The Cubs got a great performance from Jake Arrieta and ended up winning 6-0.
The Cubs scored first in the bottom of the first with a Szczur two run home run. The Cubs added three runs in the bottom of the sixth off of a Zoberist RBI single, Almora Jr. RBI double, and a bases loaded walk to take a 5-0 lead. The Cubs added one more run in the seventh with an Almora Jr. RBI to make it 6-0.
Jake Arrieta was able to get the win moving to 11-1 on the season. Arrieta gave up 2 hits and struck out 11 and walked 3 over 7 innings. Liriano took the loss falling to 4-7 for the year. Liriano gave up 4 runs on 6 hits while striking out 6 and walked 5 over 5 and 2/3 innings.
The Cubs continue their series with the Pirates today at 7:15.