Chi Cubs 6, Cincinnati 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  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)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- T. Womack popped out to shortstop
- J. Pierre grounded out to second
- T. Walker popped out to shallow right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Cincinnati 0

  Bottom 1st: Cincinnati
- F. Lopez struck out swinging
- B. Phillips lined out to pitcher
- K. Griffey Jr. grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Cincinnati 0

  Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez grounded out to third
- J. Jones singled to right center
- R. Cedeno singled to third, J. Jones to second
- F. Bynum flied out to left
- H. Blanco doubled to deep left, J. Jones and R. Cedeno scored, H. Blanco to third advancing on throw
- G. Maddux struck out swinging

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Cincinnati 0

  Bottom 2nd: Cincinnati
- R. Aurilia struck out looking
- S. Hatteberg grounded out to second
- A. Dunn homered to deep left
- A. Kearns flied out to right

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Cincinnati 1

  Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- T. Womack struck out swinging
- J. Pierre lined out to left center
- T. Walker flied out to right center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Cincinnati 1

  Bottom 3rd: Cincinnati
- J. Valentin grounded out to pitcher
- E. Ramirez flied out to center
- F. Lopez grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Cincinnati 1

  Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez doubled to deep center
- J. Jones singled to second, A. Ramirez to third
- R. Cedeno popped out to shortstop
- F. Bynum walked, J. Jones to second
- H. Blanco hit sacrifice fly to right center, A. Ramirez scored
- G. Maddux struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 1

  Bottom 4th: Cincinnati
- B. Phillips grounded out to third
- K. Griffey Jr. lined out to right
- R. Aurilia grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 1

  Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- T. Womack flied out to right
- J. Pierre safe at first on catcher J. Valentin's fielding error
- T. Walker flied out to center
- J. Pierre stole second, J. Pierre to third on J. Valentin's throwing error
- A. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 1

  Bottom 5th: Cincinnati
- S. Hatteberg homered to deep right
- A. Dunn grounded out to second
- A. Kearns grounded out to second
- J. Valentin flied out to left

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 2

  Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- J. Jones grounded out to second
- R. Cedeno singled to left
- F. Bynum flied out to deep center
- R. Cedeno caught stealing, catcher to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 2

  Bottom 6th: Cincinnati
- R. Olmedo hit for E. Ramirez
- R. Olmedo doubled to deep center
- F. Lopez singled to right, R. Olmedo to third
- B. Phillips lined out to right
- S. Eyre relieved F. Bynum
- M. Murton in left field
- F. Lopez caught stealing, catcher to shortstop
- K. Griffey Jr. walked
- R. Aurilia lined out to shallow right

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 2

  Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- C. Hammond relieved E. Ramirez
- H. Blanco singled to third
- M. Murton flied out to deep center
- T. Womack singled to right, H. Blanco to second
- J. Pierre grounded into fielder's choice, H. Blanco to third, T. Womack out at second
- T. Walker singled to center, H. Blanco scored, J. Pierre to third
- A. Ramirez doubled to right, T. Walker and J. Pierre scored
- J. Jones struck out swinging

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Cincinnati 2

  Bottom 7th: Cincinnati
- S. Hatteberg flied out to left center
- A. Dunn walked
- A. Kearns singled to right, A. Dunn to second
- E. Milton ran for A. Kearns
- J. Valentin singled to right, A. Dunn scored, E. Milton to third
- B. Howry relieved S. Eyre
- R. Freel hit for C. Hammond
- R. Freel struck out swinging
- F. Lopez singled to center, E. Milton scored, J. Valentin to third
- B. Phillips fouled out to first

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Cincinnati 4

  Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- R. White relieved C. Hammond
- R. Freel in right field
- R. Cedeno struck out swinging
- B. Howry singled to left
- H. Blanco grounded into double play third to second to first, B. Howry out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Cincinnati 4

  Bottom 8th: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. grounded out to shortstop
- R. Aurilia flied out to deep right center
- S. Hatteberg struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Cincinnati 4

  Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- K. Mercker relieved R. White
- M. Murton singled to left center
- T. Womack sacrificed to third, M. Murton to second
- J. Pierre grounded out to first, M. Murton to third
- T. Walker walked
- E. Yan relieved K. Mercker
- A. Ramirez grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Cincinnati 4

  Bottom 9th: Cincinnati
- R. Dempster relieved B. Howry
- A. Dunn walked
- D. Ross hit for E. Yan
- D. Ross singled to center, A. Dunn to second
- J. Valentin walked, A. Dunn to third, D. Ross to second
- Q. McCracken ran for J. Valentin
- R. Freel walked, A. Dunn scored, D. Ross to third, Q. McCracken to second
- F. Lopez struck out looking
- B. Phillips lined out to third
- K. Griffey Jr. grounded out to second

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Cincinnati 5
 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
H. Blanco H. Blanco
2-3
3 RBI
 Cincinnati
A. Dunn A. Dunn
1-2, 1 HR
1 RBI