The Cubs bats came alive against the Giants winning 8-1.
The Cubs got home runs from Bryant, Solar, and Zobrist. Bryant also had 4 RBI’s.
The Cubs struck first getting 5 runs in the second. The Giants got a run in the third to make the game 5-1. The Cubs added 2 runs in the eighth and 1 in the ninth.
Jake Arrieta stayed hot pitching 7 innings, giving up 1 run on 4 hits, while striking out 8. Arrieta is now 8-0 on the season.
It wasn’t all smooth sailing for the Cubs, as Jason Heyward got injured during the game. Heyward was making a catch in the bottom of the first, when he ran into the outfield wall. Heyward will be evaluated further on Saturday.