfroe hit his second late-inning home run in as many days and the San Diego Padres held on for a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers       ...
15:52 2019-07-07

Giants beat Kershaw, Dodgers 2-1 to end 5-game skid SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kevin Pillar hit an RBI single in a two-run sixth inning and San Francisco dealt Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw his first loss of the season as the Giants snapped a five-game home losing streak with a 2-1 win over the NL West-leading Dodgers on Friday night. Pillar’s bloo...
11:39 2019-06-08

Dodgers' Urías reinstated from administrative leave Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was reinstated from administrative leave by Major League Baseball        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

HRs rally Dodgers past Diamondbacks 4-3 in 11 to avoid sweep Cody Bellinger hit a tying homer in the ninth inning, pinch-hitter Joc Pederson went deep in the 11th and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 to prevent a four-game sweep       ...
07:39 2019-09-02

Dodgers fans recount quake shaking stadium Fans at a baseball game in Los Angeles said they felt the earthquake that hit California on Friday night. The quake rattled Dodger Stadium in the fourth inning of the team's game against the San Diego Padres. (July 6)        ...
20:13 2019-07-06

MLB roundup: Padres top Dodgers as quake rattles stadium Hunter Renfroe hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning and Eric Lauer pitched six strong innings as the visiting San Diego Padres ended their five-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a game that was played through a strong earthquake....
09:13 2019-07-06

Seager makes Giants’ strategy backfire in Dodgers’ 7-2 win SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Corey Seager had three of his four hits and three of his four RBIs following intentional walks to Cody Bellinger, and the Los Angeles Dodgers went on to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Saturday. Seager singled in the first to load the bases after the Giants gave the first f...
10:26 2019-06-09

Buehler, Muncy lead Dodgers to 1-0 shutout of Giants Walker Buehler and two relievers combined on a five-hitter and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ace Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 1-0       ...
02:52 2019-06-10

Dodgers beat Red Sox in 12 innings on Muncy's RBI walk Max Muncy drew a bases-loaded walk and Alex Verdugo had an RBI single during a three-run 12th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 in another late-night showdown of last year's pennant winners       ...
08:26 2019-07-15

Harper, Hoskins rally Phillies past Dodgers with 4-run 7th Harper ties game with RBI single, Hoskins rips 2-RBI single in 7th inning to rally Philadelphia Phillies to 7-6 win over Los Angeles Dodgers       ...
23:00 2019-07-18

Turner has 5 hits, Dodgers get 2 HBP RBIs to sweep Pirates PITTSBURGH (AP) — Justin Turner had five hits after taking a day off, Joc Pederson homered during a six-run sixth inning that featured consecutive bases-loaded plunkings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-7 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. Matt Beaty had four RBIs and C...
04:39 2019-05-27

Dodgers, D-backs clear benches after heated 11th Both benches cleared after the final out Friday when D-backs reliever Archie Bradley shouted at the Dodgers' dugout after completing his third save. Earlier in the 11th, Bradley had exchanged gestures with A.J. Pollock after a controversial video review....
13:39 2019-08-10

Freese’s grand slam powers Dodgers by Pirates 10-2 PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Freese hit a grand slam off opener Michael Feliz and Cody Bellinger added his 18th homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-2 on Friday night. The Pirates gave Feliz his first major league start in 157 career appearances in an effort to address th...
06:52 2019-05-25

Kershaw, Dodgers catch Syndergaard on bad day, beat Mets 9-2 Noah Syndergaard again wobbled with Wilson Ramos as his catcher while Clayton Kershaw was right in the pocket, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers over the New York Mets 9-2       ...
07:39 2019-09-14

Mets acing Dodgers test this weekend would put fear in LA Noah Syndergaard pitches to Wilson Ramos on Friday night in a game in which every shake off of a catcher’s sign and each shoulder slump will be dissected for meaning. Hyun-jin Ryu faces Jacob deGrom on Saturday night in a matchup teeming with NL Cy Young implications. But by Sunday night — national ...
04:52 2019-09-13

Gyorko's RBI single in 9th lifts Dodgers past Mets Jedd Gyorko's RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning snapped a tie Sunday night and lifted the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 win over the New York Mets....
12:13 2019-09-16

Maeda allows only 3 hits in 7 innings; Dodgers beat Arizona Kenta Maeda allowed only three hits over seven innings, Max Muncy homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers bounced back with a 4-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
15:13 2019-08-11

Bellinger, Seager lead Dodgers past Pirates 7-2 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager both doubled and drove in two runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers slugged their way past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Saturday night. Max Muncy added two doubles for the Dodgers, who had eight two-base hits in all, the most in the major leagues this sea...
09:26 2019-05-26

Will Smith's 1st career HR lifts Dodgers over Phillies 4-3 Will Smith hit a towering, tiebreaking home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 4-3 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies        ...
08:00 2019-06-02

