Saturday, June 24, 2017

Cubs Get By Marlins

     The Miami Marlins fell to the Chicago Cubs 5-3 at Marlins Park on Saturday. The Fish are now 3-3 on their current home stand and have won eight of their last 11 home games.
     Chicago(38-36) put up one run in the top of the first inning. Ian Happ drove in Jon Jay with a base hit into right field.
     Miami(33-40) responded with three runs in the bottom of the frame. J.T. Realmuto smashed a three-run homer to left field on a 1-1 count. Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich scored in front of him on the play.
     The Cubbies tied the contest up during the fourth inning. Javier Baez singled to left field which brought home Addison Russell. Baez then scored on a double by Albert Almora Jr. to right field.
     The Cubs regained the lead 5-3 in the top of the sixth. Baez knocked in Russell and Happ with a double to right.

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