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25-21, 1st in NL Cent
Cubs rocking 'Anchorman' suits for road trip (0:15)

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Of Ben Zobrist's five previous home runs this season, the highest was 31 feet below the one he knocked out during Thursday's 5-1 win over the Giants (95 feet).


Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs manager Joe Maddon was pleased with the work of his pitching staff on Thursday.


Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was either really getting into the 70s/Anchorman theme, or he grew up an Oscar Gamble fan.


Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs teammates Ben Zobrist and Jason Heyward leave Wrigley Field together, both featuring very different takes on the Anchorman theme.


Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Old buddies Jon Lester and John Lackey both went all-out for Joe Maddon's latest Cubs theme trip, this one inspired by Anchorman.

Bryant connects on his 11th home run (0:25)

Cubs beat Giants 5-1 to win 3rd straight

Kris Bryant, Jason Heyward and Ben Zobrist hit solo homers, spot starter Eddie Butler pitched five effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Thursday for their third straight win.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Zippy game at Wrigley Field, where the Chicago Cubs finished their homestand with a 5-1 win over the San Francisco Giants. Kris Bryant, Jason Heyward and Ben Zobrist provided the offense with solo homers off Jeff Samardzija. Eddie Butler and Mike Montgomery held the Giants to a lone, first-inning tally despite combining to strike out just one batter in the game.

Heyward's homer helps Cubs top Giants (0:29)

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Kris Bryant has been hot of late, but his homer on Thursday was quite fortunate to clear the fences. Only two of Bryant's 76 career home runs have been shorter: a 360-footer on Aug. 12, 2015 and a 361-footer on Sept. 9, 2016.


Kap's Cubs Corner: Greg Maddux

Former Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux joins David Kaplan. He discusses watching the Cubs now, his time in the majors and Kyle Hendricks.

Ross got a lot of positive feedback for 'DWTS' (1:39)

BBTN: Gray Changes Everything, Price's Status, Ross

Before a conversation with 2X World Series champion David Ross, Buster Olney and Jon Sciambi discuss how Oakland A's pitcher Sonny Gray's recent performances have shifted the starting pitching market, pitcher David Price's status with the Boston Red Sox, more oddities with the New York Mets and more. Plus, Rob Biertempfel on star outfielder Andrew McCutchen's future with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Ross on what Cubs' World Series win was like

ESPN MLB analyst David Ross dishes on what winning a World Series with the Cubs was like, Chicago's slow start, his experience on Dancing with the Stars and more.

Rizzo homers twice and the Philly Phanatic scares one young fan (0:46)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon made sure to praise home plate umpire and crew chief Jeff Nelson on Wednesday calling him one of the best in the game. But Maddon believes MLB should review the rule which led to Jason Heyward being called out at first base for interference, apparently for veering onto the grass and interfering with a throw. The play was very close and helped thwart a possible big inning by the Cubs.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Anthony Rizzo discuss hitting his two home runs in the Cubs 5-4 win over the Giants on Wednesday.

Cubs hold on to beat Giants (1:23)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

It got dicey in the ninth but the Cubs held on to beat the Giants 5-4 after Wade Davis gave up a 2-run HR in the ninth inning, his first earned runs given up this season. It took him 34 pitches to get through the inning as an insurance run in the eighth was the difference. Jason Heyward scored after tripling to open the inning. Anthony Rizzo was the hitting star as he homered twice and was on base 4 times.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade Davis just gave up his first earned runs of the season on his 12th pitch to Mac Williamson of the Giants who homered to right field. Davis hasn't pitched in a week and gave up a single before Williamson went deep to right.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24419th
On Base Percentage.33110th
Slugging Percentage.41913th
Earned Run Average3.948th
Quality Starts19Tied-19th

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