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The Ricketts family's purchase of the Chicago Cubs from the Tribune Co. has passed muster with federal antitrust regulators. Crain's Chicago Business reported Tuesday the approval of the $800 million deal appears on a Sept.
Derrek Lee had two home runs and three RBI Monday to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The loss is the 82nd of the season for Pittsburgh.
Daniel Murphy's three hits and four RBI Sunday led the New York Mets to a 4-2 win over the Chicago Cubs. The rookie first baseman was a double shy of hitting for the cycle. He hit a solo homer in the bottom of the fourth, an RBI single in the fifth, and a two-run triple in the seventh. Brian Schneider
Derek Lee's two homers and three RBI Saturday lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 win over the New York Mets. Lee had three of Chicago's nine hits with a two-run homer in the top of the fifth inning and a solo shot in the eighth. Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run homer for the Cubs, who had lost four of six. Winner Rich Harden (9-8) gave up two runs and seven hits in five innings with a walk and 10 strikeouts.
Omir Santos hit a two-run single in a five-run eighth inning Friday, leading the New York Mets to a 6-2 win over the Chicago Cubs. Fernando Tatis started the rally with a pinch RBI single followed by Cory Sullivan's RBI single, the two-run single by Santos and a rally-capping RBI single by Anderson Hernandez. Sullivan also hit a solo homer for the Mets, who have a modest two-game winning streak. The winner was reliever Brian Stokes (2-4).
Carlos Torres and two others combined on a six-hit shutout Thursday as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Cubs 5-0. Torres (1-0), in his third career start, surrendered five hits in seven innings with no walks and six strikeouts. Matt Thornton and D.J.
Derek Lee's two-run homer Wednesday produced the only scoring in a 2-0 win by the Chicago Cubs over the Houston Astros. Lee hit his 27th homer this season with no outs in the bottom of the fourth following a leadoff double by Andres Blanco. Their hits were two of four by the Cubs, who won twice in the
Rookie Randy Wells earned his 10th victory Tuesday while pitching the Chicago Cubs to a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros. Wells (10-7) gave up one unearned run on seven hits with two walks over 6 2/3 innings. Milton Bradley contributed a home run in the win. Brian Moehler (8-10) was the loser after
Carlos Lee had a two-run homer and a four RBI Monday to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Michael Bourn added an RBI double for the Astros, who won for just the second time in their last eight games. Houston's Roy Oswalt (8-5) pitched seven innings to earn the win.
Nelson Figueroa limited the Chicago Cubs to a run and six hits in seven innings Sunday, leading the New York Mets to a 4-1 win at Chicago. Figueroa (2-3) threw 117 pitches with two walks and 10 strikeouts. The only run he gave up scored on a first-inning single by Aramis Ramirez.
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