Kyle Hendricks pitched six strong innings in his first appearance against Cleveland since Game 7 of the 2016 World Series and Anthony Rizzo homered, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 win over the Indians on Wednesday night to match their best start in 50 years.
Jon Lester looked comfortable on a mound where he helped make history, Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer and Chicago returned from a four-day layoff and rolled to a 7-1 win over the Cleveland Indians.
The entire three-game series between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis at Busch Stadium was postponed Friday night after two more Cardinals players and a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus.
Whit Merrifield, Maikel Franco and Jorge Soler homered, and the Kansas City Royals stopped a six-game slide by pounding the Chicago Cubs 13-2 on Thursday night.
Yu Darvish pitched seven sharp innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the skidding Kansas
Jason Heyward, Jason Kipnis and Willson Contreras homered and the Chicago Cubs overcame another shaky outing by closer Craig Kimbrel to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.
Kris Bryant returned to the starting lineup Monday against Kansas City after missing two games with a stomach ailment.
Javier Báez singled through a drawn-in infield in the 11th inning, scoring David Bote from third base and giving the Chicago Cubs a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant was out of the lineup for a second straight game on Sunday, a day after reporting a stomach ailment.
Chicago Cubs manager David Ross was non-committal when asked if he would give the ball to closer Craig Kimbrel for the ninth inning if the Cubs had a one-run lead.
Darvish pitched six shutout innings, Jason Heyward hit a key two-run single and the Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 on Friday night.
The Chicago Cubs signed former Cleveland Indians closer Cody Allen to a minor league deal on Friday.
While Major League Baseball is beginning this season without fans in its stadiums, the famed ballhawks of Wrigley Field remain at their post amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Chicago Cubs star Anthony Rizzo took issue with Major League Baseball’s rain-delay protocol in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic as his game Thursday night was postponed due to bad weather.
The finale of a four-game series between the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds was postponed Thursday because of rain.
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant helped the team turn its first triple play since May 1997, but one part was questionable at best.
Mike Moustakas and Nick Senzel homered in their returns from a COVID-19 scare, Nick Castellanos added a grand slam, and the Cincinnati Reds ended a four-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Cubs 12-7 Wednesday night.
Two homers, a deft dive to score another run, and a couple smooth-as-ever defensive plays. Vintage Javier Báez, in time to keep the Cubs’ surge going.
The Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-1 to take two of three in their opening series.
Cubs fans are paying $300 to $440 for tickets to the 16 Wrigley rooftops where people can actually watch a baseball game in person this season. Tickets to the rooftops usually sell for about $150. This season is 90% sold out.