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MLB: San Diego 6, Chi. Cubs 3

SAN DIEGO, May 7 (UPI) -- Khalil Greene had four hits and four RBI Sunday to help San Diego beat the Chicago Cubs, 6-3, for its eighth straight win.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 1

CHICAGO, May 1 (UPI) -- Matt Murton singled in the winning run in the eighth and Sean Marshall allowed one run over 7 1/3 innings Monday as the Chicago Cubs beat Pittsburgh, 2-1.

MLB: Florida 7, Chi. Cubs 5

CHICAGO, April 26 (UPI) -- A two-run double by Wes Helms in the top of the eighth inning Wednesday afternoon helped Florida beat the Chicago Cubs, 7-5.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 4, Cincinnati 1

CHICAGO, April 12 (UPI) -- Michael Barrett rose to 13 RBI for the season by driving in three runs Wednesday as the Chicago Cubs beat Cincinnati, 4-1. Juan Pierre had a single and scored twice and both Derrek Lee and Jerry Hairston Jr. had a hit and a run scored for the Cubs (5-2),

Prior gets new contract from Cubs

CHICAGO, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Right-hander Mark Prior of the Chicago Cubs has avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract.

MLB: Cincinnati 7, ChiCubs 4 (11 innings)

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Sean Casey came through with a bases-loaded double in the 11th inning Wednesday to hand the Cincinnati Reds a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 5, San Francisco 2

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Henry Blanco hit a two-run homer Saturday afternoon to help the Chicago Cubs beat San Francisco, 5-2.

MLB: Los Angeles 7, Chicago Cubs 0

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Jose Cruz fell a home run short of hitting for the cycle Wednesday afternoon as Los Angeles blanked the Chicago Cubs, 7-0.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 14, Florida 3

CHICAGO, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Derrek Lee hit two home runs Sunday to help the Chicago Cubs rout Florida, 14-3.

MLB: Florida 7, Chi. Cubs 5

CHICAGO, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Jeff Conine had three hits, two RBI and scored three runs Friday afternoon as Florida held on to beat the Chicago Cubs, 7-5.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 11, Pittsburgh 1

CHICAGO, July 15 (UPI) -- Aramis Ramirez and Jerry Hairston combined to knock in seven runs Friday as the Chicago Cubs slammed Pittsburgh, 11-1.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 9, Florida 2

MIAMI, July 10 (UPI) -- Greg Maddux gave up four hits over eight shutout innings and Derrek Lee homered and had four RBI Sunday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Florida Marlins, 9-2.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 9, Florida 6

MIAMI, July 8 (UPI) -- Jeromy Burnitz hit a two-run homer Friday night to help the Chicago Cubs down Florida, 9-6.

MLB: Washington 5, Chi. Cubs 4 (12 inn).

CHICAGO, July 3 (UPI) -- A solo home run by Brian Schneider in the 12th inning Sunday gave Washington a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Milwaukee 10, Chicago Cubs 6

CHICAGO, June 30 (UPI) -- Carlos Lee homered twice and drove in three runs Thursday to lead Milwaukee to a 10-6 win over the Chicago Cubs.
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Jerry Hairston
New York Yankees' Jerry Hairston Jr. connects on an RBI single scoring Nick Swisher during the fifth inning against the Chicago White Sox at U. S. Cellular Field in Chicago on August 2, 2009. UPI/Brian Kersey
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Jerry Wayne Hairston, Jr. (born May 29, 1976 in Des Moines, Iowa) is an American professional baseball utility player for the Washington Nationals.

Hairston was drafted in the 11th round of the 1997 Major League Baseball Draft by the Baltimore Orioles, and made his major league debut with the Orioles on September 11, 1998. In his seven seasons with Baltimore, he played in 558 games, batting .261.

He was traded (along with Oriole prospects Mike Fontenot and David Crouthers) to the Chicago Cubs in the 2005 offseason for Sammy Sosa. The Cubs attempted to use Hairston as a leadoff man, but he finished the 2005 season with an unremarkable on-base percentage of .336 and stole only 8 bases in 17 attempts. Even though most Cubs fans initially welcomed the dismissal of Sosa—whose performance was on the decline and was seen as a problematic teammate—the poor play of Hairston would eventually cause many fans to sour on this particular trade.

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