Baseball: Suzuki homers in 2nd straight game, has 4 hits in Cubs win


Seiya Suzuki clobbered a home run for the second straight game and erupted for four hits Tuesday, helping the Chicago Cubs outslug the San Francisco Giants 11-8 for their third consecutive win.

Suzuki’s 16th homer tied the game at 6-6 in the seventh inning when he pulled submariner Tyler Rogers’ 3-1 slider to left for a two-run shot at Wrigley Field with one out.

A fielder’s choice and Christopher Morel’s three-run homer saw the Cubs score six runs in the inning and lead for good. Suzuki drove in his team’s final run in the eighth with a single.

Suzuki singled and came home in the third when t...

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