.San Francisco, CA, USA
San Francisco Giants' Evan Longoria hits a sacrifice fly during the eighth inning. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • San Francisco Giants registered a 6-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs
  • The Giants have extended their win streak to five games
  • Ahead of the game, Kris Bryant was greeted by standing ovations

The Chicago Cubs are in red-hot form right now. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Frank Schwindel hit the single through the right side to put the Chicago Cubs in the lead
  • Schwindel is hitting with an average of .441 during his current eight-game hitting streak
  • Chicago's bullpen has allowed two earned runs in its last 35 innings

.Chicago, IL, USA
Chicago Clubs manager David Ross. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Hoyer and Ross have been vaccinated
  • Both are currently in isolation
  • Bench coach Andy Green will be in charge of managing the Chicago Cubs

.Kansas City, MO, USA
(Photo Credit: AP)

  • Kansas City Royals registered a 6-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs
  • Kansas City Royals hit five home runs in the game
  • Chicago Cubs has lost 11 straight home games

Jake Arrieta gave 8 runs in 4 innings against the Brewers.(Photo credit: AP)

  • Jake Arrieta is expected to make his first start for the Padres on Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies
  • Arrieta was put on the team’s taxi squad after joining the team
  • He was released by the Chicago Cubs on Thursday

.Florida, USA
Javier Baez previously played for the Chicago Cubs.(Photo credit: Instagram/@ javy23baez)

  • Javier Baez is a professional baseball shortstop for the New York Mets
  • The Cubs selected Baez with the 9th overall selection of the 2011 MLB draft
  • He made his MLB debut in 2014

.United States
The 28-year-old Gold Glove infielder has swatted 22 homers this season while batting. (Photo credit: Twitter/@javy23baez)

  • The Mets acquired the infielder Javier Baez along with RHP Trevor Willaims
  • The deal will be completed after Baez goes through with a medical test at his new team
  • Baez will likely become the Mets' shortstop as Franciso Lindor heals up

.Chicago, IL, USA
This is not the first incident involving Javier Baez and Amir Garrett. (Representative Image: AP/PTI)

  • Javier Baez taunted reliever Amir Garrett after hitting a walk-off single
  • The heated incident took place between the National League Central rivals on Monday
  • Major League Baseball fined Baez an undisclosed amount of money

.Chicago, IL, USA
Atlanta Braves acquired Joc Pederson on Thursday (Photo credit: Twitter/@yungjoc650)

  • The Chicago cubs traded Joc Pederson for minor league prospect Bryce Ball
  • Pederson had a one-year contract with the Cubs prior to the 2021 season
  • He could be in the line-up when Braves play Tampa Bay on Friday night

.Chicago, IL, USA
Joc Pederson was on a one-year contract with the Cubs. (Twitter/Cubs)

  • The Chicago Cubs have lost 13 of their 15 games before the All-Star break
  • The Cubs received minor league first baseman Bryce Ball in exchange
  • Chicago will resume their season on Friday against the Arizona Diamondbacks