The Cubs never had a chance in this game. They the Braves.
About that score:
The Braves scored
The Cubs scored
The Cubs’ runs were driven in by
Kyle Hendricks had thrown well in his last start, but this time, not so much. He allowed four home runs in the first inning. That tied a franchise record set by .
The Cubs bullpen . It didn’t really matter because after the Cubs got to within two runs, the Braves had their second .
This was the Cubs’ most lopsided defeat since . That game also got a do-it-yourself recap here. The good news (maybe!) is that the Cubs followed that loss with a three-game wining streak.
After Hendricks, the Cubs pitchers who finished the game
Craig Kimbrel threw an inning in garbage time. Sometimes this doesn’t work for closers, but Sunday night,
The Cubs’ record is now
But that doesn’t matter, because
Tuesday night at Wrigley Field, the Cubs will
In that game, the Cubs will send Jake Arrieta to the mound to face Taijuan Walker, and Jake will…
Tuesday’s game will be televised on
Manager David Ross’ comments after Sunday’s game included: