Cubs pull away late, Royals drop sixth straight game

Victor Caratini, Alex Tosi, Salvador Perez
Posted at 11:02 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-06 00:02:53-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Yu Darvish pitched seven sharp innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the skidding Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.

Javier Baez drove in two runs for the Cubs, who handed Kansas City its sixth consecutive defeat.

Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo each had two hits and scored twice. Darvish was in midseason form for the second straight outing. He gave up five hits, struck out four and walked one.