Recap: Cubs Squeeze By Nationals, Take Series with 6-5 Win

The Cubs won 2 games out of 3 on the road against Washington. It’s a good night as the Cubs held on to beat the Nationals 6-5.

Standout Performances

  • Kyle Schwarber: 1-for-2, 2 RBI, 1 BB
  • Anthony Rizzo: 1-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 BB
  • Kris Bryant: 1-for-3, 1 RBI, 1 BB

Cubs Scoring

  • 1st: Javy Baez RBI force out, 1-0 Cubs
  • 2nd: Kyle Schwarber sac fly, 2-0 Cubs
  • 3rd: Anthony Rizzo homer, 3-0 Cubs
  • 4th: Kyle Schwarber sac fly, 4-0 Cubs
  • 6th: Kyle Hendricks sac bunt, 5-1 Cubs
  • 6th: Kris Bryant RBI single, 6-1 Cubs

One Great Thing

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Standings Check

The Cubs improve to 27-17, now leading the NL Central by 1.5 games.

Up Next

Yu Darvish opens up a 4-game home series against Philly on Monday at 7:05 pm CST. Former-Cub Jake Arrieta is slated to face Darvish.

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