DETROIT — Yan Gomez and Nick Madrigal had doubles within the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Detroit Tigers 7-6 on Monday evening.
The Cubs let a three-run lead slip within the high of the eighth, however rapidly regained the lead.
Gomez led off the inning with a double and Madrigal scored earlier than giving Chicago a two-run lead with an RBI double. That rating was obligatory after Matt Vierling’s single introduced Detroit inside one run.
Seiya Suzuki hit a three-run second inning for the second consecutive day to assist the Cubs take an early lead and win their third straight recreation to keep up their lead within the league’s closing wild-card race at Nationals.
Daniel Palencia (3-0) retired two batters and Michael Fulmer stranded two runners within the eighth to tie the rating after permitting three runs in a single inning in opposition to his former crew. Mark Leiter Jr. completed the ninth for his fourth save in six possibilities.
Beau Breiske (0-1) allowed two runs on three hits within the ninth.
For the Tigers, Puerto Rican Javier Baez is 4-1 with two RBIs.