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It was a cold and rainy day at Wrigley Field on Monday afternoon but that did not stop the fans from showing up to kick off the 2009 season at Wrigley. Ted Lilly and three relievers combined on a one hitter while Derrek Lee led the offense with two rbi’s.
The Chicago Cubs got off on the wrong foot as they lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Friday. Kevin Gregg gave up the game winning hit in the game for the second time this week as he was unable to hold onto a one run lead heading into the ninth inning.
The Cubs finished off the Astros Wednesday night with an 11-6 victory. Batting around in each of the first two innings and scoring eight quick runs was the key for the Cubs. Mike Fontenot and Aramis Ramirez each had four RBI. Ted Lilly picked up the win despite giving up four home runs.
The Chicago Cubs won’t be going 182-0 in 2009 as they lost Tuesday night 3-2 in 10 innings to the Houston Astros. The Cubs offense sputtered and could not help out Ryan Dempster who threw six strong innings. Neal Cotts took the loss for the Cubbies.