Florida Marlins vs. Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Jeff Samardzija delivers during the seventh inning at Wrigley Field in Chicago on July 25, 2008. The appearance was Samardzija's major league debut. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
Francisco Liriano combined with two relievers on a four-hit shutout Wednesday, allowing Pittsburgh to edge the Chicago Cubs 1-0.
Jeff Samardzija struck out seven over eight innings Wednesday and hit the second homer of his career in bringing the Chicago Cubs a 6-3 win over Colorado.
Ian Desmond put Washington in front with a two-run homer in the fourth Friday and added an RBI double, lifting the Nationals over the Chicago Cubs 7-3.
Cody Ransom homered, scored twice and drove in two runs, including a go-ahead RBI single Monday in the Chicago Cubs' 5-3 win over San Diego.
Mat Latos allowed four hits and Todd Frazier hit a home run Wednesday in the Cincinnati Reds' 1-0 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Ryan Braun hit a three-run homer during Milwaukee's four-run first inning Friday and the Brewers fought off the Chicago Cubs for a 5-4 victory.
Madison Bumgarner threw 6 2/3 solid frames in chilly conditions Saturday and the San Francisco bullpen nailed down the Giants' 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Tim Hudson supplied 6 2/3 strong innings and Ramiro Pena delivered the go-ahead hit Sunday, helping Atlanta sweep the Chicago Cubs with a 5-1 victory.
Jeff Samardzija allowed just two hits over eight innings Monday in pacing the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh in the teams' opener.
Jean Segura singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh Wednesday, bringing Milwaukee a 3-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.