Jake Fox is greeted in the dugout after his second-inning homer. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
By Carrie Muskat / MLB.com
In need of a pick-me-up, the Cubs got help from Ryan Dempster, who pitched seven-plus solid innings, and Jake Fox, who went 4-for-4, including a homer. Carlos Marmol earned his first save since being named the new closer.
BATTING 2B: Fukudome (28, Billingsley), Hill, K (8, Belisario). 3B: Ramirez, Ar (1, Billingsley). HR:
Fox (9, 2nd inning off Billingsley, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Theriot 2; Fuld; Ramirez, Ar 3; Fukudome 2; Fox 7; Fontenot;
Hill, K 2; Dempster. RBI: Fox 2 (34), Fukudome (46). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez,
Ar; Theriot; Dempster 2; Fontenot; Fuld. GIDP: Lee, D; Hill, K. Team RISP: 2-for-11. Team LOB:
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