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2019 Schedule
82-74, 3rd in NL Cent
8h

Cards rally against Cubs to clinch playoff spot

Paul Goldschmidt hit a tiebreaking double in the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot by rallying past the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Sunday for their first four-game sweep at Wrigley Field in almost a century.

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10hJesse Rogers

Cubs' Bryant exits vs. Cards with ankle sprain

Kris Bryant left the Cubs' game Sunday against the Cardinals after rolling his right ankle at first base while trying to beat out a double play.

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1dJesse Rogers

Cubs continue skid after Kimbrel's blown save

Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel gave up back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning of a 9-8 loss to the Cardinals. It was Chicago's fifth straight defeat.

Molina and DeJong go back-to-back to seal Cards' win (0:47)
1d

Molina, DeJong homer off Kimbrel, Cards beat Cubs 9-8

Yadier Molina and Paul DeJong homered on Craig Kimbrel's first two pitches in the ninth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals handed the reeling Chicago Cubs their fifth straight loss with a wild 9-8 victory on Saturday.

3d

BBTN: Cards/Cubs, Modern Managing, Mendoza

Buster and Karl Ravech discuss Anthony Rizzo's unexpected return to the Cubs lineup as Chicago faces St. Louis in a crucial NL Central matchup (11:39). Plus, Buster compares Jack Flaherty to a Hall of Famer and Karl talks about Joe Maddon's personality clash with the Chicago front office. Jessica Mendoza also previews this weekend's Phillies/Indians series (33:40) and Rena Banena brings the Friday "Bleacher Tweets" and some love advice (45:12).

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3dJesse Rogers

Even Anthony Rizzo's magic can't save these Cubs

The unexpected return of the heart and soul of Chicago's lineup could have provided a needed spark. But, once again, the Cubs fell flat as their playoff hopes begin to slip away.

3d

Carpenter HRs off Kimbrel as Cards beat Cubs

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 on Thursday night.

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3dJesse Rogers

Cubs scratch Hamels (shoulder); Mills gets start

The Cubs scratched left-hander Cole Hamels from his scheduled start Friday, replacing him with Alec Mills for the 27-year-old's third start of the season.

4d

BBTN: Bochy's 2000th, Cole's 300th, Barry Zito

Before an open and honest interview with former MLB pitcher Barry Zito (33:14), Buster talks to Tyler Kepner of The New York Times about Bruce Bochy's 2000th win, an emotional night for the Yastrzemski family and Giancarlo Stanton's return to the Yankees (14:44). Plus, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (28:18).

4d

Iglesias' double in 10th leads Reds past Cubs 3-2

Jose 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 on Wednesday night.

5d

Cubs lose 4-2 to Gray, Reds

The Chicago Cubs were shut down by Sonny Gray and two relievers Tuesday night, falling 4-2 to the Cincinnati Reds in a loss that hurt their playoff positioning.

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5dJesse Rogers

Darvish K's 8 straight for Cubs' single-game mark

Yu Darvish recorded eight straight strikeouts during Tuesday night's game against the Reds, setting a Cubs record for most consecutive strikeouts within a single game.

Starting pitching crucial for Cardinals, Cubs (0:45)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs78710th
Batting Average.25314th
On Base Percentage.3328th
Slugging Percentage.4548th
Earned Run Average4.037th
Quality Starts679th
WHIP1.3215th
BAA.25012th