Ninth Inning HR Not Enough, Cubs Lose To Pirates 4-2

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs got a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth from outfielder Alfonso Soriano, but that was too little, too late as the Cubs lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Friday.

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Pirates starter Kevin Correia held the Cubs to four hits and no runs over 7.1 innings pitched.

Cubs starter Doug Davis lasted 4.2 innings, giving up four runs, but only two of those runs were earned.

Starlin Castro, Carlos Pena, Soriano and Koyie Hill were the only Cubs to record hits, Pena had two singles.

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  • Long Time Fan...waiting

    Just before the singing of the National Anthem,while the announcer gave us the backround of the two brave marines on the field,all the Cubs were appauding their accomplishments but one,It was Soriano who NEVER even gave one clap to our Marines,the camera panned the whole team and Sorino could`nt care less!!!But he dosen`t have aproblem cashing his paycheck in our wonderful country does he.Mr Soriano NEVER goes for a ball against the vines like the other cubs do,as well as does alot of other supid plays on the field.Sit and DUMP Soriano he has no guts,no brains and no hustle.

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