Mike Fontenot

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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 »

Soto Powers Cubs Past Pirates

Big sixth inning seals sweep of Pittsburgh in 7-3 romp

(Newser) - Geovany Soto and Mike Fontenot hit two-run homers in Chicago's five-run sixth inning and the Cubs finished off a three-game sweep of Pittsburgh, winning 7-3 Thursday night to run their winning streak to five games. Soto had three extra-base hits, including two doubles, among his second career four-hit game. More »

Six-Game Streak Cheers Mercurial Cubs

Zambrano leads charge as Chicago downs Colorado, 6-4

(Newser) - On a six-game streak heading into a showdown with the division-leading Brewers, the Cubs completed a sweep of the Colorado Rockies behind resurgent ace Carlos Zambrano. Since bloodying the lip of his catcher Michael Barrett and (subsequently) getting a new catcher, Zambrano has been on a roll, winning four games... More »

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