05/25 16:58 CDT Cubs top Reds 8-6 in wild 6-HR game
Cubs top Reds 8-6 in wild 6-HR game
By JOHN JACKSON
CHICAGO (AP) --- Addison Russell homered at Wrigley Field for the first time
since he was suspended for violating baseball's domestic violence policy,
leading the Chicago Cubs to a wild 8-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on
With the wind blowing out on a warm day at the iconic neighborhood ballpark,
Albert Almora Jr. and Jason Heyward also connected to help the NL
Central-leading Cubs rebound from their disappointing loss in the series opener
Friday. Tyler Chatwood gave Chicago's weary bullpen a lift by working the ninth
for his first save since 2017.
Tucker Barnhart hit a two-run homer for the last-place Reds, who finished with
14 hits. Yasiel Puig and Derek Dietrich also went deep.
Dietrich's 13th homer tied it at 6 in the eighth. But the Cubs went ahead to
stay on David Bote's RBI double against Jared Hughes (2-2) in the bottom half,
and Kyle Schwarber added a sacrifice fly.