Chicago Cubs

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Sun, Oct 3, 2021

10:41pm - Matt Duffy went 2-for-3 with two RBI in Sunday's win over the Cardinals.

10:35pm - Frank Schwindel went 2-for-3 with two double, two runs scored and an RBI in Sunday's win over the Cardinals.

10:28pm - Alec Mills allowed two runs across four innings and did not factor into the decision Sunday against the Cardinals. He gave up four hits and two walks while striking out one.

10:19pm - Joe Biagini (1-0) pitched three scoreless innings of relief to earn the win Sunday against the Cardinals. He allowed two hits and a walk while striking out two.

1:32pm - Alfonso Rivas Cubs transferred Rivas (finger) from the 10-day injured list to the 60-day IL on Sunday, Russell Dorsey of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

1:25pm - Willson Contreras Cubs placed Contreras (hip) on the 10-day injured list Sunday, Russell Dorsey of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Sat, Oct 2, 2021

11:55pm - Ian Happ went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and two walks in Saturday's 6-5 win over the Cardinals.

11:46pm - Trayce Thompson went 3-for-4 with a grand slam in Saturday's 6-5 win over the Cardinals.

9:14pm - Willson Contreras exited Saturday's game against the Cardinals with right hip tightness, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

6:12pm - Joe Biagini contract was selected from Triple-A Iowa on Saturday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

5:32pm - Rafael Ortega isn't starting Saturday's game against the Cardinals.

6:30am - Willson Contreras who is under team control through 2022, said he would "love to stay here" when asked about the possibility of a contract extension this offseason, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

Fri, Oct 1, 2021

6:53pm - Tyler Ladendorf contract was selected from Triple-A Iowa on Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

6:25pm - David Bote (shoulder) was placed on the injured list for an unspecified reason Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

5:52pm - Nico Hoerner was placed on the 10-day injured list with right oblique tightness Friday, retroactive to Sept. 28, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

5:48pm - Willson Contreras isn't starting Friday's game against the Cardinals.

5:44pm - David Bote (shoulder) isn't starting Friday's game against the Cardinals.

5:39pm - Cory Abbott was recalled from Triple-A Iowa to start Friday's game against the Cardinals, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

5:33pm - Nick Martini was placed on the injured list for an undisclosed reason Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

Thu, Sep 30, 2021

9:51pm - David Bote was forced to leave Thursday's game against the Pirates with a left shoulder injury, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

6:15pm - Nico Hoerner (general soreness) won't return during the Cubs' final series of the regular season, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

5:56pm - Zach Davies won't pitch during this weekend's series against the Cardinals, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

4:57pm - Austin Romine was placed on the injured list Thursday for an unspecified reason, which likely means that he's on the COVID-19 IL, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

12:00am - Adam Morgan (2-1) earned the win Wednesday over Pittsburgh. He walked one and struck out one in a scoreless inning.

Wed, Sep 29, 2021

11:57pm - Codi Heuer pitched a perfect inning to earn the save in Wednesday's 3-2 win over Pittsburgh.

11:27pm - Frank Schwindel went 2-for-4 with a walk, a double and a run scored in Wednesday's win over the Pirates. He also stole a base.

11:08pm - Kyle Hendricks allowed two runs on five hits across five innings but did not factor into the decision Wednesday against the Pirates. He walked one and struck out five.

10:58pm - Willson Contreras went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Pirates.

9:06pm - Nico Hoerner isn't expected to play again this season while he contends with lingering soreness from previous injuries, Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago reports.

5:19pm - Sergio Alcantara will start at shortstop and bat eighth Wednesday against the Pirates.

5:16pm - David Bote will start at second base and bat seventh Wednesday against the Pirates.

5:06pm - Trayce Thompson isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Pirates.

5:02pm - Nico Hoerner (general soreness) isn't starting Wednesday's game against Pittsburgh.

4:56pm - Willson Contreras (wrist) is starting Wednesday's game against the Pirates.

