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CHICAGO | Cubs reliever Pedro Strop to miss rest of regular season

CHICAGO — Cubs reliever Pedro Strop will miss the rest of the regular season with a left hamstring strain, leaving the NL Central leaders with major questions at the back end of their bullpen. The team announced the injury after Strop underwent an MRI on Friday. Strop has been Chicago’s closer since Brandon Morrow was … Continue reading CHICAGO | Cubs reliever Pedro Strop to miss rest of regular season

PITTSBURGH | Lester, Happ combine to lead Cubs to 1-0 win over Pirates

PITTSBURGH — Jon Lester wasn’t overly excited about winning for the first time in just over a month. However, Cubs manager Joe Maddon couldn’t have been happier with his performance. Lester pitched six innings and Ian Happ homered as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Thursday night. Lester (13-5) allowed five hits, … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | Lester, Happ combine to lead Cubs to 1-0 win over Pirates