Cubs Calendar: April 11, 2004

The Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves by a score of 10 to 2 behind a strong effort from Kerry Wood. In addition to defeating Braves’ pitcher Russ Ortiz in this contest, Wood set a Cubs’ all-time record with seven consecutive strikeouts. Wood began his impressive strikeout string by fanning Chipper Jones, J.D. Drew, and Andrew Jones. The Cubs’ offense contributed 14 hits including home runs by Alex Gonzalez, Michael Barrett, Corey Patterson, and Moises Alou.

Photo: Kerry Wood in 1948 Cubs uniform / John Tolva / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 / Alteration: Cropped

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