Game Recap: Cubs Score 9 Unanswered Runs, Crush Cardinals 9-4

The Cubs were down 4-0 in the first and then the offense came. With 9 unanswered runs, the Cubs crushed St. Louis 9-4 on Saturday night for the guaranteed series win.

Standout Performances

  • Victor Caratini: 1-for-1, 3 RBI
  • Kyle Schwarber: 2-for-4, HR, 2 RBI
  • Javy Baez: 1-for-5, 2 RBI

Cubs Scoring

  • 1st: Javy Baez force out, 4-1 Cardinals
  • 1st: Willson Contreras RBI single, 4-2 Cardinals
  • 3rd: Javy Baez RBI triple, 4-3 Cardinals
  • 4th: Kyle Schwarber homer, 4-4 tie
  • 6th: Victor Caratini RBI double, 7-4 Cubs
  • 6th: Kyle Schwarber RBI double, 8-4 Cubs
  • 7th: Addison Russell sac-fly, 9-4 Cubs

One Great Thing

The Cubs are winning a lot lately:

Standings Check

The Cubs are now 36-27, .02% ahead of the Brewers in the NL Central.

Up Next

Kyle Hendricks closes out the series on Sunday at 6:05 pm CST.

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