Chicago Cubs right fielder Seiya Suzuki drove in three runs for the third straight game to help the team to an 8-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Wedesday.

Suzuki, who was 0-for-14 in his previous bases-loaded situations, ripped a three-run double to right-center to give the Cubs a 3-0 lead in the first inning at Wrigley Field. The former Hiroshima Carp star also singled to right in the fifth as he went 2-for-4 in the Cubs' fourth consecutive victory.

Cody Bellinger drove in a pair of runs for the Cubs with a homer and a double.

Jordan Wicks (3-0) allowed two runs in 6⅔ innings. Alex Wood (5-5) was charged with five runs in 2⅓ innings.

Boston Red Sox left fielder Masataka Yoshida went hitless in four at-bats in a 3-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.

Among other Japanese players, Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani sat out his third straight game with right oblique tightness.

The Angels extended their losing streak to six games with a 10-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.