The Cubs lost 96 games last season. Young outfielder Junior Lake looks to be part of the turnaround.
Travis Wood pitched a four-hitter over 7 innings and had a home run among his two hits in helping the Chicago Cubs complete a 3-game sweep in San Francisco for the first time in 20 years, beating the Giants 2-1 Sunday.
Nate Schierholtz homered off ex-teammate Sergio Romo with one out in the ninth inning to lift the Cubs to a 1-0 win over the Giants on Saturday night.
Brandon Belt’s baserunning gaffe in the seventh inning cost the Giants a run. His fielding error in the ninth cost the defending World Series champs the game.
Julio Borbon and Junior Lake scored on an error by San Francisco first baseman Brandon Belt in the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 3-2 win over the Giants on Friday night.
When Alfonso Soriano signed his rich contract with the Chicago Cubs prior to the 2007 season, he pledged that helping the long-suffering franchise end its World Series drought was at the forefront of his decision.
Derek Norris scored on a passed ball with two outs in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Thursday.
In what could be a pitchers’ duel Wednesday night in Oakland, Matt Garza goes up against Bartolo Colon, who seeks to extend the longest winning streak of his career.
Josh Donaldson looks to stay hot and lead the Oakland Athletics to their 17th win in 20 home games when they host the Chicago Cubs and fill-in starter Chris Rusin for the first time in franchise history.
The Chicago Cubs are in a fight over plans to implement video boards at Wrigley Field and have threatened to move if those plans aren’t approved.