Chicago Cubs: 5 mind-blowing accomplishments from the 2023 season

Cincinnati Reds v Chicago Cubs
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4. 36 runs against the Reds

After dropping their last tow games of July to the Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds respectively, the Cubs stormed out of the gate in August with a 36-run blitz in two games against the Reds at Wrigley Field.

With the Reds making serious noise in the NL Central race at the time, it was wonderful to see them take an absolute beat down from the Cubs. The first game featured 20 runs and 7 home runs from six different players.

Two of them were off the bat of Dansby Swanson and one of them was a scoreboard-damaging blast to right field, courtesy of Bellinger.

The second game featured the Cubs play small ball to come from behind after the Reds took an early 5-2 lead. Late home runs by Ian Happ and Seiya Suzuki capped off a wild two-game, 36-run blitz for the Cubs.