Cubs take care of Pirates

Cubs take care of Pirates

Micah Hoffpauir homered and scored three times on Wednesday afternoon to lead the Chicago Cubs to an 8-5 road win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Cubs were winners as -153 road favorites in this contest, while the combined score went OVER the day's posted total (8).

Carlos Zambrano went six innings in his start for Chicago, allowing two runs on five hits while fanning eight batters.

Ronny Cedeno homered and drove in three runs in a losing cause for Pittsburgh.