Eugenio Suarez hit a go-ahead homer off Jose Quintana in the fifth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for their fifth straight victory Friday night, 6-3 over the Chicago Cubs.
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David Kaplan and Eddie Olczyk talk with Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo about hitting in Cincinnati, moving up in the box while batting and Tommy La Stella.
Injuries to Brandon Morrow and Carl Edwards Jr., plus a tough stretch of games, will put fill-in relievers such as Randy Rosario to the test.
Jesse Winker hit his first career grand slam during a big sixth-inning rally Thursday night, putting Matt Harvey in line for his second win for the Cincinnati Reds, 6-2 over the Chicago Cubs.
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the big news in the world of relief pitchers with the recent trades (3:00), the concerns with Bryce Harper and Ozzie Albies (25:00), a comprehensive dive into the weekend slate (12:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
With their athleticism and daring on the bases and in the field, the Cubs have a leg up on other contenders in the NL -- as the Dodgers found out.
Jon Lester won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday.
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Cubs closer Brandon Morrow was placed on the DL after sustaining back spasms while taking off his pants at home early Monday morning.
The lefty has been Mr. Consistency since he stepped into a starting role, creating some tough choices for the Cubs' brass.
Albert Almora Jr. hit a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Tuesday night to salvage a split of their day-night doubleheader.
Pinch-hitter Kyle Farmer doubled sharply down the left-field line with two outs in the ninth to drive in two runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers came back to edge the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Tuesday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.
Who are the best active major league stars who also played in Omaha? We've got your squad right here.
Monday's series opener between the Cubs and Dodgers was postponed because of rain systems moving through the Chicago area and a partial power outage at Wrigley Field. The game will be made up on Tuesday as part of a doubleheader.
The series opener between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs has been postponed by rain and a limited power outage at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs' Javier Baez said his bruised elbow felt "pretty solid" and that he needed "one more day" before he could return to the starting lineup.
How are Cubs players faring in the second National League All-Star ballot update?
Before Boog Sciambi catches up with Joe Maddon (26:46), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the Astros' streak, Bryce Harper's struggles, a great HR Derby idea and more (2:33). Plus, Todd Radom's trivia and #ThirtyUnis focuses on the Tigers (30:49).
Josh breaks down Sunday's action, including some digestion issues and a pair of impact performances from players returning to action.
The same three teams are at the top, but which leads the way, and how high did the resurgent Dodgers and Diamondbacks climb?
Jack Flaherty and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, Matt Carpenter homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0 on Sunday night.