Cubs hammer Pirates

Cubs hammer Pirates

Aramis Ramirez was 2-for-3 with four runs batted in, as the Chicago Cubs drilled the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-2 on Monday night.

Chicago cashed as -155 home favorites, while the game played OVER the 10-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Carlos Zambrano allowed no earned runs over 5 1-3 innings to get the win for the Cubs, as Zambrano also smashed a two-run shot at the plate for Chicago.

Ryan Doumit and Pedro Alvarez drove in runs for Pittsburgh, while losing pitcher Paul Maholm was ripped for eight runs over 3 1-3 innings for the Pirates.