Chicago Cubs defeat Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-1

PITTSBURGH -- What Carlos Silva is accomplishing for the Cubs these days is just sick.

No, really. Sick.

''My stomach was sick, and I spent pretty much the whole game trying to throw up and stuff,'' he said. ''In the fifth inning, I actually threw up and felt a lot better.''

The Pirates? Not so much.

In between heaves, dry and otherwise, Silva shut down another opponent, pitching seven sharp innings for a 6-1 victory over Pittsburgh in Monday's makeup of last w...