The Hangover 2019 – Games 97-99
Chicago Cubs 6, Padres 5
Winning Pitcher: José Quintana (8-7, 4.42)
Losing Pitcher: Joey Lucchesi (7-5, 4,27)
Save: Craig Kimbrel (6)
The Padres (46-52) scored fewer runs than the Chicago Cubs (54-44), 6-5, in the second game of three at Wrigley Field. Joey Lucchesi (7-5, 4.27) gave up six runs on ten hits and three walks with three strikeouts in four and a third innings. Javier Báez scored on Anthony Rizzo‘s ground out and Robel Garcia hit a triple to drive in Kris Bryant in the first inning. Báez scored on Rizzo’s single in the third inning. Báez hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning.
José Quintana (8-7, 4.42) allowed five runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out seven over five innings. Fernando Tatís Jr. hit a solo home run and Manny Machado hit a two-run home run in the third inning. Luis Urías scored on a sacrifice fly by Tatís Jr. in the fourth inning. Hunter Renfroe hit a solo home run in the fifth inning.
Báez, bullpen lead streaking Cubs over Padres 6-5 – John Jackson, Associated Press
Padres homer 3 times, Manny hits 200th in loss – Russell Dorsey, MLB.com
Baez hits go-ahead 3-run HR; Cubs win 7th of 8 – Jordan Bastian, MLB.com