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CUBS 4, PIRATES 1
CHICAGO — Alfonso Soriano hit two-run homers in consecutive innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Saturday.
Edwin Jackson and three relievers combined on a five-hitter, and the Cubs handed the Pirates their third loss in 14 games. Pittsburgh came in with baseball’s best record and a seven-game, road-winning streak.
Soriano hit a drive off Charlie Morton in the fourth and a shot into the bleachers in left to make it 4-1 in the fifth.
That was enough for Jackson (5-10), who won his second straight start. He ...


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