Cubs beat Giants 5-1 behind three solo homers

Kyle Schwarber #12 of the Chicago Cubs is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a three run home run on August 6, 2015. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

CHICAGO  — Kris Bryant, Jason Heyward and Ben Zobrist hit solo homers, spot starter Eddie Butler pitched five effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Thursday for their third straight win.

Mike Montgomery followed with four scoreless innings and allowed one hit in his first save.

Heyward went deep for the second time in three games and Zobrist added two singles as the Cubs took three of four games in a set with the Giants and finished a homestand at 7-2.