3/6 Reds 5, Cubs 2

Brennan Boesch hit a three-run homer to highlight a five-run seventh inning and lead the Reds to a 5-2 victory over the Cubs Friday in front of a Spring Training record crowd of 15,331 at Sloan Park.

In his first start for the Cubs, Jon Lester struck out struck out three of the first four batters he faced, then served up a broken-bat single to Chris Dominguez before getting Kristopher Negron to ground into an inning ending double play.

Matt Szczur tripled to open the Chicago fifth against Pedro Villareal and scored on Jonathan Herrera’s bunt single. The Cubs added another run …Read the Rest

Source:: Muskat Ramblings

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