- Doug Padilla, Chicago White Sox beat reporter
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DENVER -- Still in need of four victories to avoid the third 100-loss season in franchise history, the Chicago Cubs returned to their right-handed swinging lineup for the second consecutive night.
Sappelt put a charge in things early, hitting a home run to lead off Tuesday’s game. The Cubs scored five times but couldn’t hold back the Rockies’ offense in a 10-5 defeat that was shortened to seven innings because of rain.
Wednesday’s complete Cubs lineup against Rockies left-hander Drew Pomeranz:
In need of four more wins to avoid 100 losses, Cubs stay with righty lineup.