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Double BOOM: Ian Happ and Kyle Schwarber Go Back-to-Back With Oppo HRs No. 13

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That was just so awesome.

With the Cubs down 1-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning, Ian Happ and Kyle Schwarber decided to take the game into their strong hands with a couple mighty swings of the bat.


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First, Happ went deep to left, an opposite field shot into a sea of yellow shirts:

And then Kyle Schwarber followed Happ up with a majestic opposite-field shot of his own – so good to see him going the other way – and, naturally, it made the bullpen get down:

Andrew McCutchen knew that baby was gone right off the bat.

The shots:

That was just magnificent. Both homers went the opposite way to left field, and both were the 13th homer of the year for the respective batter.


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