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Silva's Pitching Helps Cubs Pick Up Much Needed Win

Last updated on Thursday, May 13, 2010

(CHICAGO, IL) - Carlos Silva improved to 4-0 as the Chicago Cubs got a much-needed 4-3 win over the Florida Marlins, halting a four-game losing streak.

Silva pitched into the seventh, allowing two runs on seven hits to remain perfect on the season.

Mike Fontenot put Chicago on the board with a two-run double in the second.

The Cubs would score twice more in the fifth when Marlon Byrd doubled home Kosuke Fukudome and Starlin Castro scored on a wild pitch by Marlins starter Chris Volstad.

Ronnie Paulino had a two-run double for Florida.

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