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CHICAGO (AP) -- Jeff Samardzija allowed five hits and a run over seven strong innings, and Bryan LaHair, Ian Stewart and Geovany Soto each homered Monday night to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Atlanta Braves 5-1.
Samardzija (4-1) gave up a solo homer to Jason Heyward in the second inning, walked two and struck out seven in a 105-pitch outing to help the Cubs win for the third time in four games.
LaHair drove Tommy Hanson's first pitch of the bottom of the fourth high over the right field wall for his eighth homer of the season. One pitch later, Stewart connected on his third -- also to right -- to make it 2-1.
Soto hit a two-run homer off Chad Durbin in the eighth.
Atlanta threatened with one out in the seventh when Samardzija hit Heyward with a pitch and Tyler Pastornicky singled before pinch-hitter Eric Hinske lined to LaHair at first and he threw to second to double off Heyward and squash the rally.
Hanson (3-3) gave up five hits and two runs in six innings. The loss wa...
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Taking advantage of two costly Cub errors, the Angels rallied for three runs in the top of the 8th and edged the Cubs 4-3 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa, AZ.
While the Cubs were playing the Angels on Field #3, Brian Smith, Su-Min Jung, Amaury Paulino, and Ryan Hartman worked in a four inning “sim” game on Field...
<img class="alignright wp-image-134364" style="margin: 4px;" title="cubs-ballgirl-number" align-"right" src="http://larrybrownsports.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/cubs-ballgirl-number.png" alt="" width="160" height="161" />What we’re looking at here appears to be (and Cubs TV analyst Bob Brenly...
The Cubs have been scuffling and scrambling to find healthy bodies all weekend. No, the
injury bug didn't bite them again. This time, it was a flu-like bug, and it has left
manager Dale Sveum short in several areas. Over the weekend, the Cubs were forced to scratch right-hander Matt Garza from starts
on Saturday and Sunday, pushing him back to the end of the week. ...
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David DeJesus drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
The win came after the teams waited out a 2-hour, 41-minute rain delay, and a ninth-inning comeback by the Cubs.
Darwin Barney led off the 11th with a double. Wellington Castillo was intentionally walked and pinch-hitter Jeff...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was ejected in the seventh inning of Monday night's game against the Chicago Cubs by home plate umpire Chris Conroy.
After Chicago's David DeJesus was hit by a pitch from reliever Eric O'Flaherty, Conroy warned both benches, prompting Gonzalez to come out of the dugout and seconds later he was ejected. Atlanta'...
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