CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs finished off the San Francisco Giants on Thursday evening, scoring a 2-1 victory in a game that began and then was suspended Tuesday night because of weather. Here's a quick look:
How it happened: After Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run home run and Tsuyoshi Wada threw five scoreless innings Tuesday, the game resumed in the bottom of the fifth Thursday. Yusmeiro Petit came out strong for the Giants, retiring all six batters he faced, the first five via strikeout. Jacob Turner didn't fare as well for the Cubs, getting two quick outs, then giving up a double to Adam Duvall, who came around to score on Joe Panik's single, cutting the Chicago lead to 2-1. The Cubs didn't manage to get a hit after the third inning and had only one baserunner (a Javier Baez walk) after the game resumed Thursday evening. Regardless, the Cubs managed to hold on for the victory, as Pedro Strop worked a perfect eighth and Hector Rondon closed it out in the ninth for his 19th save of the season.
What it means: Turner, a potential piece of the Cubs' future rotation, tossed two innings, giving up one run on three hits. The 23-year-old right-hander didn't strike anyone out, but on the plus side, he didn't walk anyone and four of his six outs were via grounders, which is what the Cubs and pitching coach Chris Bosio like to see.
Outside the box: After less than 15 minutes of rain led to a disastrous four-plus hours of delay Tuesday, the resumption of the game was once again delayed Thursday by rain. The total rain-delay time ended up being 6 hours, 31 minutes.