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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.


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.



Brett Taylor

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