San Diego 4, Chi Cubs 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(21-16)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 7 2
Chi Cubs 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 7 1
WP: C. Meredith (1-0) S: T. Hoffman (7)
LP: R. Dempster (0-1)
(15-21)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Chi Cubs
- J. Jones singled to center, R. Cedeno scored, A. Ramirez to third
- J. Hairston Jr. reached on bunt single to third, A. Ramirez scored, J. Jones to second
Bot 6th: Chi Cubs
- H. Blanco safe at first on B. Giles' fielding error, N. Perez scored, H. Blanco to second
Top 8th: San Diego
- J. Barfield singled to left, V. Castilla scored
Top 9th: San Diego
- M. Piazza homered to deep left, M. Cameron and B. Giles scored
 San Diego
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Roberts lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .294
    E. Young ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .209
M. Cameron cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .269
B. Giles rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .276
M. Piazza c 4 1 1 3 0 1 1 .253
    T. Hoffman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
K. Greene ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
V. Castilla 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .241
A. Gonzalez 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
J. Barfield 2b 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .269
C. Young p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176
    P. McAnulty ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
    C. Meredith p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Bard c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
 Totals 32 4 7 4 1 4 4  
 Batting
2B - M Cameron (5, G Maddux).
HR - M Piazza (4, 9th inning off R Dempster 2 on, 0 Out).
S - C Young.
RBI - J Barfield (10), M Piazza 3 (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cameron 1, M Piazza 1.
GIDP - E Young.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - B Giles (1, fly ball); C Meredith (1, throw).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .231
R. Cedeno ss 4 1 1 0 0 3 0 .297
T. Walker 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .286
A. Ramirez 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .220
J. Jones rf 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .273
J. Hairston Jr. lf 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .267
N. Perez 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .210
H. Blanco c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .062
G. Maddux p 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 .167
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Mabry ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
 Totals 33 3 7 2 3 6 12  
 Batting
2B - N Perez (4, C Young).
S - J Hairston Jr , R Cedeno.
RBI - J Jones (17), J Hairston Jr (4).
2-out RBI - J Jones, J Hairston Jr.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Maddux 1, N Perez 1, H Blanco 1, A Ramirez 1, J Hairston Jr 1, J Pierre 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - G Maddux (1, 2nd base off C Young/M Piazza).
 
 Fielding
E - J Jones (2, throw).
DP - 1 (A Ramirez-T Walker).
 San Diego
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Young 7.0 6 3 2 3 4 0 3.47
C. Meredith (W, 1-0) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
T. Hoffman (S, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.29
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Maddux 7.1 4 1 0 1 3 0 3.10
S. Eyre (H, 3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.89
R. Dempster (L, 0-1; BS, 1) 1.0 3 3 3 0 1 1 3.00
Pitches-strikes - C Young 100-67; C Meredith 9-8; T Hoffman 14-10; G Maddux 73-48; S Eyre 6-5; R Dempster 20-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Young 4-13; C Meredith 1-1; T Hoffman 1-1; G Maddux 14-5; S Eyre 2-0; R Dempster 0-2.
Batters faced - C Young 31; C Meredith 4; T Hoffman 3; G Maddux 27; S Eyre 1; R Dempster 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Knight. 1B--Gary Darling. 2B--Larry Poncino. 3B--Bruce Dreckman.
Time: 2:17.
Attendance: 40,095.
Weather: 46 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
THE SINGLE BY CHICAGO RIGHT FIELDER JACQUE JONES IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING WAS THE 1000TH HIT OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.

Updated on Saturday, May 13, 2006 4:48 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 San Diego
M. Piazza M. Piazza
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Chi Cubs
J. Jones J. Jones
2-4
1 RBI