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2009-10-03 15:14:32

Reed Johnson and Geovany Soto drove in two runs each Saturday, pacing the Chicago Cubs' 5-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Soto's two hits were an RBI double in the bottom of the fourth and an RBI infield single in the sixth.

2009-10-02 17:02:49

Eric Byrnes homered twice and knocked in five runs Friday, leading Arizona's 12-3 rout of the Chicago Cubs. The first of his four hits was a third-inning RBI single after Arizona already led 6-0. Later, he hit a solo homer, a second RBI single, and a two-run homer. Rusty Ryal drove in four with a three-run

2009-10-01 23:07:37

The scheduled game between Pittsburgh and the Chicago Cubs was wiped out by rain Thursday. Because the game had no bearing on the playoff race, it will not be made up. Pittsburgh owned a 3-0 lead through three innings when it was halted.

2009-09-30 22:20:30

Ryan Doumit drove in four runs and scored three times Wednesday, leading Pittsburgh to an 8-2 win over the Chicago Cubs and a sweep of a doubleheader. The Pirates won the opener 4-0 and have captured four of their last five games.

2009-09-30 16:54:14

Charlie Morton's complete-game four-hitter Wednesday led Pittsburgh's 4-0 win over the Chicago Cubs in the first game of a day/night double-header. Morton (5-9) threw 119 pitches with three walks and eight strikeouts in his first career shutout.

2009-09-29 22:39:06

Ryan Dempster pitched a five-hit shutout Tuesday to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Dempster (11-8) walked two and struck out six in recording his 10th career complete game and third career shutout.

2009-09-28 22:09:51

Miguel Tejada had four hits, three runs and an RBI Monday to lead the Houston Astros to an 8-2 victory over Philadelphia. Jeff Keppinger was 3-for-5 with two RBI and Carlos Lee had a two-run double for the Astros. Yorman Bazardo (1-2), who previously had a 9.55 earned run average in eight games this

2009-09-27 19:47:27

Matt Cain gave up three hits in eight scoreless innings Sunday, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs. Cain (14-7) walked two batters and struck eight on the way to ending a three-start losing streak. Reliever Sergio Romo yielded a run and two hits before closer Brian Wilson fanned Reed Johnson for the final out to earn his 37th save. Eli Whiteside led San Francisco with two RBI doubles.

2009-09-26 19:51:31

Jake Fox had two hits and two RBI Saturday, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-2 win over San Francisco. His first hit was a two-run single with no outs and the bases loaded in the top of the third. Aramis Ramirez hit a solo homer and scored twice. Geovany Soto had two hits and one RBI. Kosuke Fukudome

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.