MLB Baseball

Cubs beat Giants 1-0 for 5th win in row

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CHICAGO (AP) Kyle Hendricks pitched seven sharp innings and the Chicago Cubs won despite getting only two hits, edging the San Francisco Giants 1-0 Thursday for their fifth straight victory.

Anthony Rizzo hit an RBI single to help the NL Central leaders complete a three-game sweep. The Giants lost their fourth in a row.

A day after the Cubs won 12-11 in a game with seven home runs, there was a brisk breeze blowing in at Wrigley Field and the teams combined for just six hits.

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Rank Name SB
1 M. Smith, Sea34
2 A. Mondesi, KC31
3 J. Villar, Bal28
4 E. Andrus, Tex25
5 J. Ramírez, Cle24
6 D. DeShields, Tex20
7 K. Kiermaier, TB19
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8t B. Hamilton, KC18
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Rank Name SB
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2 J. Dyson, Ari27
3 T. Turner, Was26
4 C. Yelich, Mil24
5 S. Marte, Pit22
6 V. Robles, Was19
7 T. Story, Col18
8t M. Margot, SD17
8t K. Wong, StL17
10 F. Tatis Jr., SD16
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