5:35 PM EDT, Mon August 29, 2016

Hammel: 'Tried to stay as sharp as I could'

Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel discusses staying ready to pitch despite missing a week of baseball.

Maddon only knows that Strop 'hurt his knee'

Cubs manager Joe Maddon discusses the injury suffered by Pedro Strop.

Cubs PGL: Hammel 'outstanding,' Chapman 'fun to see'

David Kaplan and Todd Hollandsworth discuss the Cubs after a victory on Wednesday.

Contreras after win: 'I feel a lot better behind the plate'

Kelly Crull chats with Wilson Contreras after a Cubs victory on Wednesday.

VIDEO: Hammel contributes to his own cause in the fifth

Jason Hammel came around to score to give the Cubs a 2-0 lead in the fifth inning on a Dexter Fowler double off of Ricky Nolasco. Hammel started his team's rally with a one-out single right and got into scoring position on a wild pitch by Nolasco....

The value of Jason Hammel as Cubs develop Willson Contreras

Jason Hammels starts have been just as important to the Cubs as they have been to Willson Contreras, whos getting valuable reps calling a game behind the plate.

Orioles' Steve Pearce a new asset against left-handers, but hot hitters still sit

Starting Wednesday, newly-acquired outfielder Steve Pearce is back as a fixture in the Orioles’ lineup against left-handed pitching, owing to his .377 batting average against opposite-side pitching before he returned to Baltimore from the Tampa Bay Rays. However, in inserting he and reserve outfielder...
Northwest Herald Aug 3, 2016

Chicago Cubs defeat Miami Marlins behind Jason Hammel, Dexter Fowler

CHICAGO – Jason Hammel threw six scoreless innings, Dexter Fowler had three hits and the Cubs beat Miami ace Jose Fernandez and the Marlins, 3-2, Tuesday night.