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Dodgers 8, Cubs 2: Curse of Joe Morgan

Published by on June 1, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat on starter Sean Marshall early, and Eric Milton stymied the Cubs over 5 1/3 innings as the Dodgers split the series with an 8-2 win Sunday.

Six pitches. That's about what it took to see the Cubs were in for a long night.

Sean Marshall is usually a three-pitch pitcher. He features a nice slider, good curveball, and about an average fastball—barely. On really good days, 87-89 turns into 91 MPH, and he has a really good start.

Last night, it was 86, and he appeared, at times, to struggle to reach that. At that point, it was basically batting practice.

The Dodgers would lead off the game with five-straight hits, and score five in the first, highlighted by a Mar...

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