The Cubs got a big game from John Lackey and got the win 8-1.
The Cubs scored first in the top of the fifth with a Báez RBI single. The Cubs added three runs in the sixth off a Bryant two run home run and a Zobrist solo home run. The Cubs added four more runs in the eighth with a Rizzo RBI single, Almora RBI single, and Báez two run single making it 8-0. Hernández had an RBI in the bottom of the ninth for the Phillies to make it 8-1.
John Lackey pitched 7 shut out innings giving up 3 hits and striking out 8. The win now moves Lackey to 7-2 on the season. Oberholtzer took the loss falling to 2-1 on the season. Oberholtzer gave up 1 run on 4 hits over 4 innings. Phillies starting pitcher Velasquez left in the top of the first with right bicep soreness.
The Cubs are off today but will start a three game series with Atlanta on Friday at 6:35.