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Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Be-LEE-ve It!!!

The Cubs won today, 8-7 on the strength of a Corey Patterson walk-off HR in the bottom of the 9th. Derrek Lee had two home runs and six RBIs to boost his April total to 27. The Cubs fell behind early. Ryan Dempster struck out the side in the first, then gave up a run in the 2nd, and then 5 runs in the 3rd on a Felipe Lopez grand slam. Dempster went 5 1/3 IP, 6 ER, 5 BB, and 7 K. [CBS] [Box] [Cubs]

The Cubs called up reliever Roberto Novoa from AAA-Iowa and sent down reliever Jon Leicester. [Cubs]

Off day on Thursday before travelling to Houston for a weekend series. Friday: 7:05 @ Houston. Maddux vs. Clemens.

Mark Grudzielanek hit for the cycle against the Brew Crew today, and they fell, 3-6. Cards pitcher Chris Carpenter struck out 12 Brewers today to get the win. They also placed closer Jason Isringhausen on the DL. Victor Santos went 4 IP, 5 ER, 3 BB, and 2 K's. St. Louis is now 5-0 against Milwaukee this season. [CBS] [Box] [Brewers]

Lyle Overbay was out of the lineup today after cutting his face open on some plexiglass along the 1st base line last night. He received 17 stitches to his left jaw. [Brewers]

Thursday: 1:10 for the series-finale with St. Louis. Capuano vs. Marquis.

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