Kyle Hendricks (4-4) allowed five hits, walked one and struck out six in 7 1-3 innings in Chicago’s 2-0 win Sunday over the Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins recent string of wins came to an end on Saturday, but the team is hoping to start a new one in Sunday’s rubber match at Wrigley.
Kris Bryant hit two home runs, including a grand slam, to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Miami Marlins 7-2 Saturday night.
Justin Bour and Christian Yelich homered and the Miami Marlins got six impressive innings from Tom Koehler in a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday
A bench-clearing confrontation led by injured Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez and Chicago Cubs outfielder Junior Lake ended in a standoff.
The Miami Marlins have been playing .500 baseball over the past 10 games.
A woeful offensive drought is chiefly responsible for the Tampa Bay Rays’ worst losing streak in nearly five years. But they may be primed to break out against Henderson Alvarez.
The Miami Marlins weren’t acting on premonition when they traded for a reliever Sunday, though what unfolded later in the day proved how badly their bullpen needs help.
The Tampa Bay Rays put right-hander Alex Cobb on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained oblique in his left side, the second starter they’ve lost to injury in a week.
The Tampa Bay Rays lost against the Yankees, 3-2, Sunday during what the team thought would be a sweep.