Calhoun sends Angels to 3-2 win, 1st series sweep of Dodgers The Los Angeles Angels swept the Freeway Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the first time in franchise history with a 3-2 victory       ...
10:52 2019-07-25

Samardzija bounces back, Giants beat Dodgers 5-4 Mauricio Dúbon went 3 for 4 and drove in three runs, Jeff Samardzija pitched six strong innings, and the San Francisco Giants beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 in the opener of a three-game series       ...
10:00 2019-09-07

Red Sox vs. Dodgers: Count on strikeout machine Chris Sale In the words of Apollo Creed, “there ain’t gonna be no rematch” if the Red Sox do not raise their game in the second half of the season. It’s a tough draw having to face the Dodgers off the break. Series is rematch of last year’s World Series, but make no mistake this isn’t 2018......
23:13 2019-07-13

Dodgers beat D-backs 5-4 for 5th straight home walk-off win All-Star Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a major league-tying fifth consecutive walk-off victory at home, 5-4 over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
08:00 2019-07-04

Opinion: MLB needs to watch out. This Dodgers rotation is historically good It's been a bit of a question mark in recent years, but the Dodgers' starting pitching is primed for an all-time great year – and deep into October.       ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Balk plates tiebreaking run, lifts Diamondbacks over Dodgers A balk by Dodgers reliever Yimi Garcia sent home the tiebreaking run in the bottom of the eighth inning and helped the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 5-4 win over Los Angeles       ...
10:39 2019-08-31

Kenley Jansen uses intentional balk to ensure Dodgers’ win Kenley Jansen went to extreme measures to get Jason Heyward out of his hair. With Heyward on second – potentially reading the catcher’s signs – and two outs in the ninth inning Friday, the Dodgers’ closer intentionally balked him over to third before closing out his team’s 5-3 win over the Cub...
23:00 2019-06-15

MLB roundup: Turner, Gonsolin lead Dodgers over Yanks Justin Turner hit a home run, and rookie Tony Gonsolin pitched five strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers held on for a 2-1 victory Saturday afternoon over the visiting New York Yankees....
10:39 2019-08-25

Yankees bash Dodgers into submission to snap skid LOS ANGELES — The two best teams in baseball met at a packed Dodger Stadium on Friday evening for the first of three interleague games that some believe is a tantalizing preview of what the World Series could look like. If that’s true, the Yankees sent a message by flexing their significant muscles ...
16:00 2019-08-24

Buehler dominates Padres again in Dodgers' 9-0 victory Walker Buehler dominated the San Diego Padres again, striking out 11 and allowing only four hits in six innings, and Joc Pederson homered to lead the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-0 victory       ...
11:39 2019-08-28

MLB admits it botched controversial Yankees-Dodgers call SEATTLE — The Yankees were informed by MLB that plate umpire Gabe Morales shouldn’t have granted the Dodgers time in the ninth inning of last Saturday’s 2-1 loss at Dodger Stadium. That call likely cost the Yankees a run. Manager Aaron Boone was told Morales should not have stopped the play wi...
04:26 2019-08-28

Dodgers’ Hill leaves game after 1 inning against Giants LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill of the Los Angeles Dodgers left his start against the San Francisco Giants after one inning because of left forearm discomfort Wednesday night. The left-hander retired the side on 15 pitches with two strikeouts. He has 993 career strikeouts. Hill came out to the mound to...
05:26 2019-06-20

Dodgers vs. Rockies: Hyun-Jin Ryu factor makes Under the play The Dodgers have a front-runner for the Cy Young Award pitching on Saturday, yet the elevation of Coors Field has this total sky high. Hyun-Jin Ryu is 9-1 with a 1.27 ERA and has walked four batters in 78²/₃ innings since April 20. Though he gave up three runs in his last start, two were......
03:39 2019-06-29

Hernandez single in 9th lifts Dodgers over Blue Jays 3-2 Kiké Hernandez capped a three-run ninth inning by blooping a single to score Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 after being one-hit through eight innings       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Didi Gregorius Leads Yankees to Rout of Dodgers Gregorius hit a grand slam and added a solo shot to help the Yankees set a club record for homers in a month and win a showdown between the two teams with the best records in M.L.B....
12:52 2019-08-24

Dodgers put Hill on 10-day injured list with forearm strain LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left forearm strain. The Dodgers called up right-handed pitchers JT Chargois and Josh Sborz from Triple-A Oklahoma City in time for Thursday’s game against the San Francisco Giants. Los A...
04:39 2019-06-21

Dodgers expand protective netting at Dodger Stadium The Los Angeles Dodgers announced on Friday that they have extended the protective netting down both foul lines at Dodger Stadium       ...
02:39 2019-08-31

Walk this way: Dodgers beat D-backs 5-4 on 5 straight walks Cody Bellinger's bases-loaded walk _ the fifth in a row given up by Arizona's bullpen with two outs _ forced in the winning run in the ninth and helped the Los Angeles Dodgers edge the Diamondbacks 5-4       ...
10:52 2019-07-03

