Cubs Hit for the Cycle and Then Some in a Four-Run Sixth Inning

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Cubs Hit for the Cycle and Then Some in a Four-Run Sixth Inning

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The Cubs had just lost a 3-3 tie in the top of the 6th inning when old friend nemesis Victor Caratini hit a three-run homer. It felt like the kind of blow that made the difference in recent games against the Brewers.

But then the Cubs immediately responded in the bottom of the 6th, hitting for the cycle off of reliever Trevor Kelley to tie things back up. Nick Madrigal singled to lead it off, and then P.J. Higgins hit his second homer of the year:

Christopher Morel tripled (hitting streak up to 11 games), and Willson Contreras brought him in with a double that humiliated Christian Yelich in the process:

That was it for Kelley, but the damage didn’t stop, because Frank Schwindel doubled to bring in Contreras and give the Cubs the lead (also making Yelich look bad):


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