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Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer that landed on Waveland Avenue and Anthony Rizzo added a solo shot, helping Chris Volstad and the Chicago Cubs beat the weary San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Friday.
Cubs' bats stay hot as Volstad bests BumgarnerUpdated Aug 31, 2012 Share TweetAlfonso Soriano and Anthony Rizzo went deep while Chris Volstad submitted his second straight strong outing to lead the Cubs to a 6-4 win over the Giants on Friday at Wrigley Field.
Cubs recall Beliveau; more moves coming SaturdayUpdated Aug 31, 2012 Share TweetThe Cubs recalled reliever Jeff Beliveau from Triple-A Iowa on Friday to take pitcher Brooks Raley's spot on the roster.
MLB Notebook: Seven is Lucroy's lucky numberUpdated Aug 31, 2012 Share TweetWith his seven RBIs vs. the Cubs on Thursday, Milwaukee's Jonathan Lucroy became the first catcher in the live-ball era to knock in seven runs in a game twice in a season.
Don Banks: Jets' Ryan didn't want to draft rookie WR Hill; more camp SnapsAug 31Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the NFL preseason mercifully comes to a close ...
Amobi Okoye close to signing deal with Chicago BearsAug 31Defensive tackle Amobi Okoye, released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday morning, is finalizing a deal to sign with the Chicago Bears, a source confirmed.