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vs. Tor
W 4-3
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vs. Tor
W 6-5
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ChC 13 - 9 Cin
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Bryant nicked, lefty Rizzo plays 3B, Cubs beat Reds 13-9

CINCINNATI (AP) Cubs star Kris Bryant exited after being hit in the left hand by a pitch, and lefty Anthony Rizzo wound up playing third base as Chicago beat the Cincinnati Reds 13-9 Tuesday night for their seventh win in nine games.

The defending World Series champions moved a season-high 10 games over .500. This victory came with a late offensive surge, with the Cubs scoring nine runs in the last three innings.

Bryant was taken out as a precaution after being plunked in the ninth. Minus the NL MVP and ahead 13-6, manager Joe Maddon shifted Rizzo across the diamond from first base to make his first career appearance at third - a rare spot for a left-hander. Rizzo didn't get any plays at the new position.

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Leaders
AVG: K. Bryant.289
HR: A. Rizzo28
RBI: A. Rizzo84
SB: A. Rizzo8
W: J. Arrieta13
ERA: J. Arrieta3.63
Saves: W. Davis26
K: J. Lester155
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Chi Cubs 6757.540-
Milwaukee 6561.5163
St. Louis 6362.5044.5
Pittsburgh 6066.4768
Cincinnati 5373.42115
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .250 (20)
Runs: 597 (10)
Hits: 1044 (23)
Home Runs: 177 (8)
Stolen Bases: 47 (25)
OBP: .333 (10)
SLG: .438 (11)
Total Bases: 1828 (11)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.01 (8)
Runs Allowed: 543 (10)
Saves: 31 (14)
Strikeouts: 1079 (8)
OpBA: .237 (3)
OBP: .315 (9)
SLG: .398 (4)
Run Support: 4.89 (10)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/20 K. Uehara Removed From 10-Day DL (Neck stiffness)
8/19 A. Brooks Designated for Assignment
8/19 V. Caratini Sent to Minors
8/19 R. Rivera Acquired Off Waivers NY Mets
8/19 R. Zastryzny Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/18 J. Grimm Right index finger infection (on 10-day DL)
8/18 J. Lester Left shoulder fatigue (on 10-day DL)
8/10 W. Contreras Strained right hamstring (on 10-day DL)
8/9 K. Uehara off 10-day DL
8/3 A. Russell Strained right foot (on 10-day DL)
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