Cubs and Reds Set for Rubber Match; Soto, Lilly Rolling

Posted: 13th September 2009 by Matt Trueblood in MLB
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The Chicago Cubs will look to salvage a series win Sunday, after missing an opportunity to go up two games to none on division foes the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday at Wrigley Field. Chicago fell behind 5-0 early, but stormed back to tie the game in the bottom of the seventh inning before closer Carlos Marmol gave up a two-run double to the Reds' Drew Sutton in the top of the ninth. It was the Cubs' first loss in their last five games, and dropped them to 41-28 on the season at home. Today, left-hander Ted Lilly will take the mound for Chicago. Lilly, who returned from the disabled list on August 17, has allowed just six runs over 33 1/3 innings in his five starts since, and has 23 strikeouts against six walks during that span.

He will look to win his third game in as many ...

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Cubs and Reds Set for Rubber Match; Soto, Lilly Rolling

Posted: 13th September 2009 by Matt Trueblood in MLB
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The Chicago Cubs will look to salvage a series win Sunday, after missing an opportunity to go up two games to none on division foes the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday at Wrigley Field. Chicago fell behind 5-0 early, but stormed back to tie the game in the bottom of the seventh inning before closer Carlos Marmol gave up a two-run double to the Reds' Drew Sutton in the top of the ninth. It was the Cubs' first loss in their last five games, and dropped them to 41-28 on the season at home. Today, left-hander Ted Lilly will take the mound for Chicago. Lilly, who returned from the disabled list on August 17, has allowed just six runs over 33 1/3 innings in his five starts since, and has 23 strikeouts against six walks during that span.

He will look to win his third game in as many ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - MLB
Article written by Matt Trueblood

Comments are closed.