Cubs 11, White Sox 2: The Willson Contreras game

The Cubs catcher had himself a big day!

Before Friday’s game even began, it was Willson Contreras Day at Wrigley Field, as the Cubs catcher was honored with a bobblehead giveaway:

Today’s #Cubs giveaway (The mask is on a string and you can take it off)

— Al Yellon (@bleedcubbieblue) May 11, 2018

And then, once the game did get underway, in cloudy, windy and drizzly conditions, Contreras had the best offensive game of his career. He homered twice, including a grand slam, and drove in seven runs to help lead the Cubs to an 11-2 crushing of the White Sox, their fourth straight win.

The game was delayed about five minutes because… well, I’m not sure. After the national anthem, the Cubs intro video and the umpires and managers exchanged lineup cards, the umpires didn’t take their positions and a few Cubs relievers came to the outfield and just… stood there. About two minutes after the scheduled starting time, Contreras and starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood finally came out of the bullpen and the game got under way.

Chatwood had a 1-2-3 first and then Cubs hitters teed off on Sox starter Carson Fulmer. …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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