Atlanta 8, Chi Cubs 4
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(56-85)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 7 0
Atlanta 1 1 0 3 1 0 1 1 X 8 10 2
WP: T. Hudson (12-10)
LP: A. Guzman (0-5)
(67-73)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Atlanta
- M. Giles homered to deep center
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- G. Soto grounded into fielder's choice, J. Jones scored, M. Murton out at third, R. Cedeno to second
- J. Pierre singled to right, R. Cedeno scored, G. Soto to third, A. Guzman to second, G. Soto scored on catcher B. McCann's fielding error
Bot 2nd: Atlanta
- B. McCann homered to deep center
Bot 4th: Atlanta
- B. McCann doubled to deep left center, A. LaRoche and A. Jones scored
- S. Thorman grounded out to second, B. McCann scored, J. Francoeur to third, W. Aybar to second
Bot 5th: Atlanta
- A. LaRoche homered to deep center
Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- J. Jones homered to deep left
Bot 7th: Atlanta
- J. Francoeur singled to center, A. LaRoche scored, B. McCann to second
Bot 8th: Atlanta
- M. Diaz scored on wild pitch
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .289
R. Theriot 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .311
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .282
D. Lee 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .293
J. Jones rf 3 2 1 1 1 0 1 .286
M. Murton lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .293
R. Cedeno ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .244
G. Soto c 3 1 0 1 0 2 3 .143
    F. Bynum ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
A. Guzman p 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .167
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    A. Pagan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Novoa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
 Totals 33 4 7 3 2 7 9  
 Batting
HR - J Jones (23, 6th inning off T Hudson 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - G Soto (1), J Pierre (35), J Jones (69).
2-out RBI - J Pierre, J Jones.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Theriot 1, G Soto 1.
GIDP - D Lee, J Jones.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - J Jones (8, 2nd base off T Hudson/B McCann).
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Giles 2b 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .271
E. Renteria ss 5 0 0 0 0 4 0 .295
A. LaRoche 1b 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 .293
A. Jones cf 3 1 1 0 1 2 1 .259
B. McCann c 3 2 2 3 1 0 0 .332
J. Francoeur rf 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 .262
W. Aybar 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .255
S. Thorman lf 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 .252
    M. Diaz ph-lf 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .337
    B. Wickman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
T. Hudson p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .091
    M. Prado ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
    M. McBride p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Yates p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    P. Orr ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .243
    R. Langerhans lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
 Totals 33 8 10 7 3 12 10  
 Batting
2B - B McCann (26, A Guzman); A LaRoche (35, M Wuertz).
HR - M Giles (10, 1st inning off A Guzman 0 on, 0 Out), B Mccann (18, 2nd inning off A Guzman 0 on, 0 Out), A Laroche (29, 5th inning off A Guzman 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Giles (52), B McCann 3 (72), S Thorman (13), A LaRoche (86), J Francoeur (94).
2-out RBI - J Francoeur.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Giles 2, W Aybar 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - M Diaz (4, 2nd base off R Novoa/G Soto).
 
 Fielding
E - W Aybar (8, throw); B McCann (7, catch).
DP - 2 (E Renteria-A LaRoche, M Giles-E Renteria-A LaRoche).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Guzman (L, 0-5) 4.1 7 6 6 0 7 3 7.53
W. Ohman 1.2 0 0 0 2 1 0 4.25
M. Wuertz 1.0 2 1 1 1 3 0 3.26
R. Novoa 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 4.41
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Hudson (W, 12-10) 6.0 6 4 1 2 7 1 4.85
M. McBride (H, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.42
T. Yates (H, 6) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.12
B. Wickman 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.53
WP - R Novoa.
IBB - J Francoeur (by W Ohman), B McCann (by M Wuertz).
HBP - W Aybar (by A Guzman); M Diaz (by R Novoa).
Pitches-strikes - A Guzman 80-52; W Ohman 25-13; M Wuertz 28-15; R Novoa 18-12; T Hudson 98-63; M McBride 12-8; T Yates 12-8; B Wickman 9-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Guzman 2-4; W Ohman 2-2; M Wuertz 0-0; R Novoa 1-0; T Hudson 11-0; M McBride 2-1; T Yates 2-1; B Wickman 3-0.
Batters faced - A Guzman 21; W Ohman 7; M Wuertz 6; R Novoa 4; T Hudson 26; M McBride 3; T Yates 3; B Wickman 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Mike Reilly. 2B--Rob Drake. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.
Time: 2:39.
Attendance: 30,977.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY ATLANTA'S MARCUS GILES LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 9, 2006 12:08 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
J. Jones J. Jones
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Atlanta
B. McCann B. McCann
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI