Morell’s game-changing drive offers the Cubs a win in Toronto

TORONTO — Christopher Morell hit a tiebreaking double within the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Saturday.

Dansby Swanson added a three-run homer for the Cubs (65-56), who improved to 8-3 in August and gained for the 18th time in 24 video games.

Whit Merrifield hit a two-run homer, however Toronto (65-54) misplaced for the fourth time in 5 video games after successful its earlier 4.

Cody Bellinger doubled off Chicago right-hander Jordan Hicks (1-7) to start out the ninth.

Former Blue Jays right-hander Julian Merriweather (4-0) pitched one inning for the win, whereas right-hander Adbert Alsole completed the sport for his sixteenth save in 17 possibilities.

For the Cubs, Dominican’s Morel is 4-1 with an RBI and Jaymer Candelario is 3-0.

For the Blue Jays, Dominicans Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was 4-1 with an RBI, and Santiago Espinal was 3-2 with a run and an RBI. Mexico’s Alejandro Kirk is 4-0.