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DeJesus leads Jackson, Cubs over Angels

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MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Edwin Jackson pitched five uneven innings but also got two hits as the Chicago Cubs beat a split squad of Los Angeles Angels 7-6 Saturday.

Jackson allowed five runs and eight hits. He went 2 for 2 at the plate and drove in a run.

David DeJesus extended his spring hitting streak to 11 games for the Cubs. He got two hits, scored a run and drove in one. He is 17 for 33 (.515) during his hitting string.

Angels starter Joe Blanton allowed two runs in six-plus innings. He struck out five without a walk.

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