MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
MINNESOTA TWINS AT CHICAGO CUBS
09/22/2021
 
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
MINNESOTA TWINS AT CHICAGO CUBS
GAME ID: 2853 - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND , 2021 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota Twins (82-70) 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 6 1
Chicago Cubs (77-76) 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 2 X 8 10 0
Cubs Roll to 8-2 Win Over Twins
The Chicago Cubs got a stellar performance from pitcher Lance McCullers Jr., who handcuffed the Minnesota offense en route to a win, 8-2, at Wrigley Field. McCullers Jr., now 9-9, was the winner. In 6.1 innings, he gave up 3 hits, while striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 2 runs. With the win, Chicago raised its record to 77-76.

Gleyber Torres, who is tied for 7th in the NL with a .854 OPS, chipped in for Chicago with a 2-run home run in the bottom of the fifth. For the game, the second baseman had 2 hits in 4 at-bats with 1 home run, 1 single, 2 runs scored, and 2 RBI.

McCullers Jr. said his team "played with determination."
MINNESOTA BATTING LINESCORE CHICAGO BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
A. Bregman 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .267 14 57
R. Acuna Jr. CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .264 29 84
M. Olson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .225 28 78
A. Judge RF 4 1 2 0 0 2 0 .222 28 88
N. Cruz DH 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 .237 21 60
D. Peralta LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .271 12 48
P. DeJong SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .275 22 71
A. Hedges C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .166 15 42
   a-B. Phillips PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .175 6 11
G. Lux 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .217 11 36
Totals 33 2 6 2 3 10 14      
a - B. Phillips pinch hit for A. Hedges in the 9th

BATTING
Home Runs: N. Cruz (21, 5th Inning off L. McCullers Jr., 1 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: R. Acuna Jr. , A. Judge 2 , N. Cruz 4 , D. Peralta , P. DeJong
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: A. Hedges , G. Lux 2
Team LOB: 7

FIELDING
Errors: M. Olson (4)
Double Plays: 1 (DeJong-Lux-Olson)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
S. Ohtani DH 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .251 9 33
Y. Diaz 3B 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .289 11 48
G. Torres 2B 4 2 2 2 0 2 0 .279 30 102
M. Canha LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .234 22 79
G. Sanchez C 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .181 17 49
T. France 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .264 19 79
J. Bradley Jr. CF 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 .232 15 53
D. Swanson SS 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 .243 18 63
Y. Daza RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .323 3 20
Totals 34 8 10 6 2 6 11      
BATTING
Doubles: M. Canha (26, 4th Inning off L. Severino, 1 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: G. Torres (30, 5th Inning off L. Severino, 1 on, 2 outs) , S. Ohtani (9, 7th Inning off D. Phelps, 0 on, 0 outs) , J. Bradley Jr. (15, 8th Inning off S. Oberg, 1 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: S. Ohtani 4 , G. Torres 5 , M. Canha 2 , G. Sanchez , J. Bradley Jr. 4 , D. Swanson 3 , Y. Daza
2-out RBI: G. Torres
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: Y. Diaz , T. France
GIDP: Y. Daza
Team LOB: 4
MINNESOTA PITCHING LINESCORE CHICAGO PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI ERA   
L. Severino L (14-14) 6.0 6 5 2 2 4 1 87 3.99   
D. Phelps 1.0 2 2 2 0 2 1 23 5.40   
S. Oberg 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 12 2.57   
PITCHING
Game Score: L. Severino 48
Batters Faced: L. Severino 27, D. Phelps 5, S. Oberg 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: L. Severino 6-8, D. Phelps 1-0, S. Oberg 1-1
Pitches - Strikes: L. Severino 87-55, D. Phelps 23-15, S. Oberg 12-8
Inherited Runners - Scored: S. Oberg 1-1
WP: L. Severino
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI ERA   
L. McCullers Jr. W (9-9) 6.1 3 2 2 0 6 1 91 3.42   
V. Gonzalez H (7) 1.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 27 3.97   
J. James 1.1 1 0 0 2 3 0 35 5.34   
PITCHING
Game Score: L. McCullers Jr. 65
Batters Faced: L. McCullers Jr. 22, V. Gonzalez 7, J. James 7
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: L. McCullers Jr. 4-9, V. Gonzalez 2-1, J. James 1-0
Pitches - Strikes: L. McCullers Jr. 91-61, V. Gonzalez 27-17, J. James 35-21
Inherited Runners - Scored: J. James 1-0
WP: L. McCullers Jr.
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Lance McCullers Jr.
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Weather: Clear skies (74 degrees), wind blowing in from center at 10 mph
Start Time: 6:40 PM CT
Time: 3:19
Attendance: 31860
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