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Cole, McCutchen lead Pirates past Cubs, 8-1

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen, right, celebrates with third base coach Rick Sofield after hitting a two-run triple during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew McCutchen reached the 1,000-hit plateau Wednesday night, which was a big deal to nearly everyone in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ clubhouse — except McCutchen.

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Wood pitches Cubs past Pirates 6-2 for 4th straight win

Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro, right and right fielder Jorge Soler, left,  celebrate their win against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game, Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Chicago.  The Cubs won 6-2. (AP Photo/David Banks)

CHICAGO (AP) — Dexter Fowler had three hits and two RBIs, Travis Wood tossed seven strong innings and the Chicago Cubs won their fourth straight game Tuesday night with a 6-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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