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Cubs Fourth Homestand Events and Promotions: 5/27/16-6/5/16

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The Chicago Cubs begin a 10-game homestand this Friday as they host the Philadelphia Phillies (May 27-29), Los Angeles Dodgers (May 30-June 2) and Arizona Diamondbacks (June 3-5).

The homestand begins with the first Budweiser Bleacher Friday of the season, featuring a ’90s Visor for up to the first 5,000 Budweiser Bleacher guests age 21 and older. The DraftKings Fantasy Sports Zone will feature a King’s Burger and 20-ounce Budweiser pairing for just $12 while supplies last. Bud Fridays will feature unique Budweiser Bleacher giveaways throughout the 2016 season, including a “Save Ferris” T-shirt honoring the 30-year anniversary of the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, a Distressed Cubs Cap, a Bud Fridays Tank Top, a Cubs Fedora and Joe Maddon Sunglasses. Fans are encouraged to share photos on social media using #BudFridays. Guests can view the Bud Fridays promotional schedule and purchase tickets at cubs.com/budfridays.

On Memorial Day, May 30, the Cubs will join other Major League Baseball teams in honoring those who have fallen while protecting the country through military service. The team will wear Memorial Day jerseys and caps, and bases used on the field will feature specialty base jewels. These items will be authenticated, collected and auctioned by Cubs Authentics at cubs.com/authentics. Net proceeds from the auction benefit Cubs Charities.

On Wednesday, June 1, the Cubs will commemorate Conquer Cancer Day as declared through an official proclamation by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, while kicking off June as Conquer Cancer Month as declared through an official proclamation by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner to support the important and enduring work of oncologists as they continue to help and heal the greater community affected by the disease. Up to the first 5,000 Budweiser Bleacher fans will receive a Cubs Cap presented by Conquer Cancer Foundation. These fans will be asked to turn their caps inside out, showing the orange bill underneath, in the middle of the eighth inning to “rally to conquer cancer.” Supporters of a Cubs Authentics auction benefiting Conquer Cancer Foundation who are fighting cancer, have survived or support those who battle the disease will take the field pregame to meet Cubs players at each position. Following the game June 1 if the Cubs win, or after the first Cubs win thereafter, the team will fly a W Flag signed by cancer survivors above the historic Wrigley Field scoreboard.

Thursday, June 2, is Majestic Jersey Day at Wrigley Field. Following the afternoon’s game, Cubs players will give the jerseys “off their backs” on the field to Majestic’s guests and two lucky hand-selected fans.

On Friday, June 3, Hefty Flips for Charity with a postgame, record-breaking flip cup game benefiting two charitable organizations selected by the Cubs players who will serve as official team captains. Two hundred fans will square off in the outfield following the team’s 1:20 p.m. game to play the world’s largest flip cup game, with a total of $40,000 being donated to the players’ selected charities. This postgame flip cup game will be played with Hefty Ultimate Easy Grip Cups filled with water. Interested participants age 21 and older may register to play, with a game ticket provided by Hefty, at cubs.com/hefty.

Tickets remain available at cubs.com or 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827). Highlights of the homestand follow.

Promotions
Bud Fridays kick off May 27 in the Budweiser Bleachers, with up to the first 5,000 Budweiser Bleacher guests age 21-and-older receiving a ‘90s Visor.

Up to the first 10,000 fans at the game Monday, May 30, will receive a Ryne Sandberg Retired Number Flag presented by Pepsi.

On Wednesday, June 1, the Cubs will commemorate Conquer Cancer Day with up to the first 5,000 Budweiser Bleacher fans receiving a Cubs Cap presented by Conquer Cancer Foundation. These fans will be asked to turn their caps inside out, showing the orange bill underneath, in the middle of the eighth inning to “rally to conquer cancer.”

Up to the first 20,000 fans at the game Friday, June 3, will receive a Cubs Reusable Tote Bag presented by MLB Network.

On Saturday, June 4, up to the first 10,000 fans will receive a Commemorative Oversized Jon Lester Trading Card presented by Topps.

The homestand concludes Sunday, June 5, with up to the first 5,000 kids 13 and younger receiving a Cubs Laundry Hamper presented by Vienna Beef. The first 1,000 kids 13-and-younger can participate in postgame Kids Run the Bases after each Kids Sundays day game, weather permitting.

