On April 4th the Chicago Cubs are versing the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. It was Opening Day for the Angels who had a very rough game. The pitchers for both teams National League Cy Young award winner Jake Arrieta for the Chicago Cubs and Garrett Richards for the Angels. Dexter Fowler would lead off the game with a double and he would score on a Anthony Rizzo single. Jake Arrieta would throw 7 shutout innings with seven strikeouts. In the fourth inning the Cubs would make Garrett Richards throw 40 pitches and only allowing two runs in the fourth. Garrett Richards would work 5 innings of giving up three runs and striking out seven Cub hitters. Miguel Montero would have a big game going 2-5 with 3 rbi’s and a two-run homer. In the top of the ninth inning Matt Szczur would hit a three-run double to add to the lead. . The Cubs would strikeout 12 times in the game. Mike Trout went 0-4 with two strikeouts. The Cubs would only allow 3 hits in the route to Angels and would win 9-0 in the home opener for the Los Angeles Angels.
Opening Day Cubs vs Angels By Carter Evans