Downing bat Anthony Rizzo did not start Monday night in the latest saga about the Cubs' failure.
Rizzo, who strikes the Cardinals at 0.17, beating 3 and 14, has been replaced by Victor Caratini
But the Cubs provided plenty of strength to make up for Rizzo's absence when they defeated Rizzo 14-2 the Marlins raced and shot a 5-game losing streak.
Ian Happ hit a pair of homeruns and drove in five runs when he became the first Cubs player ever to hit the White Socks on May 29, 2013 from both sides of the Tellers Home Run since the Dioner Navarro.
Kris Bryant continued his surge by making a two-run smacked home run in the first inning, and Javier Baez hit a three-run shot in third for his 1
Bryant's left-handed Homer Jarlin Garcia was his third in five games and his fifth of the season. It also cut a string of 13 consecutive solo homers hit by Cubs.
Baez & # 39; 10. Homer hopped in and out of the basket over the midfield wall, but Baez left the game with one out in the top of the seventh
Ben Zobrist, who came in second, reached the base on a walk and singles in front of each stoker.
Happ drove a double shot from Garcia, who had a .09 ERA, into the bushes behind the center's Feldwand in the fourth. Happ's three-run homer in the seventh Tyler Cloyd landed in the left field.
Addison Russell came in with a double coupe in the fifth round into play.
The Cubs have scored at least three runs in 10 of their last runs, 12 games. Almora beats .294 in the leadoff spot. Baez has started two cleanup games in his career and is one-for-twelve lifetime at this point.
Kyle Hendricks struck eight innings of six beaten ball.
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