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Cubs 5, Pirates 2: Welcome the Relief Corps

Published by on May 28, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The Cubs got timely hitting, good pitching, and the obligatory theatrics Wednesday, seizing a three-run eighth inning to beat the Pirates 5-2.

Reed Johnson would get the game-winning hit, sending a solo shot into the right-field bleachers to start off the inning.

It's fascinating to watch so much change take place inside of a day. First, the Cubs are back on a winning streak, taking a series for the first time in two weeks.

They also scored more runs in each of the games against the Pirates than they did combined in their last two series.

But the biggest of news is definitely the roster changes. Officially, the moves are as follows:

Aaron Miles—15 day DL

Neal Co...

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