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Lake 2 HRs, Cubs Beat Marlins for 5th Win in Row

WGIL Newsroom . State Sports 107

Chicago CubsCHICAGO (AP) — Junior Lake hit two home runs, Emilio Bonifacio added a two-run shot and the Chicago Cubs extended their winning streak to five with a 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.

Jeff Samardzija (2-5) allowed two runs and five hits in seven innings, striking out eight. Pedro Strop got his second save.

Lake, who has eight homers, had a pair of solo shots for the second multihomer game of his career.

Christian Yelich homered for the Marlins.

Randy Wolf (1-2) gave up four runs and nine hits in 5 2-3 innings.