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PITTSBURGH PA - APRIL 01:  Anthony Rizzo #44 Chicago Cubs rounds third after hitting two run home run first

PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 01: Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs rounds third after hitting a two run home run in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during opening day on April 1, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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Updated: April 2, 2013 12:57PM

Anthony Rizzo made a conspicuous first impression in the Cubs' season opener. Unfortunately for the Cubs, so did Brent Lillibridge. But between Rizzo's bleacher-clearing two-run homer in the first inning, and Jeff Samardzija's ability to survive a few bumps in the bottom of the first, the Cubs took a 2-0 lead into the fourth inning of Monday's opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates. MORE

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