Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits over seven innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and scored three runs as the Chicago Cubs beat Los Angeles 8-2 Friday night, snapping the Dodgers’ six-game winning streak.
Around the league: Major League Baseball made a statement on the controversial Reds-Marlins play, Miami placed Henderson Alvarez on the DL, the Orioles sign Joe Saunders to a minor league deal, and Cards’ John Lackey will stick to his contract and pitch in 2015 for $500K.
Cubbies Crib: Kyle Hendricks, Cubs snap Dodgers win streak
Daily Herald: Russell leaves Chicago with warm Cubs memories
ESPN Chicago: Deadline end of Cubs era?
FOX Sports MLB: MLB issues statement on controversial Reds-Marlins play
NBC Sports MLB: Marlins place Henderson Alvarez on disabled list
CBS Sports MLB: Cards’ John Lackey says he’ll honor contract, pitch in 2015 for $500K
Baltimore Sun: Orioles sign Joe Saunders to minor league deal