While You Were Sleeping: Yankees Sweep Cubs After Winning 18-Inning Affair

While you were sleeping, the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs battled into the wee hours of the morning.

The Yankees completed their sweep of the Cubs with a 6-5 victory in 18 innings and now hold baseball’s best record. The two teams also combined for 48 strikeouts — the most ever in a game.

NESN.com’s Rachel Holt recaps the night that was in the video above, presented by Bedgear.

Thumbnail photo via Caylor Arnold/USA TODAY Sports Images

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