Chisholm homers as Marlins complete sweep of reeling Cubs

Jazz Chisholm Jr. of the Miami Marlins hold up the peace sign while running the bases after hitting a solo homerun in the sixth inning against the Chicago Cubs at loanDepot park on August 15, 2021 in Miami, Florida. (Mark Brown, 2021 Getty Images)

MIAMI – Jazz Chisholm Jr. and Jesús Aguilar homered, and the Miami Marlins handed the Chicago Cubs their 11th straight loss with a 4-1 victory.

The game was tied at 1 before Chisholm connected against Alec Mills in the sixth inning.

Chisholm also singled and scored on Aguilar’s 22nd homer in the seventh.

Miami right-hander Elieser Hernandez permitted one run and four hits in 5 1/3 innings.

Chicago matched its longest slide of the season. It also dropped 11 straight from June 25 to July 6.

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