CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo launched two home runs, Nicholas Castellanos continued to win the Cubs fans and Chicago kept his hot pace at home as he beat the Giants 5-3 at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.
With the win, the Cubs improved at home to 42: 19.
With the victory, the Cubs improved this season at home to 42: 1
Rizzo and Castellanos each parted a solo homer in the first inning of Giants Righty Tyler Beede, who later shot another on Rizzo in the third one allowed. That gave the Cubs First Baseman four homers in his last five games and 25 in the season. Rizzo is now the seventh player in Cubs history to have completed at least 25 home races in six or more seasons.
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