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  1. Chicago Cubs closing pitcher Pedro Strop celebrates after defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 during a baseball game Monday, April 27, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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    Chicago Cubs' Starlin Castro (13) and Jorge Soler celebrate after defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 during a baseball game Monday, April 27, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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  2. Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker (18), throws to first base after forcing out Chicago Cubs' Dexter Fowler (24), at second base during the fIfth inning of an MLB baseball game Monday, April 27, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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    Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell (22), celebrates with manager Joe Maddon in the dugout after scoring on a Anthony Rizzo single during the fIfth inning of an MLB baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday, April 27, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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  3. Chicago Cubs' shortstop Starlin Castro, top, misses an errant throw by second baseman Addison Russell as Pittsburgh Pirates' Francisco Cervelli (29) slides into second base during the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 27, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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    Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo (44), celebrates with manager Joe Maddon in the dugout after scoring on a Kris Bryant 2 RBI single during the third inning of an MLB baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday, April 27, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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  4. Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, right,, celebrates with teammate Jorge Soler (68), at home plate after they both scored on a Kris Bryant 2 RBI single during the third inning of an MLB baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday, April 27, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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    Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo (44), watches his RBI double during the third inning of an MLB baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday, April 27, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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  5. Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44), bobbles a grounder hit by Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew Lambo before throwing him out at first base during the first inning of an MLB baseball game Monday, April 27, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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    Chicago Cubs starter Jason Hammel delivers a pitch during the first inning of an MLB baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday, April 27, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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