Cubs 7, Reds 6
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 6 12 0
Chi Cubs 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 X 7 13 1
WP: A. Alfonseca (2-1) S: J. Borowski (27)
LP: S. Randall (2-2)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Chi Cubs
-M. Alou hit sacrifice fly to left, K. Lofton scored
Bot 2nd: Chi Cubs
-K. Lofton doubled to right, P. Bako scored
-M. Grudzielanek singled to right, K. Lofton scored
Bot 3rd: Chi Cubs
-A. Ramirez grounded into fielder's choice, M. Alou scored, R. Simon out at second
Bot 4th: Chi Cubs
-K. Wood scored, M. Grudzielanek to second on wild pitch
Top 5th: Cincinnati
-R. Branyan singled to shallow center, J. Castro scored, T. Hummel to third, S. Casey to second
Top 7th: Cincinnati
-R. Branyan doubled to right, D. Jimenez scored, S. Casey to third
-R. Mateo doubled to left, S. Casey and R. Branyan scored
-D. Stenson ground rule double to deep left center, R. Mateo and C. Miller scored
Bot 7th: Chi Cubs
-T. Goodwin singled to right, R. Simon and A. Ramirez scored, A. Gonzalez to second
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Castro ss 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .264
   E. Valent ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
   J. Cerros p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   D. Stenson ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .275
   S. Randall p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   J. Riedling p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
   S. Smitherman ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .154
T. Hummel 3b 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .185
D. Jimenez 2b 5 1 2 0 0 1 3 .303
S. Casey 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .290
R. Branyan lf 4 1 2 2 1 1 2 .233
R. Mateo rf 4 1 1 2 1 2 3 .254
J. LaRue c 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .230
   C. Miller c 2 1 1 0 1 1 3 .267
   D. Serafini pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
W. Pena cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .212
S. Etherton p 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .143
   B. Reith p 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
   R. Olmedo ph 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .256
 Totals 38 6 12 6 5 13 30  
 Batting
2B - J Castro (14, K Wood); R Branyan (10, M Guthrie); R Mateo (9, A Alfonseca); D Stenson (4, A Alfonseca).
S - W Pena.
RBI - R Branyan 2 (22), R Mateo 2 (17), D Stenson 2 (9).
2-out RBI - D Stenson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Miller 2, T Hummel 1, S Casey 1, R Branyan 1, S Etherton 1, S Smitherman 1.
Team LOB - 13.
 Base Running
SB - J Castro (2, 2nd base off K Wood/P Bako).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 .290
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 .306
S. Sosa rf 5 0 0 0 0 3 5 .289
M. Alou lf 2 1 0 1 1 2 3 .288
R. Simon 1b 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .279
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 2 1 0 0 3 .268
A. Gonzalez ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .223
P. Bako c 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 .227
   T. Goodwin ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .298
   D. Miller c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
K. Wood p 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .143
   T. Womack ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
   M. Guthrie p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   A. Alfonseca p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   E. Karros ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .287
   M. Remlinger p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   J. Borowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 7 13 6 3 8 18  
 Batting
2B - K Lofton 2 (30, S Etherton 2); K Wood (1, B Reith).
S - K Wood.
SF - M Alou.
RBI - M Alou (88), K Lofton (40), M Grudzielanek (27), A Ramirez (94), T Goodwin 2 (11).
2-out RBI - K Lofton, M Grudzielanek, T Goodwin 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Karros 1, M Alou 1, A Ramirez 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - K Lofton (9, 2nd base by J Riedling/C Miller).
 
 Fielding
E - P Bako (6, throw).
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Etherton 2.0 7 4 4 1 1 0 6.52
B. Reith 3.0 3 1 1 0 5 0 4.76
J. Cerros 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.12
S. Randall (L, 2-2) 0.2 2 2 2 1 1 0 5.68
J. Riedling 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.95
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Wood 6.0 5 1 1 4 9 0 3.46
M. Guthrie 0.0 3 3 3 0 0 0 2.63
A. Alfonseca (W, 2-1) 1.0 2 2 2 1 1 0 5.43
M. Remlinger 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.76
J. Borowski (S, 27) 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.86
WP - B Reith.
HBP - C Miller (by K Wood); S Casey (by K Wood).
Pitches-strikes - S Etherton 48-26; B Reith 47-31; J Cerros 10-6; S Randall 17-12; J Riedling 21-12; K Wood 113-62; M Guthrie 8-4; A Alfonseca 24-15; M Remlinger 14-7; J Borowski 20-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Etherton 2-3; B Reith 4-0; J Cerros 1-2; S Randall 1-0; J Riedling 0-2; K Wood 2-7; M Guthrie 0-0; A Alfonseca 1-1; M Remlinger 0-2; J Borowski 1-0.
Batters faced - S Etherton 14; B Reith 12; J Cerros 3; S Randall 5; J Riedling 5; K Wood 29; M Guthrie 3; A Alfonseca 6; M Remlinger 3; J Borowski 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Steve Rippley. 3B--Larry Vanover.
Time: 3:14. (Plus rain delay totaling 49 minutes in the 7th).
Attendance: 38,219.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
CINCINNATI CATCHER JASON LARUE LEFT THE GAME AFTER THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING WITH BACK SPASMS.
THE GAME HAS RESUMED AFTER A 49 MINUTE DELAY.

Updated on Friday, Sep 12, 2003 7:32 pm ET

 
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