CHICAGO Teams

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Can Cubs avoid letdown after losing an Arrieta start? (1:59)
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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

VIDEO: Dodgers manager Dave Roberts knows teams don't out-slug the Cubs' Jake Arrieta so his club fought fire with fire as Scott Kazmir gave up just one hit over six innings.

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Kurkjian: It's a coin flip, but I'd take Kershaw over Arrieta (1:03)
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Arrieta: Got outplayed tonight (1:45)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Video: Jake Arrieta, after the Cubs lost a start of his for the first time since last July.

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Video: Joe Maddon discusses reliever Clayton Richard's outing on Tuesday where he (0:49)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Video: Joe Maddon discusses reliever Clayton Richard's outing on Tuesday where he gave up 3 hits in the eight inning helping the Dodgers break a scoreless tie.

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Cubs fall to Dodgers, lose first Arrieta start since last July (1:18)
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Kazmir, Arrieta both strong on Tuesday at Wrigley (1:30)
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Fan throws back Seager's home run (0:27)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

A day after the Dodgers were held to one hit by the Cubs, they returned the favor with their own combined one-hitter. The Dodgers' 5-0 victory Tuesday countered the Cubs' 2-0 triumph Monday. Scott Kazmir pitched six scoreless and Corey Seager hit a three-run home run.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kris Bryant is playing SS for the Cubs for the first time in his career as Joe Maddon pulled a double switch taking Addison Russell out of the game. This year alone Bryant has played LF, RF, 3b, 1b and now SS.

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Gonzalez puts Dodgers on the board (0:32)
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Arrieta snags a K with the bases loaded (0:16)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Arrieta is done after 7 scoreless innings against the Dodgers. He threw 107 pitches giving up 2 hits and four walks while striking out 8. His record will remain 9-0 while the Cubs are still attempting to keep a team streak of consecutive wins when he pitches intact. They've won 23 in a row when Arrieta takes the mound. It's 0-0 Top 8.

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White Sox rally to beat Mets (1:21)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Nice night for Dodgers starter Scott Kazmir, who matched Jake Arrieta by allowing just one hit over six innings. The left-hander struck out seven while throwing 90 pitches. The Dodgers and Cubs are locked in a scoreless duel in the bottom of the seventh.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

With seven scoreless innings in the books by Jake Arrieta on Tuesday the Dodgers are in a 26 inning run scoring drought against the Cubs going back to last season. Arrieta just got out of a bases loaded jam by striking out Justin Turner looking on 3 pitches. It's 0-0 bot 7 as Arrieta's ERA is currently 1.56, tied with Clayton Kershaw for best in baseball.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Scott Kazmir is matching Jake Arrieta pitch for pitch at Wrigley Field tonight. He's given up just a single and a walk, both to Dexter Fowler, while striking out the hottest hitter in the league as Ben Zobrist has whiffed twice. Arrieta has given up 2 hits and a walk. It's 0-0 Bot 5.