Cubs 7, White Sox 3: Willson Contreras goes deep, twice

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Cubs 7, White Sox 3: Willson Contreras goes deep, twice
Cubs 7, White Sox 3: Willson Contreras goes deep, twice

Tuesday evening, Kyle Schwarber led off the Cubs' first inning by homering on the first pitch he saw. The Cubs, though, lost the game. Wednesday evening, White Sox center fielder Leury Garcia began the game the same way, hitting Jon Lester's first pitch into the seats. Now, if you looked at the pitching matchup you might have figured it would be a bad evening for the Cubs, but I thought this might be a “turnaround is fair play” type of game, and sure enough, it was. The Cubs smacked Lucas Giolito for more earned runs than he'd allowed in a start since September 2018 and defeated the White Sox 7-3, earning a split of the two-game series on a night where the weather felt more fit for March than

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