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Garza, Ramirez Lead Cubs Over Cardinals 3-0

Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Chicago Cubs connects on a two-run home run scoring Starlin Castro during the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on August 20, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Chicago Cubs connects on a two-run home run scoring Starlin Castro during the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on August 20, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

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CHICAGO (AP) – Matt Garza pitched seven sharp innings, Aramis Ramirez homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 Saturday.

Garza (6-9) scattered five hits, struck out eight and won at Wrigley Field for the first time since June 27.

Sean Marshall, Kerry Wood and Carlos Marmol finished off the shutout. Marmol earned his 29th save in 37 chances.

Ramirez’s two-run homer highlighted a three-run burst in the fourth off Edwin Jackson (2-2). Jackson allowed five hits in seven innings after leaving his last start with a right hamstring cramp.

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