MOSQUITO > Cubs Rally To Usurp Giants In 9-8 Thriller


Clockwise from top left: Cubs starting pitcher Joshua (10) tossed a solid first inning by allowing only one Giants run; Cubs reliever Max (7) pitched a 1-2-3 second by striking out all thee Giants that he faced; Griff (3) exercised great discipline at the plate by drawing three walks and scoring three times; Giants pitcher Maxwell (7) had a solid game against the Cubs.

Game Report composed with file submitted by Matt Byrnes

Max (7) of the Cubs drew a bases loaded walk in the bottom of the fourth to bring in the winning run.

Under humid skies at Christie Pits Diamond 2 this evening, the Cubs rallied for four runs in their last at bats to usurp the Giants 9-8 in a thrilling four inning Mosquito Division showdown.

Trailing 8-5, the Cubs answered the clarion comeback call in the bottom of the fourth and stormed back with a vengeance to score two to cut the deficit to one.

With the bases loaded, Jake (14) of Cubs took one for the team when he was hit by a pitch, which allowed the tying run to come home from third. 

With the bases still loaded, Max (7) of the Cubs exercised composed discipline at the plate and drew a walk to bring Joshua (10) homeward bound from third with the winning run. 

Here are some additional highlights from the Cubs and Giants game:

  • Cubs pitcher Max (7) pitched a perfect second inning when he struck out all three batters that he faced.
  • Griff (3) of the Cubs had three walks and scored three runs.
  • Cubs starting pitcher Joshua (10) tossed a solid first inning by allowing only one Giants run. Joshua also scored the winning run of the game for the Cubbies.
  • Emma (8) of the Giants cooly stole home to score a run.
  • Christian (4) stroked an electrifying double down the third baseline.
  • Giants pitchers Maxwell (7) and John Lee (5) put in stellar pitching efforts on the mound.