Solano’s 3 Hits, 2 RBIs Lead Marlins Over Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) — Donovan Solano had three hits, including a two-run double, and the Miami bullpen combined for 4 2-3 hitless innings to lead the Marlins to a 6-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
Christian Yelich drove in three runs with a double and single for the Marlins who have won three straight after losing six in a row.
Brian Bogusevic hit a solo homer for the Cubs who dropped to 27-44 at the so-called Friendly Confines of Wrigley Field.
Miami starter Tom Koehler pitched 4 1-3 innings, allowing two runs and four hits. He was pulled with bases loaded in the fifth, but was picked up by the Miami bullpen, which retired the next 11 batters. Ryan Webb (2-5) pitched two perfect innings for the win.
Edwin Jackson (7-15) only made it through five innings for Chicago, allowing three runs and seven hits.
Source: Associated Press