All posts tagged "Chicago Cubs"

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    Wells, Lee Lead Cubbie Charge

    Randy Wells continued his solid pitching effort and Derrek Lee hit a two run first inning homer as the Cubs took two of three at PNC. Wells evened his record at 3-3 (he’s won his last three starts) and lowered his ERA below 2.50. He went seven and allowed one run on...

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    Ohlendorf Frustrates Cubs on Momentous Day

    So why was this a momentous day? Two reasons: 1. The 100th anniversary of the opening of Forbes Field 2. For the second straight year the Pirates have traded away 2/3 of their starting outfield. Ross Ohlendorf picked up his 7th win by tossing seven shutout innings to overshadow (at least temporarily)...

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    Harden Holds Back Bucs

    This offense is likely to drive one to drink. Maybe not this one, but someone out there. Rich Harden gave up nine hits and one walk in seven innings, but the Pirates collected just one run off him. Harden started off strong, limiting the Pirates to just two base runners over the first...

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    Z's Fireworks, Johnson's Tater Push Cubs Past Bucs

    I love Carlos Zambrano. I enjoy watching people who are passionate about their work. Unfortunately, that passion went a bit overboard in the 7th. With Nyjer Morgan on courtesy of a single and a two base error, Z uncorked a pitch in the dirt. Morgan broke for home. Close play and…. Safe....

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    Sanchez' 6 Hits Paces Offensive Outburst

    Freddy Sanchez had six hits in six trips to the plate, knocked in three and scored four times to pace a season high 18 hit attack. Andy LaRoche and Jason Jaramillo each had three hits. Andy LaRoche drove in two runs and Nate McLouth contributed the go ahead RBI with a two...

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