Chi Cubs 7, Cincinnati 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 7 11 1
Cincinnati 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 7 1
WP: M. Prior (7-3)
LP: L. Hudson (1-5)
(38-55)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- J. Hairston Jr. doubled to left
- T. Walker grounded out to first, J. Hairston Jr. to third
- D. Lee struck out swinging
- J. Burnitz popped out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Cincinnati 0

  Bottom 1st: Cincinnati
- F. Lopez lined out to left
- R. Aurilia struck out looking
- S. Casey grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Cincinnati 0

  Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez doubled to left
- T. Hollandsworth grounded out to first, A. Ramirez to third
- N. Perez popped out to shortstop
- H. Blanco walked
- M. Prior struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Cincinnati 0

  Bottom 2nd: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. walked
- J. Randa singled to left center, K. Griffey Jr. to second
- A. Dunn lined out to second
- W. Pena struck out swinging
- J. LaRue doubled to deep right, K. Griffey Jr. and J. Randa scored
- L. Hudson singled to center, J. LaRue to third
- F. Lopez lined out to second

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Cincinnati 2

  Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- J. Hairston Jr. flied out to left
- T. Walker grounded out to first
- D. Lee doubled to left
- J. Burnitz walked
- A. Ramirez homered to deep right center, D. Lee and J. Burnitz scored
- T. Hollandsworth walked
- T. Hollandsworth caught stealing, catcher to shortstop

3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 2

  Bottom 3rd: Cincinnati
- R. Aurilia struck out looking
- S. Casey lined out to right
- K. Griffey Jr. flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 2

  Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- N. Perez lined out to right
- H. Blanco fouled out to first
- M. Prior lined out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 2

  Bottom 4th: Cincinnati
- J. Randa safe at first on third baseman A. Ramirez's throwing error
- A. Dunn flied out to center
- W. Pena grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, J. Randa out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 2

  Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Hairston Jr. hit by pitch
- T. Walker singled to right, J. Hairston Jr. to third, T. Walker to second advancing on throw
- D. Lee doubled to left, J. Hairston Jr. and T. Walker scored
- B. Shackelford relieved L. Hudson
- J. Burnitz grounded out to first, D. Lee to third
- A. Ramirez intentionally walked
- T. Hollandsworth grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, A. Ramirez out at second

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Cincinnati 2

  Bottom 5th: Cincinnati
- J. LaRue grounded out to third
- B. Shackelford struck out swinging
- F. Lopez doubled to deep right
- R. Aurilia doubled to right, F. Lopez scored
- S. Casey hit by pitch
- K. Griffey Jr. struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Cincinnati 3

  Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- N. Perez grounded out to third
- H. Blanco fouled out to first
- M. Prior walked
- J. Hairston Jr. grounded into fielder's choice, M. Prior out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Cincinnati 3

  Bottom 6th: Cincinnati
- J. Randa grounded out to pitcher
- A. Dunn doubled to deep right
- W. Pena struck out swinging
- J. LaRue flied out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Cincinnati 3

  Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- J. Standridge relieved B. Shackelford
- T. Walker singled to center
- D. Lee singled to left, T. Walker to second
- J. Burnitz grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, T. Walker to third, D. Lee out at second
- A. Ramirez grounded out to second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Cincinnati 3

  Bottom 7th: Cincinnati
- R. Olmedo hit for J. Standridge
- R. Olmedo walked
- F. Lopez struck out swinging
- R. Aurilia struck out swinging
- S. Casey singled to left center, R. Olmedo to second
- W. Ohman relieved M. Prior
- K. Griffey Jr. grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Cincinnati 3

  Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- M. Belisle relieved J. Standridge
- T. Hollandsworth grounded out to second
- N. Perez singled to left center
- H. Blanco singled to right, N. Perez to second
- J. Gerut hit for W. Ohman
- J. Gerut reached on fielder's choice, N. Perez to third, H. Blanco to second on third baseman J. Randa's throwing error
- J. Hairston Jr. struck out looking
- T. Walker grounded into fielder's choice, J. Gerut out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Cincinnati 3

  Bottom 8th: Cincinnati
- R. Novoa relieved W. Ohman
- J. Randa flied out to deep right
- A. Dunn struck out swinging
- W. Pena grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Cincinnati 3

  Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- D. Weathers relieved W. Pena
- J. Cruz in right field
- D. Lee lined out to left center
- J. Burnitz walked
- A. Ramirez homered to deep center, J. Burnitz scored
- R. Keisler relieved R. Keisler
- T. Hollandsworth struck out swinging
- N. Perez flied out to left

2 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 7, Cincinnati 3

  Bottom 9th: Cincinnati
- R. Dempster relieved R. Novoa
- J. LaRue flied out to right
- J. Cruz walked
- F. Lopez struck out swinging
- R. Aurilia grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 7, Cincinnati 3
 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
3-4, 2 HR
5 RBI
 Cincinnati
J. LaRue J. LaRue
1-4
2 RBI