Jeff Samardzija tossed 8 1/3 solid innings and Ryan Sweeney backed him with a two-run homer Tuesday, sending the Chicago Cubs over St. Louis 4-2.
Albert Pujols drove in three runs Tuesday in the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim's 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
Andrew McCutchen drove in run in each of the first two innings Thursday sending the Pittsburgh Pirates off to a 4-2 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Juan Lagares and Daniel Murphy each provided a late homer Sunday, rallying the New York Mets over the Chicago Cubs 4-3.
Pedro Ciriaco's RBI single in the 10th inning Sunday enabled the Boston Red Sox to salvage a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees.
Ivan Nova struck out 10 Red Sox batters Sunday and the New York Yankees banged out 14 hits in their 7-3 spanking of Boston.
Nick Punto went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI for the Red Sox Saturday, backing Felix Doubront's strong start in Boston's 7-4 victory over Toronto.
Felix Doubront tossed six solid innings Monday and the Boston Red Sox banged out 13 hits Monday in their 7-4 victory over Detroit.
Veteran Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis has been activated from the 15-day disabled list, the team said Tuesday.
Alcides Escobar drove in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning Wednesday and the Kansas City Royals held on to edge Boston 4-3.