Where has this been all summer?

Lilly gets 10th win with 8-inning gem

Updated: September 2, 2009, 7:01 PM ET
By Nick Friedell

As the Cubs rolled to a quick and easy 2-0 win over the Astros on Wednesday afternoon, players and fans alike had to be wondering the same thing: Why couldn't Lou Piniella's bunch play like this more often?

Ted Lilly was dominant, giving up just four hits over eight innings; the defense surrounding him was superb, as both Andres Blanco and Mike Fontenot made Web Gem-worthy plays in the field; and Derrek Lee provided the only offense the team would need by crushing his 27th home run of the ...

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