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Chicago Cubs (53-44)

Wed. 7/17 Fri. 7/19 Sat. 7/20 Sun. 7/21 Mon. 7/22
vs. Cin
W 5-2
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vs. SD
W 6-5
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SD 5 - 6 ChC
vs. SD
11:20 AM PT12:20 PM MT1:20 PM CT2:20 PM ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 AM MST1:20 PM EST1:50 PM VEN22:20 UAE1:20 PM CT
@ SF
6:45 PM PT7:45 PM MT8:45 PM CT9:45 PM ET21:45 ET1:45 GMT9:45 6:45 PM MST8:45 PM EST9:15 PM VEN5:45 UAE (+1)8:45 PM CT

Báez, bullpen lead streaking Cubs over Padres 6-5

CHICAGO (AP) Javier Baez tagged the San Diego Padres in all sorts of ways.

The Chicago Cubs star hit a go-ahead, three-run homer, then made a nifty play with his glove in the ninth inning Saturday to help preserve a 6-5 victory.

The game started out as a slugfest in sweltering conditions at Wrigley Field before the wind suddenly shifted in the seventh, the temperature dropped and the pitchers took command.

AVG: K. Bryant.296
HR: J. Báez23
RBI: A. Rizzo65
SB: J. Báez5
W: J. Lester9
ERA: C. Hamels2.98
Saves: P. Strop9
K: Y. Darvish126
NL Central
Chi Cubs 5444.551-
Milwaukee 5248.5203
St. Louis 5047.5153.5
Pittsburgh 4651.4747.5
Cincinnati 4452.4589
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .255 (12)
Runs: 495 (13)
Hits: 833 (17)
Home Runs: 154 (8)
Stolen Bases: 25 (29)
OBP: .337 (5)
SLG: .456 (7)
Total Bases: 1489 (14)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.04 (9)
Runs Allowed: 426 (9)
Saves: 23 (16)
Strikeouts: 828 (19)
OpBA: .249 (14)
OBP: .321 (14)
SLG: .413 (9)
Run Support: 5.15 (12)
Date Player Transactions
7/19 C. Edwards Jr. Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
7/19 C. Edwards Jr. Removed From 10-Day IL (Left thoracic strain)
7/18 R. Rosario Sent to Minors
7/16 W. Contreras Placed on 10-Day IL (Strained arch, right foot)
7/16 A. Mills Called Up from Minors
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Date Player Status
7/14 W. Contreras Strained arch, right foot (on 10-day IL)
6/29 C. Hamels Strained left oblique (on 10-day IL)
6/15 K. Hendricks Right shoulder inflammation (10-day IL)
6/10 C. Edwards Jr. Left thoracic strain (10-day IL)
5/22 X. Cedeño Left wrist inflammation (on 10-day IL)
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