There isn’t much in this Sports Network recap of the game, but there wasn’t much to this Cubs game, either. They barely showed up.
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – Brad Lincoln notched seven scoreless innings and Garrett Jones snapped a scoreless tie in the eighth with an RBI double as Pittsburgh topped the Chicago Cubs, 2-0, in the finale of a three-game set from Wrigley Field.
Lincoln (1-2) scattered four hits while striking out six and walking just one. Octavio Dotel turned in a scoreless ninth for his 16th save.
Lastings Milledge drove in the other run for the Pirates, who won two of three in the series after dropping six in a row coming in.
Starlin Castro doubled for the Cubs, who have dropped four of six.
Andrew Cashner (0-3) allowed two runs while retiring one batter in the eighth to take the loss.