Dyersville, Iowa — Drew Smiley took over after Griffey played catch in Iowa.
On Thursday night in Major League Baseball's second annual "Field of Dreams" game, the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 4–2, with Smiley scoring his fifth inning. Suppressed 9 RBIs and no runs.
Seiya Suzuki hits his 3rd and Nick his madrigal in his 1989 beloved movie main in Chicago at a nostalgic ballpark just steps from his field. I got a hit. Ian Happ had his two hits and drove in one run.
"It's really magic," Cubs catcher Wilson Contreras said of the field. "It has a certain kind of energy that I think is real."
The night featured Hall of Famer Ken his Griffey Jr. and his father in the iconic outfield corn. It started by emerging from the stem .
Catch,” said Junior. rice field.
"I want it," said the senior.
Then the Griffeys played catch and more parents and children took to the field with their own balls and gloves, followed by the Cubs and Reds, the early 20th century franchise. wore a special uniform inspired by the look of the
"It's amazing what they've accomplished here. … I think every baseball player should go through this," said Reds third baseman Kyle Farmer.
Smyly (5-6) achieved his second straight win, aided by Chicago's three-point lead. The veteran left arm allowed him four hits and walked two.
Rowan Wick save.
Cincinnati lost his fourth straight game. Matt Reynolds hit a two-run double in the seventh inning, but the bottom-placed Reds were down in order in the final two innings.
Major League Baseball is back in Dyersville, a city of nearly 4,400, after a hugely successful first "Field of Dreams" game. The Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 9–8 in his MLB first game in Iowa last year with Tim Anderson's electric homer.
However, the sequel lacked the drama of the original version. Chicago and Cincinnati fell out of contention long ago, with the Cubs taking the lead early on against Nick Rodoro (3-4).
Suzuki and Happ each hit an RBI double, and Nico Horner recorded an RBI single. After Rodro retired the first two batters, the rally began.
Madrigal took a 4-0 lead in the fourth with an RBI single.