Whoa! Down 10-2, Cubs come back to stun Braves 14-10

Maddon on bad weather
Chicago Cubs' Kyle Schwarber, right, celebrates with Jason Heyward (22) after they scored on a wild pitch by Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Peter Moylan during the eighth inning Saturday at Wrigley Field.
Chicago Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber, right, celebrates with Jason Heyward (22) after they scored on a wild pitch by Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Peter Moylan during the eighth inning Saturday at Wrigley Field. Associated Press
Cubs second baseman Javier Baez watches his 3-run double against the Atlanta Braves in the eighth inning on Saturday at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Cubs rallied from a 10-2 deficit Saturday, scoring 9 runs in the eighth inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 14-10 at Wrigley Field.

The weather was awful. Sometimes the baseball was farcical.

But in the end, it was another Wrigley Field thriller, if not an artistic masterpiece.

On a day when hands took on the color of grape Popsicles, the Cubs kept the fires burning after being down 10-2 to the Atlanta Braves in the fourth inning.

They rallied for a run in the sixth inning, 2 in the seventh and 9 in the eighth to score a stunning 14-10 victory.

The game began with a temperature of 38 degrees and northeast winds of 24 mph, contributing to a windchill of 28.

The weather got only worse from there.

“The craziest, absolutely,” said third baseman Kris Bryant. “Freezing cold. How many was it, 10-2? I think we scored all 9 of those runs with two outs, too. I don’t know. Give credit to the fans for sticking that one out with us. Just one of the craziest wins that I’ve been a part of.”

Once again, Javier Baez stole the show for the Cubs. His 3-run double in the eighth tied the game at 10-10, and Kyle Schwarber later drew his second RBI walk of…