Cubs 0, Marlins 0: Matt Joyce traces out to appropriate box. Miguel Rojas doubles on a line force to left, however the Cubs effectively attraction the tag and Rojas is known as out. Magneuris Sierra moves out to finish the inning.
Cubs 0, Marlins 0: Sixto Sanchez seems shaky on this inning, however the Cubs can’t take benefit. Willson Contreras walks in a nine-pitch at-bat and Kyle Schwarber walks on seven-pitch at-bat. Kris Bryant then traces out to 2nd base. Jason Heyward singles to appropriate, however Contreras is thrown out on the plate. Javy Baez flies out to appropriate to finish the inning.
Cubs 0, Marlins 0: The Marlins threaten to attain with Jon Berti main off with a unmarried and Jesus Aguilar getting hit through a pitch. But Brian Anderson grounds right into a double play, shifting Berti to 3rd, and Garrett Cooper moves out. Yu Darvish escapes with out permitting a run.
Cubs 0, Marlins 0: Ian Happ singles to get the primary hit of the sport, however another way the Cubs offense stays quiet.
Cubs 0, Marlins 0: Yu Darvish wishes handiest seven pitches to get throughout the inning. Magneuris Sierra traces out to middle, Chad Wallach grounds out, and Corey Dickerson moves out.
Cubs 0, Marlins 0: The Cubs offense has but to make an look: Kyle Schwarber moves out, Kris Bryant grounds out, Jason Heyward is hit through a pitch, and Javy Baez moves out.
Cubs 0, Marlins 0: Yu Darvish permits a two-out stroll to Matt Joyce, however another way the Marlins can’t generate the rest.
Cubs 0, Marlins 0: Marlins starter Sixto Sanchez places down the Cubs 1-2-3.
Cubs 0, Marlins 0: Yu Darvish simply dismisses Corey Dickerson, Jon Berti and Jesus Aguilar to start out the sport.
Before the sport
The Cubs’ go back to the playoffs is at the verge of finishing early after Wednesday afternoon’s 5-1 loss to the Miami Marlins in Game 1 of the National League wild card spherical. A Marlins win on Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field will finish the coronavirus-shortened season for the Cubs. Fear of unhealthy climate Thursday brought on Major League Baseball to put off Game 2 and play Friday as a substitute.
Marlins right-hander Sandy Alcantara saved the Cubs’ bats quiet for six 2/Three innings Wednesday, permitting one run and 3 hits.
The handiest run the Cubs scored got here on a house run through middle fielder Ian Happ within the 5th.
Yu Darvish will get started for the Cubs on Friday. Right-handed starter Sixto Sanchez goes for the Marlins.
Cubs gamers are assured they are going to leap again.
“We’ve shown that we can rise to that occasion, collectively,” appropriate fielder Jason Heyward mentioned ahead of Thursday’s climate postponement. “I believe we simply want to proceed to check out and stay pushing and provides ourselves a possibility to play extra baseball.
“Throughout the whole year, we’ve obviously done enough in our division, a very tough division. . . . We’re gonna do our best to come out here and win. . . . But for me, it’s [that] we’ve got to keep playing more baseball, we’ve got to continue to relax. The way you settle in is, you get more opportunities.”
Game 3, if vital, is scheduled for two:30 p.m. Saturday.