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(Colo.)- Baez Homers In Debut As Cubs Top Rockies, 6-5

By: Jeremy Anderson Posted at: 08/06/2014 09:56 AM
DENVER (AP) - Javier Baez homered in the 12th inning in his major league debut and the Chicago Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Tuesday night.
 
     Wellington Castillo also homered for the Cubs, who have won four of five.
 
     Baez, a prized prospect called up before the game, struck out in three of his first five at-bats before hitting Boone Logan's first pitch of the 12th an estimated 414 feet into the Rockies' bullpen.
 
     Hector Rondon (3-3) blew his fourth save but got the win and Carlos Villanueva picked up his second save.
 
     Both teams scored a run in the 11th to extend the game.
 
     Nolan Arenado homered and Logan (2-2) took the loss for the Rockies, who have dropped five straight.


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