The Cubs rode outstanding pitching and defense to their fourth straight win.
Kris Bryant was hit by Kingham’s second pitch. Jason Heyward hit the third pitch from Kingham for a bizarre double that looked like a routine fly ball until Starling Marte just slipped and fell [VIDEO], and Kingham’s fourth offering was a grounder to first that scored Bryant and put Heyward on third. Two pitches later, Anthony Rizzo hit a sacrifice fly that scored Heyward for a 2-0 lead.
Lester issued a pair of walks in the second with one out and with two out in the third, Austin Meadows hit a ball into the right-field corner for a triple.
After that, Lester, Wilson and Cishek set down 19 straight Pirates for the win.
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Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue