Chi Cubs 8, Atlanta 3
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(57-87)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 8 10 2
Atlanta 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 10 0
WP: R. Hill (5-6)
LP: J. Smoltz (12-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- J. Jones homered to deep left, F. Bynum and J. Pierre scored
Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee homered to deep right, F. Bynum and A. Ramirez scored
Bot 4th: Atlanta
- M. Prado singled to left, M. Diaz scored, B. Jordan to second
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee homered to deep left center
Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez singled to left, H. Blanco scored, F. Bynum to third
Bot 6th: Atlanta
- B. Pena singled to right, M. Diaz scored
Bot 8th: Atlanta
- T. Pena singled to left, J. Francoeur scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .291
F. Bynum 2b 2 2 1 0 3 1 0 .252
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 1 1 1 0 3 .281
D. Lee 1b 5 2 2 4 0 3 4 .291
J. Jones rf 5 1 1 3 0 2 0 .285
A. Pagan lf 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .260
C. Izturis ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .246
H. Blanco c 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .266
R. Hill p 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .136
    R. Novoa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    S. Moore ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .286
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
 Totals 35 8 10 8 6 7 14  
 Batting
2B - H Blanco (11, W Franklin).
HR - J Jones (24, 1st inning off J Smoltz 2 on, 2 Out), D Lee 2 (8, 3rd inning off J Smoltz 2 on, 0 Out, 5th inning off K Ray 0 on, 0 Out).
S - R Hill.
RBI - J Jones 3 (72), D Lee 4 (28), A Ramirez (95).
2-out RBI - J Jones 3, A Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Lee 1, A Ramirez 1, S Moore 1.
GIDP - H Blanco.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - A Ramirez 2 (12, ground ball, throw).
DP - 1 (C Izturis-F Bynum-D Lee).
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Prado 3b 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .276
    S. Thorman ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248
    P. Orr 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
M. Giles 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .272
E. Renteria ss 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .293
    P. Moylan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Paronto p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Langerhans ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .240
A. Jones cf 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .258
J. Francoeur rf 4 1 1 0 0 3 3 .262
B. McCann c 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .329
    K. Barry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Pena ss 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .167
M. Diaz lf 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 .337
D. Ward 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .297
J. Smoltz p 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .148
    O. Villarreal p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Jordan ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .227
    K. Ray p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Franklin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Devine p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Pena ph-c 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 .303
 Totals 38 3 10 3 2 9 19  
 Batting
2B - M Diaz (12, R Hill); J Francoeur (22, S Eyre).
RBI - M Prado (4), B Pena (4), T Pena Jr (2).
2-out RBI - M Prado, B Pena.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Giles 1, J Francoeur 1, M Prado 1.
GIDP - E Renteria.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (E Renteria-M Giles-D Ward).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Hill (W, 5-6) 5.2 6 2 1 2 6 0 4.60
R. Novoa 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.39
R. Dempster 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.66
S. Eyre 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 3.05
B. Howry 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.36
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Smoltz (L, 12-9) 2.0 6 6 6 2 2 2 3.86
O. Villarreal 2.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.15
K. Ray 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.71
W. Franklin 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 7.20
J. Devine 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 15.75
K. Barry 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 5.31
P. Moylan 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.00
C. Paronto 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.90
Pitches-strikes - R Hill 120-80; R Novoa 1-1; R Dempster 8-7; S Eyre 18-13; B Howry 13-9; J Smoltz 46-29; O Villarreal 30-15; K Ray 17-9; W Franklin 15-7; J Devine 15-9; K Barry 20-10; P Moylan 7-5; C Paronto 13-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Hill 2-9; R Novoa 1-0; R Dempster 2-0; S Eyre 0-1; B Howry 1-2; J Smoltz 2-2; O Villarreal 6-0; K Ray 0-3; W Franklin 0-2; J Devine 0-0; K Barry 0-2; P Moylan 1-1; C Paronto 1-0.
Batters faced - R Hill 27; R Novoa 1; R Dempster 3; S Eyre 5; B Howry 4; J Smoltz 13; O Villarreal 8; K Ray 4; W Franklin 4; J Devine 2; K Barry 5; P Moylan 3; C Paronto 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Kellogg. 1B--Jerry Meals. 2B--Mike Reilly. 3B--Rob Drake.
Time: 3:05.
Attendance: 19,444.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
ATLANTA PITCHER JOHN SMOLTZ LEFT THE GAME IN THE THIRD INNING WITH AN APPARENT GROIN INJURY.

Updated on Monday, Sep 11, 2006 10:20 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
D. Lee D. Lee
2-5, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Atlanta
M. Diaz M. Diaz
2-4
0 RBI