Chi Cubs 8, St. Louis 4, 10 innings
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 8 10 1
St. Louis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 8 1
WP: R. Dempster (3-3)
LP: A. Reyes (3-2)
(62-36)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: St. Louis
- A. Nunez homered to deep right
- J. Edmonds homered to deep right
- J. Mabry homered to deep right
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- H. Blanco homered to deep left
Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- H. Blanco singled to left center, A. Ramirez scored
Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left, D. Lee scored
Bot 9th: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein singled to right, H. Luna scored, D. Eckstein to second advancing on throw
Top 10th: Chi Cubs
- N. Perez homered to deep right, T. Walker, D. Lee and A. Ramirez scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Hairston Jr. cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .270
T. Walker 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .297
D. Lee 1b 1 2 0 0 4 0 0 .369
J. Burnitz rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .278
A. Ramirez 3b 4 3 2 2 1 1 2 .316
T. Hollandsworth lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .260
    R. Novoa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077
    M. Barrett ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .272
    G. Rusch p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
N. Perez ss 5 1 1 4 0 0 1 .265
H. Blanco c 5 1 4 2 0 0 0 .211
M. Prior p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .231
    J. Macias ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .280
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Gerut lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 38 8 10 8 5 3 14  
 Batting
2B - T Hollandsworth (15, J Suppan); T Walker (15, A Reyes).
HR - H Blanco (3, 2nd inning off J Suppan 0 on, 2 Out), A Ramirez (27, 8th inning off J Tavarez 1 on, 2 Out), N Perez (8, 10th inning off A Reyes 3 on, 2 Out).
S - J Burnitz.
RBI - H Blanco 2 (10), A Ramirez 2 (73), N Perez 4 (39).
2-out RBI - H Blanco 2, A Ramirez 2, N Perez 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Perez 1, A Ramirez 1.
GIDP - J Macias.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - A Ramirez (12, ground ball).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 .275
A. Nunez 3b 4 1 3 1 1 0 0 .302
A. Pujols 1b 4 0 0 0 1 0 4 .334
J. Edmonds cf 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 .266
J. Mabry rf 5 1 2 1 0 2 0 .276
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .284
S. Taguchi lf 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 .263
E. Diaz c 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .215
J. Suppan p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206
    J. Rodriguez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .364
    B. Thompson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. King p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Tavarez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Seabol ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
    H. Luna pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258
    A. Reyes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 38 4 8 4 5 4 12  
 Batting
2B - M Grudzielanek (17, M Prior).
HR - A Nunez (5, 1st inning off M Prior 0 on, 1 Out), J Edmonds (17, 1st inning off M Prior 0 on, 2 Out), J Mabry (5, 1st inning off M Prior 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Nunez (26), J Edmonds (54), J Mabry (23), D Eckstein (27).
2-out RBI - J Edmonds, J Mabry, D Eckstein.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Edmonds 1, E Diaz 1, M Grudzielanek 1, A Pujols 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - H Luna (3, 2nd base off R Dempster/H Blanco).
CS - A Nunez (1, 2nd base by M Wuertz/H Blanco).
 
 Fielding
E - A Pujols (8, ground ball).
Outfield assists - S Taguchi (H Blanco at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (M Grudzielanek-D Eckstein-A Pujols).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Prior 6.0 5 3 3 3 2 3 3.23
M. Wuertz 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.43
W. Ohman (H, 9) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.35
R. Novoa (H, 4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.29
R. Dempster (W, 3-3; BS, 2) 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.14
G. Rusch (W, 6-3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.92
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Suppan 6.0 5 2 2 2 2 1 4.16
B. Thompson (H, 6) 1.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 3.60
R. King (H, 12) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.33
J. Tavarez (BS, 2) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.89
J. Isringhausen 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.78
A. Reyes (L, 3-2) 1.0 3 4 4 2 1 1 2.95
WP - J Suppan.
IBB - D Lee (by A Reyes), A Ramirez (by A Reyes).
Pitches-strikes - M Prior 108-69; M Wuertz 12-6; W Ohman 9-6; R Novoa 1-1; R Dempster 25-15; G Rusch 15-10; J Suppan 86-51; B Thompson 20-12; R King 4-2; J Tavarez 7-4; J Isringhausen 19-13; A Reyes 26-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Prior 9-7; M Wuertz 0-2; W Ohman 1-0; R Novoa 1-0; R Dempster 2-1; G Rusch 1-1; J Suppan 8-8; B Thompson 3-1; R King 0-1; J Tavarez 1-0; J Isringhausen 0-3; A Reyes 1-0.
Batters faced - M Prior 27; M Wuertz 3; W Ohman 2; R Novoa 1; R Dempster 6; G Rusch 4; J Suppan 25; B Thompson 5; R King 1; J Tavarez 2; J Isringhausen 4; A Reyes 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Crawford. 1B--C.B. Bucknor. 2B--Phil Cuzzi. 3B--Ed Rapuano.
Time: 3:40.
Attendance: 49,762.
Weather: 98 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY ST. LOUIS' JIM EDMONDS AND JOHN MABRY IN THE FIRST INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Monday, Jul 25, 2005 4:17 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
H. Blanco H. Blanco
4-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 St. Louis
A. Nunez A. Nunez
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI