Cubbies Pace Mesa Past The Javelinas

Cubbies Pace Mesa Past The Javelinas

Tuesday Oct. 19, 2010
Posted: 5:50 p.m.

Kevin Czerwinski
CSNChicago.com

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The Cubs had several players make big contributions Tuesday in Mesas 6-5 victory against the Peoria Javelinas.

Josh Vitters RBI single in the ninth gave the Solar Sox a 6-4 advantage. He finished with a pair of hits in five at-bats, raising his batting average to .261 through five games. Ryan Flaherty, meanwhile, had a hit in two at-bats, drew three walks and scored twice.

David Cales pitched two scoreless innings to earn his first victory. He allowed a pair of hits and fanned one. Jake Muyco, who split the regular season between Tennessee and Iowa, started. He allowed a run on four hits over three innings in what was his second start.
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Jared Mitchell extended his hitting streak to three games on Tuesday in Peorias 7-3 loss at Phoenix.

Mitchell had a pair of hits, pushing his average to .304. He has four hits in 10 at-bats during the streak. Eduardo Escobar was 1-for-4 with a walk and now has four hits in his last eight at-bats. Henry Mabee was hit hard for a second consecutive outing, allowing three runs on four hits and walk in one inning. Mabee, who pitched to a 3.65 ERA during the regular season with Double-A Birmingham, has given up eight runs on nine hits over three innings.

Kevin Czerwinski can be reached at ktczerwinski@gmail.com.

Tuesday on CSN+: UIC hosts Green Bay

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Tuesday on CSN+: UIC hosts Green Bay

College hoops returns to CSN on Tuesday with some local action as UIC hosts Green Bay. You can watch this Horizon League matchup live on CSN+ at 7 p.m.

The Flames (14-14, 7-8) are coming off of a loss to Oakland as they try to make one more push up the conference standings. Junior big man Tai Odiase leads UIC at 11.3 points per game as the former Homewood-Flossmoor product is also a solid rim protector.

Green Bay (16-11, 10-5) is still fighting for one of the conference's top spots as they're coming off of a win over Milwaukee. The Phoenix already own a four-point win over UIC this season at home in a close game.

Senior guard Charles Cooper is averaging 13.0 points per game as he's been one of the better guards in the conference this season. 

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Will the Bulls trade Jimmy Butler?

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Will the Bulls trade Jimmy Butler?

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Chuck Garfien spoke exclusively with Kenny Williams to discuss the White Sox rebuild and his relationship with Chris Sale. Chuck joins the panel to discuss.

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