Harper homers, rallies Phils from 7 down in 17-8 win vs Cubs
Cubs Phillies Baseball Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper reacts after hitting a three-run home run against Chicago Cubs pitcher Rex Brothers during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, in Philadelphia. Harper doubled to start a seven-run, game-tying rally in the fourth inning, drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth and sealed the Philadelphia Phillies’ 17-8 win over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night with a three-run home run in the seventh. San Diego and Cincinnati also lead Philadelphia in the wild-card chase. Harper smashed his 33rd homer of the season into the second deck in the seventh, a three-run shot off Rex Brothers for 15-8 lead. CUBS COLLAPSEPatrick Wisdom had a two-run double and Matt Duffy hit a three-run homer off JD Hammer in the third for a 7-0 lead.wftv.com
Davies, Pederson lead Cubs over Pirates 3-2, 4th win in row
Pirates Cubs Baseball Chicago Cubs' Joc Pederson, left, and Matt Duffy celebrate their win over the Pittsburgh Pirates after a baseball game Friday, May 7, 2021, in Chicago. Joc Pederson had three hits and an RBI for the Cubs, who were coming off a three-game sweep of the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers. The right-hander could only chuckle as he got the Pirates first hit in the third. Martini, from suburban Crystal Lake, pinch hit for Davies in the seventh and flied out. UP NEXTPirates RHP Wil Crowe (0-1, 4.66) takes the mound against Cubs RHP Trevor Williams (2-2, 6.00) on Saturday.wftv.com
Amazin' at-bat: Mets' Guillorme draws 22-pitch walk vs Hicks
“I don’t even think I’ve had a 13 pitch at-bat in my career.”Hicks was scheduled to pitch one inning. Carlos Martínez worked four innings in the start for St. Louis, allowing two runs and five hits. Pittsburgh starter Steven Brault allowed three runs on five hits and a walk in three innings. YANKEES 5, BLUE JAYS 1New York starter Deivi García gave up one hit and an unearned run in three innings. Dean Kremer allowed a run on three hits, walked two and struck out four in the start for Baltimore.