Game Recap: Cubs Blast 3 Homers, Crush Phillies 8-4 Wednesday Night

Anthony Rizzo, Albert Almora, and Javy Baez all homered as the Cubs beat the Phillies 8-4 on Wednesday night. Tyler Chatwood also came through with big relief pitching.

Standout Performances

  • Anthony Rizzo: 1-for-3, HR, 3 RBI, 1 BB
  • Albert Almora: 1-for-4, HR, 4 RBI
  • Tyler Chatwood: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 3 K, 1 BB, Win

Cubs Scoring

  • 3rd: Anthony Rizzo homer, 3-3 tie
  • 5th: Albert Almora homer, 7-3 Cubs
  • 7th: Javy Baez homer, 8-3 Cubs

One Great Thing

Anthony Rizzo with a massive homer:

Standings Check

The Cubs improve to 28-18, now leading the NL Central by 2.0 games.

Up Next

Jon Lester closes out the series on Thursday at 1:20 pm CST.

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