See, maybe it was too early in the season to panic! All of a sudden the Cubs have a top-10 offense in MLB and third best in the NL!



Top 1

Kolten Wong lines a single to center field to start the first against Kyle Hendricks.

Wong steals second base.

Billy McKinney strikes out swinging on a high fastball.

Avisail Garcia swings at the first pitch and hits a soft liner to shallow right field. Jason Heyward with a great jump makes a running catch for the out.

Travis Shaw tries to check his swing, but he can’t and Hendricks gets his second strikeout.

Score: Brewers 0, Cubs 0

Bottom 1

Willson Contreras grounds out to Shaw at third base.

Kris Bryant smokes a double to left for the first hit off lefty Brett Anderson.

Anthony Rizzo drills a double to right-center field for an RBI-double. Cubs take a quick 1-0 lead.

Javier Báez with a solid single to right field, Rizzo holds at third.

Brett Anderson leaving with an apparent injury. Right-hander Josh Lindblom now pitching for the Brewers.

Luis Urias makes a great play to keep David Bote’s grounder from getting to the outfield, but his throw to second is late and Bote gets an RBI-single. 2-0 Cubs.

Jason Heyward walks and the bases are loaded for Jake Marisnick.

Another ball drilled, as Marisnick clears the bases with a 3-run double to the left-field corner. 5-0 Cubs.

Nico Hoerner smashes an RBI-double to left and it’s 6-0!

Hendricks strikes out swinging.

Contreras strikes out swinging.

Score: Brewers 0, Cubs 6

Top 2

Keston Hiura lines out to center field.

Jackie Bradley Jr. flies out to center field.

Manny Piña flies out to center and Hendricks with a nice-shutdown inning.

Score: Brewers 0, Cubs 6

Bottom 2

Bryant fouls out to Hiura.

STAY HOT RIZZO!

JAVY WITH A DINGER!

Bote walks.

Heyward almost hits one out, but it’s good enough for an RBI-double to center. Cubs up 9-0.

Marisnick grounds out to first and drives in Heyward to make it 10-0.

Hoerner gets on again, this time via a walk.

Hendricks strikes out swinging.

Score: Brewers 0, Cubs 10

Top 3

Urias cranks a ball to right-center, but Heyward makes a running catch on the warning track. Heyward making it look easy today.

Lindblom strikes out swinging.

Wong takes an outside pitch and flips it to center for his second single.

McKinney strikes out looking.

Score: Brewers 0, Cubs 10

Bottom 3

Contreras strikes out swinging.

Bryant singles to left for his second hit of the game.

Rizzo with a pop-fly to left.

Báez grounds one to second and Bryant is out at second on the fielder’s choice.

Score: Brewers 0, Cubs 10

Top 4

Tyrone Taylor, who came in last inning for Avisail Garcia in right field, gets hit by a pitch.

OH MY GOODNESS!

Score: Brewers 0, Cubs 10

Bottom 4

Bote hits the ball hard again, but flies out to center.

Heyward grounds out to third.

Marisnick goes deep!

Hoerner credited with an infield-single after Hiura can’t come up with the hard-hit ground ball.

Hendricks strikes out swinging.

Score: Brewers 0, Cubs 11

Top 5

Bradley Jr. singles to center field.

Piña lines out to left field.

Urias grounds into a 6-4-3 double play.

Score: Brewers 0, Cubs 11

Bottom 5

Contreras with a leadoff walk.

KB singles to center and that’s his third hit of the game.

Rizzo hits it hard, but lines out to left field.

Báez strikes out swinging.

Bote with a dribbler in front of the mound and he grounds out to the pitcher.

Score: Brewers 0, Cubs 11

Top 6

David Ross makes a few changes up 11. Eric Sogard comes in to play second base. Nico Hoerner moves to left field and Kris Bryant gets the rest of the afternoon off.

Hendricks strikes out Drew Rasmussen.

Wong goes yard to right and the Brewers are on the board. 11-1.

Brewers go back-to-back, McKinney homers to center field.

Taylor rips one to left and he reaches with a double. Hendricks getting hit hard in the sixth.

Shaw grounds out to Javy on the right side of the infield.

Hiura walks. Runners at the corners with two outs.

Another long at-bat, but Hendricks gets Bradley Jr. on a foul-tip for the strikeout.

Score: Brewers 2, Cubs 11

Bottom 6

Heyward walks to leadoff the sixth.

Marisnick gets hit on the foot with a 2-2 pitch. Two on for Hoerner.

Hoerner goes after a high fastball and strikes out swinging.

Austin Romine pinch-hits for Kyle Hendricks and he slaps an RBI-double down the left-field line. Marisnick to third base. 12-2 Cubs.

WILLSON!

Sogard with some hard contact, but Taylor makes a good catch up against the wall in right field.

Matt Duffy pinch-hits for Anthony Rizzo and he strikes out looking on a very questionable call.

Score: Brewers 2, Cubs 15

Top 7

Kyle Ryan, who was called up prior to today’s game, now pitching for the Cubs.

Piña grounds out to shortstop.

Urias grounds out to second.

Daniel Vogelbach walks.

Wong hits it hard, but lines out to Javy.

Score: Brewers 2, Cubs 15

Bottom 7

Báez with a swinging bunt to third and he reaches with an infield single.

Bote grounds into a 4-6-3 double play.

Heyward taps one back to the pitcher for the final out of the seventh.

Score: Brewers 2, Cubs 15

Top 8

McKinney flies out to Hoerner in left field.

Ryan strikes out Taylor looking.

Shaw with a line-drive single to center.

Hiura grounds one to short and Shaw is out at second on the fielder’s choice.

Score: Brewers 2, Cubs 15

Bottom 8

Brewers with a position player pitching in Daniel Robertson.

Marisnick grounds out to Urias.

Hoerner doubles to right-center field.

Romine grounds out to shortstop. Hoerner to third.

Ryan with a pop-fly to Urias in shallow left field.

Score: Brewers 2, Cubs 15

Top 9

Dillon Maples hits Bradly Jr. to leadoff the ninth.

Piña called out on strikes.

Urias lines out to Heyward in right field.

Maples strikes out Vogelbach looking to end.

Don’t look now, but the Cubs have the hottest offense in the league!

FINAL: Brewers 2, Cubs 15