CHICAGO (AP) — Cody Bellinger had 4 RBIs and Nico Hoerner had three of 15 hits for the Chicago Cubs, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-6 on Saturday in a rain-marred divisional matchup.
Chicago trailed 1-0, 3-1, 5-3 and 6-5 earlier than taking the lead for the primary time thanks to a few runs within the sixth inning. Bellinger hit a two-run single into proper area and Seiya Suzuki scored a brief that gave the Cubs an 8-6 lead.
This delayed the sport by 25 minutes. Later, it rained sporadically till it grew to become essential to name off the proceedings.
A crowd of 40,425 at Wrigley Subject sang alongside to Credence’s Clearwater revival music “Have You Ever Seen the Rain?” (Have you ever ever seen rain?) In the course of the 87-minute interval.
Bellinger, who may very well be traded earlier than the Aug. 1 deadline for these transactions, continued to fireplace again with the bat. The 2019 Nationwide League MVP is hitting .382 (42-for-110) with 21 RBIs in his final 30 video games.
Venezuela’s Daniel Palencia (2-0) earned the win with one out. His compatriot Aubert Alsole earned his ninth save.
Zach Thompson (2-3) took the loss.
Dodgers, Dodgers, Venezuela’s Yoni Hernandez 1-0 with one run, David Peralta 5-4 with one run and two RBIs, Miguel Rojas 4-1 with one run.
On the Rangers aspect, Cuban Adolis Garcia is 1-0. Dominicans Ezequiel Duran went 3-1 and Leoty Taveras went 4-1.