Yankees send huge message with takedown of Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Those embarrassing pajamas masquerading as big-league uniforms have thankfully vanished just as the Yankees sent a very loud message to the baseball universe that they are capable of playing deep into October. And if that results in a World Series date with the Dodgers, so be it. When ...
07:00 2019-08-26

Report: The Dodgers Hate The Players' Weekend Jerseys Just As Much As You Do In an attempt at adding a “fun” new twist to Players’ Weekend, MLB revealed earlier this year that every team playing in a game over these couple days would wear a nearly monochromatic uniform, with options of white and black. Beyond the simple problem that the color scheme makes it difficult to see...
00:13 2019-08-25

Dodgers hold off Giants' rally in 9th for 9-8 victory Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8       ...
10:26 2019-06-21

Orioles catcher Severino sets franchise mark by hitting three homers against Rangers Baltimore Orioles catcher Pedro Severino made franchise history Tuesday night in the team's 12-11 victory over the Texas Rangers by hitting three home runs....
00:13 2019-06-06

As broadcasters interview his parents, Marlins rookie Isan Diaz homers in his MLB debut Parents go crazy as Marlins rookie gets his first MLB hit, a home run off reigning Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets.       ...
11:00 2019-08-06

Watch: Reds rookie Aristides Aquino sets record with 8th homers in 12 games Cincinnati Reds outfielder Astrides Aquino continues to be on fire to start his career, hitting a record eight home runs in his first 12 Major League Baseball games....
19:00 2019-08-13

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....
16:52 2019-08-07

Watch: Rangers' Joey Gallo homers on first pitch he sees in All-Star Game Texas Rangers center fielder Joey Gallo didn't take long to feel comfortable in his first career All-Star Game, hitting the first pitch he saw from Giants reliever Will Smith over the right-field wall for a home run....
15:52 2019-07-10

Watch: Miles Mikolas gem, Tyler O'Neill homers lead Cardinals over Pirates St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas allowed eight hits and threw three strikeouts on 100 pitches in a shutout performance against the Pittsburgh Pirates....
13:52 2019-07-16

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Rizzo to get MRI, Suárez slugs away LEADING OFF: Cubs' Rizzo to get MRI on sprained ankle, Reds' Suárez takes aim at majors HR lead, Braun still timely for Brewers, A's try to build on lead at home       ...
14:00 2019-09-16

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 his career. “What happened is I gave up 11 runs, so it doesn’t matter how I feel,”......
18:52 2019-08-07

Alzolay’s strong debut, 6-run 3rd lead Cubs over Mets 7-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs top pitching prospect Adbert Alzolay tossed four innings of dazzling relief in his major league debut and the offense broke through with a six-run third as Chicago beat the New York Mets 7-4 on Thursday night. Javier Báez homered and tripled, and Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run doubl...
06:26 2019-06-21

Darvish finally wins at Wrigley, Cubs top Reds 5-2 Yu Darvish tossed six innings of two-hit, shutout ball to finally earn his first win at Wrigley Field as a Cub and lead Chicago past the Cincinnati Reds 5-2       ...
00:52 2019-07-18

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 Saturday at Wrigley Field, pouncing on the Cubs as they came away with 12 hits and an impressive 10-...
04:00 2019-06-23

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 avoid a sweep with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. The game included a scary an...
11:26 2019-05-30

APNewsBreak: Cubs-Cards set for London on June 13-14 in 2020 APNewsBreak: The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are set to play in London next season in a two-game series at West Ham's Olympic Stadium on June 13 and 14        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Schwarber's homer in 10th gives Cubs 4-3 win over Reds Kyle Schwarber hit a solo home run with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 comeback victory over the Cincinnati Reds       ...
07:52 2019-07-17

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 month-old cubs required rescuing after their mother did not come back to tend to the babies. The gr...
05:39 2019-06-29

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 playing May 6, has yet to speak publicly about his absence. The Cubs are ready for that absence......
18:39 2019-05-29

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 struggled with his control, throwing 22 pitches. He gave up two singles, a walk and a run in the inning....
04:00 2019-06-29

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....
17:13 2019-08-02

MLB roundup: Kimbrel nails save in Cubs debut Closer Craig Kimbrel shut down the visiting Atlanta Braves in his Chicago debut as the Cubs earned a 9-7, come-from-behind win for a split of the four-game series between the division-leading clubs....
05:13 2019-06-28

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 winning streak. Kris Bryant had three hits for the Cubs and his speed helped him slide home with two ru...
08:00 2019-05-22

Cubs third baseman Bryant exits with ankle surgery Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant suffered an apparent right ankle injury in the third inning of Sunday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals and departed the contest....
04:39 2019-09-23

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 last time he faced them, and he’s 4-1 over his past six starts. Cincy’s Anthony DeSclafani had three...
18:13 2019-05-24

