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Back-to-back homers by Patrick Wisdom and Frank Schwindel help Chicago Cubs avoid a 4-game sweep

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Frank Schwindel and Patrick Wisdom became the first pair of Chicago Cubs to hit back-to-back homers in consecutive games since Ernie Banks and Jim Hickman in 1969.
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Wisdom, Schwindel homer as Cubs rally past Diamondbacks 5-4

Wisdom, Schwindel homer as Cubs rally past Diamondbacks 5-4

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Patrick Wisdom and Frank Schwindel hit consecutive homers against Ian Kennedy in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Sunday to avoid a four-game series sweep.
Wisdom had a bouncer go just foul right before he connected for his ninth homer, sending a leadoff drive deep to center field. Schwindel then drove a 1-0 pitch from Kennedy (3-3) into the bleachers in left for his fourth homer.
Schwindel and Wisdom also hit back-to-back homers during Chicago's 7-6 loss on Saturday.
P.J. Higgins drove in three runs with his first career triple for...
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