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Cubs Vs. Cardinals Score Update: Bryan LaHair Hits Grand Slam In 3rd Inning, Chicago Opens Up 8-0 Lead

The Chicago Cubs are off to a fast start in St. Louis, as they've scored eight runs over the first three innings against Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright.

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Bryan LaHair added an exclamation point to the top half of the third with a grand slam home run to left center that doubled Chicago's lead from 4-0 to 8-0. It was Chicago's second homer of the game -- Ian Stewart hit a three-run shot in the first inning.

Wainwright, who is finished after three innings of work, gave up eight earned runs for just the second time in his career.

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