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Nats Crush Cubs

Nats Crush Cubs

(Chicago, IL)  —  Former Cub Scott Hairston hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the top of the seventh inning as the Nationals went on to crush the Cubs 11-6 at Wrigley Field.  Hairston was acquired from the Cubs in July.  Jayson Werth also hit a three-run homer for the Nats, who have won two in-a-row after losing the opener of the four-game set.  Tanner Roark picked up the win in relief.  The Cubs used a five-run fifth inning to erase a 6-1 deficit, but the Nats put up five runs of their own in the next two innings.  Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI for the Cubs, who have dropped eight-of-10.  James Russell fell to 1-and-4 with the loss.