CINCINNATI (AP) -- Brett Jackson hit his first career home run to help Brooks Raley earn his first major league win, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 9-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds and a split of their day-night doubleheader on Saturday.
Starlin Castro had three hits and two RBIs as the Cubs rebounded after losing the first two in the four-game weekend series. David DeJesus added his fifth home run of the season in the ninth.
Raley (1-2) gave up four runs, three earned, and five hits in 5 1-3 innings.
Ryan Ludwick went deep twice and drove in three runs for the Reds, who had won seven of eight. It was Ludwick's fourth multihomer game of the season and leaves him tied with Jay Bruce for the team lead with 25 homers on the year.
The Reds won the opener 5-3 behind ace Johnny Cueto, who pitched eight crisp innings. Todd Frazier also had a go-ahead homer for the second straight game.
The Cubs jumped all over Todd Redmond (0-1) in the nightcap. Redmond (0-1) gave up four runs and ...