The Cubs, having surprisingly climbed back into a game they trailed 9-0, just let The Dillon Maples Experience put the game right back out of reach. So there’s no celebrating at this moment.
HOWEVER, one side benefit of Maples loading the bases before finally being pulled is that it left Duane Underwood and Kris Bryant a chance to do this:
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 30, 2020
Yeah, so the ball actually hit the dirt, but with no replay review available on infield line drives (wut?), it stands! And it counts! And it’s the Cubs’ first triple play in over two decades (May 10, 1997):
McRae, Hernandez, Sandberg part of that triple play with Stan Javier at the plate.
— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) July 30, 2020