Hey hey! The Cubs crushed the Bucs 10-5 at Wrigley on Sunday night, sweeping the three-game series. Kyle Hendricks dominated, pitching another quality start. His line: 6 IP, 12 K, 1 ER.
The first place Cubs hit FIVE home runs, including one from rookie Willson Contreras in his first MLB at-bat, one from Anthony Rizzo (who went 3-for-4 with 3 RBI), and one each from Russell, Bryant, & Baez.
The MLB-best Cubs start a three-game series against St. Louis at Wrigley on Monday.
NL Central Standings
Team W L PCT GB
Cubs 47 20 .701 --
Cards 35 33 .515 12.5
Pirates 33 36 .478 15.0