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Cubs, Pirates Postponed After 2 Long Rain Delays

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates was postponed Monday night after two rain delays totaling almost 3½ hours.

No makeup date was announced. 152 more words

Sports

Cubs Brew Sweep

Going to the 9th, the Cubs had a reasonable 4-1 lead.  Milwaukee was not too welcoming for an apparent sweep.  The Brewers wouldn’t go down easy. 84 more words

Chicago Cubs

A.J. Burnett has a strained flexor tendon. Could pitch again this year.

UPDATE:

AJ Burnett was diagnosed w/a flexor strain in his right elbow today. He received a PRP injection & estimated time of return is approx 4 wks.

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Len & Lin: Cubs Heating Up As Stretch Run Begins [Listen]

Following a week in which the Cubs were no-hit & swept by a lowly Phillies team, they’ve gotten back on track by taking four in a row from Milwaukee. 115 more words

Features

Beanball the name of the game for Reds, Pirates

Tensions were high during the last of a four-game series between the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburg Pirates on Sunday, culminating in benches and bullpens clearing during the eighth inning. 284 more words

NL Central

War games: comparing the upgrades by the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates

By Derek Helling

The Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals, arguably the two best teams in the National League this season, both hail from the NL’s Central division. 865 more words

MLB