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2018 Schedule
89-63, 1st in NL Cent

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cole Hamels discuss his rough outing in the Cubs 9-0 loss to Az on Wednesday. He gave up four, first innings runs.

Owings clubs one out to left (0:21)

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Sept. 20 in MLB history: 6 no-hitters (Larry Corcoran 1882, Nixey Callahan 1902, Nick Maddox 1907, Frank Smith 1908, Hoyt Wilhelm 1958, Bob Moose 1969), Grover Cleveland Alexander's 300th win (1924), Mickey Mantle's 536th & last HR (1968), Mickey Morandini's unassisted triple play (1992) & the end of Cal Ripken's 2632-game iron man streak (1998).

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs reliever Pedro Strop (hamstring) is hopeful to be back for a game or two before the end of the regular season. He's doing some light throwing off flat ground and some jogging. He won't push it but is optimistic: "I'm not going to lie to them. I'm not going to try to be a hero."


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Anthony Rizzo discuss his 17 pitch first inning at-bat right before Javier Baez homered in the Cubs 9-1 win over Az.

Murphy goes deep to right (0:20)
Baez powers 33rd homer (0:19)
Dancing fan causes embarrassment to those around him (0:33)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Brandon Morrow discuss the end of his season due to a bone bruise.

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1dJesse Rogers

Cubs closer Morrow won't pitch again this season

Cubs closer Brandon Morrow, sidelined since mid-July by a bone bruise, won't pitch again this season, Theo Epstein, the team's president of baseball operations, said Tuesday.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon react to the news of losing closer Brandon Morrow. He was shut down for the season due to a bone bruise.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs closer Brandon Morrow is being shut down for the season, per Theo Epstein.


Buster breaks down Monday's MLB action

Buster recaps all of Monday's MLB action including a scary moment for the Rockies, a wild prediction from the Cubs' booth and a historical accomplishment for the potential NL MVP.

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2dJesse Rogers

A conversation with Ben Zobrist

World Series MVP when the Cubs won in 2016 and now a crucial veteran, Zobrist goes deep on the differences between '16 and '18, adjusting to his new role and what his future holds.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss pulling Kyle Hendricks after 8.2 innings in the Cubs 5-1 win over Az on Monday.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Dueling MVP candidates at work: Christian Yelich goes 4-for-4 and hits for his second cycle of the season as the Brewers win ... and Javier Baez just belts a two-run homer off tough lefty Patrick Corbin to the give the Cubs a 3-0 lead in Arizona.

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2dJesse Rogers

Maddon: Criticism of Contreras is 'over the top'

One day after calling out his catcher for not running hard out of the batter's box, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said the criticism directed toward Willson Contreras is "over the top."

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.614th
Quality Starts76Tied-14th
Batting Average.2602nd
On Base Percentage.3352nd
Slugging Percentage.41513th