Bryant, the 2016 NL MVP, is hitting.319 with two home runs and 11 RBIs.
Arenado's presence in the lineup can only help considering Colorado scored just two runs in three of the five games he missed after dropping his appeal and serving his suspension for his role in a brawl against the San Diego Padres. Well, that lasted for all but a day as Yu Darvish and the Cubs fell to the Rockies 5-2.
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The Cubs have been a very good offensive team in the early going as they come in ranked 3rd in the league in scoring, putting up 5.82 rpg, while also ranking 5th in hitting at.257 and 18th in homers with 19.More news: Cavaliers overcome late slip to beat Pacers and level series
The sequence delayed the game briefly after Arenado struck out and Baez shouted to the outfielders about the difference it makes when they don't know the signs.
German Marquez will get the call for the Rockies in this one and he has gone 1-1 with a 4.34 ERA and a 1.39 WHIP in four starts on the year, including 0-1 with an 8.22 ERA and a 1.83 WHIP in two starts here at home.
Regardless, they went just 2-5 versus Colorado last season, according to the OddsShark MLB Database, dropping four of the past five games between the teams, with three of those played at Wrigley.
Tommy La Stella, Kyle Schwarber and Victor Caratini hit RBI singles later in the first off Marquez (1-2). We have to keep the ball away from the zone, especially in this.More news: Roma will be eyeing revenge against Liverpool, warns Ancelotti
"We won the game".
But manager Joe Maddon was delighted with Baez's intentions, calling it "grassroots stuff". Can these two starters hold up in this one? "I don't think I've been out on the field that often without getting kicked off, ever".
Well, it didn't snow tonight in Colorado but I'm sure Cubs fans are wishing it did.
Colorado was able to pull within two runs of Chicago in the fifth inning following back-to-back home runs from Blackmon and Nolan Arenado, but were unable to tame Chicago's offense as the Cubs answered by scoring three in the 7th inning off of relief pitcher Mike Dunn.More news: Brandon Belt breaks Major League Baseball record for longest at-bat, goes 21 pitches