Washington 7, Chi Cubs 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(37-59)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 6 9 1
Washington 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 X 7 11 1
WP: J. Rauch (1-0) S: C. Cordero (1)
LP: B. Howry (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Washington
- A. Soriano scored, M. Anderson to third on wild pitch
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left
Bot 2nd: Washington
- M. Anderson doubled to deep left center, F. Lopez, P. Astacio and B. Schneider scored
Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre hit sacrifice fly to right, R. Cedeno scored
Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- J. Mabry homered to deep right
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- T. Walker grounded out to first, J. Pierre scored
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left, M. Barrett scored
Bot 8th: Washington
- R. Zimmerman hit sacrifice fly to second, A. Soriano scored
- A. Escobar singled to deep left, N. Johnson and M. Anderson scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .278
T. Walker 2b 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 .284
M. Barrett c 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .337
A. Ramirez 3b 4 2 2 3 0 0 4 .260
J. Jones rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .292
J. Mabry 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .219
M. Murton lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .278
R. Cedeno ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .256
M. Prior p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Rusch p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
    A. Pagan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
    R. Novoa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    P. Nevin ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
 Totals 34 6 9 6 2 3 7  
 Batting
2B - R Cedeno (11, P Astacio); J Pierre (19, M Stanton).
HR - A Ramirez 2 (19, 2nd inning off P Astacio 0 on, 0 Out, 7th inning off K Gryboski 1 on, 2 Out), J Mabry (2, 4th inning off P Astacio 0 on, 1 Out).
S - M Prior.
SF - J Pierre.
RBI - A Ramirez 3 (59), J Pierre (17), J Mabry (8), T Walker (38).
2-out RBI - A Ramirez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Ramirez 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - J Pierre (36, 3rd base off M Stanton/B Schneider).
 
 Fielding
E - T Walker (7, throw).
 Washington
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 3 2 1 0 1 2 3 .280
M. Anderson 2b 4 1 2 3 1 1 0 .271
R. Zimmerman 3b 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .289
N. Johnson 1b 5 1 1 0 0 1 6 .299
A. Escobar cf 5 0 2 2 0 0 1 .415
    M. Dorta pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Cordero p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Kearns rf-cf 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 .269
B. Schneider c 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .232
    L. Matos ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250
    J. Rauch p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Ward rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295
F. Lopez ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .258
P. Astacio p 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Stanton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Gryboski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Fick c 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .275
 Totals 32 7 11 6 5 5 23  
 Batting
2B - F Lopez (15, M Prior); M Anderson (8, M Prior).
S - P Astacio.
SF - R Zimmerman.
RBI - M Anderson 3 (16), R Zimmerman (61), A Escobar 2 (10).
2-out RBI - M Anderson 3, A Escobar 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Johnson 2, A Escobar 1, F Lopez 2, R Zimmerman 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - A Soriano 2 (25, 2nd base off M Prior/M Barrett, 3rd base off B Howry/M Barrett), A Escobar (1, 2nd base off R Novoa/M Barrett).
CS - M Dorta (1, 2nd base by B Howry/M Barrett).
 
 Fielding
E - A Kearns (3, bobble).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Prior 3.1 4 4 4 3 2 0 8.14
G. Rusch 2.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 7.14
R. Novoa (H, 1) 0.1 2 0 0 1 0 0 5.15
W. Ohman (H, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.08
S. Eyre (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.22
B. Howry (L, 0-1; BS, 1) 0.2 4 3 3 0 0 0 3.66
 Washington
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Astacio 6.1 6 3 3 2 2 2 5.75
M. Stanton (BS, 1) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.60
K. Gryboski 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 1 13.50
J. Rauch (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.32
C. Cordero (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.60
WP - M Prior 2.
HBP - A Soriano (by M Prior); P Astacio (by M Prior).
Pitches-strikes - M Prior 76-40; G Rusch 38-25; R Novoa 14-7; W Ohman 10-5; S Eyre 3-3; B Howry 23-15; P Astacio 96-62; M Stanton 7-5; K Gryboski 13-8; J Rauch 10-7; C Cordero 16-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Prior 5-3; G Rusch 4-2; R Novoa 0-1; W Ohman 0-2; S Eyre 0-0; B Howry 0-1; P Astacio 5-12; M Stanton 1-0; K Gryboski 1-0; J Rauch 0-2; C Cordero 1-2.
Batters faced - M Prior 19; G Rusch 10; R Novoa 4; W Ohman 2; S Eyre 1; B Howry 5; P Astacio 27; M Stanton 2; K Gryboski 3; J Rauch 3; C Cordero 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rick Reed. 1B--Tim Tschida. 2B--Ted Barrett. 3B--Laz Diaz.
Time: 3:18.
Attendance: 35,442.
Weather: 84 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
WASHINGTON CENTER FIELDER ALEX ESCOBAR LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT RIGHT HAMSTRING INJURY.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 22, 2006 5:23 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
2-4, 2 HR
3 RBI
 Washington
M. Anderson M. Anderson
2-4
3 RBI