The Chicago Cubs' young players thrived in this weekend's sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers put the Cubs at 10 games over .500 for the first time.
Clayton Richard pitched six solid innings for the Cubs on Sunday, but there's no guarantee he'll be with the team much longer.
The Cubs believe that third baseman Kris Bryant will be all right after he left Sunday's 4-3 win over the Brewers in the fifth inning with dizziness.
Closer Hector Rondon nearly squandered a three-run lead, and Chicago Cubs rookie Kris Bryant got hurt in a 4-3 win on Sunday that completed a four-game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Cubs completed a four-game sweep of the Brewers behind a strong outing by Clayton Richard in what could be his last start for Chicago.
Cubs win series, lose Bryant
The Cubs swept the Brewers in four games with a 4-3 win in Milwaukee to run their win streak to five. Kris Bryant hit an RBI single in the fifth but left the game with an apparent head injury after sliding headfirst into second base. Box score
Cubs manager gets fourth ejection of season but team gets out of inning unscathed against the Brewers.
Kris Bryant left Sunday's game against the Brewers after sliding head first into second while making contact with shortstop Jean Segura in the fifth.
Bryant (head) leaves game in Milwaukee
Cubs 3B Kris Bryant was removed in the fifth inning after being tagged in the head sliding into second base. The Cubs have a 4-1 lead. Follow live
Haren, Hunter fill weak spots for Cubs
The Chicago front office filled the team's two biggest holes with Dan Haren and Tommy Hunter. Better yet, the Cubs preserved the top two tiers of prospects in their farm system. GM deadline grades (Insider)
The well-traveled right hander pitched reasonably well for the Marlins in 21 starts and is eager to see what he can do in Chicago.
Russell rips homer to center
Brewers starter Kyle Lohse surrendered his 25th homer of the season to Addison Russell, who hit his seven this year. The Cubs lead the Brewers 2-0 in the second at Miller Park. Follow live
The reliever was pulled by Joe Maddon after running into some trouble, but he understands he has to move on quickly and so do the Cubs.
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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is heating up exactly when his team needs him -- and he's doing it in dramatic fashion.
Tommy Hunter got the final two outs of the ninth inning on Saturday, earning a save in his Chicago Cubs debut.
The Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Saturday night. Here's a quick look at the game.
Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits and Anthony Rizzo continued his homer binge to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.
Final: Cubs 4, Brewers 2
Anthony Rizzo homered for the 4th straight game and Jorge Soler maintained the Cubs' lead by robbing a 2-run homer in the 9th inning as the Cubs won their 4th straight. Box score
New Chicago Cubs reliever Tommy Hunter should fit in nicely with laid back manager Joe Maddon's clubhouse.
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