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CI Recap (7/11/18) – Giants 5, Cubs 4: Unlucky 13 Sees Giants Walk Off Again

After falling behind early, the Cubs staged another comeback to tie the rubber match against the Giants Wednesday. Unlike other recent games, however, the Northsiders were unable to pull out a victory as San Francisco walked it off.

Chase d’Arnaud led off the bottom of the 1st with a solo homer to left against Mike Montgomery. Later that same inning, a walk was followed by what appeared to be a routine grounder by Brandon Crawford. Monty was unable to corral the tapper and Crawford was given a gift two-out single. Gorkys Hernandez followed by banging one off the right field wall, scoring two. Stephen Duggar made it 4-0 by singling home Hernandez before the inning finally ended.

The Cubs used the home run ball to rally back against Johnny Cueto. Jason Heyward hit a solo shot in the 3rd to make it 4-1. Kris Bryant announced his return with authority, belting a two-run shot in the 5th to cut the lead to one. The tying blow was Javy Baez taking Tony Watson deep to center in the 7th inning.

Chicago’s pitching kept the Giants off the board for the next 8 innings, forcing the contest to extras, but the Cubs …Read the Rest

Source:: Cubs Insider

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