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Berg pitches 2 scoreless innings in Cubs debut

Justin Berg pitches the 8th and 9th innings Thursday Justin Berg pitches the 8th and 9th innings Thursday

by Bryon Graff

CHICAGO (WAOW) - Antigo native Justin Berg shuts out the Phillies in two innings in his big league debut. 

Berg was called up by the Chicago Cubs as Jeff Samardzija is sent to Triple-A Iowa.

Berg pitched the 8th and 9th innings at Wrigley Field.  He recorded one strikeout while allowing two hits and a walk. 

The Cubs lost 6-1 as the Phillies sweep the four game series.

Online Reporter: Bryon Graff

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