Chi Cubs 6, Cincinnati 5
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(24-36)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 2 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 6 12 0
Cincinnati 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 5 8 2
WP: G. Maddux (7-5) S: R. Dempster (10)
LP: E. Ramirez (2-5)
(36-25)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- H. Blanco doubled to deep left, J. Jones and R. Cedeno scored, H. Blanco to third advancing on throw
Bot 2nd: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn homered to deep left
Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- H. Blanco hit sacrifice fly to right center, A. Ramirez scored
Bot 5th: Cincinnati
- S. Hatteberg homered to deep right
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- T. Walker singled to center, H. Blanco scored, J. Pierre to third
- A. Ramirez doubled to right, T. Walker and J. Pierre scored
Bot 7th: Cincinnati
- J. Valentin singled to right, A. Dunn scored, E. Milton to third
- F. Lopez singled to center, E. Milton scored, J. Valentin to third
Bot 9th: Cincinnati
- R. Freel walked, A. Dunn scored, D. Ross to third, Q. McCracken to second
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Womack 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .293
J. Pierre cf 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 .231
T. Walker 1b 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 .305
A. Ramirez 3b 5 1 2 2 0 0 3 .242
J. Jones rf 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .306
R. Cedeno ss 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .296
F. Bynum lf 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .207
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Howry p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
H. Blanco c 3 1 2 3 0 0 3 .125
G. Maddux p 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .154
    M. Murton lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .276
 Totals 36 6 12 6 2 5 18  
 Batting
2B - H Blanco (2, E Ramirez); A Ramirez 2 (13, E Ramirez, C Hammond).
S - T Womack.
SF - H Blanco.
RBI - H Blanco 3 (6), T Walker (29), A Ramirez 2 (34).
2-out RBI - H Blanco 2, T Walker, A Ramirez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Maddux 2, A Ramirez 2, J Jones 1.
GIDP - H Blanco.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - J Pierre (20, 2nd base off E Ramirez/J Valentin).
CS - R Cedeno (5, 2nd base by E Ramirez/J Valentin).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Lopez ss 5 0 2 1 0 2 3 .288
B. Phillips 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 7 .308
K. Griffey Jr. cf 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 .289
R. Aurilia 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .263
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .288
A. Dunn lf 2 3 1 1 2 0 0 .231
A. Kearns rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .283
    E. Milton pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .188
    R. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Mercker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Yan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Ross ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .354
J. Valentin c 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .227
    Q. McCracken pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
E. Ramirez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
    R. Olmedo ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400
    C. Hammond p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Freel ph-rf 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 .281
 Totals 34 5 8 5 5 5 17  
 Batting
2B - R Olmedo (1, G Maddux).
HR - A Dunn (19, 2nd inning off G Maddux 0 on, 2 Out), S Hatteberg (4, 5th inning off G Maddux 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Dunn (36), S Hatteberg (15), J Valentin (8), F Lopez (24), R Freel (13).
2-out RBI - A Dunn, F Lopez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Aurilia 1, K Griffey Jr 2, B Phillips 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - F Lopez (6, 2nd base by S Eyre/H Blanco).
 
 Fielding
E - J Valentin 2 (5, bunt, throw).
DP - 1 (R Aurilia-B Phillips-S Hatteberg).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Maddux (W, 7-5) 5.1 4 2 2 0 2 2 4.68
S. Eyre (H, 7) 1.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 2.30
B. Howry (H, 8) 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.10
R. Dempster (S, 10) 1.0 1 1 1 3 1 0 3.49
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Ramirez (L, 2-5) 6.0 6 3 3 1 3 0 4.02
C. Hammond 1.0 4 3 3 0 1 0 5.40
R. White 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.66
K. Mercker 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 6.08
E. Yan 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.69
Pitches-strikes - G Maddux 66-43; S Eyre 26-14; B Howry 23-14; R Dempster 35-19; E Ramirez 95-61; C Hammond 28-19; R White 10-8; K Mercker 13-6; E Yan 5-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Maddux 8-6; S Eyre 0-2; B Howry 1-2; R Dempster 1-1; E Ramirez 4-10; C Hammond 1-1; R White 2-0; K Mercker 2-0; E Yan 1-0.
Batters faced - G Maddux 20; S Eyre 6; B Howry 6; R Dempster 7; E Ramirez 25; C Hammond 7; R White 3; K Mercker 4; E Yan 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Sam Holbrook. 1B--Randy Marsh. 2B--Angel Hernandez. 3B--Hunter Wendelstedt.
Time: 3:11.
Attendance: 41,064.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
CINCINNATI RIGHT FIELDER AUSTIN KEARNS HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
CINCINNATI PINCH-HITTER DAVID ROSS EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE NINTH INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Jun 10, 2006 4:38 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
H. Blanco H. Blanco
2-3
3 RBI
 Cincinnati
A. Dunn A. Dunn
1-2, 1 HR
1 RBI