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Cubs-Giants: Wood Pitches Chicago To 2-1 Win Over Giants, Completing Sweep

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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood throws against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of their baseball game on Sunday, July 28, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) | AP

SAN FRANCISCO — Travis Wood homered and pitched four-hit ball over seven innings in helping the Chicago Cubs complete a three-game sweep in San Francisco for the first time in 20 years, beating the Giants 2-1 Sunday.

Welington Castillo also homered for the Cubs, who won their third straight and five of seven.

Pablo Sandoval drove in a run for the Giants, who have lost four straight and seven of eight.

Tim Lincecum (5-11) had two hits in addition to pitching seven innings. He gave up two runs and four hits. He walked two and struck out 10.

Wood (7-7) allowed an unearned run while walking four and striking out seven. Wood was 1-4 over his previous nine games.

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