Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90

Don Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory in 1956 for the New York Yankees when he threw a perfect game and the only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesday night.

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Chicago faces St. Louis following Hendricks’ solid showing

Hudson goes 6 strong, Cardinals beat Phillies 5-3

Cubs-Cards set for London on June 13-14 in 2020

Iglesias hits grand slam as Reds beat Pirates 8-1 for split

Reynolds leads Pirates past Reds 8-5 in doubleheader opener

Segura helps Phillies beat Lester, Cubs 9-7

Keller, Royals top Cardinals 8-2 in Game 1 of doubleheader

Brad Keller pitched seven-plus innings of two-hit baseball, Jorge Soler hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 Wednesday in the first game of a doubleheader.

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0

With Christian Yelich on the bench, Milwaukee couldn't even get a runner past second base.

Báez’s pinch-hit single lifts Cubs over Phillies 3-2

Pinch-hitter Javier Báez's single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally and lifted the Chicago Cubs over Philadelphia 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop the Phillies' four-game winning streak.

Philadelphia takes 4-game win streak into matchup with Chicago

Philadelphia Phillies (28-19, first in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (27-18, first in the NL Central)

Realmuto homers in 10th, Phillies beat Cubs 5-4

Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals’ rally for 6-5 win

Baez takes 13-game hit streak into matchup with Nationals

Suarez singles in rain, Reds slow Cubs’ surge with 4-2 win

Riley, Teheran pace Braves’ attack in win over Cardinals

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Stephenson and the Reds host division foe Chicago

Chicago Cubs (25-15, first in the NL Central) vs. Cincinnati Reds (19-24, fifth in the NL Central)

Yasiel Puig singles in 10th as Reds rally past Cubs 6-5

Eugenio Suarez hit a tying two-run homer in the eighth inning Wednesday night, and slumping Yasiel Puig singled with the bases loaded in the 10th, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

Austin Riley homers in MLB debut, Braves blank Cardinals 4-0

Austin Riley made quite a splash in his big league debut Wednesday night, homering off Michael Wacha to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Cubs face the Reds following Hendricks’ strong performance

Chicago Cubs (25-14, first in the NL Central) vs. Cincinnati Reds (18-24, fifth in the NL Central)

Hendricks has 2-run 2B, pitches into 9th; Cubs top Reds 3-1

Kyle Hendricks had three hits, including a two-run double, and pitched into the ninth inning to lead the surging Chicago Cubs over the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 Tuesday night.

Cards hit 4 HRs to support Flaherty in 14-3 win over Braves

St. Louis hit four home runs, including three-run shots by Marcell Ozuna, Yadier Molina and Kolten Wong, and the Cardinals beat struggling right-hander Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves 14-3 on Tuesday night.

Eickhoff; Freeland, Both Start Tuesday Night

Eickhoff; Freeland, Both Start Tuesday Night

Roark gets the start for Reds in series opener against Hendricks, Cubs

Chicago Cubs (24-14, first in the NL Central) vs. Cincinnati Reds (18-23, fifth in the NL Central)

Lester pitches Cubs past Brewers 4-1 for series win

Jon Lester pitched 6 2/3 gutsy innings, Kris Bryant hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Sunday night to take a weekend series between the top teams in the NL Central.

Sandoval’s homer, 3 hits help Giants beat Reds 6-5

Pablo Sandoval homered and doubled in his second three-hit game this season, scoring the go-ahead run on Kevin Pillar’s two-out single in the eighth inning to lift the San Francisco Giants over the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 on Sunday.

Bell has 5 RBIs, Pirates take 3rd straight from Cards, 10-6

Josh Bell homered and drove in a career-high five runs and Adam Frazier hit a tiebreaking, pinch-hit double to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 10-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.

Piscotty homer in 13th lifts A’s past Reds 5-4

Stephen Piscotty homered leading off the bottom of the 13th inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Wednesday night.

Heyward homer gives Cubs 3-2 win in 11th in Russell’s return

Jason Heyward homered leading off the 11th inning to lift the surging Chicago Cubs over the Miami Marlins 3-2 Wednesday night in Addison Russell’s return to the majors.

Eickhoff allows 3 hits in 8 innings, Phillies blank Cards

Jerad Eickhoff allowed three hits in eight innings, César Hernández homered and drove in three runs and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 on Wednesday.

