The Cubs lost a slug fest to the Mariners 12-9 yesterday at a sold-out Sloan Park (15,438). While the Cubs hit 4 HR’s on the day, Mariners Robinson Cano had 3 dingers himself. The game was delayed a bit because of swarming bees. Here are John Antonoff’s photos from yesterday.
Matt Szczur hit a HR
Bees in the air
Addison Russell hits his 4th spring HR
Anthony Rizzo with a hit
Jason Heyward was stung at least 10 times, but luckily he’s not allergic to bee stings
Jason Heyward hits HR
Jason Hammel got the start
Dexter Fowler hit a HR before leaving with with tightness in his left side
Cubs pitchers had to work in the Mariners bullpen because of the bees
Tim Sheridan is a Cubs fanatic who also happens to be the Cubs spring training public address announcer at Sloan Stadium and your tour guide here at boysofspring.com.
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