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Pirates blank Cubs

A day after getting shut out, the Pittsburgh Pirates returned the favor as they defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-0 in the opener of a doubleheader Wednesday at Wrigley Field.

The Pirates won the game as +220 underdogs, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (8).

Jason Jaramillo drove in a pair of runs to lead the Pirates. Charlie Morton tossed a four-hit complete-game shutout for the win.

Ted Lilly gave up five hits and four runs over seven innings in the loss.