The Cubs and the Reds set up a real barn burner in Cincinnati today. Cubs central midfielder Jan Hap tied the game 12-12 with three homer homers at the top of the eighth inning – the tenth depth shot in the game. Unfortunately, in the lower half of the inning, Happ collided with a second baseman Nico Horner on a short pop fly. Hoerner made the catch, but Happ tried to get to his feet and was eventually sent off the field. He looked knowledgeable, but a concussion could be played for Hap, who had three goals in his best offensive performance of the year. With Happ out, Cubs turned to Wilson Contreraswhich itself was available only in case of emergency. Contreras, however, was the last player on the bench, so he came in to catch a while Tony Walters moved to second place, Hoerner moved to the left and Chris Bryant replaced Happ in the center. While we̵
- The reds claimed Ashton Gudo gave up the Rocky Mountains and set Philip Deal for assignment, the team announced. The right-wing 6’6 ″ debuted in the Major League for the Rockies in 2020, throwing 8 1/3 innings in four appearances. The 28-year-old has not yet appeared this season. Diehl also climbed the Rockies last season. The Reds asked him to refuse on April 14, but he did not appear in the game for the Reds.
- Phyllis have recovered Roman Quinn from the list of wounded associated with COVID, return Mickey Moniac to the alternative site, for the team. Moniak, still just 22, has just .120 / .214 / 240 watts in 28 appearances this season. Fast Quinn also struggled on the plate, cutting .083 / .250 / .111 in 44 appearances this season.