Saturday, March 9, 2013

Cubs sweep 4 game series with Giants

Game 1: Chicago 2  San Francisco 1
W: Lamabe (2-0)  L: Sadecki (3-3)
Billy Williams broke a 1-1 tie with a lead-off homerun in the 9th to secure the win for Chicago.

Game 2: Chicago 3  San Francisco 0
W: Holtzman (4-1)  L: McCormick (3-4)
Ken Holtzman hurled a 2 hit shutout completely handcuffing the Giant's bats.

Game 3: Chicago 2  San Francisco 1
W: Jenkins (5-1)  L: Linzy (0-2)
Fergie Jenkins scattered 6 hits and struck out 10 batters as the Cubs made it 3 in a row over the home team.  Frank Linzy again failed to hold the opposition in a late game situation.

Game 4: Chicago 4  San Francisco 3
W: Hartenstein (2-4)  L: Linzy (0-3)
Giants led 3-1 in the 9th, but the bullpen gave up 2 runs to waste a 12 strikeout effort by Bobby Bolin.  In the 11th, Frank Linzy gave up the eventual winning run to lose both ends of the doubleheader.

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