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Sanchez, Pirates Hand Cubs Eighth Straight Loss

Last updated on Tuesday, May 26, 2009

(CHICAGO, IL) - Freddy Sanchez went 6-for-6 with a homer, three runs batted in and four runs scored as the Pittsburgh Pirates out slugged the Chicago Cubs 10-8.

Sanchez' six-hit game was the first for the Pirates since Wally Backman did it in 1990.

Nate McLouth added a two-run homer as the Pirates sent the Cubs to their eighth-straight loss.

Milton Bradley hit a two-run shot and drove in four to pace the Cubs, who dip below .500 at 21-22.

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