5/26/2015 | Bryant wows Wrigley with mammoth home run
Kris Bryant has hit his share of long home runs, and added another on Tuesday to tie the game in the eighth inning of the Cubs' 3-2 win over the Nationals.
5/26/2015 | Scherzer, Lester provide early return on deals
Jon Lester and Max Scherzer were the top two free-agent pitching acquisitions this past offseason, and they will meet on the mound on Wednesday afternoon as the Cubs and Nationals complete a three-game series at Wrigley Field.
5/26/2015 | Lester, Scherzer face off in series finale at Wrigley
Chicago manager Joe Maddon has been around the game for a while in both leagues, but that didn't stop him from calling Nationals starter Max Scherzer's pitching "as good as it gets."
5/26/2015 | Russell delivers game-winner to beat Nats
Addison Russell's walk-off hit in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Cubs to a 2-1 win over the Nationals on Tuesday night.
5/26/2015 | One-run games becoming habit for Cubs
The Cubs have played a lot of one-run games this season, and recently struggled coming out on top in those situations before Tuesday's walk-off victory over the Nationals.
5/26/2015 | Cubs being patient with hot-hitting Baez
Javier Baez has been swinging a hot bat lately down in Triple-A, but the Cubs are not ready to recall the infielder to the Major League club just yet.
5/25/2015 | In Nats, Cubs catch glimpse of own future
Monday was a special day for baseball fans, especially those in Chicago. Despite a 2-1 loss to the Nationals, it marked the first Memorial Day game at Wrigley Field since 2009 that the ballpark was a gathering place for fans looking toward the summer with genuine excitement about their team for both this season and those ahead.
5/25/2015 | Wada escapes jams, lifted due to matchups
Tsuyoshi Wada threw just 5 1/3 innings in his second start of the season, but he was able to limit the damage after allowing a leadoff home run in the Cubs' 2-1 loss to the Nationals on Monday afternoon.
5/25/2015 | Growing up: Bryant forces issue in key at-bat
Kris Bryant has settled into the Major Leagues after 36 games with the Chicago Cubs. Bryant spoke up for himself after home-plate umpire Ryan Blakney initially ruled that he struck out on a foul tip to begin the bottom of the ninth in the Cubs' 2-1 loss to the Nationals on Monday afternoon
5/25/2015 | Riding shutout high, Hendricks duels with Zimmermann
Kyle Hendricks will be looking to build on his momentum when the Cubs host Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals on Tuesday night in the second game of the three-game series.
5/25/2015 | Nationals outhomer Cubs in opener at Wrigley
The Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs will see a lot of each other in the near future, as they play seven games over two weeks. In their first meeting, the Nationals struck first, edging the Cubs, 2-1, on Memorial Day at Wrigley Field.
5/25/2015 | Remember when? Harper, Bryant meet again
Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant grew up in Las Vegas and traveled in many of the same baseball circles as young players. But personality-wise, the two Major League rising stars almost appear as if they're from different planets. Bryant is mostly quiet and reserved, while Harper is not.
5/24/2015 | Rizzo, Goldschmidt share mutual respect
Who's the top first baseman in the National League? Two of the best, Anthony Rizzo and Paul Goldschmidt, were at Chase Field this weekend, and most likely will meet again at the All-Star Game.
5/24/2015 | Hammel's adjustments too late vs. D-backs
The D-backs were aggressive against Jason Hammel early in the game, and he finally changed his approach and shut them down after the third inning.
5/24/2015 | Top prospect Schwarber progresses at plate
Kyle Schwarber may not be ready to catch in the big leagues, but Cubs manager Joe Maddon feels the youngster could help with his bat.
5/24/2015 | Bryant eager to catch up with boyhood rival Harper
They played against each other and were teammates, starting when the pair were about 8 years old growing up in Las Vegas. On Monday, the Cubs' Kris Bryant and the Nationals' Bryce Harper will compete against each other at Wrigley Field in the first game of a three-game series.
5/24/2015 | Roark set for spot start against Wada, Cubs
On Monday, Tanner Roark will fill in for injured starter Doug Fister and make his first start since last September against Tsuyoshi Wada and the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
5/24/2015 | Maddon says Rizzo is in 'class by himself'
Anthony Rizzo drove in six runs, including three on a game-winning home run in the ninth, to lift the Cubs to a 9-6 victory over the D-backs.
5/24/2015 | Soler sets high standards for himself
On Saturday, Jorge Soler went 2-for-4, delivering a game-tying, two-run double in the eighth to help the Cubs post a 9-6 victory over the D-backs. Soler is batting .273.
5/24/2015 | Hellickson takes on Hammel in rubber game
Jeremy Hellickson has struggled in May, compiling a 5.82 ERA in four starts, all no-decisions. In those outings, he has completed six innings once, which was his last start on Tuesday at Miami when he gave up two runs on four hits. He'll be facing the Cubs' Jason Hammel.
5/24/2015 | Rizzo drives in six as Cubs snap D-backs' streak
Anthony Rizzo belted a three-run homer in the top of the ninth to power the Cubs to a 9-6 win over the D-backs on Saturday night at Chase Field.
5/24/2015 | Arrieta's quality start marred by error
Jake Arrieta wasn't happy with his outing Saturday against the D-backs, and had to not only battle himself, but overcome an error in the fifth.
5/23/2015 | Maddon sticking with struggling Rondon
Cubs manager Joe Maddon may use a different pitcher as the closer on Saturday but it has nothing to do with a lack of support for Hector Rondon, who blew his third save on Friday, giving up a game-tying, two-run homer to the D-backs' Paul Goldschmidt with two outs in the 10th inning.
5/23/2015 | Rondon continues May struggles in rough 10th
The Cubs led, 4-2, with two outs in the 10th when Hector Rondon served up a two-out double to A.J. Pollock, then a two-run homer to Paul Goldschmidt which tied the game. Both hits came when the Cubs pitcher got ahead in the count.
5/23/2015 | Ahmed's walk-off single in 13th downs Cubs
Nick Ahmed's one-out single to left scored Tuffy Gosewisch to give the D-backs a 5-4 walk-off win over the Cubs in 13 innings Friday night at Chase Field.
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