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Rizzo, Baez come up big late to give Cubs 5-4 win over Padres

7 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

SAN DIEGO - Anthony Rizzo hit a tying double with two outs in the ninth inning and Javier Baez scored the go-ahead run on consecutive errors with one out in the 10th, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the San Diego Padres 5-4 Friday night.
All-Star closer Brad Hand was one out away from his 25th save when Rizzo doubled into the gap in left-center to bring in pinch-runner Jason Heyward. Hand had retired Ben Zobrist and Ian Happ before hitting pinch-hitter Victor Caratini. Caratini was replaced by Heyward.
After Pedro Strop (4-1) struck out the side in the ninth, Baez reached on an infield...
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Javy steals 2B, scores on SD errors for Cubs W

7 monthes ago   |   By MLB

Javier Baez did it again. With one out in the 10th inning, Baez stole second, then took advantage of two errors by the Padres to score the go-ahead run and lift the Cubs to a 5-4 victory over the Padres on Friday night at Petco Park. Anthony Rizzo had tied the game with an RBI double with two outs in the ninth for the Cubs. In the 10th, Baez reached on an infield single. The All-Star second baseman then stole second, ran to third on an errant throw by catcher Austin Hedges and scored on another errant throw by center fielder Manuel Margot.
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