MLB Baseball

Chicago Cubs (16-16)

Wed. 5/5 Fri. 5/7 Sat. 5/8 Sun. 5/9 Tue. 5/11
vs. LAD
W 6-5
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vs. Pit
W 3-2
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Pit 2 - 2 ChC
Top 5th
vs. Pit
11:20 AM PT12:20 PM MT1:20 PM CT2:20 PM ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 AM MST1:20 PM EST1:50 PM VEN22:20 UAE12:20 PM CT
@ Cle
3:10 PM PT4:10 PM MT5:10 PM CT6:10 PM ET18:10 ET22:10 GMT6:10 3:10 PM MST5:10 PM EST5:40 PM VEN2:10 UAE (+1)4:10 PM CT

Seeking fifth straight win, Cubs look to take series vs. Pirates

The Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates each had something positive to take out of their series opener Friday.

Chicago got the bigger reward, its fourth straight win, 3-2.

Pittsburgh has lost seven of its past eight games, but can hope there is some carryover to Saturday's meeting at Wrigley Field from the latter part of Friday's game. The Pirates trailed by three entering the ninth and rallied to get to within one.

AVG: K. Bryant.306
HR: K. Bryant9
RBI: J. Báez25
SB: J. Báez6
W: J. Arrieta3
Saves: C. Kimbrel5
K: A. Alzolay30
NL Central
St. Louis 1914.576-
Milwaukee 1716.5152
Chi Cubs 1616.5002.5
Cincinnati 1515.5002.5
Pittsburgh 1318.4195
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .226 (21)
Runs: 149 (8)
Hits: 233 (23)
Home Runs: 41 (11)
Stolen Bases: 25 (3)
OBP: .315 (11)
SLG: .403 (12)
Total Bases: 416 (15)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.63 (24)
Runs Allowed: 154 (25)
Saves: 7 (19)
Strikeouts: 296 (12)
OpBA: .248 (24)
OBP: .346 (29)
SLG: .419 (25)
Run Support: 4.76 (10)
Date Player Transactions
5/7 J. Adam Called Up from Minors
5/7 I. Happ Placed on 10-Day IL (Bruised ribs)
5/7 N. Martini Purchased From Minors
5/7 K. Ryan Designated for Assignment
5/5 A. Romine Transferred to 60-Day IL (Sprained left wrist)
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Date Player Status
5/7 I. Happ Bruised ribs (on 10-day IL)
5/4 N. Hoerner Strained left forearm (on 10-day IL)
5/3 J. Arrieta Right thumb abrasion (on 10-day IL)
5/3 D. Winkler Right triceps tendinitis (on 10-day IL)
4/30 T. Megill Strained right forearm (on 10-day IL)
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