CHICAGO Teams

Schwarber pads Cubs' lead with solo HR (0:23)
Heyward's perfect throw nails Taylor at home (0:36)

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs starter Yu Darvish moved closer to a return from tendinitis in his right triceps after throwing a simulated game at Wrigley Field before Wednesday's game against the Dodgers. Both Maddon and Darvish said the outing went as well as could have been expected and he was able to work on all of his pitches. He will be re-evaluated on Thursday before a next step is established but it could be a rehab start, of which Darvish said he likely would only need one before he returns to the Chicago rotation.

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Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs have placed closer Brandon Morrow on the disabled list because of back tightness. Morrow hurt himself while taking off his pants which, on the surface, sounds kind of amusing but is the kind of frustrating back-related tweak that many of us can identify with. The move is retroactive to Sunday. Reliever Justin Hancock, added as the 26th man for Tuesday's doubleheader, will remain on the big league roster.

Greeny: Morrow pants injury 'is a new one on the list' (0:48)
Cubs walk off in 10 (1:07)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs OF Albert Almora Jr react to his walk off hit in the Cubs 2-1, 10th inning win over the Dodgers on Tuesday night.

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Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts liked what he saw from Rich Hill on Tuesday.

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Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers' Rich Hill enjoyed his best outing of the 2018 season on the day he was activated from the disabled list. He says that perhaps it was a good thing that he had some time off because he made some key adjustments.

Cubs walk off in 10th on Almora's single (0:37)
Schwarber sends HR out to right (0:25)
Rizzo turns unassisted double play (0:20)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Schwarber tied the game with his 3rd career HR (1st this season) against a pitch on the upper and inner third of the plate (up and in). He is a career .222 hitter vs up-and-in pitches, with a .389 slugging percentage. He's hitting .211 this season on those pitches.