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Cubs beat Marlins 5-3 in 13 for 4th straight win

Anthony Rizzo's 2-run homer in 13th inning lifts Cubs to 5-3 victory over Marlins

Posted on June 6, 2014 at 8:27 p.m.

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the 13th inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 5-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday.

Rizzo also had a two-run double in the eighth as the Cubs earned their season-high fourth consecutive victory. Jason Hammel pitched seven scoreless innings and Chris Coghlan had an RBI double in his first game against his former team.

Junior Lake hit a leadoff single against Kevin Slowey (1-1) before Rizzo connected for his 12th homer, belting a long drive to right.

Carlos Villanueva (2-5) pitched two perfect innings for Chicago.




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 Chicago Cubs' Chris Valaika, left, is safe at home as St. Louis Cardinals catcher A.J. Pierzynski attempts the tag during the second inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Updated at 5:19 p.m.
 Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez hits a two-run double against the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth inning in a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

Updated on Aug. 29, 2014 at 11:23 p.m.
 Chicago Cubs' Jorge Soler, left, watches his RBI-single hit off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Jumbo Diaz in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Cincinnati. Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco, right, looks on. The Reds won 7-2. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

Updated on Aug. 28, 2014 at 5:58 p.m.
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