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MLB.com Updated Apr 18, 2013
Anthony Rizzo and Alfonso Soriano became the first Cubs to hit back-to-back home runs this season and Carlos Villanueva turned in another fine outing for Chicago's rotation in a 6-2 win against the Rangers at soggy Wrigley Field on Thursday afternoon.Share Tweet
Cubs tally rain-soaked win against RangersESPN.com Apr 18, 2013Alfonso Soriano hit his first home run of the season, Anthony Rizzo also homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 Thursday at a soggy Wrigley Field.Share Tweet
Burgos to join rotation; Fiers sent outMLB.com Apr 18, 2013The Brewers optioned Mike Fiers back to Triple-A Nashville on Thursday and will take a look at right-hander Hiram Burgos, the club's reigning Minor League pitcher of the year who will make his Major League debut with a Saturday start against the Cubs.Share Tweet