RECAP — Cubs 3, Cardinals 6 (Game Two of DH)

The Cubs fell in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader to St. Louis, 6-3 after a disastrous ninth inning.

Standout Performers

Anthony Rizzo: 4 for 5, 1 RBI
Albert Almora: 1 for 3, 1 R, 1 BB
Mike Montgomery: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K

How it Happened

After offensive firepower in game one, it took the Cubs six innings before they would score. Tommy La Stella was issued a bases-loaded walk to start a three-run inning. Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant each delivered RBIs, giving the Cubs a 3-1 lead. St. Louis made it a one-run game in the seventh and tied in the eighth. Trying to keep it tied heading into the bottom of the ninth, the Cubs fell apart. The Cardinals took a 6-3 lead off Justin Wilson and Steve Cishek. After 1-2-3 ninth, the Cubs fell 6-3.

Standings Check

The Cubs fall to 57-40 this year, now only 2.5 games ahead of Milwaukee.

Up Next

Jose Quintana pitches the series finale on Sunday at 1:20 PM CT on ABC 7 and 670 The Score.

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Lucas Babcock is the Editor in Chief of SportZreport.com. Lucas has been a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan.

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