Enhanced Box Score: Reds 8, Cubs 5 - August 14, 2022

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Enhanced Box Score: Reds 8, Cubs 5 – August 14, 2022

Chicago Cubs

I was out with the family visiting my parents for most of the day, so I didn’t return to the game until the bases-loaded opportunity in the 8th. The Cubs were down three, so Nelson Velazquez and Ian Happ each had a chance to play hero, but unfortunately both struck out. My bad.

It seems Keegan Thompson did not have the good command today, which kinda felt like it was coming for a while (the last few outings haven’t been as sharp, and there’s been a lot of hard contact). I wouldn’t have any concerns, because this is a guy who is still developing and adjusting as a big league starter, and is now well past his career high in innings.

The Cubs scored all five runs today by way of three dingers:

Cubs notched 12 hits in the game, too, but it wasn’t enough.

Full box score.

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.