MLB

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Final 1 2 3   4 5 6   7 8 9   R H E
Minnesota2 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 9161
Chi Cubs1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 5111
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  W: K. Barraclough (2-0)   L: A. Mills (6-7)
4:40 PM PT5:40 PM MT6:40 PM CT7:40 PM ET19:40 ET23:40 GMT7:40 4:40 PM MST6:40 PM EST7:10 PM VEN3:40 UAE (+1)5:40 PM CT, September 21, 2021
Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois  Attendance: 25,594
Bottom of 9:
Cubs ninth. Colomé pitching. Duffy singled to right. Thompson struck out. Hoerner grounded into a double play, second baseman Arraez to shortstop Polanco to first baseman Sanó, Duffy out.
Runs: 0, Hits: 1

Top of 9:
Twins ninth. Brothers pitching. Gordon singled to left. Garver flied out to center fielder Ortega. Astudillo pinch-hitting for Thielbar. Astudillo grounded out, second baseman Duffy to first baseman Schwindel, Gordon to second. Gordon stole third. Arraez walked on a full count. Buxton was hit by a pitch, Arraez to second. Polanco grounded into fielder's choice, second baseman Duffy unassisted, Buxton out.
Runs: 0, Hits: 1

Bottom of 8:
Cubs eighth. Thielbar pitching. Ortega walked on a full count. Schwindel struck out. Happ grounded into fielder's choice, second baseman Arraez unassisted, Ortega out. On second baseman Arraez's throwing error, Happ to second. Contreras hit an infield single to third, Happ to third. Wisdom flied out to center fielder Buxton.
Runs: 0, Hits: 1

Top of 8:
Twins eighth. Rucker pitching. Buxton popped out to second baseman Duffy. Polanco struck out. Donaldson singled to left. Kepler singled to left, Donaldson to second. Sanó flied out to right fielder Thompson.
Runs: 0, Hits: 2

Bottom of 7:
Cubs seventh. Duffey pitching. Thompson flied out to center fielder Buxton. Hoerner struck out. Martini pinch-hitting for Megill. Martini struck out.
Runs: 0, Hits: 0

Top of 7:
Twins seventh. Megill pitching. Donaldson doubled to center. Kepler struck out. Sanó doubled to left, Donaldson scored. Gordon singled to center, Sanó to third. Garver singled to left, Sanó scored, Gordon to second. Cave pinch-hitting for Alcala. Cave struck out. Arraez flied out to left fielder Happ.
Runs: 2, Hits: 4

Bottom of 6:
Cubs sixth. Ortega singled to left. Schwindel hit a ground-rule double to left, Ortega to third. Happ lined out to second baseman Arraez. Alcala pitching. Contreras struck out. Wisdom singled to right, Ortega scored, Schwindel scored. Duffy lined out to pitcher Alcala.
Runs: 2, Hits: 3

Top of 6:
Twins sixth. Nance pitching. Garver singled to center. Coulombe struck out. Arraez walked on a full count, Garver to second. Buxton grounded into fielder's choice, second baseman Duffy to shortstop Hoerner, Garver to third, Arraez out. Polanco struck out.
Runs: 0, Hits: 1

Bottom of 5:
Cubs fifth. Thompson struck out. Hoerner singled to center. Alcántara pinch-hitting for Effross. Alcántara struck out. Coulombe pitching. Hoerner was caught stealing, pitcher Coulombe to first baseman Sanó to shortstop Polanco to second baseman Arraez, Hoerner out.
Runs: 0, Hits: 1

Top of 5:
Twins fifth. Arraez walked on a full count. Buxton singled to left, Arraez to second. Effross pitching. Polanco struck out. Donaldson singled to center, Arraez scored, Buxton to second. Kepler singled to center, Buxton scored, Donaldson to third. Kepler to second. Sanó struck out. Gordon flied out to left fielder Happ.
Runs: 2, Hits: 3

Bottom of 4:
Cubs fourth. Barraclough pitching. Ortega grounded out, third baseman Donaldson to first baseman Sanó. Schwindel grounded out, second baseman Arraez to first baseman Sanó. Happ singled to center. Contreras walked, Happ to second. Wisdom was hit by a pitch, Happ to third, Contreras to second. Duffy struck out.
Runs: 0, Hits: 1

Top of 4:
Twins fourth. Polanco grounded out, first baseman Schwindel unassisted. Donaldson walked. On Mills' wild pitch, Donaldson to second. Kepler singled to right, Donaldson scored. Sanó struck out. Gordon homered to center on a 0-1 count, Kepler scored. Garver singled to center. Rooker pinch-hitting for Jax. Rooker lined out to right fielder Thompson.
Runs: 3, Hits: 3

Bottom of 3:
Cubs third. Contreras homered to left on a 1-0 count. Wisdom was hit by a pitch. Duffy struck out. Wisdom stole second. Thompson struck out. Hoerner was intentionally walked. Mills struck out.
Runs: 1, Hits: 1

Top of 3:
Twins third. Jax struck out. Arraez grounded out, shortstop Hoerner to first baseman Schwindel. Buxton popped out to shortstop Hoerner.
Runs: 0, Hits: 0

Bottom of 2:
Cubs second. Duffy grounded out, shortstop Polanco to first baseman Sanó. Thompson homered to right on a 1-0 count. Hoerner was hit by a pitch. Mills struck out. Hoerner stole second. Ortega was hit by a pitch. Schwindel walked, Hoerner to third, Ortega to second. Happ struck out.
Runs: 1, Hits: 1

Top of 2:
Twins second. Sanó flied out to left fielder Happ. Gordon grounded out, second baseman Duffy to first baseman Schwindel. Garver struck out.
Runs: 0, Hits: 0

Bottom of 1:
Cubs first. Ortega singled to right. Schwindel struck out. Ortega stole second. Happ hit an infield single to third, Ortega to third. Contreras hit a sacrifice fly to center fielder Buxton, Ortega scored. Wisdom popped out to second baseman Arraez.
Runs: 1, Hits: 2

Top of 1:
Twins first. Arraez singled to right. Buxton singled to right, Arraez to third. Polanco struck out. Buxton stole second. On throwing error by catcher Contreras, Arraez scored, Buxton to third. Donaldson hit a sacrifice fly to right fielder Thompson, Buxton scored. Kepler grounded out, shortstop Hoerner to first baseman Schwindel.
Runs: 2, Hits: 2


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