Food Specials
Coinciding with the beginning of Bud Fridays at Wrigley Field May 27, the DraftKings Fantasy Sports Zone will offer a King’s Burger and 20-ounce Budweiser pairing for just $12 while supplies last. The King’s Burger is topped with American cheese, lettuce, pickle, tomato and a special king’s sauce.

Beginning Sunday, May 29, and continuing each Sunday home game throughout the season, Budweiser Bleacher guests can enjoy Brunch at the Ballpark presented by Tito’s Vodka. Fans can order a Tito’s Bloody Mary made with America’s original craft vodka at the concession stands in the Right Field Porch. Those looking for a perfect food pairing can visit Platform 14, located behind the center-field scoreboard in the Budweiser Bleachers, for specialty Hot Doug’s breakfast sausages. This homestand will feature a pepper and onion pork sausage topped with scrambled eggs, diced tomatoes and grilled peppers and onions, or a Cajun andouille sausage topped with scrambled eggs, maple butter and diced bacon.

Hot Doug’s will continue its rotating sausage selections at Platform 14. The Mike Bielecki is a pepper and onion pork sausage with marinara and fresh mozzarella cheese. The Manny Trillo is a Cajun andouille sausage with Cajun mustard, caramelized onions and shredded cheddar cheese. Finally, the Champ Summers is a Vienna Beef spicy polish sausage with Goose Island beer mustard and crispy fried onions.

The Decade Diner, located in the right-field concourse, continues its rotating homestand specials as well. This homestand, fans can order a Reuben Sandwich with warm pastrami, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and house-made Louie dressing on toasted marble rye bread. The Philly Cheesesteak features shaved ribeye steak, melted cheese and caramelized onions layered on a crusty hoagie roll. Both sandwiches are served with french fries.

Let’s Give Cubs Charities Events
On June 1, in partnership with Autism Speaks, the Cubs are offering Terrace Reserved Outfield tickets in support of MLB’s Autism Awareness Initiative. A portion of every ticket sold will support Autism Speaks’ mission of improving the lives of those impacted by autism. Fans can visit cubs.com/tickets and purchase Autism Awareness tickets under the Game Highlights tab to participate. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last.

The following day, the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation will host its sold out, fourth annual Cook-Off for Cancer, which will feature tasting portions prepared by notable Chicago chefs and served by Cubs players at Morgan Manufacturing. Guests will vote for their favorite chefs and dishes by tipping their Cubs server. Tips and event net proceeds will benefit pediatric cancer research as well as provide support to children and their families battling the disease. For more information, visit cubs.com/cook.

Manager Joe Maddon continues his support of Chicago nonprofit organizations through his “Respect Community” charity T-shirt initiative. After every Friday home game, Maddon represents a different Chicago nonprofit by wearing the organization’s T-shirt during his postgame press conference. On Friday, May 27, Maddon will represent the Military Youth Discovery Program through USO of Illinois. A grant from Cubs Charities allows the USO of Illinois to provide children of military personnel with year-round educational, recreational and cultural events and programs through the Discovery Kids program. The program is specifically designed to the lift the spirits of military kids who face special challenges with frequent moves and missing parents who are training or deployed.

Homestand Recap, May 27-June 5
Friday, May 27, Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 1:20 p.m.

  • Promotion: Bud Fridays ‘90s Visor, up to the first 5,000 Budweiser Bleacher guests age 21-and-older
  • First pitches: Actor Dave Franco and Chicago native WWE superstar Summer Rae
  • National anthem: Wayne Messmer
  • Broadcast: CSN, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

Saturday, May 28, Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 1:20 p.m.

  • First pitch and seventh-inning stretch: Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery
  • National anthem: John Adair
  • Broadcast: ABC 7, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

Sunday, May 29, Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 1:20 p.m.

  • National anthem: Wayne and Kathleen Messmer
  • Broadcast: WGN-TV, 670 The Score, Cubs.com
  • Postgame: Kids Run the Bases, first 1,000 kids 13 and under

Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day), Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 4:05 p.m.

  • Promotion: Ryne Sandberg Retired Number Flag presented By Pepsi, up to the first 10,000 fans
  • First pitch and seventh-inning stretch: Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg
  • First pitch: Tristan Hotchkin, son of fallen Pfc. Gunnar Hotchkin, with Helping Hands for Freedom
  • National anthem: Singer Julianna Zobrist, wife of Cubs infielder Ben Zobrist
  • Broadcast: WGN-TV, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

Tuesday, May 31, Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 7:05 p.m.

