Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds

Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds

Thomas Trompeter / Shutterstock.com

The Chicago Cubs have beaten the Cincinnati Reds as the game was full of action and drama. Javier Baez had a good game as he hit his first grand slam of the season. Jose Quintana broke his streak as he got his first win since May 5. It was a long and hot game which involved a dust-up involving Yasiel Puig. The game was so heated that the Reds manager was ejected from the game.

Amid all the drama, the Cubs managed a win that was really needed for their season. They won the game 6-0. It was a much-needed win for the NL Central Leaders on Saturday as they have a 14-14 record. They must win the final game of the series to avoid their first losing month since May of 2017. Cubs manager isn’t too disappointed as his team was suffering from injury problems and offense struggles.

He said, “A lot of moving parts,” “Of course you’d like to be in better position, but I can’t really lament what’s gone on at this point. Overall, we’ve hung in there pretty well.” The game ended with an outburst by Puig. He was hit in the thigh by Pedro Strop with a 3-0 fastball in the eighth inning. He didn’t like the hit as he slammed his helmet and headed towards the mount.

He also gestured and screamed as the benches and bullpens were emptied. Joey Votto and other Reds players held backed him and prevent it from escalating any further. The pitcher, Strop was surprised by Puig reaction as he didn’t expect him to get this much aggressive. He said that he doesn’t what to say but he said something all right. He branded Puig as stupid. He said, “It’s not a secret he’s stupid. I have nothing against him, but he’s stupid.”

Puig said that nobody got hurt at the end of the match. He said, “Nobody got hurt. What’s important tomorrow is to go out and win the game and win the series. That’s more important than fighting with the other team.” Reds manager got ejected from the match in the ninth inning as Dillon Maples hit Jose Peraza on the arm which was deemed accidental by the plate umpire.

Managing editor of the Chicago Morning Star

Related Posts
NHL Central Scouting List for 2020 NHL Draft
NHL Central Scouting has announced the final NHL Central Scouting List for the 2020 NHL
Chicago Steel: The 2019-2020 Anderson Cup Champions
The Chicago Steel has been announced the 2019-20 Anderson Cup Champions, by the United States
Chicago Steel acquire Jake Livanavage
Chicago Steel has announced that they have signed Phoenix Jr. Coyotes defenseman Jake Livanavage to
2020 NFL drafts to take place on scheduled date
A memo has been sent to the teams of NFL about the 2020 NFL drafts.
Steel achieve new milestone of 39 wins in a season
The Chicago Steel have broken the previous record of 38 wins in a season. The
Chicago Steel set Franchise Record
The Chicago Steel has set a franchise record for the most wins in a single
Maria Sharapova says goodbye to Tennis
Maria Sharapova has announced her retirement from tennis on Wednesday. The Russian superstar will be
Chicago Steel defeat Waterloo Black Hawks Saturday night
The battle of the conference leaders ended up in favor of the Chicago Steel on
Bragging rights for grab as conference leaders clash
The Chicago Steel will travel to Waterloo to take on the Black Hawks in battle
Steel beat Team USA and get fifth straight win
The Chicago Steel grabbed a handy 6-4 victory against the USA Hockey National Team Development