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Mets upend Cubs in Game 1 of NLCS

...went 22-6 with a 1.77 ERA this season and is 2-0 with a 2.45 ERA and 20 strikeouts in two playoff starts. No Cubs pitcher has won three games in one postseason. The right-hander had allowed all of four runs in a span of 10 starts before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-17/mets-upend-cubs-game-1-n
Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta's rise to stardom was measured

CHICAGO - The story of how Jake Arrieta transformed himself from one of baseball's most thoughtful pitchers into one of the hottest is the opposite of an overnight sensation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-10/cubs-pitcher-jake-arriet
Cubs' Jake Arrieta tosses no-hitter against Dodgers

...his 116th pitch to end it.Arrieta became the first Cubs pitcher to throw a no-hitter since Carlos Zambrano on Sept...his ERA to 0.43 in August while becoming the first Cubs pitcher with that many wins in the month since Rick Sutcliffe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-30/cubs-jake-arrieta-tosses
Cubs' Jake Arrieta continues to climb

...and tonight I was just fortunate that everything aligned right."Last year, Arrieta (17-6) became the first Cubs pitcher since 1950 to take a no-hitter into the seventh inning three times in one season. He tossed a one-hit shutout against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-31/cubs-jake-arrieta-contin
Cubs' Jake Arrieta shuts down Braves

...Arrieta stranded him by striking out Kelly Johnson.Arrieta, who set a career high for victories, became the first Cubs pitcher since Carlos Zambrano in 2011 to win more than 10 games."It's up to you to understand the adjustments necessary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-19/cubs-jake-arrieta-shuts-
Cubs to honor Ernie Banks at opener

...Banks' sons, Joey and Jerry, will throw out the ceremonial first pitches and lead the seventh inning stretch.? Cubs pitcher Jon Lester declared himself ready for Opening Day after throwing 84 pitches in a minor league contest on Tues day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-31/cubs-honor-ernie-banks-o
Chicago starter banned by team

...were "intolerable.""This was the most stringent penalty we could enforce without a release," Hendry said.Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster had similarly strong words."He's made his bed. Let him sleep in it," Dempster said."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-08-14/chicago-starter-banned-t
Phillies close in on playoff berth

...white-and-red "Fightin' Phils" rally towels while keeping a close eye on the scoreboard. They stood and cheered when Cubs pitcher Jason Marquis hit a grand slam to give Chicago a 6-2 lead over the Mets in the fourth inning at Shea Stadium. Even...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/23/bra_476792.shtml
Braves
Red Sox, Cubs highlight All-Star rosters

...own the best record in the league. Soriano has been out with a broken left hand, but may return in time to play. Cubs pitchers Kerry Wood and Ryan Dempster and third baseman Aramis Ramirez were chosen by NL players, and pitcher Carlos Zambrano...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/07/bas_464766.shtml
Baseball
Replay could be instituted in near future

...League and then the 2009 World Baseball Classic. "The game needs it, and I think it does need it soon," Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lieber said Friday before a game at Toronto. "With technology the way it is today, there's no reason why it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/14/bas_462187.shtml
Baseball