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Enhanced Box Score: Rangers 2, Cubs 6 – April 18, 2013

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More shocking: the Cubs win, or the game got off without any kind of interference from the rain?


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Trick question. It was the scoreless 9th from Carlos Marmol.

Carlos Villanueva was dominant once again, giving up only a couple of solo homers, and the Cubs and Rangers defied the weather odds by getting a full game in today. Welington Castillo had a nice 4-4 day, and Anthony Rizzo killed the ball all day (including a 475 foot homer). Alfonso Soriano also got his first homer/RBI of the year.

You’re not going to crap on the offense too hard on a day when they “exploded” for six runs, but they sure left a lot of runs out there on the bases. They went just 2 for 15 with runners in scoring position, and left 10 on base (over just 8 innings – yo).

But, hey, a win’s a win. And this was a good one over a good team. Here’s how Cubs fans watched this game …


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Brett Taylor is the Editor of Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.