Cubs Beat Giants 11-4 in Opener of Weekend Series – Wrigley Field 5/13/11

Posted on 13 May 2011 by Lou

The Cubs defeated the Giants 11-4 in the opener of the weekend series against the defending world champions at Wrigley Field.

Ryan Dempster picked up his 2nd win of the season with 6 effective innings of 2-run ball.  He struck out 11 and because of the high pitch count – 115 pitches – Manager Mike Quade removed him at the end of 6.

Starlin Castro, Reed johnson and Dawrin Barney each had 3 hits apiece in an explosive 14-hit, 11-run attack.

More to come tomorrow on the big Friday win at Wrigley…

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