The Adbert Alzolay era is underway for the Cubs as Alzolay dazzled in his MLB debut. The Cubs beat the Mets 7-4 thanks to 6 runs in the 3rd inning.
- Adbert Alzolay: 4.0 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 5 K, 2 BB
- Javy Baez: 2-for-4, HR, 2 RBI
- Anthony Rizzo: 1-for-3, 2 RBI
- 3rd: Daniel Descalso RBI single, 3-1 Cubs
- 3rd: Kris Bryant RBI single, 3-2 Cubs
- 3rd: Anthony Rizzo RBI double, 4-3 Cubs
- 3rd: Javy Baez RBI triple, 5-3 Cubs
- 3rd: Mets wild pitch, 6-3 Cubs
- 7th: Javy Baez homer, 7-3 Cubs
- 2nd: Carlos Gomez double play, 1-0 Mets
- 3rd: Pete Alonso homer, 3-0 Mets
- 9th: Todd Frazier homer, 7-4 Cubs
One Great Thing
4 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K.
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) June 21, 2019
The Cubs improve to 41-33, now 1.5 games ahead of Milwaukee in 1st place.
Yu Darvish starts game 2 of the series on Friday at 1:20 pm CDT.
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