Báez, who has beaten four times on Tuesday, scored three runs in this match and achieved the sixth strike in his career knocking down treater Trevor Hildenberger in the sixth half. The flash header became the first player to draw 0 to 4 with four shots on target in one game and then hit a cannon in the next game since Gorman Thomas made it for Milwaukee. in the first two games of the 1978 season, according to STATS.
David Bote drove on four runs as the Cubs won a second straight after losing six out of eight. Matt Duffy added three RBIs and Willson Contreras got two hits and scored twice.
Chicago scored the most runs since ranking 16 games against Pittsburgh on September 15, 2019.
Francisco Lindor achieved his first feat for New York against Zach Davies in his first match. JD Davis made it 2-0 with a RBI double in the third half, but things turned in a big direction in the fourth.
The Mets team made three fouls to match their highest total score in a single match since April 16, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Cubs sent in 10 beaters and chased David Peterson (1-2) on their season’s most defeating win-win.
Anthony Rizzo drove in the first single-car run, and everything has been unraveled for the Mets ever since. The Cubs loaded the bases as Davis kicked Báez’s grounding ground down to third place for his third error in two games and forced it as Duffy walked away. Bote gave Chicago a 4-2 lead with a single two-lap to the shallow right, and the runner continued as Michael Conforto’s right throw-in overtook the catcher.
Jake Marisnick was driving in a run with a grounding kit. Eric Sogard, the batting for Davies, has arranged a single RBI. And the Cubs got one more run as Lindor shot back first from the short line of Ian Happ’s domestic single, allowing Sogard to score from second. Happ was caught for the third time trying to go back to the bag after the first round.
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Davies dropped two runs and five hits, and Alec Mills (1-0) made three innings goalless.
Peterson dropped six runs – three earned – and hit the target four times in 3 thirds. Pete Alonso tossed a mammoth out of Wrigley Field to Waveland Avenue, but New York lost the first two games of the three-game series.
Mets: CF Brandon Nimmo had to retire due to a stiff right hip. Mets manager Luis Rojas said Nimmo felt the problem a bit more when he woke up on Wednesday after playing through it the night before.
Cubes: Bullpen coach Chris Young has returned from his absence from the team because of a positive COVID-19 test.
RHP Trevor Williams (2‐1, 5.02 ERA) looks set to take the second straight win, while Joey Lucchesi (0-1, 5.40) wins the ball for the Mets with award-winning NL Cy Young Award twice, Jacob deGrom was pushed back to Friday at home to Washington. Williams is 3-1 with ERA 2.08 in four games against New York. Lucchesi worked three innings in New York’s 7-2 defeat to Colorado in a Saturday doubles.
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