CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning before giving up Brandon Phillips' one-out double, the only blemish for the Chicago Cubs pitcher in a 7-0 shutout of the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH | The Cubs' century-plus failure to win the World Series will go on for at least one more year.
Jose Quintana was a little bit better than Phil Hughes in a strikeout duel.
TORONTO | The stumbling Cubs are getting a day off at just the right time.
TORONTO | Jose Bautista hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the seventh inning and the Blue Jays rallied to beat the Cubs 9-2 on Tuesday night
Andrew McCutchen hit one of Pittsburgh's four homers, and the Pirates beat the Cubs 10-4 on Sunday to move into the second wild-card slot in the National League.
CHICAGO | The Cubs started the day with three runs. They finished with the same amount.
CHICAGO | Rookie Jorge Soler had a two-run double to become the second player in Cubs history with as many as 10 RBIs in his first seven games as Chicago beat Milwaukee 6-2 on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings and the Cubs handed the Brewers their seventh straight loss, 7-1 Tuesday night.
ST. LOUIS | Matt Holliday long has been a thorn in the side of Cubs starter Travis Wood.
ST. LOUIS | Starlin Castro hit one of Cubs' three solo homers and Felix Doubront pitched seven strong innings in his National League debut, sending Chicago to a 5-1 victory over the slumping St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a day-night do…
CINCINNATI | Skip Schumaker drove in a pair of runs with a double and a single on Wednesday night, and the Cincinnati Reds withstood Jorge Soler's first-at-bat homer and his RBI single for a 7-5 victory over the Cubs.
CINCINNATI | Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months, leading the Cubs to a 3-0 victory over Johnny Cueto and the Reds on Tuesday night.
Tsuyoshi Wada was disappointed he didn't pitch better when he was in the Baltimore Orioles organization.
Chris Coghlan finally solved Bud Norris with a bases-loaded triple in a four-run second inning, leading the Cubs to a 7-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on a soggy Saturday at Wrigley Field.
CHICAGO | Rick Renteria knew all about Chris Coghlan's career numbers against Bud Norris, and felt he was playing too well to take him out of the lineup.
CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta said he enjoyed running into some of his old Orioles teammates before Friday's game at Wrigley Field.
CHICAGO | Buster Posey went 4 for 4 with his 14th homer, leading Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory over the Cubs on Thursday night.
CHICAGO | Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.
NEW YORK | On days Kyle Hendricks is on the mound, he can count on Javier Baez, his buddy from the minor leagues, for plenty of run support.
The Cubs fan found the ideal seat at Wrigley Field almost by accident, sitting in the sunniest of spots along the left-field line and finding a friendly vendor to bring some nachos for his buddy. He even caught a foul ball that day.
NEW YORK | Starlin Castro gave Mets fans a firsthand tease of the two-way talent that has so many of them eager to see him in a New York uniform.
NEW YORK | Wilmer Flores provided a spark with his bat and glove, leading Jonathon Niese and the New York Mets to a 7-3 victory over the Cubs on Saturday night.
NEW YORK | Zack Wheeler struck out 10 in a gritty performance, Eric Campbell hit a three-run homer and the Mets beat the free-swinging Cubs 3-2 Friday night.
CHICAGO | Cubs starter Edwin Jackson said he was thinking about things he shouldn't have been during Chicago's 6-2 loss Thursday to the Milwaukee Brewers.
CHICAGO | Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO | Rookie Kyle Hendricks pitched 7 1-3 innings of six-hit ball in his third consecutive win, and the Cubs cooled off Wily Peralta and the Milwaukee Brewers with a 3-0 victory on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO| Anthony Rizzo was responsible for two of Chicago's 17 strikeouts Sunday. He also had the biggest hit of the game for the Cubs.
CHICAGO | As soon as he stepped on the mound, Jake Odorizzi went on the attack. And nobody could stop him.
CHICAGO | Cubs fans got a chance to see the franchise's next star in person.
DENVER | The Cubs' future looks bright even if their present is a little disappointing.
DENVER | Carlos Gonzalez homered, doubled and singled in his return to the lineup, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a five-game losing streak with a 13-4 victory over the Cubs on Wednesday night.
LOS ANGELES | The Cubs haven't had many highlights to savor this season. Winning a series against the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers has to be right up there.
LOS ANGELES | Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits over seven innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and scored three runs, and the Cubs beat Los Angeles 8-2 on Friday night, snapping the Dodgers' six-game winning streak.
CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta did quite well without his best stuff.
CHICAGO | Brandon Barnes hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cubs 6-4 on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO | Tsuyoshi Wada earned his first big league win, pitching seven strong innings Monday night as the Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-1.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. | Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
CHICAGO | Kyle Hendricks pitched brilliantly Sunday. Unfortunately for the Cubs, Adam Wainwright pitched better.
Matt Adams drove in four runs; A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut, and the Cardinals beat the Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to stop a four-game skid.
If there's any question that "Killing the Curse" is a work of fiction, it opens with the Cubs playing in Game 6 of the World Series.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. | Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.
CHICAGO | The Cubs don't have the look of a team more interested in draft position than on-field success.
Hector Noesi allowed three hits over 7 2/3 innings, and Adam Eaton had three hits and two RBIs to lead the visiting White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs, and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, leading the Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres that snapped their five-game losing streak.
PHOENIX | Things are going so badly for the Cubs, even a spectacular play backfires.
Tyler Flowers had three hits and drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning to lead the White Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
PHOENIX | Paul Goldschmidt homered, Didi Gregorius had a pair of RBI singles and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame two home runs by Anthony Rizzo to beat the Cubs 5-4 on Friday night.
MINNEAPOLIS | Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.
CHICAGO | Arismendy Alcantara is making a strong case to stay with the Cubs.
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