May 9 will be an easy day for Kris Bryant to remember for the rest of his life.
Bryant scored his 100th career win in Wednesday's first inning as the Cubs rolled over the Marlins for a 13-4 win to complete a three-game series sweep. Bryant beat his homer on the third anniversary of his first major league Homer in Milwaukee.
Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer by Wei-Yin Chen during an eight-run third and mark a five-RBI performance. Addison Russell, who started the rally with a double, capped him with a two-run homerun – his first of the season. Russell reached his base in all his five record appearances.
Bryant replaced Jason Heyward, who is on the seven-day concussion list, in the right field. David Bote, who had a two-round double victory on Tuesday, started at third base.
The eight-run third was the second largest rally of the Cubs of the season. They scored nine in the eighth inning of a 1
Rizzo beat a pair of RBI doubles in the fourth and sixth. Willson Contreras became the first Cubs Catcher to beat two Triples in a game since Steve Swisher in 1976.
Jose Quintana, making his seventh start of the season for the boys, struck six innings of the five-struck ball.
Before the game, the boys chose the contract from Helper Justin Hancock and newcomer Mark Zagunis from Triple-A Iowa. Pitchers Jen-Ho Tseng and Rob Zastryzny were voted into Iowa
Hancock allowed migrants Rojas a double run in the seventh. Zagunis scored in the seventh game for his first major league success a single in the right field.
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