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Dunn not done after one

Slugger hits two homers in win; Cubs beat Rockies

Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 11:59 p.m. CDT
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(Jim Mone)
Chicago White Sox' Adam Dunn after hitting the first of two 2-run home runs against the Twins on Wednesday in Minneapolis. The White Sox won 9-4.

Adam Dunn homered twice, doubled and drove in five runs, powering the White Sox to a 9-4 win over the Twins in Minneapolis.

Dunn hit a pair of two-run shots for his 35th career multihomer game. He's hit three home runs in the last two games and has nine this year.

Dayan Viciedo also went deep for the second straight day, helping Dylan Axelrod (1-3) pick up his first victory this season.

Mike Pelfrey (3-4) was hit hard yet again, failing to record an out in the fifth inning.

Cubs 6, Rockies 3: Jeff Samardzija hit a two-run home run and pitched eight strong innings for his first win since opening day, as the Cubs won at Wrigley Field.

David DeJesus led off the first inning with a home run and Anthony Rizzo had two hits for the Cubs, who won back-to-back series for the first time this season.

Samardzija (2-5) allowed two runs and five hits. He struck out seven and walked two.

Colorado starter Jon Garland (3-4) allowed three runs and seven hits in five innings.

Cardinals 4, Mets 2: Rookie Shelby Miller followed up his nearly perfect one-hitter with 5 2/3 scoreless innings, and the Cardinals scored the go-ahead run in the seventh on a wild pitch in St. Louis.

Shaun Marcum (0-4) made it out of the fifth for the first time in four starts since beginning the year on the 15-day disabled list.

He left the game with two on and two out in the seventh, and Scott Rice's wild pitch to pinch hitter Ty Wigginton allowed Daniel Descalso to score the go-ahead run.

Up next• Mets (Niese 2-4) at Cardinals (Wainwright 5-2), 12:45 p.m. today (FSN/95.7 FM)

• White Sox (Quintana 2-1) at Angels (Williams 2-1), 9:05 p.m. today (CSN/1240 AM, 670 AM)

• Mets (Harvey 4-0) at Cubs (Jackson 1-5), 1:30 p.m. Friday (WGN/720 AM)

 

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