Game 5. Cubs at Nats

Cubs are starting to come back. After dropping the first three games, Cubbies have now won two straight and trail the series 3-2 as we head back to Chicago.

At Nationals Park the Chicago (NL) Cubs outscored the Washington Nationals 6
to 3.

Javier Baez led the offense for Chicago (NL). He doubled plating two runs in
the 3rd inning, doubled in the 6th inning and blasted a two-run home run in
the 8th inning. Chicago (NL) had 10 hits for the game and Washington had 7.

Jose Quintana(1-0) was the winner allowing 2 runs in 6 and 2/3 innings. Wade
Davis recorded his 6th save. A.J. Cole(1-1) was the loser. His ERA
increased from 5.91 to 6.19 as he allowed 4 runs in 5 and 1/3 innings.


BOXSCORE: 2017 Chicago (NL) Cubs At 2017 Washington Nationals      10/20/2017
 
  Cubs               AB  R  H RBI AVG     Nationals          AB  R  H RBI AVG
  J.Jay CF,LF         5  0  1  0 .299     M.Taylor CF         5  0  2  1 .364  
  I.Happ LF           3  2  1  0 .159     B.Harper RF         4  0  1  0 .434  
C-A.Avila 1B          1  0  1  0 .300     A.Rendon 3B         3  2  2  1 .259  
  K.Bryant 3B         3  1  2  0 .262     R.Zimmerman 1B      4  0  0  0 .339  
  A.Rizzo 1B          3  0  1  1 .328     D.Murphy 2B         3  0  0  1 .271  
B-A.Almora Jr PR,CF   1  1  0  0 .250     H.Kendrick LF       3  0  1  0 .345  
  W.Contreras C       3  0  0  0 .250     M.Albers P          0  0  0  0 .000  
  J.Baez 2B           4  2  3  4 .296   D-W.Difo PH           1  0  0  0 .059  
  A.Russell SS        4  0  0  0 .277     E.Romero P          0  0  0  0 ----  
  J.Heyward RF        4  0  1  0 .387     T.Turner SS         3  0  0  0 .218  
  J.Quintana P        2  0  0  0 .250     M.Wieters C         4  0  0  0 .106  
  B.Duensing P        0  0  0  0 .000     A.Cole P            1  0  0  0 .000  
E-T.La Stella PH      1  0  0  0 .300     M.Grace P           0  0  0  0 ----  
  W.Davis P           0  0  0  0 ----   A-J.Werth LF          2  1  1  0 .176  
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      34  6 10  5                 Totals      33  3  7  3
 
A-Subbed Defensively (LF) For Grace In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Ran For Rizzo In 8th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (1B) For Happ In 8th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Albers In 8th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Duensing In 9th Inning
 
INJURY: Anthony Rizzo INJURED (for 3 more games) in 8th inning
 
Cubs............ 1 0 2  0 0 1  0 2 0  -  6 10  1
Nationals....... 1 0 0  0 0 0  1 1 0  -  3  7  0
 
Cubs (12-5)              IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
J.Quintana WIN(1-0)       6 2/3   5   2   2   3   7   1 106   2.87
B.Duensing HOLD(1st)      1 1/3   1   1   1   1   3   0  25   0.84
W.Davis SAVE(6th)         1       1   0   0   2   1   0  28   0.00
Totals                    9       7   3   3   6  11   1
 
Nationals (12-4)         IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
A.Cole LOSS(1-1)          5 1/3   7   4   4   2   4   0 102   6.19
M.Grace                   1       1   0   0   0   1   0  24   0.00
M.Albers                  1 2/3   1   2   2   0   0   1  25   1.59
E.Romero                  1       1   0   0   1   0   0  25   4.50
Totals                    9      10   6   6   3   5   1
 
ATTENDANCE- 10,951 DATE-  TIME- Night WEATHER- Bad
UMPIRES- James Hoye, John Hirschbeck, Bob Davidson, Bill Welke
T- 3:12
LEFT ON BASE- Cubs: 7  Nationals:10
DOUBLE PLAYS- Cubs: 1  Nationals: 1
ERRORS- A.Russell
DOUBLES- K.Bryant-2(3rd), J.Baez-2(4th), M.Taylor(2nd), A.Rendon(3rd)
HOME RUNS- J.Baez(2nd), A.Rendon(4th)
RBIs- A.Rizzo(8th), J.Baez-4(12th), M.Taylor(2nd), A.Rendon(11th),
      D.Murphy(22nd)
STOLEN BASES- I.Happ(1st)
SACRIFICE HITS- J.Quintana
SACRIFICE FLIES- D.Murphy
WALKS- I.Happ, K.Bryant, W.Contreras, B.Harper, A.Rendon-2, R.Zimmerman,
       T.Turner, A.Cole
HIT BY PITCH- K.Bryant, A.Rizzo
STRIKE OUTS- J.Jay, A.Rizzo, W.Contreras, J.Quintana-2, M.Taylor, B.Harper,
             R.Zimmerman, D.Murphy-2, H.Kendrick, W.Difo, T.Turner, M.Wieters-3
GIDP- K.Bryant, M.Wieters
WILD PITCHES- B.Duensing, M.Grace
2-out RBI- A.Rendon, J.Baez-2, M.Taylor
RLISP 2-out- J.Baez, D.Murphy-2, J.Jay, W.Contreras, B.Harper, T.Turner,
             A.Almora Jr, R.Zimmerman-2
TEAM RISP- Cubs: 2 for 11  Nationals: 0 for 6
 


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