2018 NLCS CARDINALS- CUBS

Game 1. St.Louis 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 . Chicago leads the best of seven NLCS  one games to zero.  Kyle Hendricks had a strong outing as the Chicago (NL) Cubs defeated the St. Louis Cardinals by a score of 3 to 0 at Wrigley Field. In the bottom of the 2nd inning Chicago (NL) went on top for good scoring a single run on 3 base hits. That was all the offense they were to need. Chicago (NL) had 7 hits for the game and St. Louis had 4. Hendricks(1-1) got the win allowing no runs in 8 innings. Pedro Strop earned the save, his 5th. Miles Mikolas(2-2) was charged with the loss.

Game 2. St.Louis 5 at Chicago 12. Chicago leads the best of seven series 2-0.  The Chicago (NL) Cubs had very little trouble at Wrigley Field downing the St. Louis Cardinals. The score was 12 to 5. Javier Baez enjoyed a big day at the plate. He lofted a solo-blast ‘downtown’ in the 3rd inning, doubled knocking in a run in the 5th inning and lashed a single which scored a run in the 7th inning. Chicago (NL) had 14 hits for the afternoon. The win was credited to Jon Lester(2-0) who went 5 innings allowing 3 runs. Jack Flaherty(3-1) suffered the loss. He got hammered, allowing 7 hits and 2 walks in 4 and 1/3 innings.

Game 3. Chicago 7 at St.Louis 2.  Cubs now lead the best of seven series 3-0. The Chicago (NL) Cubs cruised to a 7 to 2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Chicago (NL) started with a bang, jumping out to an early lead in their half of the first scoring one runner using 2 hits. Chicago (NL) had 9 hits for the game and St. Louis had 6. Cole Hamels(3-1) allowed 2 runs in 7 innings, and picked up the victory. Michael Wacha(1-2) was charged with the loss. He got hit pretty hard, allowing 7 hits and 3 walks in 4 and 2/3 innings.

GAme 4. Chicago 6 at St.Louis 0.  Chicago Cubs win the NLCS four games to none.  The Cubbies jumped all over Cards ace Mikolas in the first inning for four runs and that is all they needed as their starter Kendrick was superb and the Cubs wins the National League Crown.

CHICAGO CUBS ARE YOUR 2018 STRATOMATIC NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMP

 

 

 

 

 

 

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