4:46pm - Patrick Wisdom Cubs placed Wisdom (wrist) on the injured list Wednesday without a designation, an indication that he's been deactivated from reasons related to COVID-19, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Tue, Sep 28, 2021

10:42pm - Alec Mills allowed six runs on seven hits across five innings but did not factor into the decision Tuesday against the Pirates. He walked two and struck out four.

10:35pm - Matt Duffy went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBI in Tuesday's loss to the Pirates.

10:21pm - Rafael Ortega went 1-for-3 with a double, two walks and two runs scored in Tuesday's loss to the Pirates.

10:06pm - Frank Schwindel went 2-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and two runs scored in Tuesday's loss to the Pirates.

10:00pm - Nick Martini went 4-for-4 with two RBI in Tuesday's loss to the Pirates.

4:45pm - Jason Heyward (concussion) has been ruled out for the remainder of the season, Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago reports.

4:40pm - Jason Adam was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.

4:37pm - Keegan Thompson was placed on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation Tuesday, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.

4:27pm - Keegan Thompson has been shut down for the final week of the 2021 season due to shoulder soreness, Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago reports.

4:01pm - Willson Contreras isn't starting Tuesday's game against the Pirates due to wrist soreness, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

3:56pm - Trayce Thompson isn't in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Pirates.

3:52pm - Willson Contreras isn't starting Tuesday's game against the Pirates.

3:47pm - Nico Hoerner (general soreness) isn't starting Tuesday's game against Pittsburgh.

3:44pm - Patrick Wisdom (wrist) isn't in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Pirates.

Sun, Sep 26, 2021

10:48pm - Codi Heuer (7-4) allowed two earned runs on one hit and three walks while striking out one across one inning, taking the loss to the Cardinals on Sunday.

7:32pm - Keegan Thompson allowed one run across three innings and did not factor into the decision Sunday against the Cardinals. He gave up three hits and a walk while striking out seven.

11:56am - Matt Duffy will start at third base and bat fifth Sunday against the Cardinals.

11:54am - Patrick Wisdom was scratched from Sunday's lineup versus the Cardinals due to right wrist soreness.

11:46am - Trayce Thompson is not in the lineup Sunday versus the Cardinals.

11:44am - Matt Duffy is out of the lineup Sunday against the Cardinals.

11:41am - Nico Hoerner (general soreness) is out of the lineup Sunday versus the Cardinals.

5:20am - Ian Happ went 2-for-4 with a walk, a home run and three RBI in Saturday's 8-5 loss to the Cardinals.

5:15am - Adrian Sampson didn't factor into the decision in Saturday's 8-5 loss to the Cardinals, allowing two runs on three hits over six innings. He struck out four without walking a batter.

Sat, Sep 25, 2021

1:14pm - Nico Hoerner was scratched from Saturday's lineup against the Cardinals with general soreness, Tim Stebbins of NBC Sports Chicago reports.

12:19pm - Rafael Ortega is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against St. Louis.

8:33am - Patrick Wisdom went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Friday's 12-4 loss against the Cardinals.

8:27am - Zach Davies (6-12) lasted just two innings Friday against the Cardinals after allowing six runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out two as he took the loss.

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

11:54pm - Sergio Alcantara hit a two-run home run in his only at-bat in an 8-5 loss to the Cardinals in Game 1 of Friday's doubleheader.

11:51pm - Justin Steele (3-4) allowed six runs on seven hits and two walks with five strikeouts in five innings, taking the loss in the first game of Friday's doubleheader versus the Cardinals.

5:53pm - Trayce Thompson will head to the bench for the second half of Friday's doubleheader against St. Louis.

5:50pm - Matt Duffy will sit for the second game of Friday's doubleheader against the Cardinals.

5:41pm - Willson Contreras will sit for the second half of Friday's doubleheader against the Cardinals.

