After a tough loss in the series opener on Tuesday night, the Chicago Cubs bounced back with a big win on Wednesday at home against the Pittsburgh Pirates, thanks to back-to-back home runs from Mike Olt and Junior Lake. Despite some late-inning struggles, the club held on for a 7-5 win.
In other news around the league, Angels slugger Josh Hamilton will be out into June after sustaining an injury sliding into first base, Ervin Santana dazzled in his first start as a member of the Atlanta Braves and Tampa Bay Rays starter Matt Moore has a torn UCL which may require Tommy John surgery.
Here’s the latest from the world of Major League Baseball.
“Matt Moore has torn UCL; may require surgery” – CBS Sports
“Josh Hamilton to miss 6 to 8 weeks” – ESPN Los Angeles
“Junior Lake and Mike Olt go back-to-back in win” – Cubbies Crib