Make or break week for the Cubs?

For the next 7 days, the Cubs will face the two teams they are chasing in the NL wild card race. The Cubs are 4 games back of the Pirates for the 1st spot and tied with the Giants for the 2nd spot.

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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Brewers 3

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.

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Bryant leaves early in Cubs' win (1:13)
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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

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)

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

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Rizzo homers again in win (0:36)
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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

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs40022nd
Batting Average.23729th
On Base Percentage.31415th
Slugging Percentage.37228th
Earned Run Average3.436th
Quality Starts5315th
WHIP1.183rd
BAA.2383rd

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