Cubs Fall in Extras

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Carpenter homered in the 10th inning against Craig Kimbrel in the All-Star closer’s return, and the St. Louis Cardinals regrouped after blowing a late lead to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4. Emerging ace

Cubs Lose Second Straight

CHICAGO (AP) — José Iglesias had an RBI double in the 10th inning and five Cincinnati pitchers combined for a four-hitter as the Reds recorded their second straight win over the playoff-contending Chicago Cubs 3-2. The Cubs

White Sox Shut Down Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Held without a hit until the sixth inning, the Minnesota Twins managed only three in 3-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox that shrunk their AL Central lead. Minnesota is four games ahead of

Cubs Shut Down by Reds

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs were shut down by Sonny Gray and two relievers, falling 4-2 to the Cincinnati Reds in a loss that hurt their playoff positioning. Chicago had won five in a row, outscoring

Sox Fall in Extras

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ronald Torreyes was hit by a bases-loaded pitch in a three-run 12th inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 9-8 victory over the Chicago White Sox that kept their lead in the American League

Rizzo in a Walking Boot

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo will wear a walking boot for the next five to seven days after an MRI showed he had a moderate lateral right ankle sprain. Rizzo will be re-evaluated after

Cubs Win Fifth Straight

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit a three-run homer and made a diving catch in left field, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 for their fifth straight victory. Nicholas Castellanos added a two-run double

White Sox Drop Another

CHICAGO (AP) — Hunter Dozier hit a tie-breaking, three-run home run in the sixth, Jorge Soler had his third homer in two days and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3. Whit Merrifield walked

Trubisky Looks to Bounce Back

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky has made it a habit of bouncing back after poor games, and last week’s 10-3 Bears loss to Green Bay was a fiasco for Chicago’s offense. The Bears try to

Royals Top White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — Jorge Soler hit a pair of two-run homers among his career high-matching four hits, leading the Kansas City Royals to an 8-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox. Adalberto Mondesi homered and had three

Cubs Shut Out in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Chris Paddack pitched six brilliant innings and the San Diego beat the Cubs 4-0, dropping Chicago into a tie with Milwaukee for the second NL wild-card spot. Manuel Margot homered off San