UN-FREAKING-REAL: Bote and Rizzo Homer in the 9th to Walk the Cubs Off!!!

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UN-FREAKING-REAL: Bote and Rizzo Homer in the 9th to Walk the Cubs Off!!!

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On a day when the Cubs trailed 6-1 early thanks to pitching shenanigans, it hardly seemed like the stage was set for an unbelievable 9th inning.

But that’s when David Bote did this to tie it:

And Anthony Rizzo did this to walk it off:

CUBS WIN. CUBS WIN. CUBS WIN.

I am on cloud nine right now. Consider that Bote had just been called up to replace an injured Kris Bryant. And consider that Anthony Rizzo hadn’t homered in A MONTH. And then they combine to do that in the 9th? With the wind blowing in? Monster shots!?!?

The in-crowd walk-off:

And the picture of the day:

That was quite a nice distraction from obsessively tracking the ongoing Cole Hamels rumors!



Author: Brett Taylor

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