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Derrek Lee homered and Ryan Dempster pitched eight shutout innings Monday to propel the Chicago Cubs in a 2-0 win over Milwaukee. Dempster (10-8), who took a no-hitter into the fifth, gave up just four hits and walking one for the Cubs, who have won six of their last seven games. Aramis Ramirez had a pair of hits for Chicago. Jeff Suppan (6-10) gave up one run on three hits with four walks in seven innings to take the loss.
Andres Blanco's three hits and two RBI Sunday led the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 win over Cincinnati. His two-run single gave Chicago a 3-0 led with one out in the bottom of the fourth. One of three hits by Derrek Lee was a solo homer. Koyie Hill also hit a solo homer and Aramis Ramirez added two hits for
Drew Sutton hit a game-winning, two-run double Saturday, boosting the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 win over the Chicago Cubs. Sutton's only hit snapped a 5-5 tie with two outs in the top of the ninth. Darnell McDonald, Brandon Phillips, Scott Rolen and Joey Votto also drove in runs for Cincinnati, which also got a run on a throwing error by Aramis Ramirez. The winner was Arthur Rhodes (1-1).
Aramis Ramirez had three hits and three RBI Friday, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-4 win over the slumping Cincinnati Reds. The victory gave the Cubs a four-game winning streak and their fifth victory in six games. Ramirez's two-run single gave Chicago a 3-1 lead with two outs in the bottom of the third.
Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano likely will not play again this season because of inflammation in his left knee. He was shut down Sept.
Koyie Hill and Micah Hoffpauir each drove in two runs Wednesday, powering the Chicago Cubs' 8-5 win over Pittsburgh that capped a three-game sweep. Hoffpauir hit a solo homer and a sacrifice fly. Hill's two-run single expanded Chicago's lead to 6-2 with two outs in the top of the seventh. Four other Cubs also drove in runs. Winner Carlos Zambrano (8-6) gave up two runs on eight hits and three walks in six innings.
Kosuke Fukudome and Geovany Soto each had two-run doubles in Chicago's seven-run first inning Tuesday when the Cubs beat Pittsburgh 9-4. Aramis Ramirez added a two-run single for the Cubs. Chicago pitcher Ryan Dempster (9-8) earned the win after he allowed four runs on eight hits through 6 1/3 innings. The
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
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