Defenders sweat, however win towards Cubs in extras

CHICAGO — Josh Naylor hit a two-run single within the tenth inning and the Cleveland Guardians rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-6 on Sunday after All-Star nearer Emmanuel Klaas drove a four-run lead into the ninth.

Aaron Sivale pitched six innings of 3-hit ball, after which the beginning of the sport was delayed practically two hours by rain. Venezuela’s Andres Gimenez homered within the third and scored the go-ahead run within the tenth.

Gimenez opened the inning with an automated runner at second and superior on Amed Rosario’s single. Jose Ramirez’s floor out made it to second and third. Earlier than that, Naylor hit a house run by Aubert Alsole (1-4) to place Center of Cleveland up 8-6.

Sam Hendges (1-0) retired all three batters within the backside half, handing the Cubs their sixth loss in seven video games.

For the Guardians, Venezuelan Andres Gimenez went 4-2, with three runs scored and two walks. Dominican Jose Ramirez 5-0, Amed Rosario 5-2, two runs and two RBI.

For the Cubs, Dominican Christopher Morell went 5-3 with a aim and three RBI. Yan Gomes of Brazil, 4-1, scored one aim.