“He’s done that a few times, grabbed my bat,” Szczur said. “It’s the same weight and size, just a different model. So he just grabbed one.”
Rizzo pointed at Szczur on his way to first base, and said afterwards he was inspired by a video he saw on TV about Szczur’s gift of bone marrow to a sick girl.
This all has to be worth at least a steak dinner, right? A spot on the active roster if the Cubs advance to the World Series?
“He doesn't owe me anything,” Szczur said.
The Cubs’ offense will try to keep rolling tonight against Dodger right-hander Kenta Maeda in a pivotal Game 5 of what now essentially is a best-of-3 series. The Cleveland Indians await in the World Series.