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Cubs fend off Mets

Aramis Ramirez homered and the Chicago Cubs held on for a 5-3 victory over the New York Mets Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field.

The Cubs won the game as -140 favorites, while the eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Carlos Zambrano tossed seven innings for the win, allowing four hits and two runs. Carlos Marmol recorded his 27th save with a scoreless ninth.

Carlos Beltran had three hits and drove in a run in the loss for the Mets. Jenrry Mejia gave up eight hits and four runs over five innings.