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Jon Lester
Struggles again in loss
PChicago Cubs
August 23, 2019
Lester (10-9) allowed six runs on nine hits with one walk and two strikeouts across 4.1 innings while taking a loss against the Nationals on Friday.
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Willson Contreras
Hoping to ramp up next week
CChicago Cubs
Hamstring
August 23, 2019
Contreras (hamstring) hopes to be able to ramp up baseball activities next week, Tony Andracki of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
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Ian Happ
Not starting Friday
3BChicago Cubs
August 23, 2019
Happ is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Nationals.
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Victor Caratini
Day off Friday
CChicago Cubs
August 23, 2019
Caratini is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Nationals.
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Kyle Hendricks
Shuts down Giants
PChicago Cubs
August 22, 2019
Hendricks (9-9) pitched seven scoreless innings to earn the win Thursday against the Giants. He allowed three hits and no walks, while striking out seven.
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Rowan Wick
Picks up second save
PChicago Cubs
August 22, 2019
Wick recorded the final two outs of Thursday's win over the Giants for his second save of the season. He struck out one batter.
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Anthony Rizzo
Scores three times in win
1BChicago Cubs
August 22, 2019
Rizzo went 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and three runs Wednesday in the Cubs' 12-11 win over the Giants.
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Craig Kimbrel
Notches 11th save
PChicago Cubs
August 22, 2019
Kimbrel earned the save against the Giants on Wednesday after tossing a perfect inning with two strikeouts.
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Brandon Kintzler
Earns win in relief
PChicago Cubs
August 21, 2019
Kintzler (3-2) picked up the win against the Giants on Wednesday after tossing a scoreless inning that included two strikeouts and a hit.
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Kris Bryant
Hits game-winning homer
3BChicago Cubs
August 21, 2019
Bryant went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run and another run scored in Wednesday's 12-11 victory over the Giants.
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Kyle Schwarber
Cranks 29th homer
OFChicago Cubs
August 21, 2019
Schwarber went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run and another RBI in Wednesday's win over the Giants.
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Nicholas Castellanos
Homers, collects four hits
OFChicago Cubs
August 21, 2019
Castellanos went 4-for-5 with a two-run home run, another RBI and another run scored in Wednesday's 12-11 win over the Giants.
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Yu Darvish
Whiffs eight in no-decision
PChicago Cubs
August 21, 2019
Darvish did not factor into the decision during Wednesday's 12-11 win over the Giants, allowing seven runs (six earned) on seven hits while striking out eight over 5.1 innings.
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Ben Zobrist
On track to return Sept. 1
2BChicago Cubs
Personal
August 21, 2019
Zobrist (personal) is on track to rejoin the Cubs at the beginning of September, Bruce Levine of 670TheScore.com reports.
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Brandon Morrow
Shut down for season
PChicago Cubs
Elbow
August 21, 2019
Morrow (elbow) has been ruled out for the remainder of the season, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
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Willson Contreras
Partakes in on-field drills
CChicago Cubs
Hamstring
August 21, 2019
Contreras (hamstring) did some on-field drills prior to Wednesday's game against the Giants, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
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Cole Hamels
Looks better in win
PChicago Cubs
August 20, 2019
Hamels (7-4) allowed three runs over six innings to pick up the win Tuesday against the Giants. He gave up five hits and two walks, while striking out five.
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Nicholas Castellanos
Homers again Tuesday
OFChicago Cubs
August 20, 2019
Castellanos went 3-for-5 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Giants.
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Anthony Rizzo
Goes deep twice in win
1BChicago Cubs
August 20, 2019
Rizzo went 3-for-3 with a walk, two solo home runs and three runs scored in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Giants.
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Steve Cishek
Returns from injured list
PChicago Cubs
August 20, 2019
Cishek (hip) was activated off the 10-day injured list prior to Tuesday's game against the Giants, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
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Ben Zobrist
Weekend plans revealed
2BChicago Cubs
Personal
August 20, 2019
Zobrist (personal) will play for Double-A Tennessee on Thursday and Triple-A Iowa on Friday and Saturday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
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Mark Zagunis
Returned to Triple-A
OFChicago Cubs  AAA
August 20, 2019
Zagunis was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday.
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Ian Happ
Sitting Tuesday
3BChicago Cubs
August 20, 2019
Happ is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Giants.
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Victor Caratini
Sitting Tuesday
CChicago Cubs
August 20, 2019
Caratini is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Giants.
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Steve Cishek
Expected back Tuesday
PChicago Cubs
Hip
August 19, 2019
Cishek (hip) is expected to be activated from the 10-day injured list ahead of Tuesday's series opener against the Giants, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
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