Cubs investigating fan’s ‘offensive’ hand gesture

The Chicago Cubs say they are investigating a fan using what appeared to be an offensive hand gesture associated with racism behind a black television reporter who was on the air.

Urena scheduled to start for Miami against Chicago

Miami Marlins (10-25, fifth in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (20-13, second in the NL Central)

Athletics’ Fiers throws 2nd career no-hitter, beats Reds 2-0

Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics pitched his second career no-hitter by shutting down the Cincinnati Reds with help from two spectacular defensive plays in a 2-0 victory Tuesday night.

Bryant’s 3-run HR gives Cubs 5-2 win over Marlins

Kris Bryant hit a tiebreaking three-run homer with two out in the ninth inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.

Harper’s grand slam keys Phillies’ 11-1 rout of Cardinals

Bryce Harper hit a grand slam, his first with the Phillies, and Rhys Hoskins added four hits, including a homer, to spark Philadelphia to an 11-1 rout of the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

Smith, Marlins to take on Lester, Cubs

Miami Marlins (10-24, fifth in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (19-13, second in the NL Central)

Cubs bullpen goes wild, Marlins rally in 9th to win 6-5

Pedro Strop walked three batters in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins took advantage, rallying for three runs to pull out a 6-5 victory Monday night that ended the Chicago Cubs' winning streak at seven games.

Cardinals back Mikolas with 3 HRs in 6-0 win over Phillies

Miles Mikolas pitched seven stellar innings and Yadier Molina hit one of three home runs that powered the St. Louis Cardinals past the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 on Monday night.

Buzzed: Swarm of bees forces delay to Giants-Reds game

A swarm of bees settled above the backstop screen shortly before the first pitch, prompting an 18-minute delay to the start of a game between the Giants and Reds.

Cubs pound Cardinals 13-5 for 7th straight win

Kris Bryant hit his fourth career grand slam in Chicago's six-run eighth inning and the Cubs pounded the St. Louis Cardinals 13-5 on Sunday night for their season-high seventh consecutive victory.

Hendricks 4-hitter as Cubs beat Cards 4-0, win 5th in row

Kyle Hendricks needed just 81 pitches for a four-hitter, Anthony Rizzo homered for his third straight game and the Chicago Cubs beat the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Friday.

Chicago hosts St. Louis, looks to build on Lester’s strong performance

St. Louis Cardinals (20-11, first in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (16-12, second in the NL Central)

Strasburg fastest to 1,500 Ks, Nationals beat Cardinals 2-1

Stephen Strasburg reached 1,500 strikeouts in fewer innings than any pitcher in major league history, and the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 after a long rain delay Thursday to salvage the finale of a four-game series.

Reds call up Nick Senzel for MLB debut

The Reds have been grooming Senzel to play center field since spring training.

Thor strikes! Syndergaard HRs, goes 9 as Mets beat Reds 1-0

Noah Syndergaard became the first pitcher in 36 years to homer and throw a shutout in a 1-0 victory, lifting the New York Mets over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday.

Mikolas, Cardinals down Nationals 5-1 for 5th win in row

Miles Mikolas outpitched Max Scherzer, Marcell Ozuna had three hits and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 Wednesday night for their fifth straight win.

Cubs jump on Mariners, Lester allows 1 hit in 11-0 rout

Jon Lester and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Javier Baez homered and doubled during Chicago's six-run second inning, and the Cubs beat the Seattle Mariners 11-0 on Wednesday for their 13th win in 17 games.

Mariners look to stop 3-game losing streak against Cubs

PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Jon Lester (1-1, 2.37 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 19 strikeouts) Mariners: Marco Gonzales (1-0, 2.80 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 34 strikeouts)

Alonso’s sac fly gives Mets 4-3 win over Reds in 10

Rookie Pete Alonso hit a game-winning sacrifice fly off Cincinnati closer Raisel Iglesias in the 10th inning, and the New York Mets rebounded from a blown ninth-inning lead to beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Tuesday night and avoid dropping below .500 for the first time this year.

Cubs to option Russell to Triple-A when eligible to return

The Chicago Cubs will option shortstop Addison Russell to Triple-A Iowa when he's eligible to return from his 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy later this week.

