Chi Cubs 9, Houston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(39-52)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 7 1
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 3 2 4 0 0 X 9 13 0
WP: T. Lilly (9-4)
LP: R. Oswalt (8-6)
(46-43)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- H. Pence grounded out to second, C. Burke scored
Bot 4th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez ground rule double to deep center, C. Izturis and D. Lee scored
- M. DeRosa singled to catcher, A. Ramirez scored, M. DeRosa to second on B. Ausmus' throwing error
Bot 5th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez singled to left, C. Izturis and A. Soriano scored, D. Lee to second
Bot 6th: Chi Cubs
- T. Lilly singled to right, M. DeRosa scored, J. Jones to second
- A. Soriano homered to deep left center, T. Lilly and J. Jones scored
Top 9th: Houston
- M. Ensberg doubled to left, M. Loretta scored
- E. Bruntlett ground rule double to deep center, M. Ensberg scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Burke 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .235
H. Pence cf 4 0 0 1 0 2 0 .336
M. Loretta 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .316
C. Lee lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .296
L. Berkman rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .257
M. Ensberg 3b 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .221
E. Bruntlett ss 4 0 1 1 0 2 2 .295
B. Ausmus c 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .249
R. Oswalt p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .125
    D. Borkowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Biggio ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 3 7 3 1 9 11  
 Batting
2B - M Loretta (17, M Wuertz); M Ensberg (9, M Wuertz); E Bruntlett (1, M Wuertz).
3B - C Burke (2, T Lilly).
RBI - H Pence (43), M Ensberg (26), E Bruntlett (4).
2-out RBI - M Ensberg, E Bruntlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Ausmus 1, C Burke 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - B Ausmus (2, throw).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 5 2 2 3 0 2 1 .312
C. Izturis ss 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 .247
D. Lee 1b 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 .329
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 3 4 0 0 0 .314
    A. Pagan rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
C. Floyd rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297
    M. Fontenot 2b 4 0 0 0 0 3 5 .343
M. DeRosa 2b-rf-3b 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .296
J. Jones cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .233
R. Bowen c 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .212
T. Lilly p 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .146
    D. Ward ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .339
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 37 9 13 8 2 10 11  
 Batting
2B - D Lee (28, R Oswalt); A Ramirez (15, R Oswalt); D Ward (6, D Wheeler).
HR - A Soriano (16, 6th inning off R Oswalt 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - A Ramirez 4 (56), T Lilly (3), A Soriano 3 (36).
2-out RBI - A Ramirez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Lee 1, J Jones 1, M Fontenot 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt (L, 8-6) 5.1 10 9 8 2 6 1 3.91
D. Borkowski 1.2 2 0 0 0 3 0 4.38
D. Wheeler 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.56
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Lilly (W, 9-4) 8.0 4 1 1 1 7 0 3.51
M. Wuertz 1.0 3 2 2 0 2 0 3.76
Pitches-strikes - R Oswalt 106-69; D Borkowski 32-23; D Wheeler 13-10; T Lilly 106-74; M Wuertz 20-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Oswalt 6-4; D Borkowski 2-0; D Wheeler 1-1; T Lilly 7-10; M Wuertz 0-1.
Batters faced - R Oswalt 28; D Borkowski 7; D Wheeler 4; T Lilly 29; M Wuertz 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Vanover. 1B--Tony Randazzo. 2B--Charlie Reliford. 3B--Greg Gibson.
Time: 2:36.
Attendance: 41,448.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
CHICAGO RIGHT FIELDER CLIFF FLOYD LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SECOND INNING WITH A STRAINED LEFT SHOULDER.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 14, 2007 6:41 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
M. Ensberg M. Ensberg
3-4
1 RBI
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
3-4
4 RBI