Russell's HR Caps 4-Run 9th as Cubs Top Brewers 7-4

  • Russell's HR Caps 4-Run 9th as Cubs Top Brewers 7-4

Russell's HR Caps 4-Run 9th as Cubs Top Brewers 7-4

The Chicago Cubs avoided a fifth straight loss in Major League Baseball, while the New York Yankees' winning streak was ended. I hope the Cubbies win the game they are headed to, just to make it a completely awesome experience for the little guy and his dad.

Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell celebrates as he runs down the third base line after hitting a game winning three-run home run off Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Neftali Feliz in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Chicago.

Wade Davis (2-0) worked around a walk in the ninth. The bullpen had blown three straight save attempts in a weekend series against Pittsburgh.

"That's the type of style that we play", Russell said. "It's all about confidence".

"We have the target on our backs. As they get more successful innings - which they shall - their confidence will come on because they're really good".

Martin Perez (1-2) gave up four runs and seven hits in 3 2/3 innings. Kyle Hendricks takes the mound for Chicago and is 1-1 with a 5.73 ERA and 9 strikeouts this season.

"You know what? I've got new colors on and I respect that", Hammel told reporters Saturday in Kansas City. Gonzalez allowed just four hits and one walk. Travis Shaw was 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs.

"The middle of our lineup is carrying our offense", Counsell said. He's doing a great job. After Jon Jay got on with one out, Miguel Montero followed suite with a single to give runners on the corners with one out. This time around, the White Sox right-hander fired 8.1 scoreless innings as Chicago ended the Yankees' eight-game winning streak.

That chased Nelson, and then Jay greeted Hughes with a triple off the base of the wall in right-centre to score Almora and tie it.