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Wood Out Duels Lynn As Cubs Clip Cardinals

Last updated on Wednesday, May 8, 2013

(Chicago, IL) - In the National League Tuesday, Travis Wood won a pitchers duel against the St. Louis Cardinals’ Lance Lynn in helping the Chicago Cubs beat their division rivals 2-1 at Wrigley Field.

Wood held the Cardinals to five hits and one run, a homer to Allen Craig in the second inning, and struck out eight in improving to 3-2 on the season.

Lynn allowed two-runs in seven innings in losing his first game of the year.

Nate Schierholtz grabbed the lead for Chicago with two-outs in the fourth inning by hitting a 3-1 pitch from Lynn over the centerfield ivy at Wrigley.

The series resumes this afternoon at 2:20.

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