08/18 21:46 CDT Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS
Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS
By ANDY ELDER
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) --- Jose Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Anthony
Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1
on Sunday night in the MLB Little League Classic.
Nicholas Castellanos and Jason Heyward also connected as Chicago earned its
second straight win since consecutive heartbreaking losses to the Phillies and
The Cubs took two of three in the unusual weekend set and remain in a virtual
tie with St. Louis for the top spot in the NL Central. It was the first road
series win for Chicago since May 17-19 against Washington.
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