Bryan De La Cruz grand slam lifts Miami Marlins over Chicago Cubs in series opener

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Miami Herald

MIAMI — Bryan De La Cruz had the highlight moment. The outfielder sent a full-count changeup a projected 398 feet to right-center field for a third-inning grand slam to give the Miami Marlins the lead for good in a 10-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Monday at loanDepot park to begin a three-game series. But how the situation presented itself is worth reviewing. So here’s the scene: The Marlins (61-87) were down 2-1 with one out in the third inning after Jon Berti hit a home run to left-center field. Charles Leblanc reached on an error when Cubs shortstop Christopher Morel’s throw pulled first b…

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