Chi Cubs 9, Florida 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(41-44)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 1 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 1 9 13 0
Florida 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 6 8 0
WP: C. Zambrano (6-4) S: R. Dempster (13)
LP: D. Willis (13-4)
(44-40)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez doubled to deep right, T. Walker scored
Bot 2nd: Florida
- M. Cabrera homered to deep right
Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- J. Burnitz homered to deep right, M. Barrett scored
Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- J. Hairston Jr. singled to center, M. Murton scored, J. Hairston Jr. to second advancing on throw
- T. Walker doubled to deep right, J. Hairston Jr. scored
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Burnitz doubled to left, M. Barrett scored
- M. Murton hit sacrifice fly to deep right, J. Burnitz scored
- J. Hairston Jr. singled to left, R. Cedeno scored, C. Zambrano to second
Bot 5th: Florida
- J. Pierre grounded into fielder's choice, A. Gonzalez scored, R. Messenger out at second
Bot 6th: Florida
- A. Gonzalez hit sacrifice fly to center, P. Lo Duca scored
Bot 8th: Florida
- M. Lowell homered to deep left, J. Encarnacion and P. Lo Duca scored
Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- N. Perez hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Barrett scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Hairston Jr. cf 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 .270
T. Walker 1b 5 1 2 1 0 1 2 .293
A. Ramirez 3b 5 0 1 1 0 2 1 .301
M. Barrett c 3 3 2 0 1 1 0 .261
J. Burnitz rf 5 2 3 3 0 0 2 .280
N. Perez 2b 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .259
R. Cedeno ss 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 .194
M. Murton lf 2 1 2 1 1 0 1 1.000
C. Zambrano p 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 .231
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Remlinger p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077
 Totals 35 9 13 9 3 6 13  
 Batting
2B - A Ramirez (21, D Willis); T Walker (12, D Willis); M Barrett (15, D Willis); J Burnitz (19, D Willis); M Murton (1, R Messenger).
HR - J Burnitz (14, 3rd inning off D Willis 1 on, 2 Out).
S - C Zambrano 2.
SF - N Perez , M Murton.
RBI - A Ramirez (56), J Burnitz 3 (47), J Hairston Jr 2 (12), T Walker (14), M Murton (1), N Perez (30).
2-out RBI - J Burnitz 2, J Hairston Jr 2, T Walker.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Zambrano 1, T Walker 1, N Perez 1, A Ramirez 1, J Hairston Jr 1.
GIDP - R Cedeno.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (N Perez-A Ramirez-T Walker, N Perez-T Walker).
 Florida
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 4 0 0 1 1 1 2 .265
L. Castillo 2b 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 .333
C. Delgado 1b 3 0 0 0 2 1 3 .291
M. Cabrera lf 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .335
    N. Bump p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Mecir p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Jones p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Easley ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .241
J. Encarnacion rf 3 1 1 0 1 2 0 .287
P. Lo Duca c 4 2 1 0 1 0 3 .292
M. Lowell 3b 3 1 2 3 1 0 1 .230
A. Gonzalez ss 3 1 1 1 0 1 2 .282
D. Willis p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    R. Messenger p 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 .500
    J. Conine lf 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .252
 Totals 31 6 8 6 9 9 17  
 Batting
2B - A Gonzalez (16, C Zambrano).
HR - M Cabrera (17, 2nd inning off C Zambrano 0 on, 0 Out), M Lowell (4, 8th inning off M Wuertz 2 on, 0 Out).
SF - A Gonzalez.
RBI - M Cabrera (62), J Pierre (22), A Gonzalez (31), M Lowell 3 (36).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Delgado 1, P Lo Duca 1, M Cabrera 1.
GIDP - C Delgado, J Pierre.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
CS - J Pierre (7, 2nd base by C Zambrano/M Barrett).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Gonzalez-L Castillo-C Delgado).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano (W, 6-4) 7.0 6 3 3 6 7 1 3.85
M. Wuertz 0.0 1 3 3 2 0 1 4.38
M. Remlinger (H, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.88
R. Dempster (S, 13) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.01
 Florida
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Willis (L, 13-4) 4.1 9 8 8 3 3 1 2.39
R. Messenger 2.2 3 0 0 0 3 0 6.23
N. Bump 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.89
J. Mecir 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.56
T. Jones 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.42
WP - C Zambrano, D Willis.
HBP - M Barrett (by T Jones); J Encarnacion (by R Dempster).
Pitches-strikes - C Zambrano 120-64; M Wuertz 13-4; M Remlinger 12-5; R Dempster 19-14; D Willis 92-55; R Messenger 30-23; N Bump 11-7; J Mecir 5-2; T Jones 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Zambrano 8-5; M Wuertz 0-0; M Remlinger 2-1; R Dempster 1-0; D Willis 4-6; R Messenger 1-4; N Bump 1-2; J Mecir 0-0; T Jones 2-1.
Batters faced - C Zambrano 31; M Wuertz 3; M Remlinger 3; R Dempster 5; D Willis 25; R Messenger 11; N Bump 3; J Mecir 0; T Jones 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Layne. 1B--Tony Randazzo. 2B--Paul Emmel. 3B--Ed Montague.
Time: 2:50. (Plus rain delay totaling 57 minutes in the 9th).
Attendance: 17,897.
Weather: 82 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 18 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
UMPIRE CORRECTION -- BILL WELKE IS THE SECOND BASE UMPIRE AND NOT TIM WELKE AS PREVIOUSLY REPORTED.
FLORIDA SHORTSTOP ALEX GONZALEZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 9, 2005 4:29 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
J. Burnitz J. Burnitz
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Florida
M. Lowell M. Lowell
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI