Cubs extend streak, take 2 from Atlanta

ATLANTA - The Chicago Cubs are playing so well on the road, they won two lopsided games away from Wrigley Field in one day.

Rich Harden pitched five scoreless innings, Kosuke Fukudome drove in two runs with two hits and the Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 8-0 on Wednesday night to complete their first sweep of a road doubleheader since 1992.

Harden (2-1) set a season high with five walks but allowed only two hits and struck out two as the Cubs won their seventh straight road game, their longest stretch since June 12-22, 2004. Harden combined with four relievers for a three-hit shutout, the team's fifth.

Geovanny Soto and Jim Edmonds homered and Jason Marquis defeated his old team as the Cubs routed the Braves 10-2 in the first game.