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Bumgarner Strikes Out 11 As Giants Avoid Sweep Against Cubs

Last updated on Thursday, September 1, 2011

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) - The Chicago Cubs failed in their effort to sweep the defending World Series Champions on the road, falling to Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 4-0.

Bumgarner went eight innings, allowing two hits and a pair of walks while striking out eleven Cubs to improve to 9-12.

Jeff Keppinger homered and drove in two runs with Pablo Sandoval adding a solo shot as the Giants snap a three-game losing streak.

Rodrigo Lopez took the loss for Chicago, dropping to 4-6.

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