Cubs pound out 20 hits in victory over Twins
Jason Heyward had four of the Cubs’ 20 hits, Ben Zobrist had three RBIs and the Chicago Cubs had a pair of five-run innings in a 14-9 win at scorching Wrigley Field.
The Cubs rallied from 3-0 and 7-4 deficits and have scored at least 10 runs in three straight games for the first time since April 2003.
Minnesota’s Eddie Rosario, Bobby Wilson and Max Kepler all left early because of heat illness. The Cubs said it was 96 degrees at the time with a heat index of 107 – that’s a calculation of how hot it actually feels, with the humidity factored in. last place in the NL East by rallying past visiting New York.
For the second game in a row, a Marlins pitcher beat the Mets while making his first major league start.
Rays 5, Astros 2: Wilson Ramos drove in four runs to lead Tampa Bay to a home win over Houston.
Chicago Cubs’ Jason Heyward watches his RBI single during the fifth inning Saturday.