  • First pitch: Chicago Fire actor Joe Minoso
  • National anthem: Jessica Rae
  • Broadcast: ABC 7, ESPN, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

Wednesday, June 1, Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 7:05 p.m.

  • Promotion: “Conquer Cancer Day” Cubs Cap presented by Conquer Cancer Foundation, up to the first 5,000 Budweiser Bleacher guests
  • First pitch and seventh-inning stretch: Chicagoland native NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager
  • National anthem: Wayne Messmer
  • Broadcast: CSN, ESPN, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

Thursday, June 2, Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 1:20 p.m.

  • First pitch and 7th inning stretch: Actor and Chicago native Joe Mantegna
  • National anthem: Jeff Ray
  • Broadcast: CSN, 670 The Score, Cubs.com
  • Postgame: Majestic “Jersey Off Their Back” exchange
  • Postgame: Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation’s Cook-Off for Cancer

Friday, June 3, Chicago Cubs vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 1:20 p.m.

  • Promotion: Cubs Reusable Tote Bag presented by MLB Network, up to the first 20,000 fans
  • First pitch: Member of Oracle Team USA
  • National anthem: Wayne Messmer
  • Seventh-inning stretch: Former Cubs and current Diamondbacks TV broadcaster Bob Brenly
  • Broadcast: CSN, 670 The Score, Cubs.com
  • Postgame: Hefty Flips for Charity

Saturday, June 4, Chicago Cubs vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 1:20 p.m.

  • Promotion: Commemorative Oversized Jon Lester Trading Card presented by Topps, up to the first 10,000 fans
  • First pitch and seventh-inning stretch: Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne, 2015 WNBA MVP
  • National anthem: Stephanie Varone
  • Broadcast: WGN-TV, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

Sunday, June 5, Chicago Cubs vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 1:20 p.m.

  • Promotion: Cubs Laundry Hamper presented by Vienna Beef, up to the first 5,000 kids 13-and-younger
  • Broadcast: CSN, 670 The Score, Cubs.com
  • Postgame: Kids Run the Bases, first 1,000 kids 13-and-under

Cubs Minor League Recap: 5/24/16

Iowa snapped a losing streak, Myrtle Beach won a long game, and South Bend’s offense powered the team to a victory Tuesday. Tennessee had the day off and resumes action today. Here are some highlights from yesterday’s Cubs minor-league play.

Iowa Cubs (19-24)
Pacific Coast League (Triple-A)
Fourth Place (-5.5)

Iowa snapped an eight-game losing streak by topping El Paso, 8-3.

  • C Willson Contreras (.326) homered (5) for the second time in two games and added a walk and two runs.
  • CF Albert Almora (.333) went 2 for 4 with a double (10), three RBI (26) and a run scored.
  • 2B Arismendy Alcantara (.257) was 2 for 4 with a double (5), an RBI (16) and two runs scored.
  • 3B Kristopher Negron (.279) added a multi-hit game, going 2 for 4 with an RBI (18).
  • LHP Rob Zastryzny (2.57 ERA) allowed just two runs in his first start after being promoted to Triple-A.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans (25-19)
Carolina League (High-A)
Second Place (-5.5)

The Pelicans outlasted Carolina in a 14-inning affair, winning 3-2.

  • 2B Ian Happ (.281) went 3 for 6 with a two-run homer (5) and two runs scored. He’s reached base in each of the last 12 games.
  • SS Gleyber Torres (.245) contributed a double (11), going 2 for 6 with a run scored.
  • RHP Trevor Clifton (2.25) fanned four in 5.2 innings and notched his third straight start without allowing a run.

South Bend Cubs (27-16)
Midwest League (Single-A)
First Place (+3.0)

The SB-Cubs had five extra-base hits and only stranded four runners, topping Great Lakes, 8-3.

  • LF Eloy Jimenez (.335) launched a two-out, two-run homer (7) in the first inning. He has knocked in five runs over his last three games.
  • 2B Andrew Ely (.328) went 2 for 3 with a pair of doubles (9), a walk, a stolen base (4) and three runs scored. He has five multi-hit games over his last six starts.
  • RF Eddy Martinez (.220) had a multi-hit game, going 2 for 4 with a pair of RBI (25) and a run scored.
  • DH Tyler Alamo (.287) went 1 for 4 with a two-run homer (2) in the third inning.
  • RHP Kyle Miller (2.1 IP, 3 SO) has only allowed two runs in his 16 innings of work this season (1.13 ERA).

