Chi Cubs 5, St. Louis 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(94-55)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0
Chi Cubs 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 X 5 9 1
WP: G. Rusch (7-8) S: R. Dempster (28)
LP: M. Morris (14-9)
(73-75)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein flied out to right center
- J. Edmonds homered to deep left
- A. Pujols popped out to shortstop
- R. Sanders lined out to deep center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 1st: Chi Cubs
- J. Hairston Jr. grounded out to shortstop
- N. Perez grounded out to second
- D. Lee homered to deep left
- J. Burnitz grounded out to first

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Chi Cubs 1

  Top 2nd: St. Louis
- M. Grudzielanek singled to right center
- S. Taguchi popped out to first
- Y. Molina walked, M. Grudzielanek to second
- H. Luna struck out swinging
- M. Morris singled to center, M. Grudzielanek scored, Y. Molina to second
- D. Eckstein reached on bunt single to third, Y. Molina to third, M. Morris to second
- J. Edmonds popped out to first

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Chi Cubs 1

  Bottom 2nd: Chi Cubs
- N. Garciaparra singled to right
- T. Walker popped out to shortstop
- C. Patterson grounded into fielder's choice, N. Garciaparra out at second
- H. Blanco struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Chi Cubs 1

  Top 3rd: St. Louis
- A. Pujols grounded out to third
- R. Sanders fouled out to catcher
- M. Grudzielanek popped out to shallow right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Chi Cubs 1

  Bottom 3rd: Chi Cubs
- G. Rusch hit by pitch
- J. Hairston Jr. struck out looking
- N. Perez grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, G. Rusch out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Chi Cubs 1

  Top 4th: St. Louis
- M. Murton in left field
- S. Taguchi singled to center
- Y. Molina singled to center, S. Taguchi to third
- H. Luna singled to right, S. Taguchi scored, Y. Molina to second
- M. Morris sacrificed to first, Y. Molina to third, H. Luna to second
- D. Eckstein popped out to first
- J. Edmonds struck out looking

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 3, Chi Cubs 1

  Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee grounded out to shortstop
- J. Burnitz walked
- N. Garciaparra flied out to right
- T. Walker reached on bunt single to third, J. Burnitz to second
- C. Patterson doubled to left, J. Burnitz scored, T. Walker to third
- H. Blanco struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 3, Chi Cubs 2

  Top 5th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols walked
- R. Sanders grounded into double play shortstop to first, A. Pujols out at second
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 3, Chi Cubs 2

  Bottom 5th: Chi Cubs
- A. Nunez at third
- S. Taguchi in left field
- H. Luna in right field
- G. Rusch singled to center
- M. Murton singled to center, G. Rusch to second
- N. Perez sacrificed to catcher, G. Rusch to third, M. Murton to second
- D. Lee intentionally walked
- J. Burnitz singled to right, G. Rusch and M. Murton scored, D. Lee out at third
- N. Garciaparra grounded into fielder's choice, J. Burnitz out at second

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 3, Chi Cubs 4

  Top 6th: St. Louis
- S. Taguchi grounded out to shortstop
- Y. Molina struck out swinging
- H. Luna grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 3, Chi Cubs 4

  Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
- T. Walker grounded out to second
- C. Patterson grounded out to second
- H. Blanco flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 3, Chi Cubs 4

  Top 7th: St. Louis
- J. Gall hit for M. Morris
- J. Gall struck out swinging
- D. Eckstein safe at first on second baseman T. Walker's fielding error
- J. Edmonds grounded into fielder's choice, D. Eckstein out at second
- M. Wuertz relieved G. Rusch
- A. Pujols singled to center, J. Edmonds to third
- A. Pujols stole second
- A. Nunez struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
St. Louis 3, Chi Cubs 4

  Bottom 7th: Chi Cubs
- B. Thompson relieved M. Morris
- J. Macias hit for M. Wuertz
- J. Macias lined out to first
- M. Murton walked
- N. Perez grounded into fielder's choice, M. Murton out at second
- D. Lee walked, N. Perez to second
- R. King relieved B. Thompson
- J. Burnitz singled to center, N. Perez scored, D. Lee to second
- J. Burnitz picked off at first, catcher to first

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 3, Chi Cubs 5

  Top 8th: St. Louis
- R. Novoa relieved M. Wuertz
- M. Grudzielanek flied out to deep center
- S. Taguchi flied out to right
- Y. Molina grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 3, Chi Cubs 5

  Bottom 8th: Chi Cubs
- R. Flores relieved R. King
- N. Garciaparra grounded out to shortstop
- T. Walker doubled to deep center
- C. Patterson grounded out to shortstop
- J. Tavarez relieved R. Flores
- H. Blanco grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 3, Chi Cubs 5

  Top 9th: St. Louis
- R. Dempster relieved R. Novoa
- J. Rodriguez hit for H. Luna
- J. Rodriguez lined out to shortstop
- L. Walker hit for J. Tavarez
- L. Walker struck out looking
- D. Eckstein grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 3, Chi Cubs 5
 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
J. Edmonds J. Edmonds
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Chi Cubs
J. Burnitz J. Burnitz
2-3
3 RBI