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 against the Chicago Cubs....
01:52 2019-06-29

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       ...
01:52 2019-07-21

LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs deGrom, Cubs players collide LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs deGrom, Bryant travels with Cubs after collision, MLB-best Twins take on Yelich, Brewers in power-packed series, Athletics seek 10th straight win, Biggio hits road after 1st hit and HR        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

Cardinals beat Cubs 8-0, move into 1st place in NL Central Jack Flaherty struck out nine in seven strong innings and Matt Wieters hit a three-run homer as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-0 in a matchup of NL Central leaders       ...
05:00 2019-08-02

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....
11:39 2019-08-07

Red-hot Sonny Gray helps out Mets by stifling Cubs CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs had been scoring in bunches lately. Then Sonny Gray took the mound for the Cincinnati Reds. The Cubs were shut down by Gray and two relievers Tuesday night, falling 4-2 to the Reds in a loss that hurt their playoff positioning. Chicago had won five in a row, outscoring its...
12:00 2019-09-18

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       ...
13:00 2019-07-22

Craig Kimbrel on Cubs roster vs former Braves team CHICAGO (AP) — New Chicago Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel is available to pitch against his former Atlanta Braves team. Kimbrel, a seven-time All-Star, was recalled from Triple-A Iowa before the afternoon series finale between the NL Central and East leaders. The Cubs announced the move after their 5-3 l...
20:13 2019-06-27

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 aggressive and dangerous can get a little too blurry. On Thursday, Maddon thought Pittsburgh starter Jorda...
08:26 2019-07-05

Cubs’ Joe Maddon thinking ahead to using Craig Kimbrel CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon is projecting how to use Craig Kimbrel, even before Chicago announces a deal with the free agent closer. Maddon said Thursday he thought the 31-year-old right-hander might be ready to pitch in about three weeks. “I would imagine in the position that’...
23:13 2019-06-06

Realmuto, Harper lead Phillies over Hamels, Cubs 11-1 J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel's first game as hitting coach, ruining Cole Hamels' return home       ...
05:52 2019-08-15

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 pair, one male and one female, were born on May 10 in the Dvur Kralove park. Under the......
02:13 2019-07-09

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....
16:52 2019-06-19

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 slapstick humor. What we have here is simply two women with an indefatigable commitment to causing ru...
18:26 2019-07-08

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 five since being swept in a three-game series at St. Louis last weekend. The Cardinals opened a seaso...
00:52 2019-06-08

Epstein: Plenty of blame to go around for Cubs' struggles President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein insists he's not pinning the Chicago Cubs' struggles on manager Joe Maddon       ...
02:52 2019-07-07

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, singled twice and drove in two runs to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Colorado Rockies 10-1 in a test...
02:52 2019-06-13

Brewers vs. Cubs: Cole Hamels will baffle Milwaukee again “Dancing With the Stars” has unveiled their lineup for this season. Former ballers Lamar Odom, Ray Lewis and former White House bawler Sean Spicer are in. Yoenis Cespedes, Carmelo Anthony and John Hickenlooper failed to make the cut. “Play three at Citi Field and call me in the morning.” Cubs looked...
16:39 2019-08-31

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       ...
06:39 2019-06-09

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 in seven chances, and first since May 4. OK, fine. Strop has returned to the role......
08:39 2019-06-09

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 Tuesday night. Lambert (2-0) allowed one run and three hits in his Coors Field debut. The right-hander ma...
09:26 2019-06-12

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 past Tuesday. Unable to fathom such a feat, Mike Francesa, Stephen A. Smith and President Trump cate...
23:26 2019-08-17

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 instead. In addition to the state’s Democratic convention, Bill will be attending the Strawberry Rhubarb...
00:26 2019-06-10

Berlin zoo celebrates birth of twin panda cubs BERLIN — A zoo in Berlin is celebrating the arrival of two panda cubs, the first time one of the rare mammals has given birth in Germany. Zoo Berlin said Monday that mother Meng Meng gave birth to a hand-sized pink cub at 6:54 p.m. Saturday. According to the zoo, mothering came naturally to the......
01:52 2019-09-03

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. David Bote also connected to help the Cubs bounce back from a tough loss to their crosstown rivals in t...
06:26 2019-06-20

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 join the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs on a multiyear deal:...
03:52 2019-06-06

MLB roundup: Yelich joins 40-30 club, Brewers top Cubs Christian Yelich hit a walk-off double with two strikes and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers celebrated a 3-2 win over the visiting Chicago Cubs on Saturday night....
11:39 2019-09-08

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 Castillo, who has pitched like a Cy Young candidate this season. He is 7-2 with a 2.56 ERA and has......
21:39 2019-06-29

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....
20:00 2019-06-06

LEADING OFF: Verlander vs Morton, Cubs and Mets get wild LEADING OFF: Verlander vs Morton as ex-teammates square off, Cubs and Mets get wild in Citi, Tanaka-Kikuchi matchup grabs attention in Japan, Twins try to solve Giolito       ...
12:26 2019-08-27

