Chi Cubs 5, Cincinnati 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 5 6 0
Cincinnati 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 4 5 3
WP: K. Wood (8-7) S: L. Hawkins (22)
LP: R. Wagner (3-2)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
-A. Ramirez homered to deep left, N. Perez scored
Bot 4th: Cincinnati
-S. Casey singled to center, R. Freel scored
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
-A. Ramirez homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Cincinnati
-W. Pena scored, J. LaRue to third, J. Hancock to second on wild pitch
-F. Lopez doubled to right, J. LaRue and J. Hancock scored
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
-A. Ramirez homered to deep left center, C. Patterson scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Patterson cf 4 1 0 0 1 1 2 .282
N. Perez ss 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 .247
A. Ramirez 3b 5 3 4 5 0 0 2 .315
M. Alou lf 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .289
D. Lee 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .292
S. Sosa rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .259
T. Walker 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .271
    K. Mercker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
P. Bako c 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .208
K. Wood p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .154
    M. Grudzielanek 2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .309
 Totals 34 5 6 5 4 8 11  
 Batting
2B - A Ramirez (31, J Hancock).
HR - A Ramirez 3 (33, 1st inning off J Hancock 1 on, 1 Out, 5th inning off J Hancock 0 on, 1 Out, 7th inning off R Wagner 1 on, 2 Out).
S - K Wood.
RBI - A Ramirez 5 (97).
2-out RBI - A Ramirez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Sosa 1, A Ramirez 1, C Patterson 1.
GIDP - S Sosa.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - C Patterson (31, 2nd base off J Valentine/J LaRue).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (K Wood-N Perez-D Lee).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel 3b 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .277
F. Lopez ss 4 0 1 2 0 1 2 .254
S. Casey 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .330
A. Dunn lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .266
D. Jimenez 2b 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .262
A. Kearns rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .224
W. Pena cf 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .252
J. LaRue c 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .248
J. Hancock p 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 .083
    R. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Bragg ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188
    J. Valentine p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 4 5 3 4 11 9  
 Batting
2B - F Lopez (15, K Wood).
RBI - S Casey (92), F Lopez 2 (27).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Dunn 1, F Lopez 1, A Kearns 1.
GIDP - S Casey.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - R Freel (35, 2nd base off K Wood/P Bako), D Bragg (1, 2nd base off K Wood/P Bako).
 
 Fielding
E - J Hancock (2, throw); R Freel (14, ground ball); S Casey (8, ground ball).
DP - 1 (D Jimenez-F Lopez-S Casey).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Wood (W, 8-7) 7.0 5 4 4 4 9 0 3.54
K. Mercker 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.22
L. Hawkins (S, 22) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.54
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Hancock 6.2 5 4 2 2 3 2 5.40
R. Wagner (L, 3-2) 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.38
J. Valentine 2.0 0 0 0 2 4 0 6.14
WP - J Hancock, K Wood 2.
Pitches-strikes - K Wood 118-65; K Mercker 8-5; L Hawkins 10-6; J Hancock 91-61; R Wagner 7-5; J Valentine 39-20.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Wood 7-5; K Mercker 0-2; L Hawkins 0-2; J Hancock 9-8; R Wagner 0-0; J Valentine 0-2.
Batters faced - K Wood 29; K Mercker 3; L Hawkins 3; J Hancock 29; R Wagner 2; J Valentine 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Hohn. 1B--Mark Carlson. 2B--Brian Runge. 3B--Gary Darling.
Ejections: CHICAGO CUBS' Rothschild by Hohn (7th).
Time: 2:38.
Attendance: 20,884.
Weather: 77 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 9 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
CHICAGO'S PITCHING COACH LARRY ROTHSCHILD WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE BILL HOHN IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING.
THE HOME RUN BY CHICAGO'S THIRD BASEMAN ARAMIS

Updated on Thursday, Sep 16, 2004 10:26 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
4-5, 3 HR
5 RBI
 Cincinnati
F. Lopez F. Lopez
1-4
2 RBI