Cubs Lineup: 6/25/16 vs. Cardinals

Cubs vs. Cardinals — Busch Stadium
First Pitch: 12:45 CST
Cubs Starter: Jake Arrieta, rhp (8-0, 1.29 ERA)
Cardinals Starter: Carlos Martinez, rhp (4-4, 3.56 ERA)
TV: ABC7 Chicago; Radio: 670 The Score

1. Dexter Fowler, cf
2. Jason Heyward, rf
3. Kris Bryant, lf
4. Anthony Rizzo, 1b
5. Ben Zobrist, 2b
6. Tommy La Stella, 3b
7. Miguel Montero, c
8. Addison Russell, ss
9. Jake Arrieta, p

Cubs Lineup: 6/24/16 vs. Cardinals

Cubs vs. Cardinals — Busch Stadium
First Pitch: 6:10 CST
Cubs Starter: Jason Hammel, rhp (5-1, 2.31 ERA)
Giants Starter: Michael Wacha, rhp (2-4, 4.03 ERA)
TV: CSN, ESPN; Radio: 670 The Score

1. Dexter Fowler, cf
2. Jason Heyward, rf
3. Kris Bryant, 3b
4. Anthony Rizzo, 1b
5. Ben Zobrist, 2b
6. Jorge Soler, lf
7. Addison Russell, ss
8. David Ross, c
9. Jason Hammel, p

Cubs Minor League Report: 5/23/16

Tennessee won via walk-off, pitching powered Myrtle Beach, and South Bend kept its winning streak alive. Here are some highlights from yesterday’s minor-league Cubs action.

Iowa Cubs (18-24)
Pacific Coast League (Triple-A)
Fourth Place (-6.0)

Iowa dropped its eighth straight game, falling 6-1 at home to El Paso.

  • C Willson Contreras (.328) homered in the first inning, his fourth of the year.
  • 2B Arismendy Alcantara (.250) went 2 for 3 for his ninth multi-hit game.
  • RHP Stephen Fife (3.18 ERA) struck out five batters in four scoreless innings in his first start since April 13.
  • RHP Felix Pena (1.2 IP, 1 H, 3 SO) and RHP Carl Edwards Jr. (1 IP, 1 BB, 3 SO) combined for 2.2 scoreless innings of relief.

Tennessee Smokies (21-14)
Southern League (Double-A)
T-Third Place (-6.5)

Billy McKinney hit a walk-off single in the 12th inning to lift the Smokies to a 3-2 win over Biloxi.

  • RF Billy McKinney (.234) finished 2 for 6.
  • RHP Brad Markey (2.64 ERA) gave up two earned runs in six innings, striking out four.
  • 2B Chesny Young (.309) went 3 for 6 with a double (3) and two runs scored.
  • 3B Jeimer Candelario (.233) was 3 for 6 with an RBI (21). He has four multi-hit games in his last five contests (9 for 21).
  • SS Carlos Penalver (.241) also added a three-hit game, going 3 for 5.
  • RHP Starling Peralta (3 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 2 SO) and RHP Miguel Mejia (2 IP, 2 H, 4 SO) each tossed multiple scoreless innings of relief.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans (24-19)
Carolina League (High-A)
Second Place (-5.5)

The Pelicans collected just five hits but prevailed 3-1 over visiting Lynchburg.

  • CF Rashad Crawford (.268) was 2 for 4 with a triple (3), a solo homer (2), two runs scored and two RBI (8). He has hit safely in seven of his last eight games.
  • RHP Zach Hedges (2.70 ERA) surrendered just one earned run in seven innings of work to pick up the win. He has tossed six quality starts this season.
  • LHP Tommy Thorpe (2 IP, 3 SO) picked up his first save, tossing two perfect innings of relief.
  • 1B Yasiel Balaguert was named Carolina League Player of the Week for May 16-22.

South Bend Cubs (26-16)
Midwest League (Single-A)
First Place (+3.0)

First place South Bend earned its fourth straight victory, topping Lake County, 6-3.

