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San Francisco (AP) — Patrick Wisdom helped the team with two home runs and three goals.
San Francisco (AP) — Patrick Wisdom scored two home runs to help the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep.
Wisdom has hit seven home runs in 13 games this season. He has hit 9 out of 11 games since he recalled from Triple A Iowa on May 25th.
Kyle Hendricks (7 wins, 4 losses) won 5 consecutive wins with 3 hits and 7 hits in 1/3 innings in the 6th inning. He won his first five career wins over San Francisco with two steps and five strikeouts.
Hendrix allowed one hit in the second inning.
Craig Kimbrel made his 14th save with 16 chances and hit 2 out of 9 complete hits.
Johnny Cueto (4-2) gave up four points, scored three points, and hit six hits in four 1/3 innings. He has walked twice since the first start of the season, three times.
After Hendrix hit a double in his first hit of the season, Chicago took the lead 4-3 in the fifth inning with no runs. Javier Baez hit a home run on a single and a walk. Javier Baez fired a ground ball and struck Maurico Dubon. Catcher Buster Posey dropped a slow home due to an error allowing a go-ahead run.
San Francisco scored every run in the first two innings. LaMonte Wade Jr. hit his first lead-off home run in his career. Posey and Donovan Solano also ran.
Cubs: Baez left the game early due to a pain in his right thumb …. OF Jake Marisnick (right hamstring) can be activated when the Cubs are in San Diego. He finished his weekend training in a good mood …. LHP Justin Steele (right hamstring) threw a bullpen session before the match on Sunday as he continued his rehab. … OF Joc Pederson (back) has been removed from the starting lineup as a precautionary measure. He left the game early on Saturday after hitting an outfield wall and stiffening his back.
Giants: INF Evan Longoria was put on the injured list for 10 days before the match after suffering a left shoulder tension in a collision with INF Brandon Crawford on Saturday. … If Thairo Estrada was recalled from Sacramento and listed on the roster…… 1B Brandon Belt (left diagonal strain) is expected to activate sometime during the next road trip.
Cubs: RHP Adbert Alzolay (4-4) will open a three-game series in San Diego on Monday night.
Giants LHP Alex Wood (5-3) will star in Texas on Tuesday.
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