Thanks to six innings of two-hit ball from 38-year-old John Lackey — perhaps pitching his final regular-season game — and Addison Russell's three-run homer in a five-run seventh inning, the Cubs capped a remarkable second-half turnaround Wednesday night when they beat the rival Cardinals 5-1 to win their second straight National League Central title.
Joe Maddon pops a bottle and pours it on himself pic.twitter.com/abJ2c4tmpG— ⓂarcusD (@_MarcusD2_) September 28, 2017
Players chanting Lackey... Didn't come here for a haircut! pic.twitter.com/6HS17RgD15— ⓂarcusD (@_MarcusD2_) September 28, 2017
Kelly Crull get's champagne poured on her. pic.twitter.com/ezQNjqs9Vx— ⓂarcusD (@_MarcusD2_) September 28, 2017
OK who can guess tomorrow's lineup? pic.twitter.com/VqRpylkN6I— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) September 28, 2017