Gardner strikes at simply the correct time.

Brett Gardner released a three-run homer to best field and after that Aroldis Chapman, who got his World Series ring in a pregame event, got the conserve in his go back to Wrigley Field. Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber went deep for Chicago, however Hector Rondon, who was attempting to notch his very first conserve, could not knock the door shut in the ninth.