  • LF Eloy Jimenez (.338) went 3 for 4 with a double (12), a walk and an RBI (25). He has hit safely in 10 straight games (.476/20 for 42) and has four homers in his last five games. He was named Midwest League Player of the Week for May 16-22.
  • C P.J. Higgins (.291) reached four times, going 2 for 3 with a double (11), two walks and a run scored.
  • 2B Andrew Ely (.319) added two hits, finishing 2 for 4 with a double (7), a walk and two runs scored.
  • 1B Tyler Alamo (.289) went 1 for 4 with a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning.
  • LHP Carson Sands (3.38) pitched seven innings, giving up three runs and striking out three. He has won his last four starts, going 4-0 with a 1.57 ERA (4 ER/23 IP) in May.

 

Cubs Lineup: 5/23/16 vs. Cardinals

Cubs vs. Cardinals — Busch Stadium
First Pitch: 7:15 CST
Cubs Starter: John Lackey, rhp (4-2, 3.31 ERA)
Giants Starter: Adam Wainwright, rhp (4-3, 5.92 ERA)
TV: CSN+; Radio: 670 The Score

1. Dexter Fowler, cf
2. Kris Bryant, rf
3. Ben Zobrist, 2b
4. Anthony Rizzo, 1b
5. Jorge Soler, lf
6. Miguel Montero, c
7. Javy Baez, 3b
8. Addison Russell, ss
9. John Lester, p

Cubs Minor League Report: 5/22/16

It was a tough day for Cubs farm teams, as only South Bend was able to secure a victory Sunday. Here are some highlights from yesterday’s minor-league Cubs action.

Iowa Cubs (18-23)
Pacific Coast League (Triple-A)
Fourth Place (-6.0)

Iowa dropped its seventh straight game, falling 8-1 in the finale of a four-game set at Tacoma.

  • CF Albert Almora (.331) collected his seventh three-hit game of the season, going 3 for 4 with a double (9) and an RBI (23).
  • 1B Dan Vogelbach (.319) went 2 for 3 with a walk. He has reached in 14 of his last 15 games.
  • C Willson Contreras (.328) reached twice, going 1 for 3 with a walk.

Tennessee Smokies (20-24)
Southern League (Double-A)
T-Third Place (-6.5)

Tennessee dropped both ends of its doubleheader vs. Biloxi. The Smokies went scoreless into extra innings in Game 1 before falling 5-0 in nine innings. They then dropped a back-and-forth 6-5 decision in Game 2.

  • RHP Paul Blackburn (0.96 ERA) threw six scoreless innings in Game 1, already his sixth outing this season of at least five innings with no earned runs allowed.
  • RHP Corey Black struck out five batters in two perfect innings of relief in Game 1.
  • 3B Jeimer Candelario (.222) finished 2 for 3 with a walk and a run scored in the second game. He has three multi-hit games in his last four contests (8 for 15).
  • 1B Bijan Rademacher (.303) went 1 for 2 with two walks, one run scored and two RBI (19) in the second game.
  • SS Carlos Penalver (.229) was 2 for 4 with a double (10) and run scored in Game 2.

Myrtle Beach (25-16)
Midwest League (High-A)
First Place (+2.0)

The Pelicans surrendered five eighth-inning runs and fell 7-4 at home to Lynchburg.

  • RF Jeffrey Baez (.250) finished 2 for 4 with a solo homer (2) and two RBI (12). He has hit safely in five straight games (9 for 17) with four multi-hit efforts.
  • 1B Yasiel Balaguert (.262) went 1 for 4 with a double (4), a run scored and his team-leading 35th RBI.
  • RHP Jonathan Martinez (3.35 ERA) tossed his fifth quality start of the season, fanning six in 6.1 innings and giving up just one earned run.

South Bend Cubs (25-16)
Midwest League (Single-A)
First Place (+2.0)

South Bend connected on three homers in a 6-4 victory at Lake County.

  • RHP Preston Morrison (3.96 ERA) gave up one earned run across five innings, striking out five.
  • LF Eloy Jimenez (.327) went 1 for 2 with two walks and a two-run homer (6). He has hit safely in nine straight games (17 for 38) and has four homers in his last four games.
  • RF Eddy Martinez (.220) followed up Jimenez’ homer with a solo blast in the first inning (5).
  • DH P.J. Higgins (.282) went 2 for 4 with a walk, two runs and an RBI (16).
  • CF Donnie Dewees (.293) was 2 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI (31).

