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Rizzo's 2-run HR in 9th lifts Cubs over Dodgers 2-1

LOS ANGELES -- Yu Darvish can rest easier now. He finally conquered his demons at Dodger Stadium.

He tossed seven innings of one-run ball while being booed heavily and Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.

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Hamels, Báez lead Cubs past Cardinals 3-1

CHICAGO -- Cole Hamels threw eight innings of three-hit shutout ball, Javier Baez hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs topped the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Friday.

The Cubs have won four of five since being swept in a three-game series at St. Louis last weekend. The Cardinals opened a season-high 10 game road trip that will take them Miami and then to New York to face the Mets.

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Schwarber, Báez homer; Cubs end Rockies' winning streak

CHICAGO -- With a new veteran in the fold, the Chicago Cubs deep, dangerous lineup seems a little bit deeper and more dangerous.

Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez homered, Kyle Hendricks was solid again through seven innings and the Cubs beat Colorado 6-3 on Tuesday night to end the Rockies' season-high eight-game winning streak.

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Cubs top Reds 8-6 in wild 6-HR game

CHICAGO -- Addison Russell homered at Wrigley Field for the first time since he was suspended for violating baseball's domestic violence policy, leading the Chicago Cubs to a wild 8-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.

With the wind blowing out on a warm day at the iconic neighborhood ballpark, Albert Almora Jr. and Jason Heyward also connected to help the NL Central-leading Cubs rebound from their disappointing loss in the series opener Friday. Tyler Chatwood gave Chicago's weary bullpen a lift by working the ninth for his first save since 2017.

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Hamels no decision against old club, Cubs top Phillies 8-4

CHICAGO -- Cole Hamels wasn't sharp. The Chicago Cubs compensated with power and a solid bullpen effort.

Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 Wednesday night.

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