Game 5. Washington at the Cubbies. Cubs now up 3-2

Kris Bryant blasted 2 homeruns at Wrigley Field where the Chicago (NL) Cubs
beat the Washington Nationals 6 to 4.

John Lackey(2-0) pitched a fine game. He was reached for 3 hits and no walks
in 5 and 1/3 innings. Lackey recorded 6 strikeouts reducing his ERA from
3.29 to 2.84. Overall Chicago (NL) out-hit Washington 9 to 6.

Lackey got help from Aroldis Chapman who was credited with his 7th save.
Tanner Roark(4-1) was the losing pitcher. Wth the win Chicago (NL) now has a
record of a division leading 11-5. With the loss, Washington has a record of
5-5 lately, 11-5 overall.


BOXSCORE: 2016 Washington Nationals At 2016 Chicago (NL) Cubs      10/20/2016
 
  Nationals          AB  R  H RBI AVG     Cubs               AB  R  H RBI AVG
  T.Turner CF         5  2  2  1 .324     D.Fowler CF         3  1  2  1 .339  
  A.Rendon 3B         4  1  0  0 .230     B.Zobrist LF        4  0  1  1 .147  
  B.Harper RF         0  0  0  0 .167     K.Bryant 3B         4  2  2  2 .233  
A-M.Taylor PR,RF      2  0  0  0 .250     A.Rizzo 1B          4  0  0  0 .158  
E-J.Lobaton PH        1  1  1  1 .400     W.Contreras C       1  0  0  0 .136  
G-D.Espinosa SS       0  0  0  0 .069   B-D.Ross PR,C         2  1  1  0 .227  
  D.Murphy 2B         4  0  2  1 .355     A.Almora RF         4  1  2  0 .345  
  W.Ramos C           4  0  0  0 .259     J.Baez 2B,SS        3  1  0  0 .300  
  J.Werth LF          4  0  0  0 .170     A.Russell SS        3  0  1  2 .167  
  S.Drew SS           3  0  1  0 .333   H-T.La Stella PR,2B   0  0  0  0 .286  
F-C.Heisey PH,RF      1  0  0  0 .333     J.Lackey P          2  0  0  0 .000  
  R.Zimmerman 1B      3  0  0  0 .182     T.Cahill P          0  0  0  0 ----  
  T.Roark P           2  0  0  0 .000   C-C.Coghlan PH        1  0  0  0 .000  
D-C.Robinson PH       1  0  0  0 .000     C.Edwards Jr P      0  0  0  0 ----  
  S.Kelley P          0  0  0  0 ----     J.Smith P           0  0  0  0 ----  
  M.Melancon P        0  0  0  0 ----     A.Chapman P         1  0  0  0 .000  
  B.Treinen P         0  0  0  0 ----                                          
I-B.Revere PH         0  0  0  0 .667                                          
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      34  4  6  3                 Totals      32  6  9  6
 
A-Pinch Ran For Harper In 1st Inning
B-Pinch Ran For Contreras In 4th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Cahill In 6th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Roark In 7th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Taylor In 8th Inning
F-Pinch Hit For Drew In 8th Inning
G-Subbed Defensively (SS) For Lobaton In 8th Inning
H-Pinch Ran For Russell In 8th Inning
I-Pinch Hit For Treinen In 9th Inning
 
INJURY: Bryce Harper INJURED (for 2 more games) in 1st inning
INJURY: Willson Contreras INJURED (for 3 more games) in 4th inning
INJURY: John Lackey INJURED (for 6 more games) in 6th inning
INJURY: Addison Russell INJURED (for 0 more games) in 8th inning
 
Nationals....... 0 0 0  0 1 0  0 3 0  -  4  6  2
Cubs............ 0 0 0  2 1 0  2 1    -  6  9  1
 
Nationals (11-5)         IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
T.Roark LOSS(4-1)         6       6   3   1   1   4   1 107   0.51
S.Kelley                  1       2   2   2   0   1   2  20   4.70
M.Melancon                0 2/3   1   1   1   2   1   0  22   0.93
B.Treinen                 0 1/3   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   3.38
Totals                    8       9   6   4   3   6   3
 
Cubs (11-5)              IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
J.Lackey WIN(2-0)         5 1/3   3   1   1   0   6   1  75   2.84
T.Cahill HOLD(1st)        0 2/3   0   0   0   0   0   0   7   1.59
C.Edwards Jr HOLD(1st)    1       1   2   2   1   2   0  27   8.31
J.Smith                   0       1   1   1   0   0   0   7   1.93
A.Chapman SAVE(7th)       2       1   0   0   1   5   0  33   0.00
Totals                    9       6   4   4   2  13   1
 
ATTENDANCE- 38,746 DATE- Thursday, October 20th 2016 TIME- Night WEATHER- Good
UMPIRES- Mike Muchlinski, Mike Winters, Mark Wegner, Andy Fletcher
T- 2:49
LEFT ON BASE- Nationals: 7  Cubs: 9
DOUBLE PLAYS- Nationals: 1  Cubs: 0
ERRORS- A.Rendon, S.Drew, A.Almora
DOUBLES- S.Drew(1st), B.Zobrist(3rd), A.Almora(2nd)
TRIPLES- A.Russell(1st)
HOME RUNS- T.Turner(2nd), D.Fowler(3rd), K.Bryant-2(4th)
RBIs- T.Turner(5th), J.Lobaton(2nd), D.Murphy(11th), D.Fowler(3rd),
      B.Zobrist(4th), K.Bryant-2(10th), A.Russell-2(5th)
SACRIFICE HITS- J.Baez
WALKS- R.Zimmerman, B.Revere, D.Fowler-2, B.Zobrist
HIT BY PITCH- A.Rendon, B.Harper, K.Bryant, W.Contreras, A.Russell
STRIKE OUTS- A.Rendon-2, M.Taylor, W.Ramos-2, J.Werth-4, C.Heisey, R.Zimmerman,
             T.Roark, C.Robinson, D.Fowler, D.Ross, A.Almora, J.Lackey-2,
             A.Chapman
GIDP- B.Zobrist
WILD PITCHES- C.Edwards Jr, A.Chapman-2
2-out RBI- A.Russell-2, T.Turner, K.Bryant, B.Zobrist
RLISP 2-out- W.Ramos, T.Roark, D.Murphy, K.Bryant-3, J.Lackey, C.Coghlan-2,
             C.Robinson, C.Heisey, A.Rendon
TEAM RISP- Nationals: 2 for 12  Cubs: 1 for 8
 


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