Game Blog: Cubs take Game 2

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CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs won Game 2 of  the National League Division series.  They now lead series 2-0 over the Giants.

Giants pulled  Jeff Samardzija off the mound after two innings.  Kyle Hendricks was taken out in the 4th after a grounder from Pagan hit him.

Below is a recap of Saturday night's game.

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Around the league: The second game of the National League Division series between the Nationals and Dodgers has been rained out in Washington. The game will now take place on Sunday. The Dodgers won the opener Friday night 4-3.
– Associated Press

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Fowler makes it all the way home off his double and the Cubs are on the board!

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Cubs up 4-0 going into 3rd.  But Giants quickly strike back with 1.  

Samardzija off the mound for the Giants.

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More on Hendricks:

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks has left Game 2 of their NL Division Series against San Francisco after he was struck by a line drive in the fourth inning.

Angel Pagan’s two-out comebacker went off Hendricks’ right forearm for an infield single. Hendricks tried a few warmup pitches and talked to manager Joe Maddon before departing Saturday night.
Hendricks was replaced by Travis Wood, who struck out Conor Gillaspie for the final out. Wood then hit a solo home run in the fourth for a 5-2 lead.

–Associated Press

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More on Hendricks:

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks has left Game 2 of their NL Division Series against San Francisco after he was struck by a line drive in the fourth inning.

Angel Pagan’s two-out comebacker went off Hendricks’ right forearm for an infield single. Hendricks tried a few warmup pitches and talked to manager Joe Maddon before departing Saturday night.
Hendricks was replaced by Travis Wood, who struck out Conor Gillaspie for the final out. Wood then hit a solo home run in the fourth for a 5-2 lead.

–Associated Press


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Cubs give an update on Hendricks.  His right forearm is bruised.

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Update on Hendricks:  X-rays are negative.  Right forearm is bruised.

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