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Cubs tear apart Pirates

Derrek Lee drove in seven runs and the Chicago Cubs routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 17-2 Friday afternoon in the opener of a three-game set at Wrigley Field.

The Cubs won the game as -250 favorites, while the 19 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (9).

Kosuke Fukudome belted a three-run homer in the win for the Cubs. Randy Wells improved to 9-5 with the win, allowing seven hits and two runs.

Brandon Moss drove in one run, while scoring another for the Pirates. Charlie Morton was rocked for 10 runs in one inning in the loss.