Chi Cubs 8, Atlanta 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre singled to center
- F. Bynum singled to center, J. Pierre to second
- A. Ramirez flied out to center, J. Pierre to third
- D. Lee struck out swinging
- J. Jones homered to deep left, F. Bynum and J. Pierre scored
- A. Pagan struck out swinging

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Atlanta 0

  Bottom 1st: Atlanta
- M. Prado flied out to right
- M. Giles safe at first on third baseman A. Ramirez's throwing error
- E. Renteria singled to center, M. Giles to second
- A. Jones flied out to right center
- J. Francoeur struck out swinging

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

  Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- C. Izturis singled to pitcher
- H. Blanco grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, C. Izturis out at second
- R. Hill singled to third
- J. Pierre lined out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 2nd: Atlanta
- B. McCann struck out looking
- M. Diaz singled to shortstop
- D. Ward struck out swinging
- J. Smoltz walked, M. Diaz to second
- M. Prado flied out to center

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

  Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- F. Bynum walked
- A. Ramirez walked, F. Bynum to second
- D. Lee homered to deep right, F. Bynum and A. Ramirez scored
- O. Villarreal relieved J. Smoltz
- J. Jones grounded out to first
- A. Pagan grounded out to second
- C. Izturis grounded out to second

3 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Atlanta 0

  Bottom 3rd: Atlanta
- M. Giles popped out to shallow right
- E. Renteria walked
- A. Jones flied out to center
- J. Francoeur struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Atlanta 0

  Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- H. Blanco singled to left
- R. Hill sacrificed to pitcher, H. Blanco to second
- J. Pierre grounded out to second, H. Blanco to third
- F. Bynum walked
- A. Ramirez grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Atlanta 0

  Bottom 4th: Atlanta
- B. McCann grounded out to second
- M. Diaz safe at first on third baseman A. Ramirez's fielding error
- D. Ward flied out to right
- B. Jordan hit for O. Villarreal
- B. Jordan singled to right, M. Diaz to second
- M. Prado singled to left, M. Diaz scored, B. Jordan to second
- M. Giles lined out to third

1 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Atlanta 1

  Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- K. Ray relieved O. Villarreal
- D. Lee homered to deep left center
- J. Jones lined out to left
- A. Pagan lined out to second
- C. Izturis flied out to left

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 7, Atlanta 1

  Bottom 5th: Atlanta
- E. Renteria flied out to deep right
- A. Jones flied out to deep left
- J. Francoeur struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 7, Atlanta 1

  Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- W. Franklin relieved K. Ray
- H. Blanco doubled to deep left
- R. Hill popped bunt out to pitcher
- J. Pierre flied out to left
- F. Bynum walked
- J. Devine relieved W. Franklin
- A. Ramirez singled to left, H. Blanco scored, F. Bynum to third
- D. Lee struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Atlanta 1

  Bottom 6th: Atlanta
- B. McCann grounded out to first
- M. Diaz doubled to deep left
- D. Ward struck out swinging
- B. Pena hit for J. Devine
- B. Pena singled to right, M. Diaz scored
- R. Novoa relieved R. Hill
- S. Thorman hit for M. Prado
- S. Thorman grounded out to first

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Atlanta 2

  Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- P. Orr at third
- K. Barry relieved J. Devine
- B. Pena catching
- J. Jones struck out swinging
- A. Pagan walked
- C. Izturis flied out to right
- H. Blanco walked, A. Pagan to second
- S. Moore hit for R. Novoa
- S. Moore fouled out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Atlanta 2

  Bottom 7th: Atlanta
- R. Dempster relieved R. Novoa
- M. Giles singled to center
- E. Renteria grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, M. Giles out at second
- A. Jones struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Atlanta 2

  Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- P. Moylan relieved K. Barry
- T. Pena at shortstop
- J. Pierre flied out to center
- F. Bynum struck out swinging
- A. Ramirez grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Atlanta 2

  Bottom 8th: Atlanta
- S. Eyre relieved R. Dempster
- J. Francoeur doubled to deep left
- T. Pena singled to left, J. Francoeur scored
- M. Diaz struck out swinging
- D. Ward flied out to left
- B. Pena struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Atlanta 3

  Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- C. Paronto relieved P. Moylan
- D. Lee struck out swinging
- J. Jones struck out swinging
- A. Pagan grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Atlanta 3

  Bottom 9th: Atlanta
- B. Howry relieved S. Eyre
- P. Orr lined out to shortstop
- M. Giles fouled out to shallow right
- R. Langerhans hit for C. Paronto
- R. Langerhans singled to right
- A. Jones grounded into fielder's choice, R. Langerhans out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Atlanta 3
 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
D. Lee D. Lee
2-5, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Atlanta
M. Diaz M. Diaz
2-4
0 RBI