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 it off        ...
09:52 2019-05-31

Lester, Cubs bounce back with 8-1 victory over Angels CHICAGO (AP) — 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 on Monday. Coming off three straight losses at St. Louis in which they scored six total runs, the Cubs broke loose with a five-r...
01:52 2019-06-04

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 assignment. Hamels came out after one inning of a 6-3 loss to the Reds in the series opener Friday. He’...
01:00 2019-06-30

Cubs blow 2 leads, rally for 'season-defining win' Kris Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning, and the Cubs rallied to beat the Giants 12-11 on Wednesday in a wild affair at Wrigley Field....
14:26 2019-08-22

After long rain delay, Cardinals outlast Cubs 7-4 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 after a rain delay of over three hours        ...
09:00 2019-06-02

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs before the All-Star break....
22:39 2019-05-22

Reds' Jacked Renaissance Man Michael Lorenzen Homers, Plays Field, Earns Win Against Phillies Armed with his fantastic set of, uh, arms, Reds reliever Michael Lorenzen nudged the Phillies’ wild card dreams further out of reach in an 8-5 win Wednesday night, and became the second player in major league history to hit a home run, play a position in the field and earn the win in the same game. ...
12:26 2019-09-05

Watch: Giants' Mike Yastrzemski homers in front of legendary grandpa at Fenway Park San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski's 20th home run of the season was a special one, coming in front of his legendary grandfather, Carl Yastrzemski, in a win against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday night....
23:13 2019-09-18

Imagine this Yankees-Dodgers battle taking place in October LOS ANGELES — If this series is a preview of the World Series, give me more. The Yankees and the Dodgers in October would be epic. Just listen to Dodgers manager Dave Roberts after his team snuck away with a 2-1 victory over the Yankees on Saturday at a packed Dodger Stadium in a thrilling......
21:52 2019-08-25

MLB roundup: Dodgers clinch seventh straight division title Corey Seager homered twice in the first three innings and finished with five RBIs as the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Tuesday night to clinch their seventh consecutive National League West title....
12:26 2019-09-11

Gyorko, Dodgers damage Mets' chances with 3-2 comeback win Jedd Gyorko came off the bench late and played a big role in rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 victory that damaged the New York Mets' dwindling wild-card chances       ...
14:00 2019-09-16

Dodgers wanted little part of Players’ Weekend jerseys vs. Yankees The MLB Players’ Weekend jerseys many seem to hate aren’t going anywhere — even at a team’s request. The Dodgers, according to Yahoo Sports, petitioned MLB to allow them and the Yankees to wear their traditional uniforms for one of the three games this weekend in Los Angeles,...
03:00 2019-08-25

Julio Urias of Dodgers Placed on Leave After Domestic Violence Arrest Urias, 22, was arrested on Monday night for “intimate partner battery,” the police in Los Angeles said. The commissioner’s office will investigate the situation....
15:39 2019-05-21

Padres' Lauer continues mastery of Dodgers in 5-2 victory Eric Lauer remained unbeaten against the Dodgers, Eric Hosmer and Wil Myers had three hits apiece and the San Diego Padres ruined Dustin May's big league debut with a 5-2 victory over Los Angeles       ...
15:52 2019-08-03

Bellinger hits 41st homer, Dodgers beat Braves 8-3 Cody Bellinger hit his 41st home run, Max Muncy and Justin Turner connected against reliever Sean Newcomb in the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-3 in a matchup of NL division leaders       ...
09:00 2019-08-17

Dodgers clinch 7th straight NL West title, 1st playoff team The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West title in fitting fashion, using two home runs by Corey Seager and a masterful pitching performance by Walker Buehler to beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-3       ...
07:13 2019-09-11

Yankees carry big weapon into possible World Series preview vs. Dodgers OAKLAND, Calif. — The schedule calls for Yankees fans to start dreaming of a World Series preview. The circumstances might cause them to reflect backward, rather than forward, on an unwanted déjà vu. Consider this column an offer to meet in the middle. The series at Dodger Stadium this weekend, the ...
06:26 2019-08-23

Braves' Ronald Acuña Jr. benched for not hustling vs. Dodgers Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. admits fault after being benched in the fourth inning against the Dodgers for not hustling.       ...
08:00 2019-08-19

Tony Gonsolin earns 1st win in Dodgers' 8-0 rout of Cards Cody Bellinger hit a three-run homer and rookie Tony Gonsolin pitched six stellar innings of two-hit ball for his first victory in the Dodgers' 8-0 win over the Cardinals       ...
11:00 2019-08-06

Turner, Gonsolin provide heroics as Dodgers edge Yanks Justin Turner hit a home run and rookie Tony Gonsolin pitched five strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers held on for a 2-1 victory Saturday afternoon over the visiting New York Yankees....
04:13 2019-08-25