Schwarber’s homer lifts Cubs to 6-5 win over Mariners

Kyle Schwarber hit a two-run homer with two out in the eighth, and the Chicago Cubs topped the Seattle Mariners 6-5 on Tuesday night for their third consecutive victory.

Cubs to take on Mariners on the road

Chicago Cubs (14-12, second in the NL Central) vs. Seattle Mariners (18-13, second in the NL West)

Cardinals score 6 in 5th inning to beat Nationals 6-3

Harrison Bader homered to spark a six-run fifth inning as the surging St. Louis Cardinals rallied past Patrick Corbin and the Washington Nationals 6-3 on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series.

Hernandez Ks 3 with bases loaded, Reds beat Braves 4-2

Reliever David Hernandez struck out three straight with the bases loaded, Eugenio Suarez drove in three and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 Thursday night in a rain-delayed victory.

Ray set to start for Arizona against the Cubs

Chicago Cubs (12-11, second in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (15-11, second in the NL West)

Cubs’ Russell says he’s focused on becoming a better person

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell says he's focused on "trying to become a better person" since being suspended for 40 games for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.

Lester solid in return, but Dodgers get past Cubs 2-1

Although it wasn't enough to keep the Cubs rolling, Jon Lester was pleased with his first outing in more than two weeks.

Cubs’ Strop earned save after his car was stolen

Chicago Cubs reliever Pedro Strop made a quick decision between completing the paperwork about his stolen car or helping his team beat the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Baez, Heyward hit 3-run HRs in 6th as Cubs beat Dodgers 7-6

Javier Baez and Jason Heyward each hit three-run homers in the sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs overcame a wild start by Cole Hamels to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6 Wednesday night.

Cubs’ Lester set to start Thursday against Dodgers

Lester is 1-0 with a 2.57 ERA in three starts.

Chicago hosts Los Angeles, aims to build on Quintana’s strong outing

Los Angeles Dodgers (15-10, first in the NL West) vs. Chicago Cubs (11-10, third in the NL Central)

DeJong, Molina lift Cardinals over Brewers 4-3

Paul DeJong hit a tiebreaking, leadoff homer in the eighth inning, Yadier Molina had three hits and two RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Tuesday night.

Quintana pitches 7 strong, Báez jukes, Cubs beat Dodgers 7-2

José Quintana pitched seven crisp innings in his third straight win, and the Chicago Cubs used a fast start to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 on Tuesday night.

Puig’s long homer helps Reds beat Braves 7-6

Yasiel Puig hit a two-run homer in the first inning off the facade of the second deck in left-center field, and the Cincinnati Reds wasted an early lead and then rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-6 Tuesday night.

20 years ago: Cardinals’ Tatits makes baseball history

Its been 20 years since the unimaginable happened during the third inning of a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Iowa Cubs pitcher builds a low-cost tiny home, finds peace

Most players for the triple A Iowa Cubs live in hotels or apartments during the season, but one of their minor league pitchers has chosen to live in a self-built 104-square-foot tiny house this summer.

Quintana expected to start for Chicago against Los Angeles

Los Angeles Dodgers (15-9, first in the NL West) vs. Chicago Cubs (10-10, fourth in the NL Central)

Fowler’s 4 hits, 4 RBIs lead Cardinals over Brewers 13-5

Dexter Fowler had four-hit game in six years, hitting his first home run this season and driving in four runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 13-5 on Monday night.

Rockies’ Kyle Freeland on injured list with finger blister

The 25-year-old's outing was cut short after 86 pitches because of the blister.

Reds drop series finale in San Diego

The Padres scored four times off Tyler Mahle in the deciding third inning as San Diego stopped the Reds three-game winning streak.

Hendricks strikes out 11, Cubs beat Diamondbacks 5-1

Kyle Hendricks struck out a season-high 11 over seven scoreless innings in his first win, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Friday.

Chicago faces Arizona, aims to build on Hamels’ strong performance

Arizona Diamondbacks (10-9, third in the NL West) vs. Chicago Cubs (8-9, fourth in the NL Central)

Votto hits 1st career leadoff homer in Reds’ 4-1 win

Votto, 35 and in his 14th big league season, was batting leadoff for the third straight game and just the fourth time in his career.

Reds’ Joey Votto pops out to first for 1st time in career

A remarkable baseball streak ended Wednesday when Joey Votto innocuously popped out to first base.