Cubs Vs. Pirates Final Score: Chicago Pulls Off Sweep Of Pittsburgh With 4-2 Win

Chicago kept its September momentum going strong on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park, as the Cubs used an eighth inning rally to take down the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-2.

Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano stepped to the plate in the top of the eighth inning without a hit in the game, but proceeded to smash his 28th home run of the season with a two-run shot to deep center field. Soriano wrapped up the series with three homers in three games, and has now blasted five in the month of September.

Despite registering a blown save in the seventh inning, Cubs reliever James Russell earned the victory to reach 7-1 on the year after Soriano's big hit bailed him out. Hopeful to turn this winning streak into a multi-series venture, Chicago will turn to Chris Volstad on Monday to kick off a three-game set with Houston.

Be sure to visit Bleed Cubbie Blue for more Cubs news, and check out Bucs Dugout for more on the Pirates. Also head over to Baseball Nation for more coverage from around the league.

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