Rizzo leads new-look Cubs lineup past Crew

In his first game back in the cleanup spot, Anthony Rizzo got the Cubs going with a two-run home run in the first inning off Brewers starter Junior Guerra. Rizzo finished with three RBIs, as the Cubs took the finale from the Brewers. Jason Heyward had three hits and two RBIs, while David Bote added two hits and two runs. Guerra allowed seven runs (six earned) over 3 2/3 innings, while Kyle Hendricks was charged with four runs over six-plus innings for Chicago, although he earned his third win in his last four starts.… Read More
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Cubs’ struggling bats have players-only meeting

The Cubs' offense has sputtered since the All-Star break, posting a .256 team average and has a -28 run differential entering Wednesday's game against the Brewers, and the players met to remind each other how good they can be.… Read More
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Cubs’ struggling bats have players-only meeting

The Cubs' offense has sputtered since the All-Star break, posting a .256 team average and has a -28 run differential entering Wednesday's game against the Brewers, and the players met to remind each other how good they can be.… Read More
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Quintana unable to keep ball in yard vs. Crew

Jose Quintana had been stingy against the Brewers, holding them to five earned runs over seven starts. On Tuesday afternoon, the Cubs left-hander served up that many runs in the first three innings in a 7-0 loss at Wrigley Field.… Read More
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The rarest of slams makes Cubs walk-off winners

Pitching duels are great, but so are home runs, and rookie David Bote hit one he'll never forget. Bote smacked a walk-off grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning on Sunday night to lift the Cubs to a stunning 4-3 victory over the Nationals.… Read More
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