WATCH: Cubs' Addison Russell blasts two-out walk-off homer to sink Brewers

For the second straight day, the Cubs mounted a comeback against the visiting Brewers (CHC 7, MIL 4). On Tuesday, the Cubs came back from down 5-0 to win, and on Wednesday they found themselves down 4-1 at one point.

The Cubs, though, worked their way back, and it was 4-4 when Addison Russell stepped in with two on and two out in the bottom of the ninth. Forthcoming: action-sports footage ... 

That's a walk-off, and that's two straight wins for the Cubs after losing four in a row. That also nudges their record back above the .500 mark.

Now for some digits on that homer ... 

Russell doesn't yet hit for high averages, and he doesn't draw enough walks to lift his OBP into plus territory. But that kind of power from standout defensive shortstop? That makes him a special player, and bear in mind he's still just 23 years old. 

That was his first walk-off home run, but it surely won't be his last. You can catch up on all the action from around MLB on Wednesday here.

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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