Chi Cubs 8, Colorado 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(76-86)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Colorado 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 7 2
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 3 X 8 9 2
WP: D. Aardsma (3-0)
LP: J. Affeldt (4-2)
(66-96)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Colorado
- K. Matsui homered to deep right, U. Jimenez scored
- B. Hawpe doubled to right, G. Atkins and J. Salazar scored, T. Helton to third
Bot 4th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left, R. Theriot scored
Bot 7th: Chi Cubs
- R. Cedeno singled to center, S. Moore scored, H. Blanco to third
- A. Pagan reached on fielder's choice, H. Blanco scored, R. Cedeno to second on shortstop C. Barmes' throwing error
- J. Pierre singled to left, R. Cedeno scored, A. Pagan to third, J. Pierre to second on left fielder M. Holliday's throwing error
Bot 8th: Chi Cubs
- J. Mabry singled to right, J. Jones scored, M. Murton to second
- R. Cedeno tripled to deep left, J. Mabry and M. Murton scored
Top 9th: Colorado
- G. Atkins homered to deep left
 Colorado
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Matsui 2b 5 1 1 2 0 2 1 .267
J. Salazar cf 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .283
    C. Sullivan cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .267
G. Atkins 3b 3 2 3 1 2 0 0 .329
M. Holliday lf 5 0 0 0 0 4 7 .326
T. Helton 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .302
B. Hawpe rf 3 0 1 2 1 1 0 .293
C. Barmes ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .220
J. Closser c 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .196
U. Jimenez p 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .333
    J. Affeldt p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Mesa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Baker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .368
    M. Corpas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Martin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 5 7 5 5 12 13  
 Batting
2B - B Hawpe (33, W Miller).
HR - K Matsui (3, 3rd inning off W Miller 1 on, 1 Out), G Atkins (29, 9th inning off B Howry 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - K Matsui 2 (26), B Hawpe 2 (84), G Atkins (120).
2-out RBI - B Hawpe 2, G Atkins.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Holliday 2, C Barmes 2, J Baker 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - G Atkins (4, 2nd base off W Miller/H Blanco).
 
 Fielding
E - C Barmes (18, throw); M Holliday (6, throw).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .292
R. Theriot 2b 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .328
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .291
J. Jones rf 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .285
M. Murton lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .297
S. Moore 1b 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .263
    J. Mabry 1b 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .205
H. Blanco c 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .266
R. Cedeno ss 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 .245
W. Miller p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .143
    L. Walrond p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Aardsma p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Pagan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Bynum ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .257
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
 Totals 33 8 9 7 3 4 8  
 Batting
2B - J Jones (31, M Corpas).
3B - R Cedeno (7, T Martin).
HR - A Ramirez (38, 4th inning off U Jimenez 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Ramirez 2 (119), R Cedeno 3 (41), J Pierre (40), J Mabry (25).
2-out RBI - R Cedeno 3, J Pierre.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Bynum 1, H Blanco 1, R Theriot 2.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - J Jones (9, 2nd base off U Jimenez/J Closser), R Theriot (13, 2nd base off U Jimenez/J Closser).
CS - J Pierre (20, 2nd base by U Jimenez/J Closser).
 
 Fielding
E - M Murton (3, bobble); S Moore (1, catch).
 Colorado
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
U. Jimenez 6.2 3 4 3 3 3 1 3.52
J. Affeldt (L, 4-2; BS, 2) 0.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 6.91
J. Mesa 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.86
M. Corpas 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 3.62
T. Martin 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.07
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Miller 4.0 6 4 4 3 4 1 4.57
L. Walrond 2.1 0 0 0 1 4 0 6.23
D. Aardsma (W, 3-0) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.08
W. Ohman 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.13
R. Dempster (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.80
B. Howry 1.0 1 1 1 0 3 1 3.17
Pitches-strikes - U Jimenez 92-55; J Affeldt 5-5; J Mesa 1-1; M Corpas 20-11; T Martin 8-6; W Miller 94-56; L Walrond 35-19; D Aardsma 5-3; W Ohman 7-3; R Dempster 10-7; B Howry 28-21.
Ground balls-fly balls - U Jimenez 8-8; J Affeldt 1-0; J Mesa 1-0; M Corpas 1-0; T Martin 0-1; W Miller 4-4; L Walrond 1-2; D Aardsma 0-2; W Ohman 0-0; R Dempster 2-0; B Howry 0-0.
Batters faced - U Jimenez 25; J Affeldt 3; J Mesa 1; M Corpas 3; T Martin 4; W Miller 22; L Walrond 8; D Aardsma 2; W Ohman 1; R Dempster 3; B Howry 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chris Guccione. 1B--Marty Foster. 2B--Tim Mcclelland. 3B--Bill Welke.
Time: 2:45.
Attendance: 39,609.
Weather: 71 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, out to left.

Updated on Monday, Oct 2, 2006 5:44 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Colorado
G. Atkins G. Atkins
3-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Chi Cubs
R. Cedeno R. Cedeno
2-4
3 RBI