Redbirds stay Red-Hot

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DES MOINES, Iowa– Marco Gonzalez struck out 6 in game 1 and Randal Grichuk hit his team-leading 20th home run of the season in game 2 as the Redbirds swept a doubleheader from the I-Cubs for a second straight day Sunday, 4-2 and 2-0.

With the back to back doubleheader sweeps, the ‘Birds made franchise history by winning a 5-game series, on the road.

The Redbirds have also swept 3 doubleheaders in the past 9 days.