The Cubs on Saturday outlasted the Brewers in 15 innings (CHC 2, MIL 1) and in doing so moved back into first place in the NL Central by a single game. The hero in this one was catcher Willson Contreras, who put one onto Waveland Avenue to snap Milwaukee's seven game win streak:
Like the caption says, it's the team's third walk-off homer in their last five contests. On Wednesday, it was Jason Heyward sinking the Marlins with an 11th-inning bomb, and on Tuesday Kris Bryant's three-run shot in the ninth also sank Miami. As it turns out, all of that puts the Cubs in rarified air:
Suffice it to say, that's lethal levels of fun for the hometown rooters.
Remember? They've gone 22-8 since then, and for the moment their plus-51 run differential is tops in the NL.