Kris Bryant went 3-for-4 with a run scored and Ben Zobrist went 1-for-3 with 2 RBIs to lead the Chicago Cubs (36-24) over the Pittsburgh Pirates (31-32), 3-1, at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois on June 8th.
Left-handed pitcher Mike Montgomery got the win, throwing six innings, and striking out one batter while allowing one run on seven hits for the Cubs. Pedro Strop earned the save, throwing the last inning, striking out one batter and only allowing one hit.
The Cubs scored three runs on nine hits while the Pirates only scored one run on nine hits.
Chicago Cubs: The Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers with the series starting tonight (June 11th) at 8:10 pm EST
Pittsburgh Pirates: The Pirates take on the Arizona Diamondbacks with the series starting tonight (June 11th) at 9:40pm EST