Despite jumping out to a 3-0 lead, the Chicago Cubs needed extra innings to take Game 2 from the Atlanta Braves.
The Chicago Cubs couldn’t hold a 3-1 lead in the eighth inning but won 6-3 in extra innings in Game 2 of the series with the Atlanta Braves. There are four major takeaways from the contest:
1. Patient At-Bats
Going from Tuesday’s series opener into Game 2 on Wednesday, the Cubs flipped the script in terms of their approach at the plate. In Game 1, the Cubs drew zero walks and had just one at-bat go to a 3-2 count.