The Cubs got two home runs on their way to a 5-1 win against the Los Angeles Angels.
The Angels got on the board first with a Calhoun solo home run in the first. The Cubs scored on a Contreras solo home run in the third. The Cubs took the lead in the fourth on a Zobrist RBI double and a Russell sacrifice fly to make it 3-1. The Cubs added two more runs in the fifth on a Bryant solo home run and a Soler infield single to make it 5-1.
Lackey got the win improving to 9-7 on the year. Lackey gave up 1 run on 3 hits while striking out 6 and walking 1 over 8 innings. Weaver took the loss falling to 8-9 on the year. Weaver gave up 5 runs on 5 hits while striking out 3 and walking 2 over 5 innings.
The Cubs go for the sweep of the two game series today at 7:05.