Machado homers in hit parade, Padres pelt Cubs 19-5.
Padres Cubs Baseball San Diego Padres' Manny Machado blows a bubble as he watches his two-run home run off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Rowan Wick during the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) (Charles Rex Arbogast)CHICAGO — (AP) — Manny Machado lined a single for his 1,500th hit and hit a two-run homer in a four-RBI night to help the San Diego Padres beat the reeling Chicago Cubs 19-5 on Wednesday night. Machado was one of five Padres with three hits as San Diego routed the Cubs for the second straight hot night at Wrigley Field. After Machado's run-scoring hit, San Diego increased its lead to 2-0 on Alfaro’s force out in the first. After Kilian hit Ha-Seong Kim with a pitch in the fourth, the Padres sprayed three straight hits, capped by Cronenworth’ second double, to take a 5-4 lead.wftv.com
Cubs win without David Ross, topping Pirates 6-5
CORRECTION Pirates Cubs Baseball CORRECTS UMPIRE NAME TO TOM HALLION, NOT PHIL CUZZI - Chicago Cubs bench coach Andy Green heads to the clubhouse after he was ejected by umpire Tom Hallion during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, in Chicago. Green took the helm of the team since manager David Ross and president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer have tested positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) (Charles Rex Arbogast)CHICAGO — (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager David Ross and president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer missed the team's 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday after they tested positive for COVID-19. A spokesman for the team said Ross and Hoyer are feeling fine and quarantining. Bench coach Andy Green is running the team while Ross is away.wftv.com
Twins clinch 2nd straight playoff spot, beat Mills, Cubs 8-1
Minnesota Twins' Jake Cave (60) runs to score on a single hit by Eddie Rosario against the Chicago Cubs during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)CHICAGO – Eddie Rosario, Miguel Sanó and Josh Donaldson homered as the Minnesota Twins clinched a second straight postseason berth with an 8-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. The Twins, who won the division last year, will make back-to-back playoff appearances for the first time since 2009-10. After Mills struck out the first two batters of the game, Rosario homered on the first pitch he saw for a 1-0 lead. In the sixth, Rosario hit an RBI single for a 2-1 lead.
Darvish takes no-hitter into 7th, Cubs beat Brewers 4-2
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)CHICAGO Yu Darvish took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his third straight dominant start, and the major league-leading Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Thursday night. But after a rocky first outing this season, against the Brewers on July 25, Darvish has been in a groove. BREWERS MOVESThe Brewers optioned LHP Eric Lauer to their alternate training site in Appleton, Wisconsin. UP NEXTBrewers: RHP Brandon Woodruff (1-1, 2.53 ERA) faces Cubs RHP Tyler Chatwood (2-1, 5.40) on Friday night.
Rizzo homers again, Cubs beat virus-unsettled Reds 8-7
Down 8-1 in the seventh inning, the Reds cut it to 8-5 on Joey Vottos two-run single. Miley hit Kris Bryant with his second pitch, walked Rizzo, and gave up Wilson Contreras' double. Rizzo hit a solo homer in the sixth off Tejay Antone. Jesse Winker got the Reds' first hit an inning later, an RBI single off Rowan Wick. TRAINER'S ROOMCubs: Bryant, Rizzo, Contreras and Albert Almora Jr. were hit by pitches Rizzo twice but stayed in the game.