Recruit Alex Avila was the hero as the Chicago Cubs prevailed against the Toronto Blue Jays in MLB on Sunday.
Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN Radio 1000. CHICAGO -- From goat to hero. That was the day for Chicago Cubs catcher Alex Avila. He didn't even start Sunday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, but, boy, was he involved in the
Alex Avila felt for Raffy Lopez. Avila capped Chicago's three-run 10th inning with a two-run single, and the Cubs swept the Toronto Blue Jays with a wild 6-5 victory on Sunday. With two outs and the bases loaded, Avila lined a base hit into right field against Roberto Osuna (3-4).