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So Taguchi, the Cubs' 40-year-old left fielder made a sliding attempt but couldn't hold Chad Tracy's looping fly ball that went for a double to start the third. Two outs later, Stephen Drew hit an RBI single, moved up on the throw and scored on Gerardo Parra's single to make it 2-0.
NOTES: Cubs GM Jim Hendry said Ryne Sandberg likely will return to manage a second season at Double-A in 2010. The Hall of Fame second baseman has managed three seasons in the minors and led Tennessee to the playoffs this season. He hopes to someday manage in the majors. ... Cubs pitchers struck out 16 batters. ... The crowd was announced at 39,154, running the Cubs' home attendance for 80 games at Wrigley Field to 3,168,859.
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