Cincinnati 4, Chi Cubs 2
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(62-93)
  Final 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 1 1 0 0 0         2 4 0
Cincinnati 0 0 1 2 1         4 4 2
WP: C. Michalak (2-3) S: T. Coffey (8)
LP: R. Hill (6-7)
(76-78)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- R. Theriot safe at first on catcher D. Ross' throwing error, J. Pierre to third, J. Pierre scored
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- H. Blanco homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Cincinnati
- N. Hopper homered to deep left
Bot 4th: Cincinnati
- E. Encarnacion homered to deep left, R. Aurilia scored
Bot 5th: Cincinnati
- B. Harris homered to deep left
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .289
R. Theriot 2b 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .327
A. Ramirez 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .289
M. Murton lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .297
A. Pagan rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .256
H. Blanco 1b 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .267
R. Cedeno ss 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .249
G. Soto c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227
R. Hill p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .107
 Totals 18 2 4 1 2 3 10  
 Batting
2B - R Cedeno (18, C Michalak).
HR - H Blanco (6, 2nd inning off C Michalak 0 on, 1 Out).
S - R Theriot.
RBI - H Blanco (29).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pagan 2, M Murton 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - J Pierre (54, 2nd base off C Michalak/D Ross).
CS - R Theriot (2, 2nd base by C Michalak).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Denorfia cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .233
B. Phillips ss 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .280
R. Aurilia 1b 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 .299
A. Dunn lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .237
E. Encarnacion 3b 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 .285
D. Ross c 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .258
J. Castro 2b 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .278
N. Hopper rf 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 .320
C. Michalak p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .286
    T. Coffey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Harris ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .237
 Totals 19 4 4 4 2 10 4  
 Batting
HR - N Hopper (1, 3rd inning off R Hill 0 on, 0 Out), E Encarnacion (15, 4th inning off R Hill 1 on, 1 Out), B Harris (1, 5th inning off R Hill 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - N Hopper (4), E Encarnacion 2 (72), B Harris (3).
Team LOB - 2.
 Fielding
E - D Ross (7, throw); A Dunn (13, bobble).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Hill (L, 6-7) 5.0 4 4 4 2 10 3 4.29
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Michalak (W, 2-3) 4.1 4 2 1 2 2 1 4.50
T. Coffey (S, 8) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.42
WP - C Michalak, T Coffey.
HBP - M Murton (by C Michalak).
Pitches-strikes - R Hill 99-64; C Michalak 63-39; T Coffey 13-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Hill 1-4; C Michalak 6-5; T Coffey 1-0.
Batters faced - R Hill 21; C Michalak 20; T Coffey 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Tim Timmons. 2B--Jeff Nelson. 3B--Adam Dowdy.
Time: 1:34.
Attendance: 21,332.
Weather: 66 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 8 mph, swirling.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 23, 2006 5:36 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
H. Blanco H. Blanco
1-2, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Cincinnati
E. Encarnacion E. Encarnacion
1-1, 1 HR
2 RBI