Newsclip®: [Sports] Cubs hit 3 homers in support of Hammel, top Pirates 9-4 - Houston Chronicle

"CHICAGO (AP) — Addison Russell, David Ross and Kris Bryant homered, leading Jason Hammel and the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-4 Friday. The Cubs stopped their first losing streak of the season — it was a two-game skid, both in a doubleheader sweep by San Diego on Wednesday. Andrew McCutchen had three hits, including a two-run homer in the ninth as the Pirates fell eight games behind the Cubs in the NL Central. The Cubs had gone 17 innings with scoring until Russell hit a slider into the left-field bleachers in the fourth. Pittsburgh scored two in the sixth on Ross' throwing error and Francisco Cervelli's infield single.",

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