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|Ethier's streak at 29, Cubs beat Dodgers
|LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Geovany Soto hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Dodgers 4-1 Tuesday night after Los Angeles' Andre Ethier extended his hitting streak to 29 games.
After getting an out, Jonathan Broxton (1-2) walked Marlon Byrd and Carlos Pena on four pitches each.
Manager Don Mattingly replaced his struggling closer with Blake Hawksworth, who got an out then gave up Soto's two-out hit to right-center on a 1-2 pitch. Former Dodger Blake DeWitt followed with a pinch-hit RBI single.
Kerry Wood (1-1) pitched a perfect eighth for his first victory with the Cubs since Sept. 18, 2008, and Carlos Marmol got three outs for his eighth save in 10 attempts.
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