Seiya Suzuki of the Cubs had three hits and two RBIs against the Braves on the 28th, but the team lost three consecutive games and is still in a tough battle for a wild card to advance to the playoffs.

Suzuki started the game against the Braves in Atlanta, the opponent's home base, at No. 5 light.

In the first at-bat of the first inning, it was a big left-field fly from second base with two outs.

In his second at-bat in the fourth inning, he had his first hit in two games with an infield hit to short.

In his third at-bat in the sixth inning, chasing four runs, he hit a timely two-base hit from first base to left field with two outs.

In the fourth at-bat of the eighth inning, he drove a one-out single from third base to Wright to tie the game at two runs in two consecutive at-bats.

Suzuki went 1-for-1 with two RBIs, and his batting average rose to 2.4.2.

It was the 2th time this season that he had three or more hits in a game.

However, the Cubs lost 4-6 to end a three-game losing streak and continue to struggle for a wild card spot in the playoffs.

Nootvar started and hit in two consecutive games.

Cardinals' Lars Nootvar started the game against the Brewers in Milwaukee, the home of the Brewers, at center field, and had a hit in two consecutive games.

Nootvar hit a fly to center in his first at-bat.

In the second at-bat of the third inning, he delivered a changeup ball to left field for his second consecutive hit.

The third at-bat was a fly to left, and in the fourth at-bat of the seventh inning, it was a good hit from second base with one out, but a liner in front of short prevented the second base runner from returning, resulting in a double play.

Nootvar went 1-for-2 with a 1-for-3 batting average.

The game was lost 2-2 by the Cardinals.