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Justin Wilson gets the win Sunday versus Toronto
Justin Wilson came in and walked the first two batters (the second of which forced in a run) but got the final out of the top of the 10th inning. The Cubs would then score three runs in the bottom of the 10th to win. For his service in getting one out, he earned the victory.
Kyle Hendricks allows three runs Sunday versus Toronto
Kyle Hendricks went six innings allowing three runs while striking out six. He even drove in a run.
Alex Avila drove in the winning runs Sunday versus the Blue Jays
Alex Avila came in as a pinch-hitter in the ninth inning where he walked. He would then come up in the 10th inning and singled to drive in the last two runs to win the game 6-5.
Jon Jay scores a run Sunday versus the Blue Jays
Jon Jay went 0-for-3 but was hit by a pitch. That HBP allowed him to score on Albert Almora's three-run double.
Rene Rivera added to the Cubs and scores a run
Rene Rivera went 1-for-3 and scored the first run of the game.
Javier Baez scores the winning run Sunday versus the Blue Jays
Javier Baez went 0-for-5 but still reached on a strikeout in the 10th inning. He would come around to score the winning run.
Ben Zobrist scores a run versus Toronto Sunday
Ben Zobrist went 2-for-5 with a run scored in the 10th inning that tied the game at 5-5.
Kyle Schwarber scores a run versus the Blue Jays Sunday
Kyle Schwarber went 1-for-5 and scored the first run of the bottom of the 10th on a wild pitch.
Albert Almora drives in three Sunday versus Toronto
Albert Almora went 2-for-4 and his third inning double drove in the first three runs of the game.
Wade Davis earns another save Saturday versus Toronto
Wade Davis pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn his 26th save of the season.
Jose Quintana allows two runs Saturday versus Toronto
Jose Quintana went six innings allowing two runs with eight strikeouts. He earned the victory to move his record with the Cubs to 4-2.
Kris Bryant 1B,3B,LF,RF, CHC (168)
Anthony Rizzo 1B,2B, CHC (166)
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Addison Russell SS, CHC (126)
Javier Baez 2B,3B,SS, CHC (122)
Cam Talbot G, EDM (97)
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Sports-related- The impromptu flash mob in the streets of ISU when Cubs beat Atlanta in 2003 playoffs.
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