Recap: Cubs Beat Reds 8-6 In Slugfest Saturday Afternoon

It took 11 hits and 8 runs as the Cubs beat the Reds 8-6 on Saturday.

Standout Performances

  • Addison Russell: 3-for-4, HR, 2 RBI
  • Anthony Rizzo: 1-for-4, 2 RBI
  • David Bote: 1-for-1, 1 RBI

Cubs Scoring

  • 2nd: Albert Almora homer, 2-1 Reds
  • 4th: Addison Russell homer, 3-2 Cubs
  • 4th: Anthony Rizzo RBI double, 5-2 Cubs
  • 5th: Jason Heyward homer, 6-2 Cubs
  • 8th: David Bote RBI double, 7-6 Cubs
  • 8th: Kyle Schwarber sac-fly, 8-6 Cubs

One Great Thing

Cubs are back in the win column:

Standings Check

The Cubs improve to 30-20 this season, now 2.0 games ahead in the NL Central.

Up Next

Jose Quintana closes out the series on Sunday at 1:20 pm CST.

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