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Pirates 4 HRs lead to win over Cubs


CHICAGO (AP) -- Paul Maholm pitched a three-hitter and Ronny Cedeno, Lyle Overbay, Chris Snyder and Andrew McCutchen each homered Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates routed the Chicago Cubs 10-0.

Earning his first win since April 25, Maholm (2-7) got his third career shutout in a place he's always pitched well. Maholm is now 8-2 in 15 career starts against the Cubs, including 6-2 in 11 starts at Wrigley Field.

Maholm retired the first 13 batters before Alfonso Soriano doubled in the fifth, driving a ball to the center field wall that McCutchen leaped for but couldn't catch. Lou Montanez then reached on an infield single.

Darwin Barney reached on a two-out infield single in the ninth for the only other Chicago hit. Maholm retired the side in order the other seven innings, walked none and struck out four.

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