Cole, Pirates down 4-0 after five innings

5SecondsApp (20)Gerrit Cole and the Pirates fell into an early hole that looks impossible to get out of after five innings.

Kyle Schwarber hit a 2-run homer in the third inning and Dexter Fowler homered in the fifth as the Cubs and Jake Arrieta have a commanding 4-0 lead going into the sixth inning.

Fowler and Schwarber went a combined 5-6 with 2 home runs, 4 RBIs vs Cole who exited after five innings. The rest of the Cubs vs Cole, 1-14.

Arrieta has allowed 1 hit and struck out 8 with no walks through five.

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