The San Diego Padres and starter Eric Lauer cruised through the first two innings of the ball game and got out to a 3-0 lead over the Chicago Cubs. However, he opened the door with two outs in the bottom of the third and the big boys took advantage. After back-to-back singles and a walk to load the bases, Anthony Rizzo came to the plate and crushed an 0-1 fastball to the opposite field for a go-ahead grand slam.
That's a quick way to give your team the lead and pad your RBI count, which stands at 65 with his 20th homer of the season. Believe it or not, that's Rizzo's first home run since June 15.
It took him over a month to go bridge again and it came at the perfect time.
Jon Lester may have struggled a bit early on, but now he has a lead and can do his thing without any pressure.