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WATCH: Addison Russell Goes Deep, Gives the Cubs the Lead, Win!

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At one point tonight, the Chicago Cubs were being no-hit by Reds pitcher Brandon Finnegan.


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But, after they knocked him out in the 7th inning, the Cubs bats came alive and the flood gates opened.

First, Jason Heyward hit a two out, two RBI single, and then, with one out in the bottom of the eight inning, Addison Russell hit a 3-run blast, giving the Cubs the lead (and ultimately, the win).

The home run put the Cubs on top 5-3, and that’s how the score stayed for the rest of the game. Now *that* was an exciting ending to the Cubs home opener…

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Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami is a Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @Michael_Cerami.