He chicago cubs they’ve been playing baseball for over 100 years, and it took until July 7, 2023 for the organization to win a game in the Bronx.
The Cubs defeated the New York Yankees 3-0 on Friday, earning the organization’s first win at any Yankee Stadium.
Chicago had gone 0-12 at both the old Yankee Stadium and the new stadium, losing eight straight regular-season games and four world series games in the 1930s.
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Former Yankees pitcher Jameson Taillon returned to New York and pitched eight scoreless innings, allowing just one hit on the night.
«I think he’s had the best outing of the Cubs,» Chicago manager David Ross said. «The secondary stuff he was landing at will. The mix was really good.»
Taillon was with the Yankees for two seasons before signing a four-year deal with the Cubs in the offseason.
«Thoughts for Taillon, who pitched well», Yankees manager Aaron Boone he said, according to ESPN. «He didn’t throw a lot of sinkers tonight, but he mixed up four seams with his cutter and breaking ball and then his slider. Like he does. He’s a puncher. I thought he controlled the ball well and how he wanted to. Obviously, we have to do it. better».
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Taillon had allowed at least three earned runs in his previous five starts before his Friday night gem at yankee stadium.
«I just needed a start like this, period,» Taillon said. «I love those guys over there so much, so it’s not like I wanted to hit them. This wasn’t like some kind of revenge game or anything… But it feels good in this.» stage in New York City for a good night».
New York lost its third straight game in Carlos Rodón’s Yankees debut. The lefty allowed four hits and two earned runs in 5⅓ innings.
«It’s nice to finally pitch in pinstripes at Yankee Stadium,» Rodón said, «but not the way I wanted to start.»
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New York defeated Chicago 6-3 on Saturday, and the Cubs and Yankees will complete their three-game series on Sunday.
Associated Press contributed to this report