Cubs pitch past rain and Rockies

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Cubs pitch past rain and Rockies

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The start of the game was delayed 2 hours, 23 minutes by rain. With Chicago leading 5-0, there was another delay after the eighth inning, and the game was called 30 minutes later. The Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 5-0 on Sunday at Wrigley Field.
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Chicago Cubs center fielder Brett Jackson can’t catch up to the Colorado Rockies’ DJ LeMahieu’s double in the eighth inning. Chicago won 5-0 after the game was called for rain after eight innings.
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Colorado Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu collides with the Chicago Cubs’ Brett Jackson after forcing out Jackson at second. Darwin Barney reached on the fielder’s choice. Starlin Castro scored on the play in the second inning of Monday’s rain-shortened game won 5-0 by the Cubs.
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Announced attendance was 32,346, many of whom had departed by the time the game had started. ... Colorado heads home to play the new-look Dodgers, with Josh Beckett making his first start for L.A. since the trade from Boston. Jeff Francis will pitch for the Rockies tonight.

Cubs pitch past rain and Rockies

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Paul Beaty/Associated Press
The start of the game was delayed 2 hours, 23 minutes by rain. With Chicago leading 5-0, there was another delay after the eighth inning, and the game was called 30 minutes later. The Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 5-0 on Sunday at Wrigley Field.
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Paul Beaty/Associated Press
Chicago Cubs center fielder Brett Jackson can’t catch up to the Colorado Rockies’ DJ LeMahieu’s double in the eighth inning. Chicago won 5-0 after the game was called for rain after eight innings.
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Paul Beaty/Associated Press
Colorado Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu collides with the Chicago Cubs’ Brett Jackson after forcing out Jackson at second. Darwin Barney reached on the fielder’s choice. Starlin Castro scored on the play in the second inning of Monday’s rain-shortened game won 5-0 by the Cubs.
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