Carlos Silva Gets 1st Win, Cubs Rally for 7-2 Victory

Posted on 17 April 2010 by Lou

Carlos Silva pitched well again and the Cubs rallied with 6 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to pull off their 3rd win in 4 games at Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon.  The Cubs are now back at .500 with a 3-3 record.

Carlos Silva picked up his 1st win in a Cubs uniform.  He went 7 innings giving up just 2 unearned on 5 hits and no hits.  He also had 5 K’s. For the season Silva has miniscule 0.62 WHIP and 0.69 ERA.  John Grabow and Carlos Marmol worked 2 scoreless innings of relief to preserve the win.

Alfonso Soriano and Koyie Hill each had 2 hits for the Cubs in the win.  Derrek Lee also hit a 3-run home run to break the game open in the 7th inning.

The Cubs have now won 3 out of 4 games at Wrigley Field.

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