7/1/2015 | Mets' squeeze try vs. Cubs turns bizarre
The Mets' struggle to score runs turned ugly in the eighth inning vs. the Cubs on Wednesday, despite a controversial call working in their favor.
7/1/2015 | Lester's crisp outing encouraging for Cubs
Maybe the Mets were just what Jon Lester needed to get back on track.
7/1/2015 | Arrieta, deGrom meet as Cubs vie for Citi sweep
They might draw less attention than others in their respective rotations, but Jake Arrieta and Jacob deGrom have been aces for their clubs this season. They'll square off in the finale of a three-game series between the Cubs and Mets on Thursday in Citi Field.
7/1/2015 | Resting Russell, Bryant part of Cubs' plan
Cubs manager Joe Maddon held second baseman Addison Russell out of the starting lineup Wednesday to provide the scuffling rookie with some time to rest his mind. But as the season progresses, Maddon said he plans on sitting Russell more often to preserve the youngster's body.
7/1/2015 | Maddon: 'No question' Rizzo is #ASGWorthy
Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo appears near the top of the National League in seemingly every positive statistical category -- except votes on the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot. So with voting for the All-Star starters ending Thursday at 10:59 p.m. CT, Cubs manager Joe Maddon went to bat Wednesday for his slugging first baseman.
7/1/2015 | Cubs outlast Mets, break through for win in 11
It took 11 innings, multiple scoring chances (and nearly as many mistakes) before someone finally crossed home plate. That someone wound up being the Cubs, who waited until the 11th inning of their 2-0 win over the Mets on Wednesday before eking across the game's first runs.