Trout hits tying HR, and Angels rally to beat Dodgers 5-3 Mike Trout hit a tying homer and Shohei Ohtani scored the tiebreaking run in the Los Angeles Angels' 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Hill, Dodgers beat Phillies 8-0 to complete 3-game sweep LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill scattered three hits over seven innings, the Dodgers broke out with seven runs in the eighth inning, and Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-0 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep in a matchup of the National League’s top two teams. The West-leadi...
02:13 2019-06-03

Dodgers rout Giants 9-2 for 50th win; Rich Hill headed to IL Chris Taylor homered twice, Cody Bellinger added a solo shot, and the Los Angeles Dodgers' spotty bullpen was solid after starter Rich Hill left with an injury to beat the San Francisco Giants 9-2 and become the major leagues' first 50-win team       ...
09:00 2019-06-20

Dodgers' Roberts surprised Jansen changed mind on injury ​​​​​​​Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it's "a little bit tough to swallow" that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies....
13:13 2019-07-18

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Phillies play early after playing late LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Phillies play early after playing late, Angels' Ramirez appealing MLB suspension, Yanks and Rays set for doubleheader, Giants and Bumgarner try to keep rolling       ...
09:13 2019-07-18

Dodgers Organist Has Fun With The Aquatic Feud Between Max Muncy And Madison Bumgarner When the Giants and Dodgers met earlier this month in San Francisco, the final game of the series was a 1-0 Los Angeles win where infielder Max Muncy irritated Madison Bumgarner by cracking a solo shot deep into the bay. As Muncy rounded the bases, Madison acted like a mad bum, telling the Dodgers h...
21:52 2019-06-21

Dodgers’ Dave Roberts doesn’t want to take a trip to the White House The Dodgers are among the favorites to win the World Series in 2019, and manager Dave Roberts already knows one thing for certain. Roberts told the LA Times earlier this week that, should the Dodgers win the whole thing, he does not intend on taking a trip to the White House. “We have to win......
21:52 2019-07-10

Hernandez hits grand slam in Dodgers’ 9-0 rout of Giants LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw combined with two relievers on a four-hit shutout, Enriquè Hernàndez had a pinch-hit grand slam to highlight a six-run seventh, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the rival San Francisco Giants 9-0 Tuesday night. Kershaw (7-1) allowed three hits, struck out six and...
08:26 2019-06-19

Harper's 2-run double in 9th rallies Phillies past Dodgers Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer, Brad Miller and Scott Kingery also connected, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-8       ...
10:00 2019-07-17

Beede earns 1st big league victory, Giants edge Dodgers 3-2 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Beede allowed one run over six innings to earn his first big-league victory and the San Francisco Giants defeated the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Monday night in the opener of a four-game set between the NL West rivals. The 26-year-old right-hander scattered three hi...
10:13 2019-06-18

Dodgers' Corey Seager expected to land on IL with hamstring strain Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager suffered what the team fears will be a Grade 2 left hamstring strain after pulling up lame against the Los Angeles Angeles....
18:26 2019-06-12

Ohtani, Bour lead Angels to 5-3 win, series sweep of Dodgers ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani and Justin Bour homered off Kenta Maeda in a five-run first inning, and the Los Angeles Angels hung on to sweep the two-game Freeway Series with a 5-3 victory over the majors-leading Dodgers on Tuesday night. After Ohtani homered against a fellow Japanese star fo...
09:26 2019-06-12

Beaty's 3-run HR helps Dodgers recover to beat Marlins 10-6 Alex Beatty's three-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 10-6 victory over the Miami Marlins Saturday night after the Dodgers blew a six-run lead       ...
09:13 2019-07-21

Ryu's shutout streak ends; Dodgers still roll by Pirates 7-2 Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager both doubled and drove in two runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers slugged their way past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2        ...
12:01 2019-05-26

Tucson native with Dodgers excited to play in Arizona vs. D-Backs PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are gearing up for a 3-game series against Major League Baseball’s top team (The Dodgers) beginning Monday evening.  It’ll also be a state homecoming for the Dodgers’ Alex Verdugo.  Verdugo was born and raised in Tucson and is a Sahuaro High...
08:52 2019-06-24

| Dodgers to extend safety netting to protect fans - report The Los Angeles Dodgers plan to extend the netting at Dodger Stadium to protect fans from foul balls after another spectator was struck over the weekend....
21:13 2019-06-27

Dodgers place Taylor on injury list with forearm fracture The Los Angeles Dodgers placed infielder/outfielder Chris Taylor on the 10-day injured list with a fractured left forearm and recalled first baseman/outfielder Matt Beaty Triple-A Oklahoma City.       ...
07:00 2019-07-16

Alonso hits record 26th HR, Mets rout Cubs 10-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie slugger Pete Alonso said he began the season not thinking about hitting homers or setting milestones. That’s becoming more difficult with every prodigious swing. Alonso hit his 26th homer to set the NL record for most homers before the All-Star Game as the New York Mets r...
03:26 2019-06-23

