Ted Lilly

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Lilly, Cubs Best Padres 8-5

(Newser) - Ted Lilly struck out 11 in six innings to win his third straight start, and Alfonso Soriano and Geovany Soto homered to lead the Chicago Cubs over the San Diego Padres 8-5 Wednesday night. Backed by three RBIs apiece from Soriano and Soto, Lilly (4-4) allowed six hits and four... More »

Cubs Cruise Past Diamondbacks

Lily strikes out 10 and drives in tying run

(Newser) - Ted Lilly kept his glove on his hand this time. Lilly gave up another homer to Chris Young, but instead of throwing a tantrum the left-hander led the Chicago Cubs over Arizona 3-1 today in the first meeting between the teams since the Diamondbacks' sweep in last year's playoffs. Young... More »

Lilly's Arm Helps Cubs Beat Cards

Southpaw records 1,000th strikeout and collect extra-base hit

(Newser) - Ted Lilly worked seven solid innings, recorded his 1,000th strikeout and added his second career extra-base hit, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 9-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals today. Mike Fontenot hit a three-run homer and had a career-best four RBIs for Chicago, which finished with 12... More »

Lannan Tough as Nats Blank Cubbies

Lefty gives up four hits over seven innings

(Newser) - John Lannan pitched four-hit ball for seven innnings, and Wily Mo Pena and Wil Nieves had back-to-back RBI singles to lead the Washington Nationals to a 2-0 win over Chicago on Sunday. Lannan (2-2) matched a career high with his seven innings, struck out three, walked four and didn't allow... More »

Cedeno's Slam, 5 RBIs Lead Cubs Past Mets

Lilly gets first win of the year in five starts

(Newser) - Ronny Cedeno hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, Ted Lilly won for the first time in five starts, and the surging Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 8-1 Tuesday for their 13th win in 16 games. The Cubs, who were 7-13 at this point a... More »

Suppan Leads Brewers Past Cubs 8-2

Weeks homered on the game's first pitch to lead off 14-hit attack

(Newser) - So much for the Chicago Cubs getting off to a fast start in their quest to win the World Series for the first time in 100 years. Jeff Suppan held Chicago to two runs and six hits in 6 1-3 innings, Rickie Weeks homered on the game's first pitch, and... More »

Cubs Sit Alone Atop NL Central

Key win against Reds along with Brewers' loss hands them lead

(Newser) - Thanks to a Brewers' loss and a gutsy performance by Ted Lilly, the Cubs took sole possession of first place in the National League Central. Lilly, pitching on short rest, allowed just two runs and five hits against the Reds.  The Cubs won the game in the 8th on... More »

Cubs Retain Half-Game Lead Over Brew Crew

With Zambrano scuffling, Lilly proves stabilizer for rotation

(Newser) - Since signing mercurial ace Carlos Zambrano to a $91.2 million contract, the Cubs have chalked up a 0-5 record and an 8.29 ERA in his last six starts. But off season acquisition Ted Lilly is stepping up. Lilly cooled off the Dodgers to keep Chicago a half game... More »

Bonds Busts Out With 752, 753

Barry's 6 RBI not enough to save San Fran, though; Cubs prevail, 9-8

(Newser) - San Francisco slugger Barry Bonds knocked two balls out of Wrigley Field today, bringing him two away from tying homer-leader Hank Aaron at 755. Driving in six runs, the pair ended an 0-for-21 slump and saved Bonds from matching his career-worst hitless streak. Following a familiar script, the Giants lost... More »

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