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Jason Hammel

Friday's recap: Marlins 2, Cubs 1

Friday's recap: Marlins 2, Cubs 1

The summary The Cubs dropped the opening game of a 10-game homestand 2-1 to the Marlins on Friday before a crowd of 41,212 at Wrigley Field. Cubs starter Jason Hammel gave up home runs to Christian Yelich in the first inning and Justin Bour in the sixth. On the mound Tom Koehler earned the victory, allowing one run on five hits with one walk and four strikeouts over six innings. At the plate The Cubs scored their only run in the first inning after Kris Bryant collected a two-out double and scored on Miguel Montero's single. In the field Addison Russell, who played shortstop as Starlin Castro was given a rest, was charged with an error chasing a foul ball and colliding with...