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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Colorado
- K. Matsui grounded out to pitcher
- J. Salazar struck out looking
- G. Atkins singled to right
- M. Holliday struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 0, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 1st: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre grounded out to second
- R. Theriot grounded out to second
- A. Ramirez flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 0, Chi Cubs 0

  Top 2nd: Colorado
- T. Helton grounded out to shortstop
- B. Hawpe grounded out to second
- C. Barmes grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 0, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 2nd: Chi Cubs
- J. Jones walked
- J. Jones stole second
- M. Murton lined out to center
- S. Moore popped out to third
- H. Blanco flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 0, Chi Cubs 0

  Top 3rd: Colorado
- J. Closser fouled out to first
- U. Jimenez singled to right
- K. Matsui homered to deep right, U. Jimenez scored
- J. Salazar walked
- G. Atkins singled to left, J. Salazar to second, J. Salazar to third on left fielder M. Murton's fielding error
- M. Holliday struck out swinging, G. Atkins stole second
- T. Helton walked
- B. Hawpe doubled to right, G. Atkins and J. Salazar scored, T. Helton to third
- C. Barmes popped out to shallow right

4 runs, 4 hits, 1 errors
Colorado 4, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 3rd: Chi Cubs
- R. Cedeno grounded out to shortstop
- W. Miller struck out swinging
- J. Pierre singled to right
- J. Pierre caught stealing, catcher to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 4, Chi Cubs 0

  Top 4th: Colorado
- J. Closser flied out to right
- U. Jimenez safe at first on first baseman S. Moore's fielding error
- K. Matsui popped out to right
- J. Salazar singled to right, U. Jimenez to third
- G. Atkins walked, J. Salazar to second
- M. Holliday struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Colorado 4, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
- R. Theriot walked
- R. Theriot stole second
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left, R. Theriot scored
- J. Jones popped out to second
- M. Murton grounded out to third
- S. Moore struck out swinging

2 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 4, Chi Cubs 2

  Top 5th: Colorado
- L. Walrond relieved W. Miller
- T. Helton struck out looking
- B. Hawpe struck out looking
- C. Barmes grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 4, Chi Cubs 2

  Bottom 5th: Chi Cubs
- H. Blanco struck out swinging
- R. Cedeno lined out to second
- L. Walrond lined out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 4, Chi Cubs 2

  Top 6th: Colorado
- J. Closser flied out to deep left center
- U. Jimenez struck out swinging
- K. Matsui struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 4, Chi Cubs 2

  Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre grounded out to first
- R. Theriot grounded out to pitcher
- A. Ramirez grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 4, Chi Cubs 2

  Top 7th: Colorado
- J. Salazar flied out to right
- G. Atkins walked
- D. Aardsma relieved L. Walrond
- M. Holliday flied out to right
- T. Helton flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 4, Chi Cubs 2

  Bottom 7th: Chi Cubs
- J. Jones flied out to deep center
- M. Murton grounded out to third
- S. Moore singled to right
- H. Blanco walked, S. Moore to second
- J. Affeldt relieved J. Affeldt
- R. Cedeno singled to center, S. Moore scored, H. Blanco to third
- A. Pagan hit for D. Aardsma
- 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
- J. Mesa relieved J. Affeldt
- R. Theriot grounded out to pitcher

3 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors
Colorado 4, Chi Cubs 5

  Top 8th: Colorado
- J. Mabry at first
- W. Ohman relieved D. Aardsma
- B. Hawpe walked
- R. Dempster relieved W. Ohman
- C. Barmes grounded out to second, B. Hawpe to second
- J. Closser struck out looking
- J. Baker hit for J. Mesa
- J. Baker grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 4, Chi Cubs 5

  Bottom 8th: Chi Cubs
- M. Corpas relieved J. Mesa
- A. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop
- J. Jones doubled to deep center
- M. Murton singled to left, J. Jones to third
- T. Martin relieved M. Corpas
- J. Mabry singled to right, J. Jones scored, M. Murton to second
- H. Blanco lined out to second
- R. Cedeno tripled to deep left, J. Mabry and M. Murton scored
- F. Bynum hit for R. Dempster
- F. Bynum struck out looking

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 4, Chi Cubs 8

  Top 9th: Colorado
- B. Howry relieved R. Dempster
- K. Matsui struck out swinging
- C. Sullivan struck out swinging
- G. Atkins homered to deep left
- M. Holliday struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Colorado 5, Chi Cubs 8
 
 Top Batters
 Colorado
G. Atkins G. Atkins
3-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Chi Cubs
R. Cedeno R. Cedeno
2-4
3 RBI