And then order was restored. All was calm. They worked counts, came up with some timely hits, made no real miscues.
It hardly hurt any that the
The pitching honors on this night went to the Dodgers' other ace, and how long has it been since they could legitimately claim two?
Greinke was already on an impressive roll, and then the Cubs showed up with the second-worst record ( they're now 55-76) in the
Greinke (13-3) was in complete control, allowing five hits, striking out nine and walking two. Supported by a pair of double plays, he faced only one batter over the minimum through seven innings.
Impressive stuff, but then he's been on that kind of run for awhile now. Greinke is 5-0 with a 1.23 ERA in five August starts. Overall, he's won 10 of his last 12 decisions.
And then, of course, he hits. Greinke drove in the Dodgers’ first run against right-hander
They added two more in the sixth after
The Dodgers’ final runs were of the more direct variety.
The Cubs played 15 innings in a 3-2 loss to the