Chi Cubs 8, NY Mets 6
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 2 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 8 10 0
NY Mets 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 10 1
WP: C. Zambrano (11-3) S: B. Howry (3)
LP: T. Glavine (11-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left center
- P. Nevin homered to deep right
Bot 1st: NY Mets
- C. Beltran homered to deep right
Bot 2nd: NY Mets
- E. Chavez homered to deep right, J. Valentin and C. Floyd scored
Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez hit sacrifice fly to left, J. Pierre scored
- H. Blanco doubled to left center, P. Nevin, J. Jones and M. Murton scored
Bot 5th: NY Mets
- C. Beltran grounded into fielder's choice, J. Reyes scored, P. Lo Duca out at second
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- C. Zambrano homered to deep right
- A. Ramirez singled to left center, J. Pierre scored, A. Ramirez out at second
Bot 9th: NY Mets
- J. Franco grounded out to second, D. Wright scored, J. Valentin to third, E. Chavez to second
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 .278
T. Walker 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .281
    N. Perez 2b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .258
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 2 3 0 0 2 .269
P. Nevin 1b 4 2 1 1 0 1 0 .259
M. Murton lf 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .281
    D. Aardsma p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
J. Jones rf 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .289
H. Blanco c 4 0 2 3 0 0 1 .250
R. Cedeno ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .246
C. Zambrano p 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 .174
    A. Pagan lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
 Totals 35 8 10 8 2 3 8  
 Batting
2B - H Blanco (8, T Glavine); J Pierre (21, T Glavine); N Perez (12, B Wagner).
HR - A Ramirez (23, 1st inning off T Glavine 0 on, 2 Out), P Nevin (9, 1st inning off T Glavine 0 on, 2 Out), C Zambrano (4, 7th inning off T Glavine 0 on, 0 Out).
S - R Cedeno.
SF - A Ramirez.
RBI - A Ramirez 3 (66), P Nevin (22), H Blanco 3 (22), C Zambrano (9).
2-out RBI - A Ramirez, P Nevin, H Blanco 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Zambrano 1, A Ramirez 1, R Cedeno 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (C Zambrano-R Cedeno-T Walker, T Walker-R Cedeno-P Nevin).
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Reyes ss 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 .289
P. Lo Duca c 5 0 2 0 0 0 3 .303
C. Beltran cf 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .274
C. Delgado 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .256
D. Wright 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .316
C. Floyd lf 4 1 1 0 0 3 1 .253
J. Valentin 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .287
E. Chavez rf 3 1 2 3 1 0 0 .289
T. Glavine p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200
    C. Bradford p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Marrero ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213
    A. Heilman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Franco ph 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .266
 Totals 35 6 10 6 3 7 9  
 Batting
HR - C Beltran (28, 1st inning off C Zambrano 0 on, 2 Out), E Chavez (2, 2nd inning off C Zambrano 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - C Beltran 2 (82), E Chavez 3 (22), J Franco (15).
2-out RBI - C Beltran.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Lo Duca 2.
GIDP - T Glavine, C Delgado.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - T Glavine (4, throw).
Outfield assists - C Floyd (A Ramirez at 2nd base).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano (W, 11-3) 7.0 8 5 5 1 6 2 3.27
D. Aardsma (H, 4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.59
S. Eyre (H, 13) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.17
R. Dempster (H, 1) 0.2 2 1 1 2 1 0 4.37
B. Howry (S, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.54
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Glavine (L, 11-4) 6.1 7 8 5 2 2 3 3.69
C. Bradford 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.55
A. Heilman 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.40
B. Wagner 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.36
WP - B Wagner.
Pitches-strikes - C Zambrano 101-66; D Aardsma 2-1; S Eyre 5-5; R Dempster 29-15; B Howry 7-6; T Glavine 111-70; C Bradford 7-5; A Heilman 6-6; B Wagner 17-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Zambrano 10-5; D Aardsma 1-0; S Eyre 1-1; R Dempster 1-0; B Howry 0-1; T Glavine 12-5; C Bradford 0-0; A Heilman 2-1; B Wagner 1-2.
Batters faced - C Zambrano 28; D Aardsma 1; S Eyre 2; R Dempster 6; B Howry 1; T Glavine 29; C Bradford 2; A Heilman 4; B Wagner 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Kerwin Danley. 1B--Gary Cederstrom. 2B--Bob Davidson. 3B--Jim Reynolds.
Time: 2:45.
Attendance: 47,686.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY CHICAGO'S ARAMIS RAMIREZ AND PHIL NEVIN IN THE FIRST INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Tuesday, Jul 25, 2006 10:04 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 NY Mets
E. Chavez E. Chavez
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI