Baez hits career homer No. 100 as Cubs rally past Mets

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Baez hits career homer No. 100 as Cubs rally past Mets
Baez hits career homer No. 100 as Cubs rally past Mets

On a day for noteworthy home runs, Javier Baez made the 100th of his career one to savor, rallying the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 victory on Sunday over the visiting New York Mets. Baez's three-run shot in the eighth inning off Mets right-hander Seth Lugo helped prevent Chicago's first three-game losing streak at home this season. It was just the second home run for the Cubs in a four-game series against the Mets, while New York hit nine. The Mets' Pete Alonso also went deep, setting the club record for rookie home runs. A day after tying Darryl Strawberry's Mets rookie mark for homers, set in 1983, Alonso topped it Sunday with his 27th of the season, a game-tying shot to center field against Cubs

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