RECAP — Cubs 4, Giants 5

In the series finale, the Cubs fell in 13 innings to the Giants 5-4.

Standout Performers

Jason Heyward: 3 for 6, HR, 2 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB
Victor Caratini: 2 for 6
Kris Bryant: 1 for 5, HR, 1 R, 2 RBI, 2 BB

How it Happened

The Cubs were down in a hole 4-0 early in the first. Jason Heyward got the Cubs on the board in the third with a solo homer to right. Heyward started a comeback, now trailing 4-1. Kris Bryant made it a one-run game with his two-run homer in the fifth. Bryant went 409 feet to dead center, getting the Giants lead down to 4-3. The home run party continued in the seventh with Javy Baez up to bat. Baez blasted a shot to center, tying the game 4-4. After a scoreless ninth from both sides, the Cubs and Giants headed to extras. From there, the Cubs could not score. San Francisco would walk it off in the 13th inning, winning 5-4.

Standings Check

The Cubs fall to 52-38 this year, still 1.5 games behind Milwaukee.

Up Next

Tyler Chatwood opens the San Diego series on Friday at 9:10 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago and 670 The Score.

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