Get Even More Visitors To Your Blog, Upgrade To A Business Listing >>

Joey Votto's historic streak comes to an end with Cubs walk-off dash

When Javier Baez made a mad dash home on Reds reliever Blake Wood's wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth he set the Wrigley Field crowd on fire.

Not only did Baez's run give the Cubs a walk-off win but it also kept Joey Votto from tying a record that has not been touched since 1948.

Had he reached base twice Wednesday he would have tied Ted Williams' record he set during the Harry Truman presidency.

Considering the fact he is still hitting .315 with 31 home runs and 83 RBIs on the season, having one game where he didn't reach base twice isn't going to keep him from winning the NL MVP award.

Braves pitcher Luke Jackson lasted just one inning in relief for starter Mike Foltynewicz, but he couldn't stop the Rockies' offensive onslaught at Coors Field.

READ MORE (Sporting News)

  • Cubs win on wild pitch after Rizzo hits slam in firstThe State Journal-Register
  • After Blowing Big Lead, Cubs Top Reds On Walk-Off Wild PitchCBS Chicago
  • Levine: Kris Bryant Heats Up As Cubs Need Offensive Production The MostCBS Chicago
  • Lackey looks good; Cubs win on wild pitchChicago Daily Herald
  • Well That Was Easy - Cubs 7, Reds 6ChicagoNow (blog)
  • The last time the Cubs faced Homer Bailey, Anthony Rizzo became the face of ...Comcast SportsNet Chicago
  • By the numbers: Votto's prolific on-base streakTSN
  • Cubs' Lester looks to stay hot versus RedsYahoo Sports
  • Votto has big fans among Chicago CubsChicago Daily Herald

This post first appeared on The 5th News, please read the originial post: here

Share the post

Joey Votto's historic streak comes to an end with Cubs walk-off dash


Subscribe to The 5th News

Get updates delivered right to your inbox!

Thank you for your subscription