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Over 35,000 see Cubs Rally to Beat Cardinals

6 days ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Joc Pederson homered and drove in three runs, Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras went deep and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5 on Friday.
Wrigley Field allowed 100% capacity for the first time since 2019 on what the Cubs called "Opening Day 2.0:. They fell behind 5-1, then treated a crowd of 35,112 to a comeback win over their NL Central rivals.
Pederson gave the Cubs a 7-5 lead in the seventh with a two-run double off the wall in right-center against Génesis Cabrera (1-2). He also singled leading off the first and homered in his second straight game when he...
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For the first time since September of 2019, there was full capacity for the Cubs at Wrigley Field

For the first time since September of 2019, there was full capacity for the Cubs at Wrigley Field

6 days ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Do you remember September 22, 2019? If you're a Cubs' fan, you probably didn't want to a few months after.
On that day, the Cubs lost a two-run lead to the Cardinals in the ninth inning, losing the game 3-2 as they were swept by St. Louis. It was a part of a long losing streak that knocked the team out of the playoffs for the first time in five years.
But that date took on greater meaning as time went on, since it represented the last time the Cubs were able to host a game with 100 percent capacity. The COVID-19 pandemic kept fans completely out of the ballpark in the shortned...
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Chicago Cubs rally to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5, extending their division lead over their rivals in front of 35,112 raucous fans at Wrigley Field

Chicago Cubs rally to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5, extending their division lead over their rivals in front of 35,112 raucous fans at Wrigley Field

6 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Cubs rallied from a four-run deficit to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5 on Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Joc Pederson went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs, and Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras added solo homers.
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Photos: Chicago Cubs open Wrigley Field to 100% capacity vs. the St. Louis Cardinals

6 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Cubs opened Wrigley Field to 100% capacity for the first time since the 2019 season, taking on the rival St. Louis Cardinals on June 11, 2021.
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