The Miami Marlins began a seven-game road trip as they lost to the Chicago Cubs 3-1 at Wrigley Field on Monday night. The Marlins had a three-game winning streak snapped while the Cubs won their fourth straight game.
Chicago(29-27) broke out to a 2-0 lead during the first inning. Ben Zobrist led off with a base hit and then Kris Bryant crushed a two-run homer to left field on a 1-0 pitch. It was his 13th home run of the season.
The Cubs scored again in the bottom of the third for a three-run cushion. Albert Amora Jr. hit a solo home run to left on a 3-1 count.
Miami(24-32) got on the scoreboard in the sixth inning. Dee Gordon knocked in J.T. Riddle on a sacrifice fly into center field.