Chicago Cubs seek sweep of Miami Marlins

Chicago Cubs seek sweep of Miami Marlins

Chicago Cubs seek sweep of Miami Marlins

I didn't really like the way he shoved me.

Dietrich said they collided because Caratini moved in front of the plate.

"We need to get going on the offensive side", he said. Rizzo drove in five runs with a homer and two doubles.

Mets 7, Reds 6 - At Cincinnati: Jay Bruce hit a two-run homer in his old home stadium and Adrian Gonzalez connected twice, powering NY over Cincinnati. Wednesday will be Quintana's second start of the season against the Marlins.

Kris Bryant homered for a second consecutive day for the Cubs, hitting a two-run homer in the first inning. The right-hander is winless in eight starts. Add in the fact that Quintana has been money at home for the Cubs dating back to last season and I think you have to lay the juice with Chicago here, even if the price tag isn't pretty.

"He didn't miss any bats", manager Don Mattingly said.


The Cubs also recalled right-hander Cory Mazzoni from Triple-A Iowa on Monday and optioned reliever Luke Farrell to their top farm club.

Miami managed two hits after the eventful start and couldn't take advantage of the Cubs, who had to cast Jen-Ho Tseng into an emergency start after scheduled starter Yu Darvish was forced to be placed on the disabled list with the flu.

A five-time Gold Glove victor, Heyward banged his head against the right-field wall trying to rob Dexter Fowler of a game-ending homer at St. Louis on Sunday. Kyle Schwarber added a double of his own, while Anthony Rizzo went 2 for 4 and Tommy La Stella, Ian Haps and Javier Baez each added base hits as well in the win.

The Cubs battered Wei-Yin Chen in a bloodbath of a third inning in which they sent 11 men to the plate, scored eight runs, and all but escorted the Marlins to O'Hare and their flight home to Miami.

It took all of 16 hours for the mood to flip with his best game of the season Wednesday afternoon - in just one inning.

Cubs: LHP Jose Quintana (3-2, 4.99) looks to return the favor after getting pounded at Miami for six runs in six innings on April 1.

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