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Baez and Hendricks lead Cubs over Pirates.

first_img LIVE TV Written By SUBSCRIBE TO US COMMENT First Published: 3rd September, 2020 11:37 IST Last Updated: 3rd September, 2020 11:37 IST Baez And Hendricks Lead Cubs Over Pirates. Javier Baez hit a three-run home run and Kyle Hendricks pitched one-run ball over six innings Wednesday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to an 8-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.center_img Javier Baez hit a three-run home run and Kyle Hendricks pitched one-run ball over six innings Wednesday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to an 8-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.Baez connected in the fourth inning to put Chicago in front 3-1. The blast carried 443 feet to the back set of bleachers in left-center field and came one pitch after Nick Tropeano relieved starter Joe Musgrove.Hendricks (4-4) scattered six hits to go with six strikeouts and two walks. He had been winless in his previous three starts.Anthony Rizzo added a two-run single in the seventh and the Cubs scored three times in the eighth to make it 8-2. Willson Contreras doubled in a run and the other two scored on a fielding error by shortstop Kevin Newman.Contreras finished with three hits.The Pirates’ runs came on homers by Colin Moran in the second inning and Anthony Alford in the seventh.Moran hit a line drive 450 feet over the right-center field stands. Alford had ihis first home run for the Pirates, who claimed him off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays last week.Musgrove (0-4) went three-plus innings after being activated from the injured list prior to the game. He gave up three hits, struck out four and walked none while being limited to 46 pitches.Musgrove had been sidelined by right triceps inflammation since Aug. 5.The NL Central-leading Cubs won their third straight game and the Pirates lost their third in a row.The start of the game was delayed one hour and 11 minutes because of rain.HONORING CLEMENTEThe Pirates announced that all their players and coaches will wear the late Roberto Clemente’s No. 21 when Pittsburgh hosts the Chicago White Sox on Sept. 9.It is a move Clemente’s family and the organization hope is a step toward having Major League Baseball retire the Hall of Famer’s number as it did with Jackie Robinson’s No. 42 in 1997, a half-century after Robinson broke MLB’s color barrier.HELLO NEIGHBORPirates left-hander Derek Holland is noted for his off-the-wall sense of humor,It showed again when he was called on to pitch in relief at the start of the fifth inning. Holland took the mound accompanied by the song “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” which was the theme for children’s television show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.The show was taped at WQED in Pittsburgh and there is a statue of Rogers along the river walk that runs behind PNC Park.PIRATES ROSTER MOVESIn addition to bringing Musgrove off the IL, the Pirates activated LF Bryan Reynolds from the paternity list, optioned 1B/OF Jose Osuna to the alternate training site and designated RHP Carson Fulmer for assignment.Fulmer was claimed off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on Aug. 24 but did not appear in a game for Pittsburgh.TRAINER’S ROOMCubs: LHP Jose Quintana (left lat inflammation) was placed on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Monday, and RHP Jason Adam was recalled from the alternate site. Quintana also missed the first month of the season while recovering from surgery to repair nerve damage in his left thumb. … 3B Kris Bryant did not start a day after being activated from the IL. Manager David Ross wants to ease Bryant back into action after the 2016 NL MVP was sidelined by a sprained left finger for nearly two weeks.Pirates: RHP Mitch Keller (strained left oblique) and RHP Jameson Taillon (Tommy John elbow surgery) are scheduled to pitch live batting practice Thursday. … RHP Keone Kela (right forearm tightness) is playing long toss at 120 feet and should start throwing off the mound by the weekend. WATCH US LIVE Associated Press Television News FOLLOW USlast_img read more

Eye of the storm: Former WIndies pacers shower praise on Jasprit Bumrah

first_imgImage Courtesy: RediffAdvertisement 4dl9NBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs6kcw8Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E62dw9( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 57dkWould you ever consider trying this?😱gk4rrCan your students do this? 🌚2eoRoller skating! Powered by Firework There were several names who were skeptical of Jasprit Bumrah’s success with the red ball, but the 25-year-old has put those doubts to rest after picking up five-wicket hauls in all of his abroad tours so far. Arguably bowling at his peak in the Caribbean, his work has earned praise from the best in the business. Advertisement Image Courtesy: RediffWatching the stump carve its way off the ground is the best sight for a fast bowler. Bumrah and the rest of the Antigua were witnesses to a premium showcase of fast bowling. Ripping the West Indies batting unit to shreds with unplayable deliveries, Bumrah was the epitome of the havoc.The havoc has caused so much tremor that it has earned plaudits from the Andy Roberts and Curtly Ambrose. Roberts rated Bumrah as India’s greatest ever bowler while Ambrose ranked the pacer as one of the elite considering his abilities. Here are the thoughts of the gems of the Caribbean.Advertisement “In my time, it was all spin. Good ones, but they wouldn’t win you matches overseas. India had Kapil Dev and some others, but we never thought they could produce someone as lethal as Bumrah. He’s the best Indian fast bowler I have seen,” said RobertsAt times, he rekindles memories of our prime,” Ambrose said in an interview with The Indian Express. “The pace, aggression, the hostility, the craft. The way he outclasses the batsmen, the way he out-thinks them. He could have been one of us, he’s so complete a bowler that he could have played in any era.” said AmbroseAdvertisement Read Also:Sourav Ganguly: India must move on after Dhoni’s retirementIconic Feroz Shah Kotla to be renamed as Arun Jaitley Stadium Advertisementlast_img read more