Javier Baez homered and had four hits – including a game-tying infield single in the eighth – and the Chicago Cubs rallied from a five-run deficit and defeated the Cincinnati Reds 8-7. The teams close out the series this afternoon at Wrigley Field with pregame at 12:50 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Elsewhere in the National League: Carlos Martinez pitched seven effective innings for his third consecutive win and St. Louis beat San Francisco 3-2. The Cardinals and Giants conclude their series this afternoon.
Anibal Sanchez pitched effectively into the seventh and Freddie Freeman added three hits, lifting the slumping Atlanta Braves over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1. The series wraps up this afternoon at Miller Park.