Philadelphia – Nico Horner scored a tiebreaker in ten of five games as the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 on Saturday.
Hoerner started 10th as an automatic runner at second base. He stole third place by a goal difference and scored in a game of choice by Frank Schweindel, who was swept away in second by Jose Alvarado (3-2) and third baseman Alec Bom went away.
The Cubs went up by two on the RBI song by Christopher Morrell. A Bohm error on the field allowed defender Nelson Velazquez to score two goals before Willson Contreras added the RBI double for 6-1.
Boom drove his car into a chimney run down the bottom.
David Robertson (3-0) made a perfect ninth to win.
Zach Wheeler provided seven solid innings for Philly, who lost the first two games of the series to the humble Cubs.
For the puppies, Venezuelan Rafael Ortega 3-0, Wilson Conteras 4-1 with the RBI. Puerto Rico Velasquez 1-0 game record.
For Velez, Venezuelan Odebel Herrera 2-0.
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