The Cubs then used six pitchers after Volstad and Jeff Beliveau ended up earning his first career MLB win in one of the more exciting games this season.
Anthony Rizzo was the highlight of the game and was showered with Gatorade just as he was about to give his post-game interview on the field. Rizzo hit two homers, one of which was his first career grand slam, which lifted the Cubs to a 10-9 lead in the sixth inning. He also had 6 RBIs today.
|Anthony Rizzo acknowledges the fans after his first career grand slam in the sixth inning against the Pirates (Getty Images photo)|
|Bryan LaHair congratulates Anthony Rizzo after his grand slam against the Pirates (photo from cubs.com)|
"I'm just feeling good," Soriano said. "I had a lot of opportunities to drive guys in. I'm very happy with what I did. Personally, it's good, but it's not enough. It could be better if we had a winning record. Now, everybody is trying to have fun the last two, three weeks of the season."
I just love it when the Cubs can play spoiler and it's fun to see them still trying their hardest to win games, even though we all know that this is not going to be "the year."
|Alfonso Soriano's 100th RBI of the season was an RBI single in the first inning against the Pirates (Getty Images photo)|