11:33am - Jason Adam Cubs selected Adam's contract from Triple-A Iowa and added him as the 29th man for Friday's doubleheader against the Cardinals, Sahadev Sharma of The Athletic reports.

11:29am - Rafael Ortega is on the bench for Game 1 of Friday's doubleheader against the Cardinals.

11:29am - Greg Deichmann was recalled by the Cubs on Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

11:26am - Robinson Chirinos was placed on the 10-day injured list Friday with a left oblique strain, Sahadev Sharma of The Athletic reports.

Wed, Sep 22, 2021

11:29pm - Robinson Chirinos was removed from Wednesday's loss to the Twins with an apparent left side injury, Tony Andracki of Marquee Sports Network reports.

11:14pm - Frank Schwindel went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Wednesday's loss to the Twins.

11:04pm - Nico Hoerner went 2-for-4 with two RBI in Wednesday's loss to the Twins.

10:54pm - Ian Happ went 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and two runs scored in Wednesday's loss to the Twins.

5:21pm - Jason Heyward David Ross said Tuesday it's doubtful Heyward (concussion) will return from the injured list before the end of the season, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.

4:49pm - Rafael Ortega went 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs and a stolen base Tuesday in the Cubs' 9-5 loss to the Twins. He also reached base on a hit by pitch.

4:43pm - Sergio Alcantara remains out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Twins.

4:40pm - Trayce Thompson will start in right field and bat eighth Wednesday against the Twins.

4:37pm - Patrick Wisdom went 1-for-3 with two RBI and a stolen base Tuesday in the Cubs' 9-5 loss to the Twins. He was also struck by two pitches.

4:35pm - Willson Contreras isn't in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Twins.

4:34pm - Matt Duffy will start at second base and bat fifth Wednesday against the Twins.

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

6:48pm - Nick Martini was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

6:41pm - Alfonso Rivas was placed on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with an injury to a tendon in his right middle finger, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

4:53pm - Dillon Maples cleared waivers Tuesday and was outrighted to Triple-A Iowa, Russell Dorsey of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

4:20pm - Sergio Alcantara isn't in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Twins.

1:56pm - Keegan Thompson (shoulder) tossed two scoreless innings in a starting role Sunday in the Cubs' 6-4 win over the Brewers. He scattered a hit and two walks and struck out none while taking a no-decision.

1:54pm - Adrian Sampson didn't factor into the decision Sunday in the Cubs' 6-4 win over the Brewers while giving up two runs over four innings behind starter Keegan Thompson. The right-hander scattered four hits and a walk and struck out one during the 55-pitch relief appearance.

Sun, Sep 19, 2021

11:08pm - Patrick Wisdom went 1-for-5 with a three-run home run in Sunday's win over the Brewers.

11:03pm - Trayce Thompson went 1-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run in Sunday's win over the Brewers.

10:58pm - Rowan Wick allowed two runs on two hits and three walks while retiring just two batters in Sunday's win over the Brewers.

10:46pm - Adam Morgan (1-0) tossed a scoreless inning of relief and earned the win Sunday against the Brewers. He walked one.

12:24pm - Nick Martini Cubs optioned Martini to Triple-A Iowa on Sunday, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.

12:20pm - Dillon Maples Cubs designated Maples for assignment Sunday, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.

12:15pm - Keegan Thompson (shoulder) was activated from the 10-day injured list and will start Sunday's game against the Brewers, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.

12:11pm - Ian Happ is on the bench for Sunday's game against the Brewers.

12:09pm - Willson Contreras is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Brewers.

12:03pm - Nico Hoerner Cubs reinstated Hoerner (oblique) from the 10-day injured list Sunday, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.

11:13am - Scott Effross (2-1) was tagged with the loss Saturday against Milwaukee after allowing two runs on three hits across two-thirds of an inning, fanning one.

11:02am - Willson Contreras went 1-for-4 with a walk, a solo home run and two total RBI in Saturday's loss to the Brewers.

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