Happ spoils Hayes’ debut, leads Cubs past Pirates 8-7

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Ian Happ, who led off the game with a home run for Chicago, spoiled the major league debut of Pittsburgh third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes

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PITTSBURGH (AP) – Ian Happ singled home Nico Hoerner in the top of the 11th to lead the Chicago Cubs to an 8-7 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Happ, who led off the game with a home run, went 3 for 6 with two RBIs as Chicago spoiled the major league debut of Pirates third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes.

Hayes, the son of longtime major league infielder Charlie Hayes, hit a game-tying home run in the eighth and added an RBI double.

Kris Bryant added two hits for the Cubs in his return from the injured list.

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