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COPY-Pirates hold on for 4-3 victory over Cubs

Associated Press - May 15, 2010 4:14 PM ET

CHICAGO (AP) - Jeff Clement homered in the ninth inning and Octavio Dotel escaped a jam in the bottom half to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Saturday.

Dotel walked Starlin Castro with one out and surrendered an RBI triple to Kosuke Fukudome. With Fukudome on third and the infield in, Dotel struck out Ryan Theriot and Marlon Byrd for his seventh save in nine opportunities.

Ryan Church hit a two-run double and Andrew McCutchen added an RBI single for Pittsburgh, which has won the first two games of the series after being swept by Cincinnati at home.

McCutchen was 2 for 3 with a walk after going 5 for 5 with a homer in Friday's 10-6 victory. He is 11 for 14 against the Cubs this season.

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