Cubs Vs. Braves FInal Score: Chicago Loses 7-3, Splits Series With Atlanta

The Chicago Cubs allowed four runs in the first inning, a number of runs that they would never even reach over nine innings on Thursday. Looking to take away three wins in a four-game series, the Cubs lost 7-3 to the Atlanta Braves to split the series down at Turner Field.

Matt Garza struggled for the Cubs on Thursday, allowing five runs over four innings as the Cubs lost once again with him on the mound . The game does break a recent streak of solid pitching, though, as Garza had given up three or less earned runs in each of his previous six starts entering Thursday's game.

The Braves had their power bats going, with four different players going deep for Atlanta: Jason Heyward, Freddie Freeman, Brian McCann and Juan Francisco. Geovany Soto hit a homer for Chicago, but that was the team's only extra base hit of the day.

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