Braves shut out Cubs 6-0
By: Mike Stiles - Monday, June 20, 2022

Ian Happ in action against Atlanta (photo courtesy of Chicago Tribune)

Braves shut out Cubs 6-0
(CHICAGO) – Ian Anderson and the Atlanta Braves are going home after a successful road trip. Anderson pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning, Matt Olson hit a career-high three doubles and Atlanta beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Sunday, salvaging the finale of their weekend series. Travis d'Arnaud and Michael Harris homered for the World Series champion Braves, who avoided their first three-game losing streak of the season. The Braves, who arrived in Chicago with a 14 game win streak, went 21-8 in a stretch of 29 straight games against teams that were under .500 at the time of the matchup. Anderson (6-3) struck out six and walked two in a season-high 6 2/3 innings, closing out a 4-2 road trip for Atlanta. The right-hander improved to 3-0 with a 4.37 ERA in four June starts. Ian Happ had two of Chicago's six hits. The Cubs dropped to 3-12 in their last 15 games. While Anderson breezed through Chicago's lineup for much of the day, Kyle Hendricks (2-6) struggled for the Cubs. The right-hander dropped to 1-4 with a 6.81 ERA in eight career games against Atlanta.

Washington 9 – Philadelphia 3
Pittsburgh 4 – San Francisco 3
Miami 6 – NY Mets 2
Milwaukee 6 – Cincinnati 3
Colorado 8 – San Diego 3

Boston 6 – St. Louis 4
Cleveland 5 – LA Dodgers 3
Arizona 7 – Minnesota 1