Jason Heyward hit a threerun homer off Josh Hader within the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs topped the Milwaukee Brewers 42 on Saturday evening.
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- Last Updated: September 13, 2020, 7:51 AM IST
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MILWAUKEE: Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer off Josh Hader within the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs topped the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Saturday evening.
NL Central-leading Chicago had gone scoreless for 17 straight innings earlier than breaking by way of towards Hader, who hadn’t allowed a homer all season lengthy.
Javier Bez and pinch-hitter Anthony Rizzo sparked the rally with consecutive one-out singles. Heyward then put the Cubs forward to stick with a deep drive to middle for his sixth homer.
Lefties had been batting simply .115 with six homers towards Hader within the All-Star nearer’s profession coming into the sport.
After Heyward and firm returned to the dugout, Ildemaro Vargas adopted with one other homer to provide Chicago a 4-2 lead. Hader (1-2) then retired the subsequent two batters, however the harm was performed.