That spelled the difference for Koehler (7-4), who allowed five hits and an earned run in his six innings while striking out four and walking one for the Marlins, who have won four straight games.
Lynn (6-4) gave up three hits and one unearned run in seven innings. “I got nothing but positive things to say about the Cubs and their organization.”. The bullpen was not great, but held the Marlins scoreless in two innings of work. In the bottom of the first, Chris Coghlan drew a one-out walk.
CHICAGO (AP) The Miami Marlins were rolling along right until Jarred Cosart stepped on the mound.
But that was the only mark against the Marlins starter as he allowed just one hit over seven innings, marking the fourth time he has accomplished that feat in his career. It helps that Cubs starting pitchers have given up just five earned runs in the last 41.2 innings (1.08 ERA). Hammel would pitch through the seventh inning, but unfortunately two mistakes cost him. This was much better.
Anthony Rizzo leads the Cubs in batting average (.297), doubles (24), home runs (15), runs batted in (45) and stolen bases (12).
Justin Bour and Christian Yelich homered and visiting Miami got six impressive innings from Tom Koehler in a 2-1 win over Chicago on Friday. Coghlan walked with one out and advanced to third on a Kris Bryant single before getting home when a Latos pitch wasn’t handled by Miami’s Jeff Mathis and ended up in the seats between the Cubs dugout and screen. The Marlins had a few opportunities to bring a run home, but went 0-3 with runners in scoring position.
Chicago is a -140 favorite against Miami and the Over/Under (O/U) for this game is now not available. “Who knows, it could be 0-0 right now and we could be in the 12th inning”.
Still for him, his winning solo home run in the sixth inning to send the Marlins over Chicago 2-1 on Friday didn’t mean more than any other.
“When I see him, he just tells me to be myself”.
“But I want our guys to just really approach the day and that’s it. Let’s try to win”. As someone who has grown exhausted of all of the “celebrity” guest conductors for the stretch, I’d hoped that at some point the Cubs would do this, even signing a petition to play Harry singing the stretch during games.
“I think the course of the season to have moments like this where you kinda build your character a little bit and rely on the pitching when we have to, which has been outstanding”.
Cubs nice Jason Hammel (5-4) found his chill and ex- 14 instantly hits up until Bour switched on a center-cut fastball among the 6th inning and herd it during the right-field auto seats for adam No. 10.
ATLANTA – Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, to spark an 11-hit attack in Atlanta’s win over Philadelphia.
Jennings refused to place the offensive struggles on the absence of slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who is recovering from surgery after breaking his left wrist. He managed to get Morse to strike out on a nasty slider on the inside corner and Dee Gordon hit into a fielder’s choice to end the inning.