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Chicago Cubs Win 11-4: Mark DeRosa Leads the Offense

Joe WillettSenior Writer IAugust 6, 2008

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The Cubs’ bats came alive again today giving them the series win against the Houston Astros.

The Cubs scored first in the bottom of the second inning as Mark DeRosa doubled in Jim Edmonds for his first of many RBI today.

Houston came back quickly though, plating four total, thanks to Carlos Lee’s three-run home run. Once again, Jason Marquis cannot seem to avoid the “big inning.”

But the bats came alive for the Cubs in the bottom of the third as they scored eight on Mark DeRosa’s grand slam and Alfonso Soriano’s three-run shot. Fukudome, Soto, and Marquis also had an RBI each in the game. The scoring for both teams...

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