Atlanta 5, Chi Cubs 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 6 0
Atlanta 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 X 5 13 0
WP: J. Smoltz (1-0)
LP: D. Veres (0-1)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
-S. Sosa doubled to deep center, K. Lofton scored, M. Grudzielanek to third
-M. Alou reached on fielder's choice, M. Grudzielanek scored
Bot 1st: Atlanta
-C. Jones grounded into fielder's choice, R. Furcal scored, M. DeRosa out at second
Bot 4th: Atlanta
-A. Jones singled to right, C. Jones scored, J. Lopez to second
Bot 6th: Atlanta
-M. Giles singled to left, J. Lopez scored, V. Castilla to second
Top 8th: Chi Cubs
-T. Goodwin flied into double play center to third to second, D. Glanville scored, R. Simon out at second
Bot 8th: Atlanta
-M. DeRosa doubled to deep left, J. Garcia and R. Furcal scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 .250
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 .000
S. Sosa rf 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 .600
M. Alou lf 3 0 1 1 1 1 2 .375
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .333
E. Karros 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 7 .375
   D. Glanville pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   A. Gonzalez ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Martinez ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
   R. Simon 1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
D. Miller c 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .000
   T. Goodwin ph 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .000
   P. Bako c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Zambrano p 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
   K. Farnsworth p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   D. Veres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   T. O'Leary ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 30 3 6 3 7 10 23  
 Batting
2B - S Sosa (1, M Hampton).
SF - T Goodwin.
RBI - S Sosa (1), M Alou (1), T Goodwin (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Miller 2, E Karros 1.
GIDP - E Karros, M Grudzielanek.
Team LOB - 8.
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Furcal ss 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 .250
M. DeRosa 3b 5 0 2 2 0 2 4 .400
G. Sheffield rf 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .125
C. Jones lf 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .125
J. Lopez c 4 1 3 0 0 1 1 .500
A. Jones cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .143
R. Fick 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000
   J. Franco 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
V. Castilla 3b 3 0 1 0 1 2 2 .333
   J. Garcia 2b 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Hampton p 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
   M. Giles ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .667
   D. Bragg pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   R. King p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   K. Gryboski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   J. Smoltz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 5 13 5 2 5 18  
 Batting
2B - M Derosa (1, D Veres).
S - J Smoltz , R Furcal.
RBI - C Jones (2), A Jones (1), M Giles (2), M Derosa 2 (2).
2-out RBI - M Giles, M Derosa 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Jones 1, V Castilla 1, G Sheffield 1, M Derosa 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - A Jones (R Simon at 2nd base).
DP - 3 (M Hampton-R Furcal-R Fick, V Castilla-M Derosa-R Fick, A Jones-V Castilla-M Derosa).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano 5.2 11 3 3 0 4 0 4.76
K. Farnsworth 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
D. Veres (L, 0-1) 1.0 1 2 2 2 0 0 18.00
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Hampton 6.0 4 2 2 5 9 0 3.00
R. King 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 NA
K. Gryboski 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
J. Smoltz (W, 1-0) 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.50
IBB - R Furcal (by D Veres).
Pitches-strikes - C Zambrano 95-62; K Farnsworth 24-16; D Veres 33-18; M Hampton 100-61; R King 6-2; K Gryboski 13-7; J Smoltz 28-21.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Zambrano 5-8; K Farnsworth 3-0; D Veres 2-1; M Hampton 9-1; R King 0-0; K Gryboski 2-0; J Smoltz 1-4.
Batters faced - C Zambrano 28; K Farnsworth 5; D Veres 6; M Hampton 27; R King 1; K Gryboski 3; J Smoltz 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Dale Scott. 2B--Gary Cederstrom. 3B--Jeff Kellogg. LF--Phil Cuzzi. RF--Bruce Froemming.
Time: 3:07.
Attendance: 52,743.
Weather: 64 degrees, clear.
Wind: 20 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
ATLANTA PITCHER MIKE HAMPTON HAS SIX STRIKEOUTS THROUGH TWO INNINGS.
ATLANTA PITCHER MIKE HAMPTON SET A NEW DIVISION SERIES RECORD WITH SIX STRIKEOUTS IN A ROW.

Updated on Wednesday, Oct 1, 2003 10:20 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Chi Cubs
S. Sosa S. Sosa
2-2
1 RBI
 Atlanta
M. DeRosa M. DeRosa
2-5
2 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Wed Oct 1, 2003
Florida 9
San Francisco 5

Final

Chi Cubs 3
Atlanta 5

Final

Boston 4
Oakland 5

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