Homer-happy Cubs down Phils behind Lester
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The young and the old showed off their home run swings as 24-year-old sluggers Jorge Soler and Kris Bryant each hit a solo shot and veteran David Ross belted a three-run blast to power the Cubs to a 6-2 victory over the Phillies on Friday at rainy Wrigl…Share Tweet
Hitting his 100th home run special for David Ross, CubsShare Tweet
Bryant dusts off first-base mitt as Rizzo restsMLB.com 10 hours agoThe Cubs' Anthony Rizzo got a "mini All-Star break" while Kris Bryant got a chance to break in his first baseman's glove on Friday.Share Tweet
Ankle injury proves to be short-lived for FrancoMLB.com 10 hours agoMaikel Franco's prediction was right. The Phillies' third baseman said his right ankle is doing great, and he was in Friday's lineup against the Cubs just as he said he would be after exiting Wednesday's 8-5 win against the Tigers.Share TweetESPN.com May 25 (2 days ago)Kris Bryant on Cubs' series win in St. Louis: 'Great way to end a pretty average road trip'Share TweetThe intrigue wasn't over, as many may have expected, when the Cubs handed their starter, Jake Arrieta, a five-run second-inning lead. But despite their ambitious comeback against a pitcher who hasn't lost in 10 months, the Cardinals fell short of flippi…Share TweetMLB.com May 25 (2 days ago)The Cardinals were without third baseman Matt Carpenter for Wednesday's 9-8 loss to the Cubs and were preparing for the possibility that he'll miss part of the team's upcoming series in Washington because of the birth of his first child.Share Tweet
Herrera's Homer Helps Phillies to 8-5 Win Over Tigersnytimes.com May 25 (2 days ago)With a series in Chicago against the Cubs looming next on the schedule, Philadelphia manager Pete Mackanin felt leaving Detroit with at least one victory was crucial.Share Tweet
The Cardinals Lost Their 23rd Gamedeadspin.com May 25 (2 days ago)Héctor Rondón got out of his own ninth-inning jam as the Chicago Cubs edged the St. Louis Cardinals today, 9-8.Read more...Share Tweet
The Cardinals Lost Their 22nd Gamedeadspin.com May 25 (3 days ago)The Chicago Cubs scored six runs in the first inning and never looked back as they drubbed the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday, 12-3.Read more...Share Tweetyahoo.com May 25 (3 days ago)Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we'll look the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. Opposing pitchers should …Share Tweet
Hammel Stars on Mound, Plate in Cubs' Rout of Cardinalsnytimes.com May 24 (3 days ago)Jason Hammel pitched 7 1-3 stingy innings and had a two-run double in the Chicago's six-run first as the Cubs went on to rout the St. Louis Cardinals 12-3 on Tuesday night.Share TweetESPN.com May 24 (3 days ago)Cubs 'dodge bullet' as Heyward returns to lineupShare TweetESPN.com May 24 (4 days ago)John Lackey after yet another Cubs loss: 'We need to play better'Share Tweet
Ben Zobrist, the hottest Cubs hitter, isn't slowing downESPN.com May 24 (4 days ago)Ben Zobrist, the hottest Cubs hitter, isn't slowing downShare TweetRandal Grichuk told reporters Monday afternoon that his sore back was OK. A few hours later, Grichuk proved it with his first career walk-off home run.Share TweetThe San Francisco Giants aren't lighting up the scoreboard, but they're doing enough to keep piling up the wins.Share Tweet
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