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Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Pirates 2 – May 4, 2016

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That’s a sweep!

And a prolific sweep at that!

The Cubs got huge days from Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez, and a huge three-run homer from Ben Zobrist to put up another ho-hum six runs.

Jon Lester was probably not at his best today, but he managed to wriggle out of every jam (with some help from David Ross, and also from a sticky glove). Adam Warren finally gave up some runs, but it was a no-harm, no-foul situation, as Pedro Strop and Hector Rondon followed up by allowing nothing. Poor Hector Rondon – he’s never going to record another save, is he?


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But that’d be OK by the Cubs, and probably OK by him, too, if it meant that the Cubs were winning every single game by 4+ runs, and he was still getting a chance to dominate in the 9th.

Lower the flag, boys:

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