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Santana deals, Braves win
Cubs Braves Baseball Heal WEB
Chicago Cubs left fielder Junior Lake can't reach a ball hit for an RBI double by Atlanta Braves pinch hitter Ryan Doumit in the seventh inning on Saturday in Atlanta. - photo by Associated Press
ATLANTA — Ervin Santana pitched five-hit ball for seven innings to remain unbeaten, Ryan Doumit snapped a scoreless tie with a pinch-hit double in the seventh and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 on Saturday night. Santana (4-0) overcame a rain delay of 1 hour, 7 minutes in the third inning and outlasted Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who had his long winless streak continue. Samardzija lowered his ERA to 1.45, second in the NL, but he is still without a win this season.