Cubs vs. Giants: Playing at Wrigley makes Chicago the play Enough! Jill Biden wants Democrats to stand behind the best man for the job. “This is about winning back the Oval Office. Maybe you have to swallow a little bit and say ‘OK, I personally like so and so better.’ But your bottom line has to be that we have to beat Trump.” Too little,......
16:39 2019-08-22

LEADING OFF: Stumbling Cubs face Bucs, HR Derby updates LEADING OFF: Stumbling Cubs face Bucs, HR Derby field coming together, All-Star Minor faces Angels, Blue Jays host Canada Day matinee       ...
11:26 2019-07-01

Bat buddies: Bryant used Alonso's bat during Mets-Cubs game Pete Alonso made a friendly offer to Kris Bryant at the Friendly Confines in June, lending his bat to the 2016 NL MVP during a Mets-Cubs series at Wrigley Field       ...
11:39 2019-08-29

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 the fall or taking on Joey Chestnut at Nathan’s on the Fourth of July. Four games on......
18:13 2019-06-03

Baez HR, Cubs win 5-3; Alonso sets Mets mark for rookie HRs 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       ...
00:00 2019-06-24

Hamels leaves after 1 inning, Reds beat Cubs 6-3 to end skid CINCINNATI (AP) — Cole Hamels left after only one inning because of discomfort in his side — another setback to the Chicago Cubs’ rotation — and the Cincinnati Reds snapped their four-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory Friday night. The Cubs already were missing Kyle Hendricks, sidelined by...
06:52 2019-06-29

Alzolay's strong debut, 6-run 3rd lead Cubs over Mets 7-4 Cubs top pitching prospect Adbert Alzolay tossed four innings of dazzling relief in his major league debut and the offense broke through with a six-run third as Chicago beat the New York Mets 7-4       ...
07:39 2019-06-21

Cubs' Cole Hamels leaves after 1 inning vs Reds Left-hander Cole Hamels was pulled after only one inning against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night because of discomfort in his side, the latest blow to a Chicago Cubs rotation already missing Kyle Hendricks       ...
04:26 2019-06-29

Aníbal Sánchez powers sleep-deprived Nationals to a win against the Cubs As the rest of the team deals with a quick turnaround from the night before, Sánchez pitches into the ninth inning Friday afternoon in a 9-3 victory....
10:26 2019-08-24

Kimbrel closes out debut with Rizzo’s help, Cubs beat Braves CHICAGO (AP) — Craig Kimbrel dodged trouble for a save in his season debut when new teammate Anthony Rizzo dived into first base for the final out, and the Chicago Cubs rallied from five runs down to beat the Atlanta Braves 9-7 on Thursday. Called up from Triple-A earlier in the day, Kimbrel struck ...
01:52 2019-06-28

Cubs injury chaos has fantasy owners scrambling for answers Whether you are looking at fantasy baseball or reality, nothing derails your quest for a championship worse than late-season injuries. Your replacement options are extremely limited, and as you find yourself limping towards the winner’s circle rather than doing a full-on sprint. Though all eyes migh...
07:13 2019-09-15

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 dismembered the Cubs on Saturday, as the Mets were turning the Friendly Confines into a launch pad. In a....
02:13 2019-06-23

Powerful Rockies rally past Cubs, 9th straight win at home DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon had a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 on Monday night. Ian Desmond hit a 486-foot homer, and Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon also went deep for the Rockies, who trailed 4-0 early but still won their...
06:52 2019-06-11

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 obtained by Hunt Investigation Team was used as evidence in courtHuntsman found guilty of animal cruel...
00:00 2019-06-11

Carpenter’s single in the 10th lifts Cardinals past Cubs 2-1 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit a game-ending single against an unusual defensive alignment in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Friday night. The Cardinals won back-to-back games for the first time since April 30-May 1 and avoided the worst winning percen...
09:13 2019-06-01

Cubs lose 4-0 to Pads, fall into tie for 2nd wild-card spot Rookie Chris Paddack pitched six brilliant innings and the San Diego beat the Cubs 4-0, dropping Chicago into a tie with Milwaukee for the second NL wild-card spot       ...
08:52 2019-09-12

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....
18:00 2019-05-30

Young girl hit by line drive as Cubs’ Almora Jr. breaks down HOUSTON — 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-inning line drive into the stands down the third base line, where it hit a young girl. He immediately put h...
05:13 2019-05-30

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-inning line drive into the stands down the third base line, where it hit a young girl. He immediately ...
04:00 2019-05-30

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....
12:01 2019-05-28

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 Cishek (1-2) and Suarez hit the next pitch for his 14th home run. Yasiel Puig hit a two-run homer and an ...
03:13 2019-05-25

