Seiya Suzuki of the Cubs contributed greatly to the team's losing streak with three hits and three RBIs, including one home run, against the Rockies on the 22nd.
Suzuki, who didn't get a hit in the previous day's game, played in the sixth right against the Rockies in Chicago.
In the first at-bat of the first inning, he suddenly had a two-out chance to load the bases, and he hit a timely shot to left field to open the scoring.
In his second at-bat in the fourth inning, he hit a two-run shot from first base with no outs into the left field stands.
Suzuki is the third player to reach No. 6 of the season, following Hideki Matsui and Shohei Otani, and the first right-handed batter.Japan
In his third at-bat in the sixth inning, he reached base on a hit to center field, and the next batter's home run homered for an extra run.
In his fourth at-bat in the seventh inning, he went 1-for-1 with three hits and three RBIs to raise his batting average to 4-for-2.
The Cubs won 20-20 to end their losing streak at two and stay in third place in the wild-card race, which allows three teams to advance to the playoffs.