The rookie right-hander dropped his season earned run average down to 1.66 and allowed just four hits, marking the fourth consecutive game Chicago pitchers have held an opponent to four hits or less – the first time that feat had been accomplished by a Cubs team in over 20 years.
Around the league: the Nationals won their seventh straight game with a third consecutive walk-off, the Angels extended their AL West with a win over the Red Sox, reigning NL MVP Andrew McCutchen is expected to return Tuesday, and Brandon Phillips rejoined the Reds lineup for the first time since July 9.
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