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Montero, Soler homer in 8th to lift Cubs over Braves 9-7
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Chicago Cubs' Miguel Montero, left, celebrates with Jorge Soler after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of Saturday's game in Chicago. - photo by Associated Press
CHICAGO — Miguel Montero and Jorge Soler broke a tie with back-to-back solo homers to start the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs overcame homers from both sides of the plate by Nick Swisher in a 9-7, comeback win over the Atlanta Braves — their third straight— on Saturday. Montero and Soler both lofted balls into the left field basket off former Cub Edwin Jackson (2-2), sending Atlanta to its sixth straight loss. Swisher homered from both sides of the plate in the same game for a record-tying 14th time to drive in four runs.