CHICAGO (AP) Chicago Cubs pitcher Casey Coleman lasted only 2.2 innings and gave up six earned run as the Chicago Cubs dropped the series opener to the Los Angeles Dodgers by a score of 12-2.COVID-19 In Illinois: Infection Rate Continues To Drop; State Reports Fewest Hospitalizations In More Than 6 Weeks
Juan Uribe hit a two-run homer, Andre Ethier extended his major league-best hitting streak to 19 games.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
Uribe also had a run-scoring single in the Dodgers’ six-run third inning and a sacrifice fly in the sixth, giving him nine RBIs in his last three games and 12 this year. Pinch-hitter Marcus Thames added a two-run drive in the ninth as Los Angeles set a season high for runs and hits (14).
Chad Billingsley (2-1) made the most of all that run support, pitching into the seventh in his second straight solid start. He also capped Los Angeles’ biggest inning of the year with an RBI single for his first hit in 2011.MORE NEWS: CFD Honors Paramedic Robert Truevillian, Who Died Of COVID, By Placing Badge On Memorial Wall
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