Mark Trumbo went 2-for-3 with 3 RBI and hit a key game tying home run in the 8th. He’s batting .258 with 15 homers and is the Hangout Player of the Game.
- Kevin Gausman was dreadful tonight following two scoreless starts in his prior two outings. He left too many fastballs over the heart of the plate and the Cubs made him pay with 4 home runs and an early exit. Final Line: 3 IP, 7 H, 8 ER, BB, 5 K, No Decision.
- Richard Bleier worked 2.1 scoreless innings to stop the early bleeding. He now quietly has a 1.38 ERA.
- Darren O’Day picked up the final two outs of the 6th.
- Mychal Givens pitched a scoreless 7th with two strikeouts.
- Zach Britton worked a scoreless 8th with a strikeout.
- Brad Brach served up the deciding home run to Addison Russell and took the loss.
- Manny Machado went 2-for-4 with a double and a walk.
- Joey Rickard walked and picked up a key bases-loaded two run single in the 5th inning.
- Jonathan Schoop went 2-for-5 and scored twice.
- Welington Castillo homered, his 9th of the season.