MLB roundup: Cubs' season on ropes as Cards stun Kimbrel Yadier Molina and Paul DeJong hit back-to-back homers off of hard-throwing closer Craig Kimbrel in the top of the ninth inning, and the visiting St. Louis Cardinals stunned the Chicago Cubs with a 9-8 win on Saturday afternoon....
11:39 2019-09-22

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…...
10:26 2019-05-22

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-aggravated later. “For him to say something, it had to be pretty sore,” Chicago manager Joe ...
01:26 2019-06-02

Hoerner 3 hits, 4 RBIs in debut, Cubs beat Padres 10-2 Touted prospect Nico Hoerner had three hits and four RBIs in his big league debut and made some nice plays at shortstop for the Chicago Cubs, who beat the San Diego Padres 10-2 to snap a three-game losing streak       ...
10:00 2019-09-10

MLB examining netting policy after Cubs fan hospitalized by foul ball HOUSTON — Major League Baseball said Thursday it will keep examining its policy on protective netting at stadiums a day after a young fan was struck by a foul ball and hospitalized. The girl was hit during Wednesday night’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros, an incident MLB called “ex...
23:13 2019-05-30

Berlin celebrates birth of Germany's first giant panda cubs Germany's first giant panda cubs have been born and their mother, Meng Meng, is doing a wonderful job looking after the pink twins who bear no resemblance to their black and white furry parents, Berlin Zoo announced on Monday....
14:52 2019-09-02

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....
22:13 2019-05-29

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.        ...
13:26 2019-06-06

Bote’s career-high 7 RBIs lead Cubs over Rockies 9-8 CHICAGO (AP) — David Bote drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. Bote had four hits, including a three-run homer and bases-clearing double to hand the Rockies a second straight loss after ending their season-high eight-ga...
09:39 2019-06-06

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-high eight-game winning streak. Carlos González had two RBIs — on a double and sacrifice fly — as he st...
06:26 2019-06-05

Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel goes on IL; Baez late scratch ​​​​​​​Chicago Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel was put on the injured list with elbow inflammation on Thursday ahead of a big series against the Milwaukee Brewers....
16:00 2019-09-06

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....
15:39 2019-06-03

Báez's pinch-hit single lifts Cubs over Phillies 3-2 Pinch-hitter Javier Báez's single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally and lifted the Chicago Cubs over Philadelphia 3-2 to stop the Phillies' four-game winning streak        ...
07:13 2019-05-22

Opinion: Cubs' weekend meltdown officially signals the end of the Joe Maddon era After being swept in a four-game set at Wrigley Field, the Cubs' postseason hopes are all but finished, and this core's run may very well be over.       ...
19:00 2019-09-23

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....
21:39 2019-08-01

The Cubs' Bullpen Is Currently Held Together With Scotch Tape And Sticky Tack The Cubs escaped what could have been a crushing loss by just a few feet on Monday night, leaving Wrigley with a 6-5 win over the A’s after leading 6-2 heading into the eighth inning. The final out in the top of the ninth came stressfully, as with two runners on and the A’s down by just one, Marcus...
12:26 2019-08-07

Suárez, Puig homer, Reds jump on Cubs errors to win 6-3 Eugenio Suárez and Yasiel Puig each hit his 22nd home run of the season, and the Cincinnati Reds rallied past the Chicago Cubs 6-3       ...
07:00 2019-07-16

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       ...
04:52 2019-08-08

Angry, Pinwheeling Joe Maddon Gets Tossed From Cubs-Pirates Game A steady stream of high and inside pitches from Pirates starter Jordan Lyles set off Cubs manager Joe Maddon yesterday, causing him to hop out of his dugout, to angrily shout at the Pirates’ dugout, and to even uncork a nifty little spin move in his efforts to break free of the umpire’s grip. Maddon...
19:13 2019-07-05

Reds' Aristides Aquino Broke The Cubs And Made Some History Reds rookie Aristides Aquino decided to have his breakout game against the Cubs on Saturday with three home runs in his first three at-bats, and a new record of becoming the first rookie to smash a dinger in three consecutive innings....
03:26 2019-08-12

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 practice, remove human error from strikes and balls, after Chicago was on the wrong end of one of the worst...
22:13 2019-08-14

Rare Barbary lion cubs make their debut at Czech Zoo Roaring, pouncing and chasing each other, two Barbary lion cubs have made their public debut at a Czech Zoo, adding to a lion subspecies that has long been extinct in the wild and can only be found in captivity....
18:52 2019-07-09

With another ninth-inning nightmare, Cubs' road woes could be their undoing Two straight devastating walk-off losses in Philly and Pittsburgh make it clear: If the Cubs can't find a way to win away from Wrigley, they won't find their way into October....
17:52 2019-08-17

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....
21:52 2019-07-08

Cubs demote Russell, scratch Lester, bring Contreras off IL The Chicago Cubs have optioned shortstop Addison Russell to Triple-A Iowa about two months after he completed a suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy       ...
23:13 2019-07-24