THESHOW
MINNESOTA TWINS AT CHICAGO (N) CUBS
07/03/2026
 
THESHOW
MINNESOTA TWINS AT CHICAGO (N) CUBS
GAME ID: 1791 - FRIDAY, JULY 3RD, 2026 - GAME LOG
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Minnesota Twins (46-34) 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 6 12 0
Chicago (N) Cubs (34-48) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 5 6 0
Twins Win at Chicago (N), 6-5
The Chicago (N) Cubs got a superb performance from third baseman Rafael Devers, but the Minnesota Twins still won the game, 6-5. Devers was named the player of the game despite the loss. He was 1 for 2 with a home run, a walk, and was hit by a pitch. He drove in 4 runs and scored once. Trevor Rosenthal notched his 22nd save in 25 chances. The Twins bumped their record to 46-34 with this latest triumph.

Robinson Salazar, who leads the AL in bases on balls with 58, aided the Minnesota cause with a bases-clearing double in the top of the seventh. For the game, the right fielder went 1-5 with a double, while adding 3 RBI.

"We had the game right there for the taking," said Chicago (N) manager . "But we decided not to take it."
MINNESOTA BATTING LINESCORE CHICAGO (N) BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Salas 2B 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 .212 17 35
P. Goldschmidt 1B 4 1 2 1 1 1 2 .276 12 42
C. Correa SS 4 1 1 0 1 0 4 .268 9 26
R. Salazar RF 5 0 1 3 0 1 3 .301 10 39
R. Crocker CF 5 0 1 1 0 2 1 .237 26 64
S. Ackerman LF 5 1 2 0 0 3 2 .300 20 46
   T. Rosenthal P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
L. Meyers C 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .222 8 23
A. Sparks 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .173 3 9
J. McLean P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   K. Faulkner P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000 0 0
   J. Lewis P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   a-B. Maxwell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 7 12
   B. Dyrda P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   b-N. Gordon PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256 1 6
   C. Byrd P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   c-S. Davis LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 1 2
Totals 38 6 12 6 4 9 18      
a - B. Maxwell pinch hit for J. Lewis in the 7th
b - N. Gordon pinch hit for B. Dyrda in the 8th
c - S. Davis substituted for C. Byrd in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: R. Salazar (11, 7th Inning off T. Watson, 3 on, 2 outs) A. Sparks (6, 4th Inning off K. Emanuel, 2 on, 2 outs) C. Correa (12, 5th Inning off K. Emanuel, 0 on, 2 outs) J. Salas (12, 9th Inning off C. Wiles, 0 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: P. Goldschmidt (12, 1st Inning off K. Emanuel, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: S. Ackerman 2 , R. Salazar 2 , A. Sparks 3 , L. Meyers , C. Correa 2 , P. Goldschmidt 5 , J. Salas 3 , R. Crocker
2-out RBI: R. Salazar , A. Sparks , R. Crocker
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: K. Faulkner , S. Ackerman , R. Salazar , C. Correa , R. Crocker
GIDP: L. Meyers
Team LOB: 8

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Salas-Correa-Goldschmidt)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Carlisle SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .321 14 43
A. Aguilar CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .271 3 11
P. Cooper RF 4 1 2 0 0 2 0 .274 17 50
A. Russell 2B 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .226 12 36
B. Posey C 3 0 0 0 1 3 3 .303 5 15
M. Standifer 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .204 14 29
C. Yelich LF 2 2 0 0 2 0 3 .262 8 31
R. Devers 3B 2 1 1 4 1 0 1 .225 5 18
K. Emanuel P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   a-J. Ellis PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .243 3 10
   L. Maldonado P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   T. Watson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   D. Leone P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   b-R. Unroe PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .167 0 1
   C. Wiles P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1 1
   c-A. Meadows PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 3 6
Totals 30 5 6 5 5 10 15      
a - J. Ellis pinch hit for K. Emanuel in the 5th
b - R. Unroe pinch hit for D. Leone in the 8th
c - A. Meadows pinch hit for C. Wiles in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: P. Cooper (13, 4th Inning off K. Faulkner, 0 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: R. Devers (5, 9th Inning off T. Rosenthal, 3 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: M. Standifer 2 , R. Devers 4 , P. Cooper 3 , J. Carlisle
2-out RBI: R. Devers
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: M. Standifer
GIDP: C. Yelich
Hit by Pitch: R. Devers
Team LOB: 3

BASERUNNING
CS: J. Carlisle (8)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Russell-Standifer-Carlisle)
MINNESOTA PITCHING LINESCORE CHICAGO (N) PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
J. McLean 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 2.82   
K. Faulkner W (1-0) 3.2 2 1 1 3 6 0 59 37 4.42   
J. Lewis H (1) 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 18 11 4.18   
B. Dyrda 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 21 11 1.53   
C. Byrd 1.2 2 3 3 1 2 0 35 19 5.04   
T. Rosenthal SV (22) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 9 7 2.08   
PITCHING
Game Score: J. McLean 44
Batters Faced: J. McLean 2, K. Faulkner 16, J. Lewis 4, B. Dyrda 4, C. Byrd 8, T. Rosenthal 2
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. McLean 0-2, K. Faulkner 4-0, J. Lewis 1-0, B. Dyrda 1-2, C. Byrd 1-2, T. Rosenthal 1-0
Pitches - Strikes: J. McLean 5-2, K. Faulkner 59-37, J. Lewis 18-11, B. Dyrda 21-11, C. Byrd 35-19, T. Rosenthal 9-7
Inherited Runners - Scored: J. Lewis 2-1 , T. Rosenthal 3-3
Hit Batsmen: K. Faulkner
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
K. Emanuel L (1-1) 5.0 7 2 2 1 2 1 84 53 1.90   
L. Maldonado 1.2 2 3 3 1 4 0 30 19 7.00   
T. Watson 0.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 17 11 4.76   
D. Leone 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.15   
C. Wiles 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 23 12 3.86   
PITCHING
Game Score: K. Emanuel 46
Batters Faced: K. Emanuel 22, L. Maldonado 8, T. Watson 4, D. Leone 2, C. Wiles 6
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: K. Emanuel 8-4, L. Maldonado 1-0, T. Watson 0-0, D. Leone 1-1, C. Wiles 0-2
Pitches - Strikes: K. Emanuel 84-53, L. Maldonado 30-19, T. Watson 17-11, D. Leone 2-2, C. Wiles 23-12
Inherited Runners - Scored: T. Watson 3-3 , D. Leone 1-0
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Rafael Devers
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Weather: Clear skies (71 degrees), wind blowing in from right at 14 mph
Start Time: 4:05 PM EST
Time: 3:42
Attendance: 35431
Special Notes: SP Jim McLean was injured while pitching.
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