Cole Hamels dominated and Javy Baez homered as the Cubs beat St. Louis 3-1 on Friday.
- Cole Hamels: 8.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 10 K, 1 BB
- Javy Baez: 1-for-4, HR, 2 RBI
- Victor Caratini: 2-for-2, 1 RBI
- 1st: Javy Baez homer, 2-0 Cubs
- 4th: Victor Caratini RBI double, 3-0 Cubs
One Great Thing
After losing 3 straight to the Cardinals last weekend, the Cubs open up this weekend with a big W:
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) June 7, 2019
The Cubs improve to 35-27, now 0.5 games ahead of the Brewers.
Jon Lester starts game 2 of the series on Saturday at 6:15 pm CST.