And the Cubs end the first half with a thud.

Travis Wood had another rough outing, and Zac Rosscup just barely missed not giving up a huge inning. But he did, and, thanks to some quality offense, that actually wound up being the difference in this one.

Arismendy Alcantara made it as hard as possible to send him back down after the break with another big day, including his first big league homer.

This guy …

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