Today in Cubs history
Cubs P Kyle Farnsworth breaks his foot warming up in the bullpen and will be out of action for six weeks.
The Pirates defeat the Cubs, 9–6, despite five hits by Chicago OF Glenallen Hill. Hill strokes three singles, a double and a home run, and drives home a pair of runs in the losing effort.
At Wrigley Field, Ray Burris beats the Expos, 2–1, when the Cubs Rick Monday scores from 2B on deep fly to RF.
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