ATLANTA (AP) — Bryan LaHair, Jeff Baker and Anthony Rizzo hit home runs and the Chicago Cubs continued their success against Atlanta by beating the Braves 5-1 on Wednesday night.
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The Cubs have won two of the first three games in the four-game series after winning two of three in Chicago on May 7-9.
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Rizzo’s homer off Anthony Varvaro in the eighth was his second of the series and third overall since his recall from Triple-A Iowa on June 26.
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