Five games, a dozen home runs (Six in one game!) for the Cubs so far in these playoffs. Here’s a comprehensive and unimpeachable ranking of all 12 long balls from the young Cubs lineup this postseason.
12. Starlin Castro, game-tying solo shot, Game 3.
11. Dexter Fowler finishes off Gerrit Cole in the Wild Card Game.
10. Jorge Soler caps a 5-run 2nd in Game 2 of the NLDS.
9. Soler again, this time off Adam Wainwright in Game 3.
8. Kyle Schwarber takes Michael Wacha the other way into the basket.
7. After coming up short three times, Fowler gets into the action in Game 3, the record-setting sixth on the night for the Cubs.
6. Javier Baez gives the Cubs a 4-2 lead in Game 4.
5. And Kris Bryant gives the Cubs a 4-2 lead in Game 3.
4. Anthony Rizzo murders a 2-2 pitch from Kevin Siegrist.
3. The Scoreboard Shot™ featuring Kyle Schwarber.
2. The River Cruise Shot™ featuring (you guessed it) Kyle Schwarber.
1. Rizzo takes down the Cardinals with a solo blast in Game 4.
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