Recap: Cubs Crush Angels 8-1 In Make-Up Game On Monday

The Cubs are back in the win column after finally piecing together a big offensive performance and dominant pitching.

Standout Performances

  • 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

Cubs Scoring

  • 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!

Standings Check

The Cubs improve to 32-26, now just 1.0 game behind in the NL Central.

Up Next

Kyle Hendricks opens  3-game series at home against Colorado on Tuesday at 7:05 pm CST.

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