Texas 7, Chi Cubs 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(32-38)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 8 3
Texas 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 X 7 9 1
WP: K. Loe (3-6)
LP: J. Marquis (5-4)
(27-44)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Texas
- S. Sosa safe at first on third baseman M. DeRosa's fielding error, K. Lofton scored, I. Kinsler to third, M. Young to second
- F. Catalanotto grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, I. Kinsler scored, M. Young to third, S. Sosa out at second
Bot 2nd: Texas
- K. Lofton safe at first on first baseman D. Lee's fielding error, B. Wilkerson scored
Bot 4th: Texas
- R. Vazquez grounded out to first, B. Wilkerson scored
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Texas
- S. Sosa homered to deep right center
- F. Catalanotto homered to deep right center
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- K. Hill homered to deep center, R. Theriot scored
Bot 7th: Texas
- F. Catalanotto singled to center, I. Kinsler scored, M. Young to second
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .300
F. Pie cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .237
D. Lee 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .348
C. Floyd dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .301
M. Fontenot 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .366
M. DeRosa 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272
    C. Izturis ph-ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
J. Jones rf 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .234
    A. Pagan ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .288
R. Theriot ss-3b 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .259
K. Hill c 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .179
 Totals 34 3 8 3 1 7 12  
 Batting
2B - A Soriano 2 (20, K Loe, F Francisco); C Izturis (10, K Loe).
HR - A Soriano (12, 5th inning off K Loe 0 on, 2 Out), K Hill (1, 7th inning off K Loe 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Soriano (25), K Hill 2 (2).
2-out RBI - A Soriano, K Hill 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Floyd 1, J Jones 1, R Theriot 1, F Pie 1.
GIDP - M Fontenot.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - D Lee (4, 2nd base by K Loe/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
E - M DeRosa (5, ground ball); D Lee (1, ground ball); M Fontenot (2, throw).
DP - 1 (M Fontenot-R Theriot-D Lee).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 .274
I. Kinsler 2b 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .238
M. Young ss 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 .289
S. Sosa dh 4 1 1 2 0 1 3 .242
F. Catalanotto lf 4 1 2 2 0 1 2 .195
M. Byrd rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .357
    J. Hairston Jr. rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .236
B. Wilkerson 1b 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 .225
G. Laird c 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .245
R. Vazquez 3b 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 .256
 Totals 33 7 9 5 4 5 15  
 Batting
2B - G Laird (7, J Marquis); B Wilkerson (6, W Ohman).
HR - S Sosa (12, 5th inning off J Marquis 0 on, 2 Out), F Catalanotto (5, 5th inning off J Marquis 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - S Sosa 2 (53), R Vazquez (11), F Catalanotto 2 (18).
2-out RBI - S Sosa, F Catalanotto 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Byrd 2, K Lofton 1, J Hairston Jr 1.
GIDP - F Catalanotto.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - G Laird (2, 3rd base by J Marquis/K Hill).
 
 Fielding
E - I Kinsler (14, ground ball).
DP - 2 (G Laird-M Young, M Young-I Kinsler-B Wilkerson).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Marquis (L, 5-4) 5.0 5 6 4 4 3 2 3.38
S. Eyre 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.20
M. Wuertz 0.2 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.45
W. Ohman 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.87
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Loe (W, 3-6) 6.2 6 3 3 1 4 2 6.34
F. Francisco (H, 5) 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.50
C.J. Wilson 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.04
WP - K Loe.
Pitches-strikes - J Marquis 100-57; S Eyre 19-11; M Wuertz 11-9; W Ohman 14-9; K Loe 97-60; F Francisco 16-8; C Wilson 26-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Marquis 8-3; S Eyre 0-4; M Wuertz 0-1; W Ohman 2-0; K Loe 13-2; F Francisco 0-1; C Wilson 3-0.
Batters faced - J Marquis 24; S Eyre 4; M Wuertz 5; W Ohman 4; K Loe 27; F Francisco 3; C Wilson 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Montague. 1B--James Hoye. 2B--Bill Miller. 3B--Marvin Hudson.
Time: 2:52.
Attendance: 37,564.
Weather: 86 degrees, clear.
Wind: 16 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
CHICAGO THIRD BASEMAN MARK DEROSA LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SECOND INNING WITH A LEFT EYE INJURY.
THE HOME RUNS BY SAMMY SOSA AND FRANK CATALANOTTO IN THE FIFTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
THE HOME RUN BY TEXAS' SAMMY SOSA IN THE FIFTH INNING WAS THE 600TH OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER. SOSA IS THE FIFTH PLAYER TO REACH THE 600 MARK.
TEXAS RIGHT FIELDER MARLON BYRD LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING WITH A RIGHT KNEE INURY.

Updated on Thursday, Jun 21, 2007 5:53 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Soriano A. Soriano
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Texas
F. Catalanotto F. Catalanotto
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI