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Cubs recap: Cubs 3, Giants 2

Updated: September 24, 2012 6:25AM



At the plate: The Cubs (1-2) won their first game, thanks to a three-run sixth inning. Marlon Byrd singled to drive in one run, and Aramis Ramirez followed with a two-run double inside the bag at third. Starlin Castro beat out an infield single in the fourth during a two-hit game.

On the mound: Opening Day starter Ryan Dempster was efficient enough through two ­innings — despite allowing a run in the second — that he added an unscheduled third inning to his day. Todd Wellemeyer looked sharp in his two innings.

Up next: At Brewers, 2:05 p.m. today, live audio at mlb.com.



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