Cubs Lineup: 5/20/16 vs. Giants

Cubs vs. Giants — AT&T Park
First Pitch: 9:15 CST
Cubs Starter: Jake Arrieta, rhp (7-0, 1.29 ERA)
Giants Starter: Jake Peavy, rhp (1-4, 7.43 ERA)
TV: WGN; Radio: 670 The Score

1. Dexter Fowler, cf
2. Jason Heyward, rf
3. Kris Bryant, 3b
4. Anthony Rizzo, 1b
5. Ben Zobrist, 2b
6. Jorge Soler, lf
7. Miguel Montero, c
8. Javy Baez, ss
9. Jake Arrieta, p

Cubs Minor League Report: 5/19/16

One big inning was the difference for Tennessee, and Myrtle Beach claimed its series with a win Thursday. Iowa was edged out, and South Bend gave up late runs in a loss. Here are some highlights from yesterday’s minor-league Cubs action.

Iowa Cubs (18-20)
Pacific Coast League (Triple-A)
T-Third Place (-4.0)

Iowa dropped its fourth straight game, collecting four hits in a 2-1, series-opening setback at Tacoma.

  • RF John Andreoli (.210) collected both of the team’s extra-base hits, going 2 for 4 with a double (4) and a solo homer (4).
  • 1B Dan Vogelbach (.320) went 1 for 3 with a walk.
  • RHP Ryan Williams (3.30 ERA) gave up one run in five innings for the no-decision. He has posted a 1.80 ERA (5 ER/25 IP) in his last four starts.
  • RHP Spencer Patton (1 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 SO) has yet to allow a run in 14 innings with Iowa.

Tennessee Smokies (19-22)
Southern League (Double-A)
Third Place (-5.5)

The Smokies pulled away with a five-run fifth inning, as they defeated visiting Biloxi, 7-2.

  • 2B Chesny Young (.308) went 2 for 4 with a team-high two runs scored.
  • 3B Jeimer Candelario (.197) finished 2 for 4 with a double (13), a run scored and two RBI (13).
  • RF Billy McKinney (.234) went 2 for 4 with a triple (1), a run scored and two RBI (11).
  • LF Mark Zagunis (.291) added a double (9), two RBI (15) and a run scored. He is batting .414 (12 for 29) with a .541 OBP since May 11.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans (22-17)
Carolina League (High-A)
Second Place (-5.5)

Myrtle Beach took the rubber game against Winston-Salem, prevailing 4-3.

  • RHP Erick Leal (3.93 ERA) picked up the win, pitching seven innings and giving up three earned runs.
  • 1B Yasiel Balaguert (.263) was 2 for 4 with a two-run homer (7) in the fifth inning, his fourth homer in the past seven games.
  • SS Gleyber Torres (.255) went 3 for 4 with two doubles (10). He is batting .349 (22 for 63) in 16 May games after batting .179 (14 for 78) in 21 April contests.
  • DH Ian Happ (.268) reached twice, going 1 for 3 with a walk and a run scored.

South Bend Cubs (22-16)
Midwest League (Single-A)
Second Place (-1.0)

South Bend surrendered three unanswered runs in the seventh and eighth, falling 5-3 at Great Lakes.

  • LF Eloy Jimenez (.326) collected his second career multi-homer game, going 2 for 4 with two homers (4) and three RBI.
  • 2B Andrew Ely (.299) went 2 for 4 with a run scored.
  • LHP Kyle Twomey (4.75) allowed just one earned run in five innings.

Cubs Lineup: 5/19/16 vs. Brewers

Cubs vs. Brewers — Miller Park
First Pitch: 12:40 CST
Cubs Starter: Jason Hammel, rhp (5-0, 1.77 ERA)
Brewers Starter: Junior Guerra, rhp (2-0, 4.00 ERA)
TV: CSN, MLB Network (out-of-network only); Radio: 670 The Score

1. Dexter Fowler, cf
2. Jason Heyward, rf
3. Kris Bryant, 3b
4. Anthony Rizzo, 1b
5. Ben Zobrist, 2b
6. Jorge Soler, lf
7. Addison Russell, ss
8. Miguel Montero, c
9. Jason Hammel, p

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