How Chicago Cubs fans were treated at Wrigley Field after Cubs beat Dodgers
Chicago Cubs players and staff members, including manager Joe Maddon, were treated to a game-ending celebration by cheering fans during the seventh inning of Game 7 of the National League Championship Series.
The Cubs and Dodgers played Game 7 in Chicago on Monday.
Maddon led the team in homers (13) and RBIs (41) after leading the NL in homers and RBI during the regular season.
Cubs manager Joe Girardi led the NL with 13 homers and 10 RBIs in the series.
The players were given a standing ovation.
The game was postponed to accommodate the families of Cubs players who died in the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2016.
Here is a list of the Cubs players with the most home runs and RBI, as well as who received the most honors during the celebrations.
First baseman Kris Bryant had five home runs, including two in the seventh.
Bryant hit a home run in the eighth and ninth innings.
Cubs catcher Jorge Soler, a teammate of Maddon for two seasons, had two home runs.
Second baseman Yoenis Cespedes had three home runs in the ninth and eighth.
Second base prospect Christian Arroyo had a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth.
Right fielder Anthony Rizzo, the Cubs rookie of the year in 2016, had three RBIs.
Left fielder Javier Baez had a two-run home run.
Center fielder Kris Bryant, a shortstop for the Cubs since the 2014 season, had a four-run blast in the fourth.
Right fielder Javier Baca had a grand slam in the sixth.
Right-hander Anthony Rondon had a complete game and a save in the second inning.
Rightfielder Addison Russell had a solo homer in Game 3.
Righty Tyler Chatwood pitched a scoreless inning in Game 4.
Lefty Matt Garza pitched a complete-game and two-hitter in Game 5.
Righties Nick Tropeano and Jose Quintana combined for nine strikeouts.
Left-hander Aaron Crow pitched a no-hitting inning in the first inning.
The National League Wild Card Game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs took place at Wigginton Field in Wriglysville, Ill.
(Photo: John Minchillo, Associated Press)Here is a look at who received some of the most recognition during the celebration.
First Base Player Kris Bryant: Bryant is tied for the NL lead with 13 home runs on the season, with a .347 average.
The 27-year-old is batting .333 with 15 homers and 33 RBIs over his last 15 games.
The Chicago native had one of the best games of the playoffs, hitting two homers and a pair of RBIs while also leading the team with seven walks.
First base prospect Joey Votto is a key piece of the offense.
He is hitting .304 with a home and a run.
The Cardinals signed him to a three year contract after signing outfielder Lorenzo Cain to a one-year contract.
The Pirates signed left-hander Jameson Taillon to a four year contract.
Right Fielder Joey Voted to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
The 6-foot-3 right-hander has an .838 OPS with 3,063 career strikeouts.
He led the Cubs in home runs this season and is second on the team behind Anthony Rector (6,872).
Righty Joe Maddons MVP award.
Maddons is in his fifth season as manager of the Chicago Cubs and was a finalist for the award in 2016.
He won the award twice in Chicago.
Madds had a 4.15 ERA and a 1.76 WHIP in his first two seasons with the Cubs.
He went 8-1 with a 2.70 ERA in 2017.
Cubs first baseman Kris Jenner received the Bob Cousy Award for Outstanding Player.
Jenner is a two time Gold Glove winner and had an .833 OPS in 2017 and led the Cardinals with 25 home runs last season.
He had three outfield assists for a .995 fielding percentage.
Rookie outfielder Josh Hader is the Cubs starting catcher.
Hader, who turned 18 on April 5, 2016, is hitting a .308 with a double and a home home run this season.
The 18-year old has been in the Cubs lineup for two games and has a .903 OPS in the postseason.
He was named NL Rookie of the Month in April for hitting .400 with a three home run game.
Rookie center fielder Hunter Renfroe is the first Cubs player to start the postseason for the first time since Matt Garvey and Justin Turner in 2004.
Renfrone has been a key part of the team’s surge this season, leading the Cubs with 20 home runs as the Cubs advanced to the NL Championship Series for the second time in three years. The 25-