Recap: Cubs Stay on Fire, Beat D-Backs 5-1 for 4th Straight Win

These are the Cubs we know. Kyle Hendricks dominated with 11 Ks and the offense came through again as the Cubs beat Arizona 5-1 on Friday. The win gets the Cubs back to .500 (9-9) and is good for their 7th win in the last 10 games.

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Standout Performances

Kyle Hendricks: 7.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 11 K, 2 BB
Kris Bryant: 2-for-4, 2 RBI, 1 R, 1 BB
Willson Contreras: 2-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 BB

How it Happened

  • 2nd: Kris Bryant RBI double, 2-0 Cubs
  • 4th: Anthony Rizzo RBI triple, 3-0 Cubs
  • 6th: Wild pitch, 4-0 Cubs
  • 6th: Willson Contreras RBI single, 5-0 Cubs

One Great Thing

Kyle Hendricks dazzled, check out some of these great pitches:

Standings Check

The Cubs are now 9-9, 4th place in the NL Central (2.0 games).

Up Next

Yu Darvish starts Game 2 on Saturday at 1:20 pm CST.

 

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CUBS WIN!!! 5-1 final over Arizona on Friday! That’s 4 straight! Excellent game from “The Professor” with 11 Ks!

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