Addison Russell clobbered a pair of home runs on Friday, leading the Cubs offense in a 14-5 rout over the Diamondbacks.
Jon Lester was blessed with a massive amount of early run support on Friday and cruised to an easy victory against the Diamondbacks, allowing two runs on five hits over his five frames.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Cubs plan to extend Dexter Fowler a qualifying offer this winter.
Kyle Schwarber will be sidelined for at least 3-5 days after being diagnosed with a right rib cage strain.
Cubs sent RHP James Russell outright to Triple-A Iowa.
Cubs recalled RHP C.J. Edwards from Triple-A Iowa.
Kris Bryant slugged a two-run homer in the Cubs' loss to the Reds on Wednesday in Chicago.
Kyle Schwarber has been scratched from Wednesday's lineup and will undergo an MRI due to right rib soreness.
Jorge Soler (oblique) hopes to resume swinging a bat on Friday.
Hector Rondon finished Tuesday's 5-4 win versus the Reds with a 1-2-3 ninth inning for his 25th save.
Dan Haren got a no-decision in Tuesday's victory over the Reds, giving up two runs in five innings.
Kyle Schwarber's two-run home run in the seventh inning was the deciding factor in Tuesday's win over the Reds.
Cubs sent RHP Brian Schlitter outright to Triple-A Iowa.
Cubs activated C David Ross off the bereavement list.
Cubs designated LHP James Russell for assignment.