CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — Ian Happ homered twice and drove in three runs, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 5-2.
Happ put Chicago ahead to stay with a two-run shot in the third inning. He also led off the fifth with his sixth homer.READ MORE: As Jury Deliberates In R. Kelly Sex Trafficking Case, What Impact Will Verdict Have On His Future Trials In Chicago?
It was Happ’s first multihomer game since Sept. 5 against St. Louis and No. 8 for his career.
Josh Bell and Kyle Schwarber hit back-to-back homers for Washington in the first, but Joe Ross lasted just 3 2/3 innings in his second straight loss.READ MORE: Cook County Circuit Court Website Back Online, After Weeks-Long Outage Caused By Breach
MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Cold Front Passes Soon
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) May 20, 2021
© 2021 by STATS LLC and Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.