Cubs pile up runs late, take series from Yankees

Pinch hitter Yann Gomes hit a two-run single in the seventh inning after a fielding error by second baseman Gleyber Torres, and Seiya Suzuki picked up the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth. chicago cubs rallied to win 7-4 new York Yankees sunday afternoon

Mike Touchman led off the eighth with a single off Ron Marinaccio (4-4) before Nico Horner and Ian Happ walked. Suzuki, who scored on Chicago’s only hit in the fifth off Domingo German, then hit a fly ball off Clay Holmes and Tauchman scored when right fielder Giancarlo Stanton’s throw was off target.

Horner scored when Holmes threw a wild pitch over the glove of catcher Kyle Higashioka. Tucker Barnhart added an RBI double in the ninth. cub took two out of three from new york

Chicago rallied late after a disappointing opening inning, when starter Kyle Hendricks was called out for a pitch clock violation before his first pitch, and manager David Ross struck out two batters.

German was ejected after allowing a walk to Happ to start the seventh and cub came back strongly from 4-1 down

After Ian Hamilton allowed a single to Cody Bellinger, Christopher Morrell hit a potential double play grounder to Torres, who booted the ball for an error.

Tommy Kahnle allowed a run-scoring groundout to Jared Young. Gomes homered for Patrick Wisdom and blasted a two-strike single past center fielder Harrison Bader.

cub Reliever Julian Meriwether (2–0) retired Billy McKinney with two runs out in the seventh to set up Chicago’s rally. After a 23-minute rain delay, Michael Fulmer pitched a 1–2–3 ninth for his seventh save in the eighth and Edbert Alzole pitched.

German pitched four hitless innings until Suzuki hit the game-tying drive to left that survived McKinney.

Rookie Anthony Volpe hit a two-run homer, followed by a solo shot by Higashioka that gave them the lead. Yankees 4-1 lead in the sixth

Anthony Rizzo hit an RBI double after a stellar start to the game.

Hendricks was called for a violation before throwing the first pitch of the game. Ross was ejected for the fourth time this season and the second time in five days after he argued on the pitch that plate umpire Alex McKay called the ball, giving Stanton a 2–0 count.

Hendricks gave up four runs on 10 hits in 5 2/3 innings.

German fanned nine and scored three runs for New York.

–Field Level Media

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