Cubs break slide by finishing Braves’ 14-game run

Cubs break slide by finishing Braves’ 14-game run

Cubs break slide by finishing Braves’ 14-game run

Jun 17, 2022; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Cubs third baseman Christopher Morel (5) hits a sacrifice fly against the Atlanta Braves during the eight inning at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

  • The Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Friday to finish their 10-game series of failures.
  • It was the first time since 1999 that a group had taken down a team with a twofold digit series of defeats and one with a double digit series win.

Cubs fixed the game’s just gone against reliever A.J. Minter (2-1), who strolled special hitter Jonathan Villar to begin the inning.


Villar moved to second on Andrelton Simmons’ penance hit and took third in the wake of being uncontrolled by Minter.

Morel hit a fly to focus defender Michael Harris II, whose toss to the plate was wide toward the a respectable starting point side and permitted Villar to securely slide home.

The triumphant pitcher was Chris Martin (1-0), who tossed a scoreless eighth. David Robertson worked out of a bases-stacked jam in the 10th inning and procured his eighth save. Minter permitted his originally procured run since April 24.

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Anthony Rizzo finished an eight-run fifth inning with his 6th vocation huge homerun and visiting New York crushed Toronto.

Giancarlo Stanton and Joey Gallo each hit two-run homeruns and DJ LeMahieu added a performance went for New York in the opener of a three-game series. Gallo had three RBIs for the Yankees, who have won eight in succession.


Alejandro Kirk hit a performance homer for the Blue Jays, who have lost two straight. Gabriel Moreno had three singles and two RBIs.

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C.J. Cron homered two times and drove in five runs, Randal Grichuk likewise dove deep and got done with two hits and Colorado beat San Diego in Denver.

Cron and Charlie Blackmon had three hits each, Yonathan Daza and Connor Joe had two hits each and Kyle Freeland (3-5) permitted four sudden spikes in demand for eight hits north of seven innings for the Rockies. Freeland strolled one and had no strikeouts.

Trent Grisham homered and Jake Cronenworth had two hits for the Padres, who had their four-game series of wins halted.

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