Chi Cubs 8, Cincinnati 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(28-24)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 7 2
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 4 1 2 0 1 X 8 11 2
WP: G. Maddux (6-4)
LP: B. Claussen (3-6)
(20-31)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Cincinnati
- E. Encarnacion singled to right, A. Dunn scored, E. Encarnacion to third on right fielder J. Jones' throwing error
Bot 4th: Chi Cubs
- J. Jones doubled to deep right, T. Walker, R. Cedeno and M. Murton scored
- H. Blanco singled to center, J. Jones scored, H. Blanco out at second
Bot 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre stole third, J. Pierre scored on J. Valentin's throwing error
Top 6th: Cincinnati
- A. Kearns grounded out to shortstop, K. Griffey Jr. scored, A. Dunn to third
- J. Valentin singled to center, A. Dunn scored
Bot 6th: Chi Cubs
- T. Walker doubled to left center, A. Ramirez scored
- R. Cedeno reached on bunt single to third, T. Walker scored, R. Cedeno to third on E. Encarnacion's throwing error
Bot 8th: Chi Cubs
- J. Jones homered to deep right
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Lopez ss 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .290
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .282
K. Griffey Jr. cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .248
A. Dunn lf 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 .236
A. Kearns rf 4 0 0 1 0 1 1 .286
J. Valentin c 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .231
E. Encarnacion 3b 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .262
R. Freel 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .252
B. Claussen p 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .118
    R. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    Q. McCracken ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .184
    B. Shackelford p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Germano p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Mercker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. LaRue ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .194
 Totals 35 3 7 3 1 5 8  
 Batting
2B - A Dunn 2 (9, G Maddux 2).
RBI - E Encarnacion (30), A Kearns (32), J Valentin (7).
2-out RBI - E Encarnacion, J Valentin.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Lopez 1, R Freel 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - J Valentin (3, throw); E Encarnacion (13, throw).
Outfield assists - A Kearns (A Ramirez at 3rd base).
PB - J Valentin.
DP - 2 (A Kearns-E Encarnacion, E Encarnacion-J Valentin-S Hatteberg).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 .235
T. Womack 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .353
M. Murton lf 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .287
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .244
T. Walker 1b 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 .317
R. Cedeno ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 5 .289
J. Jones rf 4 2 2 4 0 2 2 .279
H. Blanco c 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .070
G. Maddux p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190
    D. Aardsma p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Bynum ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .217
    R. Novoa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    J. Hairston Jr. ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 8 11 6 4 5 11  
 Batting
2B - M Murton (6, B Claussen); J Jones (7, B Claussen); J Pierre (9, B Claussen); T Walker (9, R White).
HR - J Jones (8, 8th inning off K Mercker 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Jones 4 (26), H Blanco (3), T Walker (26).
2-out RBI - J Jones 3, H Blanco.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Bynum 1, R Cedeno 2.
GIDP - A Ramirez.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - J Pierre (16, 3rd base off B Claussen/J Valentin).
 
 Fielding
E - J Jones (3, throw); R Cedeno (9, throw).
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Claussen (L, 3-6) 5.0 6 5 4 2 2 0 5.40
R. White 1.0 3 2 1 0 3 0 6.75
B. Shackelford 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 7.71
J. Germano 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
K. Mercker 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 7.59
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Maddux (W, 6-4) 5.2 7 3 3 0 1 0 4.32
D. Aardsma (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.59
R. Novoa 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.16
W. Ohman 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.32
R. Dempster 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.60
WP - B Claussen.
IBB - T Walker (by J Germano).
HBP - M Murton (by J Germano).
Pitches-strikes - B Claussen 74-49; R White 24-15; B Shackelford 8-2; J Germano 17-8; K Mercker 13-8; G Maddux 64-50; D Aardsma 3-2; R Novoa 18-9; W Ohman 15-11; R Dempster 19-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Claussen 9-2; R White 0-0; B Shackelford 0-0; J Germano 3-0; K Mercker 1-2; G Maddux 10-6; D Aardsma 0-1; R Novoa 1-1; W Ohman 0-1; R Dempster 1-1.
Batters faced - B Claussen 21; R White 6; B Shackelford 2; J Germano 4; K Mercker 4; G Maddux 24; D Aardsma 1; R Novoa 4; W Ohman 3; R Dempster 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Joyce. 1B--Doug Eddings. 2B--Paul Schrieber. 3B--Dana Demuth.
Time: 2:32. (Plus rain delay totaling 61 minutes in the 4th).
Attendance: 39,000.
Weather: 80 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, in from center.

Updated on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 5:29 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
A. Dunn A. Dunn
2-4
0 RBI
 Chi Cubs
J. Jones J. Jones
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI