Chicago Sun-Times : 2020-09-02

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45 | The Hardest-Working Paper in America | Wednesday, September 2, 2020 | ◆ SPORTS CUBS 8, PIRATES 7 (11) HOW THEY SCORED CUBS FIRST Cubs 1, Pirates 0. CUBS SECOND One run. Happ homered. Schwarber grounded out. Contreras singled. Heyward singled, Contreras to second. Martínez grounded into fielder’s choice, Heyward safe at second on fielding error by shortstop González, Contreras to third. Kipnis walked, Contreras scored. One run. Cubs 2, Pirates 0. PIRATES SECOND Moran doubled. Hayes grounded out, Moran to third. Frazier grounded out, Moran scored. One run. Cubs 2, Pirates 1. CUBS FOURTH Contreras walked. Heyward singled, Contreras to second. Martínez grounded into double play, Heyward out at second, Contreras to third. Kipnis singled, Contreras scored. Bryant singled. Rizzo flied out. Báez doubled, Bryant scored, Báez to third. Schwarber homered, Báez scored. One run. Cubs 3, Pirates 1. CUBS FIFTH Three runs. Cubs 6, Pirates 1. PIRATES SIXTH Bell grounded out. Stallings singled. Moran walked, Stallings to second. Hayes doubled, Stallings scored, Moran to third. Frazier singled, Moran scored. Osuna doubled, Hayes scored, Frazier to third. González hit sacrifice fly, Frazier scored. Four runs. Cubs 6, Pirates 5. PIRATES EIGHTH Cubs 6, Pirates 6. CUBS 10TH One run. Hayes homered. Báez started on second. Schwarber grounded out, Báez to third. Contreras grounded into fielder’s choice. Heyward hit sacrifice fly, Báez scored. One run. Cubs 7, Pirates 6. PIRATES 10TH CUBS NOTEBOOK Hayes started on second. Frazier grounded out, Hayes to third. Alford grounded into fielder’s choice, Hayes scored. One run. Cubs 7, Pirates 7. CUBS 11TH Hoerner started on second. Happ singled, Hoerner scored. One run. Cubs 8, Pirates 7. ON DECK CUBS AT PIRATES The facts: The pitchers: 6:05 p.m., MSN, 670-AM. Kyle Hendricks (3-4, 4.09 ERA) vs. Derek Holland (1-2, 7.62). THIS DATE IN BASEBALL SEPTEMBER 2 1937 — For the second time this season, two batters opened a game with home runs. Boze Berger and Mike Kreevich of the WHITE SOX connected off Boston’s Johnny Marcum, en route to a 4-2 win over the Red Sox. Berger homered again to start the third inning and one out later Dixie Walker homered to chase Marcum. 1965 — Ernie Banks hit his 400th home run as the CUBS beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 at Wrigley Field. The blow came off Curt Simmons in the third inning. 1971 — Cesar Cedeno’s 200-foot fly ball in the fifth inning fell for an inside-the-park grand slam home run when second baseman Jim Lefebvre and right fielder Bill Buckner of the Dodgers collided. The hit helped the Houston Astros beat Los Angeles 9-3. CUBS Pittsburgh 110 010 130 040 000 010 1 1 1 — 0 — 8 7 12 10 0 2

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