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Cubs Blow Big Lead To World Champion Giants

Last updated on Friday, April 12, 2013

(Chicago, IL) - In the National League Thursday, the Chicago Cubs blew a 5 run lead in losing to the San Francisco Giants 7-6 at Wrigley Field.

The Cubs lost the series opener against the defending champs after building a 5-0 lead on a 2-run homer by Anthony Rizzo and a trio of RBIs by Brad Lillibridge in the early innings.

Pablo Sandoval capped a 4 run inning by the Giants with a 2 run double in the fourth.

Cubs' starter Scott Feldman walked-in the game tying run in the fifth inning, and Angel Pagan drove-in the go ahead run later in the fifth with a sacrifice fly to left field.

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