What happen out west when the Cubs and Padres went into extras!
With the Cubs in need of just one victory to ensure a series win something they have been searching for after dropping the last two series to two potential playoff contenders. The Cubs would send the professor to the mound and he would be masterful. As good as he was he did get a no decision on the night.
The Padres after losing the first two would send Ace Chris Paddack to the mound in hopes of getting them back on track. That is just what he would do as he would take a no hitter into the 5th before being broke up on a 2 out triple by Kris Bryant. The Cubs would be unable to score. Paddack would be lights out through 7 and 2/3rd of work. The only blemish in his performance was a solo shot he gave up to Jason Kipnis in the 8th with two outs that forced a no decision for both starters.
On the opposite side of the ball Hendricks didn't have his best stuff but was still able to pitch 7 solid innings on a season high 113 pitches. Hendricks allowed just 1 run on 6 hits, walking 4 while striking out 7. His only struggle came in the 5th off a lead off double then a single up the middle. Relieving him was Alec Mills who was very impressive out of the pen striking out 6 over 3 innings of work and allowing no hits. heading into the bottom of the 11th Ross oped to go with lefty Kyle Ryan who quickly found himself in trouble with a lead off double that followed with a ground out that advanced the runner to 3rd. With one out and the winning run on 2nd Ryan would hang a sinker that Josh Naylor would rip to right center for a sac fly walking it off.
After the game we met up with new owner Cody McBride for an interview on his thoughts from the game. "These are the game you have got to win especially facing such a great young arm as we did and to tie it up. We can't be dropping games in extras after a comeback to tie it up. This is something that I will personally address with Theo and company and see where we stand on it."
Up next will be the series finale with an off day to follow to travel to Pittsburgh:
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