Giants top Cubs 5-0, 6 pitchers team on 2-hitter - New York News

Giants top Cubs 5-0, 6 pitchers team on 2-hitter

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By ANTONIO GONZALEZ
AP Sports Writer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum and five relievers combined on a weird two-hitter, leading the San Francisco Giants over the Chicago Cubs 5-0 on Wednesday.

Lincecum was pulled after pitching five innings and not allowing a hit. He threw 96 pitches and struck out five, walked four and hit a batter in another wild but effective start.

George Kontos (1-0) retired four straight before John Baker singled to right with one out in the seventh against lefty Jeremy Affeldt for Chicago's first hit.

Hector Sanchez hit a two-run double as the Giants extended the best record in the majors. San Francisco has won six of seven after holding the Cubs scoreless in consecutive games.

Edwin Jackson (3-5) gave up two runs on four hits in 5 1-3 innings for the Cubs, who have not won a road series since last September. He struck out nine and walked two.

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