All-Star Ted Lilly Leads Cubs to 8-2 Victory, Ramirez and Johnson Return

July 6, 2009 by  

After leading Major League Baseball in 2008 with nine all-stars, the Chicago Cubs will send just one player to St. Louis for the midseason festivities.

Left handed pitcher Ted Lilly (8-6) will represent the Cubs in 2009, and proved why after leading Chicago to an 8-2 victory over the second place Milwaukee Brewers.

Lilly capped off the biggest series of the season yet for the Cubs, who needed to take at least three from the Brewers in order for this four game set to be considered a success.

Coupled with a St. Louis victory over the Cincinnati Reds, the Cubs have now improved to 40-39 on the season, and have moved back into third place in the National League Central.

Lilly's winning effort was the 99th of his c...

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