Chi Cubs 11, Cincinnati 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(63-92)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 3 0 2 5 0 0 1 0 0 11 11 1
Cincinnati 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 6
WP: C. Zambrano (16-6)
LP: K. Lohse (2-5)
(75-79)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- R. Theriot reached on bunt single to right, J. Pierre scored, R. Theriot to second on catcher J. Valentin's throwing error
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left, R. Theriot scored
Bot 2nd: Cincinnati
- B. Phillips homered to deep left center, A. Dunn and T. Hollandsworth scored
- D. Wise doubled to deep center, R. Olmedo scored
Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- M. Murton singled to center, A. Ramirez scored on center fielder D. Wise's fielding error
- J. Mabry hit sacrifice fly to deep right, M. Murton scored
Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- C. Zambrano homered to deep center
- A. Pagan walked, R. Theriot scored, A. Ramirez to third, M. Murton to second
- J. Mabry singled to right, A. Ramirez and M. Murton scored, A. Pagan to third
- H. Blanco safe at first on second baseman R. Olmedo's fielding error, A. Pagan scored, J. Mabry to second
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre doubled to left, R. Cedeno scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 .290
R. Theriot 2b 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 .330
A. Ramirez 3b 5 3 2 2 0 0 1 .290
M. Murton lf 4 2 1 0 1 1 0 .297
A. Pagan rf 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 .256
J. Mabry 1b 3 0 2 3 1 0 1 .212
H. Blanco c 5 0 0 1 0 2 3 .261
R. Cedeno ss 5 1 0 0 0 1 3 .247
C. Zambrano p 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .157
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    B. Coats ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 41 11 11 9 3 7 12  
 Batting
2B - J Pierre 2 (32, K Lohse, J Johnson); A Ramirez (36, K Lohse).
HR - A Ramirez (36, 1st inning off K Lohse 1 on, 0 Out), C Zambrano (6, 4th inning off K Lohse 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - J Mabry.
RBI - A Ramirez 2 (113), J Mabry 3 (20), C Zambrano (11), A Pagan (18), H Blanco (30), J Pierre (38).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Zambrano 1, A Ramirez 1, R Theriot 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - J Pierre (55, 2nd base off K Lohse/J Valentin).
 
 Fielding
E - J Mabry (1, ground ball).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Wise cf 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 .207
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 .287
E. Encarnacion 3b 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .285
A. Dunn lf 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 .239
J. Valentin c 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .267
T. Hollandsworth rf 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 .269
    N. Hopper ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .308
B. Phillips ss 4 1 2 3 0 2 0 .281
R. Olmedo 2b 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 .216
K. Lohse p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150
    J. Standridge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Bray p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Harris ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .231
    J. Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Castro ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
    G. Majewski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Franklin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Denorfia ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .243
 Totals 35 4 8 4 3 10 16  
 Batting
2B - D Wise (2, C Zambrano); B Phillips (28, C Zambrano); C Denorfia (3, R Dempster).
HR - B Phillips (17, 2nd inning off C Zambrano 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - B Phillips 3 (74), D Wise (1).
2-out RBI - D Wise.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Hatteberg 2, J Valentin 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
Picked Off - B Phillips (2nd base, C Zambrano).
 
 Fielding
E - J Valentin (7, throw); R Olmedo 2 (3, ground ball 2); D Wise (1, bobble); B Phillips (16, ground ball); E Encarnacion (25, throw).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano (W, 16-6) 7.0 6 4 4 3 7 1 3.43
S. Eyre 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.85
B. Howry 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.22
R. Dempster 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.77
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Lohse (L, 2-5) 3.0 7 6 5 1 3 2 4.89
J. Standridge 0.1 1 3 2 1 0 0 4.82
B. Bray 0.2 1 1 1 1 2 0 4.20
J. Johnson 3.0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2.57
G. Majewski 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.54
R. Franklin 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.74
Pitches-strikes - C Zambrano 109-64; S Eyre 11-8; B Howry 1-1; R Dempster 26-17; K Lohse 65-45; J Standridge 20-10; B Bray 16-10; J Johnson 36-26; G Majewski 8-5; R Franklin 7-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Zambrano 7-6; S Eyre 1-0; B Howry 1-0; R Dempster 1-0; K Lohse 3-3; J Standridge 1-1; B Bray 0-0; J Johnson 5-3; G Majewski 2-1; R Franklin 1-1.
Batters faced - C Zambrano 29; S Eyre 3; B Howry 1; R Dempster 5; K Lohse 18; J Standridge 4; B Bray 5; J Johnson 12; G Majewski 3; R Franklin 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Timmons. 1B--Jeff Nelson. 2B--Adam Dowdy. 3B--Randy Marsh.
Time: 2:54. (Plus rain delay totaling 6 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 28,264.
Weather: 69 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 8 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 24, 2006 5:53 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Cincinnati
B. Phillips B. Phillips
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI