Big 1st inning propels virtual Cubs to series opening win over Padres

8 months agoAndy Martinez

The virtual Cubs slugged 3 1st inning home runs as they beat the Padres 7-0 in San Diego. The Cubs won their fifth straight game as our season simulation continues on MLB The Show 20. 

Anthony Rizzo had a solo home run, Willson Contreras added a 3-run shot and Ian Happ had a solo home run in the 1st inning, propelling the Cubs to the win. Tyler Chatwood had 8 strikeouts in 5.2 innings. The Cubs are now 25-20 in second place and sit 4.5 games back of the Reds in the NL Central. 

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