Chicago Cubs defeat Cincinnati Reds, 3-1

The way things have gone for the Cubs this season, right-hander Randy Wells might have pitched a no-hitter and lost Saturday.

Despite holding the Cincinnati Reds hitless for six innings, Wells found himself locked in a scoreless game because the Cubs had stranded 12 baserunners without scoring through five innings.

Not until the bottom of the sixth, when the Cubs loaded the bases for the third time, did Alfonso Soriano end the drought with a bloop single to left that...