Anthony Rizzo Caps 5-Run, 2-Out Rally with a Blast (VIDEO)

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Anthony Rizzo Caps 5-Run, 2-Out Rally with a Blast (VIDEO)

Chicago Cubs Highlights

I won’t jinx the outcome of the game here, because crazy stuff happens in this series. I’ll just say the top of the fifth was quite a relief.

With two runners on to open the inning, the Cubs threatened to squander yet another opportunity to put up some runs in this series. But actually-very-good-hitter Jason Heyward came through with a two-out, two-run double:

That was gorgeous, wasn’t it? He sat back on a 3-2 fastball, driving it the other way nearly out of the park.

After Javy Baez singled to score another two-out run, Anthony Rizzo capped things off with a bomb:

You know Great American Ballpark is a bandbox when you watch that blast go way up in the seats, and then I tell you it was “only” 401 feet.

Whew. Cubs needed that. Now keep it going, and stop giving up homers to opposing pitchers.


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