The Cubs defeated the Braves tonight 4-2 behind another strong outing by Randy Wells, who pitched 6 innings and gave up 2 runs on 7 hits. Wells has now won 4 straight starts.
Derek Lee hit a two run homerun, his 5th in 6 games, to lead the offense. Aramis Ramirez returned to the lineup, batting 5th, and was hitless in 4 at bats.
The Cubs have now won 6 out of their last 8 games and they seem to be getting hot at just the right time.