Cincinnati 5, Chi Cubs 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 0
Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 X 5 6 2
WP: S. Schoeneweis (2-0) S: D. Weathers (12)
LP: S. Eyre (1-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Pagan safe at first on catcher D. Ross' fielding error, J. Pierre scored, A. Ramirez to third, M. Murton to second
- J. Mabry grounded out to first, A. Ramirez scored, M. Murton to third, A. Pagan to second
- H. Blanco singled to left, A. Pagan and M. Murton scored, H. Blanco to second advancing on throw
Bot 7th: Cincinnati
- R. Aurilia singled to right, R. Olmedo and C. Denorfia scored, R. Clayton to second
Bot 8th: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. homered to deep right, B. Phillips and N. Hopper scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .291
R. Theriot 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .325
A. Ramirez 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .290
M. Murton lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .294
A. Pagan rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .251
J. Mabry 1b 4 0 0 1 0 2 3 .206
H. Blanco c 4 0 1 2 0 2 3 .260
R. Cedeno ss 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .244
    S. Moore ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .269
W. Miller p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167
    R. Novoa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    F. Bynum ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
    D. Aardsma p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Jones ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284
 Totals 34 4 5 3 3 9 12  
 Batting
2B - M Murton (20, B Arroyo); A Ramirez (37, T Coffey).
3B - J Pierre (13, B Arroyo).
RBI - J Mabry (21), H Blanco 2 (32).
2-out RBI - H Blanco 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Blanco 2, W Miller 1, R Theriot 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Denorfia cf 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 .244
S. Hatteberg 1b 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 .291
    R. Clayton ph-ss 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .258
R. Aurilia ss-1b 4 0 1 2 0 0 3 .296
A. Dunn lf 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 .237
    D. Wise lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
E. Encarnacion 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .285
B. Phillips 2b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .281
T. Hollandsworth rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .268
    N. Hopper ph-rf 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .290
D. Ross c 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .253
B. Arroyo p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .114
    R. Olmedo ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .216
    T. Coffey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Schoeneweis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Griffey Jr. ph 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 .253
    D. Weathers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 30 5 6 5 7 5 16  
 Batting
HR - K Griffey Jr (27, 8th inning off S Eyre 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Aurilia 2 (66), K Griffey Jr 3 (72).
2-out RBI - R Aurilia 2, K Griffey Jr 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Dunn 1, D Ross 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - R Aurilia (8, ground ball); D Ross (8, catch).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Miller 5.0 3 0 0 3 2 0 3.57
R. Novoa 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.26
D. Aardsma 0.2 0 2 2 2 0 0 4.35
W. Ohman (H, 10) 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.22
M. Wuertz (H, 7) 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.63
S. Eyre (L, 1-3; BS, 3) 1.1 2 3 3 1 2 1 3.23
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Arroyo 7.0 4 4 0 2 5 0 3.27
T. Coffey 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.41
S. Schoeneweis (W, 2-0) 0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.73
D. Weathers (S, 12) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.69
WP - S Schoeneweis.
IBB - R Cedeno (by B Arroyo).
Pitches-strikes - W Miller 86-44; R Novoa 10-7; D Aardsma 21-11; W Ohman 5-1; M Wuertz 5-3; S Eyre 24-15; B Arroyo 113-69; T Coffey 6-4; S Schoeneweis 13-6; D Weathers 12-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - W Miller 1-12; R Novoa 1-1; D Aardsma 1-1; W Ohman 0-0; M Wuertz 0-0; S Eyre 2-0; B Arroyo 8-9; T Coffey 0-0; S Schoeneweis 0-0; D Weathers 0-2.
Batters faced - W Miller 21; R Novoa 3; D Aardsma 4; W Ohman 1; M Wuertz 1; S Eyre 7; B Arroyo 29; T Coffey 2; S Schoeneweis 3; D Weathers 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Adam Dowdy. 1B--James Hoye. 2B--Tim Timmons. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 16,278.
Weather: 66 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, out to left.

Updated on Monday, Sep 25, 2006 3:27 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
J. Pierre J. Pierre
2-5
0 RBI
 Cincinnati
K. Griffey Jr. K. Griffey Jr.
1-1, 1 HR
3 RBI