Kyle Hendricks took a shutout into the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-1 on Sunday.
Hendricks (3-4) allowed eight hits and struck out a season-high eight in eight-plus innings with out permitting a stroll. He left after Harold Castro and Miguel Cabrera began the ninth with singles.
Dan Winkler appeared to get Jonathan Schoop to hit right into a game-ending double play with runners on the corners, however the name at first was overturned after a assessment, permitting Detroit to attain its solely run.
Ian Happ had three hits, together with a homer, and was aggressive on the bases because the Cubs gained for the second time in six video games.
Matthew Boyd (2-4) gave up 4 earned runs in six innings. He’s 0-3 in his final 5 begins.
The Cubs scored within the third with some alert baserunning. With runners on first and second and one out, Kris Bryant beat out a attainable 4-6-3 double play and Happ saved going from second, hustling residence forward of first baseman Jonathan Schoop’s throw to the plate.
Happ made it 2-0 within the fourth with a two-out bloop over the infield, turning it into an RBI double when the Tigers didn’t cowl second.
David Bote’s RBI double gave the Cubs a 3-0 lead within the sixth and he took third as proper fielder Robbie Grossman’s throw residence sailed over the cut-off man. Nico Hoerner drove him residence with a sacrifice fly and Happ made it 5-0 with a solo homer.
The Cubs positioned RHP Alec Mills (again) on the 10-day injured listing and chosen RHP Tommy Nance from Triple-A Iowa.
Cubs: Host the Washington Nationals on Monday within the first of a four-game sequence. Chicago’s Albert Alzolay (1-3, 4.50) is scheduled to start out whereas Jon Lester (0-1, 2.25) returns to Wrigley Area for Washington.
Tigers: Journey to the Pacific Northwest to start out a three-game sequence in opposition to the Seattle Mariners on Monday. Casey Mize (2-3, 4.19) is anticipated to start out for the Tigers in opposition to Yusei Kikuchi (1-2, 4.30).