The Cubs are back in the win column after finally piecing together a big offensive performance and dominant pitching.
- Javy Baez: 2-for-4, HR, 3 RBI
- Jason Heyward: 2-for-4, 2 RBI
- Jon Lester: 7.0 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 6 K, 1 BB
- 4th: Javy Baez RBI groundout, 1-0 Cubs
- 6th: Javy Baez RBI double, 2-0 Cubs
- 6th: Jason Heyward RBI double, 4-0 Cubs
- 6th: Addison Russell sac-fly, 5-0 Cubs
- 6th: Kyle Schwarber RBI single, 6-0 Cubs
- 7th: Javy Baez homer, 7-1 Cubs
- 7th: Willson Contreras homer, 8-1 Cubs
One Great Thing
Carlos Gonzalez had quite a debut… on defense!
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) June 3, 2019
The Cubs improve to 32-26, now just 1.0 game behind in the NL Central.
Kyle Hendricks opens 3-game series at home against Colorado on Tuesday at 7:05 pm CST.