MLB: Pittsburgh 6, Chi. Cubs 5 (11 inn.)

PITTSBURGH, May 25 (UPI) -- Jason Bay singled home a run with two outs in the 11th inning Sunday, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Cincinnati 9, Chi. Cubs 0

CINCINNATI, May 7 (UPI) -- Joey Votto hit three of his team's seven home runs Wednesday as the Cincinnati Reds clubbed the Chicago Cubs 9-0.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 7, Washington 0

WASHINGTON, April 26 (UPI) -- Derek Lee drove in three runs and Carlos Zambrano hurled seven scoreless innings Saturday in the Chicago Cubs' 7-0 win at Washington.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 7, Pittsburgh 3

PITTSBURGH, April 10 (UPI) -- Mike Fontenot and Geovany Soto both had two-run homers Thursday, helping the Chicago Cubs down Pittsburgh 7-3 and sweep a three-game series.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 10, Pittsburgh 8 (12 inn)

CHICAGO, April 7 (UPI) -- Aramis Ramirez had a sacrifice fly in the 12th inning Monday to help the Chicago Cubs post a 10-8 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

MLB: Houston 4, Chicago Cubs 3

CHICAGO, April 4 (UPI) -- Miguel Tejada's RBI triple in the top of the eighth Friday lifted the Houston Astros over the Chicago Cubs 4-3.

Right-hander Lieber, 37, returns to Cubs

CHICAGO, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Thirty-seven-year-old right-hander Jon Lieber is back with the Chicago Cubs after signing a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.

MLB: Houston 5, Philadelphia 4 (13 inn.)

HOUSTON, July 4 (UPI) -- Rookie Hunter Pence homered on the first pitch of the 13th inning Tuesday, propelling the Houston Astros a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

MLB: Cleveland 10, Philadelphia 6

CLEVELAND, June 20 (UPI) -- Casey Blake and Jhonny Peralta both drove in two runs as part of Cleveland's eight-run sixth inning Wednesday as the Indians shelled Philadelphia 10-6.

MLB: Detroit 12, Philadelphia 8

PHILADELPHIA, June 15 (UPI) -- Ivan Rodriguez had a homer and drove in five runs Friday night as the Detroit Tigers won a slugfest with Philadelphia, 12-8.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Kansas City 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 9 (UPI) -- Jon Lieber pitched a three-hit shutout Saturday as the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Kansas City Royals, 4-0.

MLB: San Francisco 8, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, June 4 (UPI) -- Ryan Klesko hit a three-run homer and Ray Durham a two-run homer Monday as the San Francisco Giants posted an 8-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

MLB: Arizona 11, Philadelphia 5

PHILADELPHIA, May 29 (UPI) -- Orlando Hudson was 4-for-6 with four RBI and a run scored Tuesday as the Arizona Diamondbacks pounded the Philadelphia Phillies 11-5.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Toronto 3

PHILADELPHIA, May 18 (UPI) -- Jon Lieber yielded three earned runs and six hits in seven innings Friday to help Philadelphia beat Toronto 5-3.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 4, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, May 13 (UPI) -- Ted Lilly allowed one earned run and three hits over eight innings Sunday afternoon as the Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia, 4-1.
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Jon Lieber
Philadelphia Phillies Michael Bourn (9) is congratulated by teammate, pitcher Jon Lieber (21) as he score during 8th inning at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, May 13, 2007. Chicago defeated Philadelphia 4-1. (UPI Photo/John Anderson)

Jonathan Ray Lieber (born April 2, 1970 in Council Bluffs, Iowa) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He Lieber played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1994-1998), Chicago Cubs (1999-2002), New York Yankees (2004), and Philadelphia Phillies (2005-2007). He batted left-handed and threwright-handed. He was drafted out of the University of South Alabama.

In a 14-season career, Lieber compiled a 131-124 record with 1,553 strikeouts and a 4.27 ERA in 2198.0 innings pitched.

Liebers most productive season came in 2001, when he led the league in games started (35) and innings (251), posted a career-high 20 victories, was selected an All-Star, and finished 4th in the Cy Young Award vote. In the same year, he one-hit the Cincinnati Reds, 3-0, ending the team's NL-record streak of 208 games in a row without being shut out. He missed the entire 2003 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2002. Lieber signed a two-year contract with the Yankees following the 2002 season. After recovering from the surgery, Lieber rewarded the Yankees' investment in 2004 by winning 14 games (tied for the team lead) and becoming the team's most consistent pitcher down the stretch.

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