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Win puts plug in Mount Lou

Piniella's 1,800th win as manager ends ugly -- and possibly telling -- Cubs stretch

Updated: May 16, 2010, 10:19 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- You know what Lao Tzu -- no relation to Sweet Lou -- famously said: A journey of a thousand miles begins with one comeback win over the Pirates.

Lou Piniella, not known for his philosophical leanings, summed it up more simply.

"It's a good win, let's enjoy it, and we've got Colorado coming in Monday and Tuesday," he said Sunday afternoon after the Cubs prevented a second consecutive sweep by Pittsburgh with a 4-3 comeback win, the 1,800th victory of Piniella's managerial ...

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