Recap: Cubs Blast 3 Homers, Beat Mariners 6-5 on Tuesday Night

The Cubs scored 2 runs in the eighth and held off Seattle in the ninth for a 6-5 win on Tuesday night.

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Standout Performances

Anthony Rizzo: 2-for-3, HR, 2 RBI, 1 BB
Kyle Schwarber: 1-for-3, HR, 2 RBI, 1 BB
Willson Contreras: 2-for-4, 1 R

How it Happened

  • 1st: Daniel Descalso homer, 1-0 Cubs
  • 4th: Albert Almora RBI single, 2-0 Cubs
  • 5th: Anthony Rizzo homer, 4-3 Cubs
  • 8th: Kyle Schwarber homer, 6-5 Cubs

One Great Moment

Javier Baez’s defense is still good:

Standings Check

The Cubs improve to 15-12, tied for 2nd place in the NL Central (3.0 games).

Up Next

Jon Lester closes out the series on Wednesday at 5:40 pm CST.

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