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Cubs first base coach Eric Hinsk, right, congratulates Starlin Castro after the latter's sac fly in the 16th inning plated the winning run against the Rockies. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Rockies In 16 Innings, 4-3

Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won.

07/30/2014

Matt Tranor #15 of the Kansas City Royals slides across the plate to score a run in the fourth inning on a hit by Eric Hosmer against the Chicago Cubs at Kauffman Stadium on June 26, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)

Gordon, Hochevar Lead Royals Over Cubs 6-3

It was a bad time for the Cubs to face Kansas City right-hander Luke Hochevar. It was an afternoon start and Hochevar excels in day games. Hochevar won again under the sun and Alex Gordon extended his hitting streak to 13 games with an RBI double in a four-run first inning as the Royals beat Chicago 6-3 on Sunday.

06/26/2011