Source: Associated Press
10:07 AM EDT, July 30, 2008
1925 -- Brooklyn's Dazzy Vance struck out 17 batters as the Dodgers tripped the Cubs 4-3 in 10 innings.
1933 -- Babe Herman hit three home runs, including a grand slam, to pace the Cubs in a 10-1 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies at Wrigley Field.
2006 -- Alfonso Soriano had three doubles, a triple and scored two runs to lead Washington to a 7-3 victory over the Cubs.
1944 -- Bill Nicholson of the Cubs hit four home runs in a doubleheader split with the New York Giants. Nicholson hit a home run in the opener, which the Cubs won 7-4. He hit three straight in the second game, but the Giants won 12-10. In that game, Nicholson was walked with the bases loaded in the seventh inning.
1970 -- Orlando Cepeda of the Atlanta Braves connected for three consecutive homers in an 8-3 victory over the Cubs.
1930 -- Ken Ash of Cincinnati got his last major league victory by throwing one pitch. Ash came in to relieve in the fifth inning and got Chicago's Charlie Grimm to hit into a triple play. Ash was removed for a pinch hitter and the Reds beat the Cubs 6-5.
1950 -- Del Ennis of the Philadelphia Phillies drove in seven runs in the seventh and eighth innings of a 13-3 victory over the Cubs. Ennis doubled with the bases loaded in the seventh and hit a grand slam in the eighth.
1979 -- Dave Kingman of the Cubs hit three home runs in a game for the second time in the season and became the sixth player in major league history to accomplish the feat. Kingman's homers weren't enough as the Cubs lost to the New York Mets 6-4.
1990 -- Shawon Dunston tied a major league record with three triples and led the Cubs to a 10-7 win over the Montreal Expos.
1933 -- Dizzy Dean struck out 17 Cubs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Chicago 8-2.
1975 -- Cubs lose 6-1 to Expos as Montreal's Gary Carter rounded the bases on a bunt. 3B Bill Madlock fielded the ball and threw it past Pete LaCock at first. By the time LaCock tracked down the ball, Carter had rounded second. LaCock threw wildly to third, and Carter trotted home.
2004 -- Aramis Ramirez hit 3 homers during a 10-7 win over the Phillies at Wrigley, including a grand slam off Roberto Hernandez in the seventh.
2006 -- Orlando Hudson hit home runs from both sides of the plate, including his first career grand slam, as Arizona beat the Cubs 15-4.
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