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Maholm Outduels Dempster To Lead Pirates To Victory Over Cubs

Last updated on Wednesday, May 5, 2010

(PITTSBURGH, PA) - Ryan Church hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs.

Andy LaRoche gave Pittsburgh the early lead with a solo homer off Cubs starter Ryan Dempster in the first.

Alfonso Soriano tied the game with a solo shot in the fourth and Geovany Soto gave Chicago the lead with another solo blast off Pirates starter Paul Maholm in the sixth.

That set up Church's game-winner off Dempster in the bottom half of the inning.

Maholm picked up the win to even his record at 2-2 while Dempster took the loss to fall to 2-2.

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