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Jackson hit hard, Cubs beaten by Giants

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

CHICAGO (AP) — First, the Chicago Cubs got a win wiped away. Then, they saw struggling starter Edwin Jackson get battered during an 8-3 loss Wednesday night to the San Francisco Giants.

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Peavy pitches Giants to 8-3 win over Cubs

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Peavy is showing signs of getting back on track, and his timing couldn’t be better for the San Francisco Giants.

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Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

The grounds crew works on the field after a heavy rain soaked Wrigley Field during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.

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Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

The grounds crew works on the field after a heavy rain soaked Wrigley Field during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have won their protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.

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Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

A member of the grounds crew works on the field after a heavy rain soaked Wrigley Field during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — Bruce Bochy probably had a lot more he wanted to say after a 4½-hour wait to resume a game Tuesday night — and Wednesday morning — proved futile.

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