Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run home run and three RBIs to lead the Pirates to a 6-2 win over the Chicago Cubs Monday night.
Around the league: Indians’ Lonnie Chisenhall went 5-for-5 with three home runs and nine RBIs to become just the fourth player in MLB history to do so and first since 1975, and the Pirates placed Neil Walker on the DL and have called up Gregory Polanco.
Cubbies Crib: Cubs overpowered by Pirates in series opener, fall 6-2
Chicago Tribune: Cubs going to City hall to fight for remote parking lot
Chicago Sun-Times: Cubs’ better play of late unlikely to stave off sell-off
Daily Herald: kasper: Dealing with anxiety part of my game
ESPN Chicago: Unlikely candidates solidifying Cubs’ pen
CSN Chicago: Despite loss, Cubs feel like they’re putting it all together
NBC Sports: Lonnie Chisenhall first since 1975 to amass five hits, three home runs and nine RBI in one game
CBS Sports: Pirates place Neil Walker on DL, set to call up Gregory Polanco