As is often the case with a particularly enjoyable win, I kept coming across visuals from the game that I wanted to share – just because they are fun. Eventually, it got to the point where I thought it would be nice to just lay ’em all out here for you.
So, the Cubs beat the Cardinals 6-5 after trailing 5-1, and the comeback was primarily built on the strength of two incredible homers: Taylor Davis’s first career homer, which was a grand freaking slam, and Javy Baez’s 8th inning shot to break the tie.
Let’s enjoy some tidbits, including the highlights from the game …
— MBDChicago (@MBDChicago) May 4, 2019
After and before: Curtain call for @javy23baez for the go ahead HR. Salute to Noely. The quickly-becoming-classic pose. Letting Yadi know they’d pay for losing the replay. @Cubs #EverybodyIn @BleacherNation @realcubsinsider #elmago pic.twitter.com/bgTsM1WPau
— MBDChicago (@MBDChicago) May 5, 2019
And how about the replay that could have easily given Javy Baez a double before he hit his go-ahead homer? The Cubs are lucky this one didn’t go their way: