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  • Chatwood, Montgomery set for twin bill
    After Monday's game was postponed by rain and a power outage at Wrigley Field, the Dodgers and Cubs will play a split doubleheader today, with the first game scheduled for 12:05 p.m. CT and the night game to be played at 7:05 p.m. Tyler Chatwood will start the opener of the three-game series while the Dodgers counter with right-hander Kenta Maeda. In the nightcap, Mike Montgomery and fellow lefty Rich Hill square off.
  • Rain, power outage postpones Dodgers-Cubs
    The threat of rain and a limited power outage at Wrigley Field forced the Cubs and Dodgers to postpone Monday's game. The two teams will play a split doubleheader on Tuesday, with the first game scheduled for 12:05 p.m. CT and the regular game to be played at 7:05 p.m.
  • Baez says he's fine, hopes to return today
    A day after he was hit on the left elbow by a pitch, Javier Baez said on Monday that he's fine and may return for Tuesday's doubleheader against the Dodgers.
  • VOTE NOW: Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot
    Help get your Cubs into the NL All-Star Game starting lineup. Vote up to 5 times in any 24-hour period (max 35 votes) on the 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot. Plus, each vote gives you a chance to win a 2019 Freedom Elite Motorhome.
  • Maddon: 'A trap' in overvaluing NLCS rematch
    The Cubs and Dodgers will play a split doubleheader on Tuesday, with the first game scheduled for 12:05 p.m. CT and the regular game to be played at 7:05 p.m. Monday's rematch in the opener of a three-game series was postponed because of a limited power outage at Wrigley Field that was affecting the operation of the lights in right field and the forecast of continued rain in the area over the next several hours.
  • Cubs quartet in thick of NL ASG voting
    Cubs catcher Willson Contreras and second baseman Javier Baez are both in close races in the latest National League update for the 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot, released Monday.
  • Thompson makes Pipeline Team of the Week
    MLB Pipeline's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any Minor Leaguer currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible.
  • Cubs' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Cubs have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Chicago's Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • Darvish's next step will be sim game
    Yu Darvish will take another step toward returning to the Cubs' rotation when he throws a sim game on Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Darvish, sidelined since May 26 with inflammation in his right triceps, has thrown two bullpen sessions so far.
  • Cishek cherishes time with his two daughters
    No matter what happens in a game, Cubs reliever Steve Cishek knows his daughters will always be his biggest fans, and that's a great thought to have on Father's Day.
  • Baez hurt on HBP as Cubs miss out on sweep
    The Cubs missed out on completing a sweep of the Cardinals on Sunday night and are hoping they didn't lose Javier Baez for too long as well. Baez exited the 5-0 loss in the third inning after getting hit on the left elbow with Jack Flaherty pitch. He was diagnosed with a contusion.
  • Cubs, Cards break out blue bats for Dad
    The Cardinals and Cubs donned sky blue on Sunday at Busch Stadium in conjunction with Major League Baseball's 2018 Father's Day effort to raise prostate cancer awareness.
  • Cubs catch, pass Cards to win series
    Kyle Hendricks got the win, ending a personal three-game losing streak, after Addison Russell hit a solo homer in the fourth inning, Ian Happ delivered a tie-breaking RBI double in the seventh and Jason Heyward added a two-run homer in the eighth for insurance to lift the Cubs to a 6-3 victory over the Cardinals on Saturday night at Busch Stadium. St. Louis starter Carlos Martinez struggled, walking 6, after being staked to a 2-run lead on Marcell Ozuna's homer in the first.
  • It took 10 years, but Bass earns college degree
    Both Kyle Hendricks and Luke Farrell have degrees in finance. Anthony Bass has joined them as a college graduate, having recently received his business degree with a focus on management information systems from Wayne State University. It just took him 10 years to do it.
  • Cubs top Cards with 14 hits, including 3 HRs
    Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber both found their home run swings, Ian Happ added a solo shot and Jon Lester helped drive in a run with a squeeze bunt to lead the Cubs to a 13-5 victory over the Cardinals at steamy Busch Stadium on Friday night. Cardinals starter Michael Wacha endured the worst start of his career -- and took his first 2018 loss since Opening Day -- after surrendering all three of Chicago's long balls.
  • Bryant snaps homerless streak with 2-run blast
    Kris Bryant's homerless drought is over. The Cubs third baseman slugged a two-run homer with one out in the third inning off Michael Wacha on Friday night for his first home run since May 14. The blast ended Bryant's homerless streak at a career-high 24 games.
  • Cubs shut down top prospect Alzolay
    Adbert Alzolay was considered a candidate for a late-season callup. Instead the 23-year-old right-hander, who last pitched for Triple-A Iowa on May 29, will not pitch the rest of the season -- and may not do so until possibly the fall -- to heal a strained right lat, general manager Jed Hoyer said on Friday.
  • Rizzo among those poised for turnaround
    Some players heat up with the weather. Others simply take time to find their way. Here is a look at one player per team in the NL Central possessing a track record that suggests he'll snap out of it and contribute to his team's success.
  • Maddon flips Duensing, Cishek between P, OF
    Maddon flips Duensing, Cishek between P, OF
  • Montgomery sharp, but Cubs blanked by Crew
    The Cubs' Mike Montgomery didn't get any help on Wednesday. Lorenzo Cain hit a solo homer, one of two hits off Montgomery over six innings, which was all the Brewers needed to post a 1-0 victory over the Cubs at Miller Park and open a 1 1/2-game lead in the National League Central.
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