Social Navigation

Enhanced Box Score: Rockies 7, Cubs 6 – August 19, 2016

Enhanced Box Scores

With a rain delay that pushed the start to 11pm my time, and then an extra-innings affair, I couldn’t last for that one. My apologies. Given the way it ended, I can’t say I’m too mad at myself for the decision to cash out.

The Cubs had built a 5-1 lead by the 7th inning, thanks primarily to homers from Dexter Fowler and Addison Russell, and another wonderful pitching performance from Kyle Hendricks.


… and then the Rockies scored four unanswered against Travis Wood and Carl Edwards Jr. in the 7th and 8th. Felix Pena debuted with a scoreless 9th, and Rob Zastryzny pitched a scoreless 10th (despite loading the bases), but Aroldis Chapman couldn’t close the game out after the Cubs managed to take the lead in the 11th. Chapman gave up a single and then a double to the gap, which tied the game – unfortunately, Javy Baez’s relay throw went into the Cubs’ dugout, and the runner who’d doubled was awarded home. Game over. Cubs lose.

aug 19 box


Full box score.


Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.