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Báez single gives Cubs 4th straight win, 3-2 over Indians

CHICAGO (AP) Javier Baez's RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to their fourth straight win, 3-2 over the Cleveland Indians, on Wednesday night in a game that was briefly delayed when a drone entered Wrigley Field and landed on the outfield grass.

Standings - NL Central

Teams W L Pct GB L10 Stk
CHC 31 20 .608 - 8-2 W5
CIN 26 26 .500 5.5 8-2 W6
STL 24 24 .500 5.5 5-5 W2
MIL 24 26 .480 6.5 6-4 W2
PIT 15 36 .294 16.0 1-9 L2

Team Leaders - Hitting

Name Total
AVG Ian Happ .275
HR Ian Happ 12
RBI Ian Happ 28
R Willson Contreras 30
SB Billy Hamilton 3
RC Ian Happ 37.5
OBP Ian Happ .380
SLG Ian Happ .561
OPS Ian Happ .941

Team Leaders - Pitching

Team Rankings - Hitting

Total NL Rank MLB Rank
R 231 1 8
AVG .228 3 13
SLG 0.398 3 11
OBP .325 2 9
HR 63 3 9
SB 16 2 11

Team Rankings - Pitching

Total NL Rank MLB Rank
W 31 1 3
ERA 3.90 1 3
WHIP 1.211 1 3
K/9 9.12 4 7
BAA 0.229 3 4
SLG 0.390 4 6
OBP .301 1 3

Latest Game - Sep 18, 2020

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
MIN (31-22) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
CHC (31-20) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 1 3 0

W: Hendricks (6-4) L: Hill (2-2) S: Jeffress (8)

MIN - HR: none

CHC - HR: none

Player News

Jon Lester SP: Lester did not factor into... Sep 17, 12:36AM

Kris Bryant 3B: Kris Bryant went 1 for 4... Sep 16, 11:44PM

Nico Hoerner SS: Nico Hoerner went 1 for 2... Sep 16, 11:44PM

Jason Adam RP: Jason Adam improved to 2-1,... Sep 16, 11:44PM

Ryan Tepera RP: Ryan Tepera walked two and... Sep 16, 11:44PM

Player Injuries

Player Injury Status Exp Return
Jose Quintana SP Lat 10-day IL 2020/09/21
Tyler Chatwood SP Forearm 10-day IL 2020/09/27
Andrew Chafin RP Finger 10-day IL 2020/09/21
James Norwood RP Shoulder 60-day IL 2020/09/18
Brad Wieck RP Hamstring 60-day IL 2020/09/18
Mark Zagunis RF Opt out Day-to-Day 2021/02/01
Daniel Descalso 2B Ankle 60-day IL 2020/09/22

Recent Transactions

Date Player Transaction
2020/09/12 Steven Souza Jr. RF   Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
2020/09/11 Adbert Alzolay SP  Sent to Minors
2020/09/11 Rex Brothers RP Called Up from Minors
2020/09/10 Adbert Alzolay SP  Called Up from Minors
2020/09/10 Adbert Alzolay SP  Sent to Minors

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Fri, Sep 18 Minnesota W, 1-0 Boxscore Recap
Wed, Sep 16 Cleveland W, 3-2 Boxscore Recap
Tue, Sep 15 Cleveland W, 6-5 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Sep 13 @Milwaukee W, 12-0 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Sep 12 @Milwaukee W, 4-2 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Sat, Sep 19 Minnesota 8:15PM EDT Preview
Sun, Sep 20 Minnesota 7:08PM EDT Preview
Mon, Sep 21 @Pittsburgh 7:05PM EDT Preview
Tue, Sep 22 @Pittsburgh 7:05PM EDT Preview
Wed, Sep 23 @Pittsburgh 7:05PM EDT Preview