Wilson Contreras and Kyle Schwarber go back-to-back for Cubs

Chicago Cubs' Kyle Schwarber, right, celebrates with Willson Contreras after hitting a grand slam during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh

After finishing the first half of the season two games under .500 and 5.5 games behind the Brewers in the NL Central standings, the Chicago Cubs got off to a good start Friday night in Baltimore.

With two on in the top of the first catcher Wilson Contreras hit his 12th home run of the season to give the Cubs a 3-0 lead. Next up was designated hitter Kyle Schwarber, whose home run was his 14th of the season and increased Chicago’s lead to 4-0.

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