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Travis Wood #37 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the second inning at Dodger Stadium on August 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Cubs Defeat Dodgers 3-2 Behind Wood

Travis Wood took his share of lumps in August, losing three in a row for the scuffling Chicago Cubs. He ended the month with a bang, outpitching Clayton Kershaw in a matchup of All-Star lefties.

08/28/2013

Alfonso Soriano.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Samardzija Pitches Cubs Past Cardinals 4-2

Ryan Sweeney and Cody Ransom hit back-to-back homers in a four-run first inning and that was plenty for Jeff Samardzija, who pitched the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Tuesday night.

06/19/2013

Matt Garza stands on the mound after giving up a three-run home run to Xavier Paul of the Cincinnati Reds (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Reds Rout Cubs, 12-2

Xavier Paul hit a three-run home run, Joey Votto added a two-run shot and the Cincinnati Reds roughed up Matt Garza and the Chicago Cubs 12-2 on Tuesday night.

06/11/2013

Edwin Jackson pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Ransom, Jackson Send Cubs To 4-1 Win Over Pirates

Cody Ransom hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the seventh inning and Edwin Jackson pitched the Chicago Cubs to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.

06/09/2013

Matt Garza #22 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the third inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim . (Credit: Jeff Gross, Getty)

Rizzo Hits 3-Run Double In 10th, Cubs Beat Angels

Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run double in the 10th inning and the Chicago Cubs overcame a pair of homers by Mark Trumbo to beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-6 Wednesday.

06/05/2013

Alfonso Soriana #12 of the Chicago Cubs hits a single during the game against the Cincinnati Reds. (Credit: Andy Lyons)

Cubs Blow Lead Before Beating Reds 4-2 In 10th

Carlos Marmol blew a lead in the ninth before Darwin Barney bailed him out with a homer in the 10th inning on Tuesday night, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

04/23/2013

Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers is congratulated by Brock Conrad #14 after scoring during the game against the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park on June 6, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Greinke Fans 12, Brewers Thrash Cubs 8-0

Zack Greinke had a season-high 12 strikeouts and the Milwaukee Brewers rediscovered their offense, beating the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Wednesday night.

06/06/2012

Ryan Dempster #46 of the Chicago Cubs pitches during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on June 5, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Dempster Wins First Game This Year, Cubs Rout Brewers 10-0

Ryan Dempster earned his first win since last August, throwing seven innings of three-hit ball as the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-0 on Tuesday night.

06/05/2012