Stubbs Leads Reds Past Cubs 6-5 In 11 Innings
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CHICAGO (AP) – Drew Stubbs hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning Wednesday night and Cincinnati beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 hours after Reds manager Dusty Baker left the ballpark for chest X-rays.
A team spokesman said the tests were to “rule out pneumonia.” Bench coach Chris Speier brought the lineup card to home plate and there was no sign of the 63-year-old Baker during the game.
Brandon Phillips’ lazy popup with two out in the 11th was misplayed by Cubs right fielder David DeJesus, allowing him to reach second. Stubbs then smoked a run-scoring single to left against Alberto Cabrera (0-1).
Logan Ondrusek (5-2) worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the 10th to earn the win. Jonathan Broxton earned his fourth save in six chances since joining Cincinnati in July.
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