Cubs 9, Giants 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4 9 1
Chi Cubs 4 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 X 9 11 0
WP: C. Zambrano (9-8)
LP: J. Brower (7-3)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Chi Cubs
-S. Sosa doubled to left, K. Lofton scored, M. Grudzielanek to third
-M. Alou doubled to center, M. Grudzielanek and S. Sosa scored
-D. Miller singled to left center, A. Ramirez scored, A. Gonzalez to third
Bot 5th: Chi Cubs
-E. Karros hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Grudzielanek scored, M. Alou to second
Top 6th: San Francisco
-E. Alfonzo homered to left center, A. Galarraga scored
Bot 6th: Chi Cubs
-A. Gonzalez scored, D. Miller to third, K. Lofton to second on wild pitch
-S. Sosa homered to left center, M. Grudzielanek and K. Lofton scored
Top 8th: San Francisco
-J. Cruz grounded out to first, J. Hammonds scored, A. Galarraga to third
-A. Galarraga scored on balk
 San Francisco
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Durham 2b 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 .281
R. Aurilia ss 4 0 2 0 1 1 0 .268
M. Grissom cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .310
B. Bonds lf 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .328
   J. Hammonds lf 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .146
A. Galarraga 1b 4 2 2 0 0 0 3 .323
E. Alfonzo 3b 4 1 2 2 0 0 2 .244
J. Cruz rf 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 .249
Y. Torrealba c 4 0 1 0 0 3 2 .248
J. Brower p 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .188
   P. Feliz ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
   J. Christiansen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   M. Herges p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
   S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   N. Perez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272
 Totals 33 4 9 3 5 5 19  
 Batting
2B - M Grissom (23, C Zambrano); A Galarraga (12, C Zambrano).
HR - E Alfonzo (7, 6th inning off C Zambrano 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - E Alfonzo 2 (44), J Cruz (50).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Galarraga 1, B Bonds 2.
GIDP - M Grissom 2, J Cruz.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - Y Torrealba (1, throw).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 4 2 3 0 1 0 0 .276
   R. Martinez 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 3 2 0 0 0 3 .306
   J. Borowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
S. Sosa rf 4 2 2 4 0 0 1 .300
M. Alou lf 3 0 1 2 1 0 1 .299
E. Karros 1b 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 .321
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 .272
A. Gonzalez ss 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .238
D. Miller c 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .235
C. Zambrano p 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .229
   D. Glanville ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 9 11 8 3 5 11  
 Batting
2B - S Sosa (16, J Brower); M Alou (28, J Brower).
HR - S Sosa (23, 6th inning off M Herges 2 on, 2 Out).
SF - E Karros.
RBI - S Sosa 4 (65), M Alou 2 (70), D Miller (28), E Karros (25).
2-out RBI - D Miller, S Sosa 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Zambrano 1, M Alou 1, A Ramirez 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - M Grudzielanek (4, 2nd base off J Brower/Y Torrealba).
 
 Fielding
DP - 3 (M Grudzielanek-A Gonzalez-E Karros 2, A Gonzalez-M Grudzielanek-E Karros).
 San Francisco
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Rueter 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.30
J. Brower (L, 7-3) 5.0 7 5 4 2 1 0 3.87
J. Christiansen 0.1 2 3 3 1 1 0 4.41
M. Herges 1.2 1 1 1 0 2 1 2.53
S. Eyre 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.35
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano (W, 9-8) 8.0 9 4 4 5 5 1 3.33
J. Borowski 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.79
WP - J Brower, J Christiansen.
IBB - B Bonds (by C Zambrano), M Alou (by J Brower).
BALK - C Zambrano.
Pitches-strikes - J Brower 91-50; J Christiansen 23-11; M Herges 20-14; S Eyre 17-11; C Zambrano 118-65; J Borowski 8-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Brower 7-7; J Christiansen 0-0; M Herges 2-1; S Eyre 2-0; C Zambrano 15-4; J Borowski 0-3.
Batters faced - J Brower 24; J Christiansen 5; M Herges 5; S Eyre 4; C Zambrano 35; J Borowski 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Sam Holbrook. 1B--Paul Schrieber. 2B--Angel Hernandez. 3B--Randy Marsh.
Ejections: SAN FRANCISCO's Christiansen by Holbrook (6th).
Time: 2:48.
Attendance: 39,422.
Weather: 79 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 15 mph, out to right center.
Game Notes
SAN FRANCISCO PITCHER JASON CHRISTIANSEN WAS EJECTED IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE SAM HOLBROOK.
SAN FRANCISCO'S KIRK RUETER WAS SCRATCHED FROM TODAY'S START DUE TO STIFFNESS IN HIS LEFT SHOULDER.

Updated on Thursday, Jul 31, 2003 5:30 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 San Francisco
E. Alfonzo E. Alfonzo
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Chi Cubs
S. Sosa S. Sosa
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI