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Soriano helps Cubs finish sweep of Pirates

Soriano helps Cubs finish sweep of Pirates

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Sep 9, 2012
Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Cubs the go-ahead runs and Chicago completed a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 4-2 win on Sunday.
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  • Hurdle: Chameleon effect could be at play

    Hurdle: Chameleon effect could be at play

    MLB.com Sep 9, 2012
    Since entering August at their season peak -- 16 games above .500 and in second place, three games behind the Reds -- the Pirates have held their own in the tough games, going 9-11 against teams with winning records.
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