Cincinnati 11, Chi Cubs 9
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(10-10)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 1 4 0 0 1 1 3 0 1 11 15 2
Chi Cubs 1 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 1 9 13 2
WP: D. Weathers (1-0) S: D. Graves (8)
LP: M. Wuertz (1-1)
(10-10)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cincinnati
- J. Randa singled to shortstop, D. Jimenez scored
Bot 1st: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee homered to deep left center
Top 2nd: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. doubled to deep right center, J. Valentin, E. Milton and D. Jimenez scored
- A. Dunn singled to right, K. Griffey Jr. scored, J. Randa to third
Bot 4th: Chi Cubs
- J. Burnitz homered to deep right, M. Barrett scored
Top 5th: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn homered to deep right
Bot 5th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Hairston Jr. scored
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left center, C. Patterson scored
- J. Dubois homered to deep left, J. Burnitz scored
Top 6th: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. safe at first on left fielder J. Dubois' fielding error, R. Freel scored, D. Jimenez to second
Top 7th: Cincinnati
- J. Valentin singled to center, J. Randa and R. Aurilia scored, J. Valentin to second on center fielder C. Patterson's fielding error
- J. Cruz singled to right, J. Valentin scored
Top 9th: Cincinnati
- S. Casey hit sacrifice fly to left, J. Valentin scored
Bot 9th: Chi Cubs
- R. Cedeno singled to left center, D. Lee scored, A. Ramirez to second
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jimenez 2b 4 2 2 0 2 1 1 .220
K. Griffey Jr. cf 4 1 1 4 1 2 1 .235
S. Casey 1b 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .280
J. Randa 3b 4 1 3 1 2 1 0 .294
A. Dunn lf 4 1 2 2 2 1 3 .317
A. Kearns rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .208
R. Aurilia ss 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .220
J. Valentin c 5 3 3 2 0 0 0 .312
E. Milton p 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 .000
    R. Freel ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .375
    D. Weathers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Cruz ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .250
    R. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Pena ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .326
    D. Graves p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 39 11 15 11 8 9 22  
 Batting
2B - K Griffey Jr (7, C Zambrano); R Freel (5, G Rusch); J Valentin (2, J Leicester).
HR - A Dunn (6, 5th inning off C Zambrano 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - K Griffey Jr , S Casey.
RBI - J Randa (14), K Griffey Jr 4 (7), A Dunn 2 (15), J Valentin 2 (2), J Cruz (1), S Casey (5).
2-out RBI - J Randa, A Dunn 2, J Valentin 2, J Cruz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Dunn 2, R Aurilia 2, A Kearns 1.
GIDP - S Casey.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
CS - A Dunn (1, 2nd base by C Zambrano/M Barrett).
 
 Fielding
E - J Randa (1, ground ball); R Aurilia (1, ground ball).
DP - 1 (D Jimenez-R Aurilia-S Casey).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Hairston Jr. 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 .277
    C. Bartosh p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
C. Patterson cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .280
D. Lee 1b 4 2 1 2 0 1 2 .400
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 2 2 1 0 1 .243
M. Barrett c 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .226
    J. Leicester p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Cedeno ss 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .250
J. Burnitz rf 5 2 2 2 0 0 2 .282
J. Dubois lf 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 .292
    T. Hollandsworth ph-lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .214
N. Perez ss-2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .393
C. Zambrano p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .357
    G. Rusch p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Macias ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Remlinger p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    H. Blanco c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .067
 Totals 40 9 13 9 1 4 12  
 Batting
3B - M Barrett (1, E Milton).
HR - D Lee (5, 1st inning off E Milton 0 on, 2 Out), J Burnitz (4, 4th inning off E Milton 1 on, 0 Out), A Ramirez (4, 5th inning off E Milton 1 on, 1 Out), J Dubois (2, 5th inning off E Milton 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - D Lee.
RBI - D Lee 2 (21), J Burnitz 2 (14), A Ramirez 2 (14), J Dubois 2 (7), R Cedeno (1).
2-out RBI - D Lee, J Dubois 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Burnitz 1, T Hollandsworth 2, J Hairston Jr 1.
GIDP - C Zambrano.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - J Dubois (1, fly ball); C Patterson (1, bobble).
DP - 1 (J Hairston Jr-N Perez-D Lee).
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Milton 5.0 11 8 8 0 2 4 6.75
D. Weathers (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.73
R. Wagner (H, 7) 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.79
D. Graves (S, 8) 1.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3.86
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano 4.2 7 6 6 3 5 1 4.31
G. Rusch 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.19
M. Wuertz (L, 1-1; BS, 1) 0.2 2 3 2 1 1 0 2.70
M. Remlinger 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.75
W. Ohman 0.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
J. Leicester 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 0 7.50
C. Bartosh 0.2 0 0 0 2 1 0 2.35
WP - C Zambrano, M Wuertz.
IBB - A Kearns (by W Ohman).
HBP - N Perez (by E Milton); A Kearns (by C Zambrano).
Pitches-strikes - E Milton 60-47; D Weathers 9-6; R Wagner 30-18; D Graves 19-12; C Zambrano 104-62; G Rusch 18-12; M Wuertz 21-13; M Remlinger 7-4; W Ohman 18-10; J Leicester 12-6; C Bartosh 21-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Milton 4-9; D Weathers 3-0; R Wagner 3-1; D Graves 3-0; C Zambrano 6-2; G Rusch 3-2; M Wuertz 1-0; M Remlinger 0-1; W Ohman 1-0; J Leicester 1-0; C Bartosh 0-1.
Batters faced - E Milton 26; D Weathers 3; R Wagner 8; D Graves 6; C Zambrano 24; G Rusch 6; M Wuertz 5; M Remlinger 2; W Ohman 5; J Leicester 4; C Bartosh 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Welke. 1B--Brian Onora. 2B--Gary Cederstrom. 3B--Bill Welke.
Ejections: CHICAGO CUBS' Zambrano by Welke (5th).
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 38,113.
Weather: 50 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
CHICAGO PITCHER CARLOS ZAMBRANO WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE TIM WELKE IN THE TOP OF THE FIFTH INNING AFTER HITTING CINCINNATI'S AUSTIN KEARNS WITH A PITCH.

Updated on Wednesday, Apr 27, 2005 3:52 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
J. Valentin J. Valentin
3-5
2 RBI
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI