The Cubs stayed hot winning their ninth game in a row with a win over the Angels 3-1.
The Cubs scored in the third on a Rizzo RBI single. The Cubs added another run in the fifth on a Fowler RBI double to make it 2-0. The Angels got on the board with a Pujols RBI in the eighth to make it 2-1. The Cubs added another run in the eighth with a Russell solo home run to make it 3-1.
Hammel got the win improving to 12-5 on the year. Hammel gave up 4 hits while striking out 6 and walking 2 over 7 innings. Nolasco took the loss falling to 4-9 on the season. Nolasco gave up 2 runs on 6 hits while striking out 6 and walking 1 over 6 innings.
The Cubs begin a four game series with the Cardinals starting tonight.