Cincinnati 5, Chi Cubs 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(53-48)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 9 1
Cincinnati 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 5 11 2
WP: D. Weathers (2-3)
LP: B. Howry (5-6)
(45-59)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee hit sacrifice fly to center, R. Theriot scored
Bot 3rd: Cincinnati
- B. Phillips doubled to left, R. Freel scored
Bot 4th: Cincinnati
- E. Encarnacion homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Cincinnati
- J. Keppinger doubled to center, D. Ross scored, R. Freel to third, R. Freel scored on left fielder A. Soriano's fielding error
Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- R. Theriot doubled to left, M. Murton scored
Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- M. DeRosa singled to left, A. Ramirez scored, A. Pagan to second
- J. Kendall singled to left, A. Pagan scored, J. Jones to second
Bot 9th: Cincinnati
- E. Encarnacion singled to left, N. Hopper scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .293
R. Theriot ss 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .280
D. Lee 1b 3 0 0 1 0 2 2 .332
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .319
C. Floyd rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .293
    A. Pagan pr-rf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279
M. DeRosa 2b 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .291
J. Jones cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .244
J. Kendall c 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .182
R. Hill p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .108
    R. Cherry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Murton ph 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Fontenot ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .326
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 4 9 4 1 6 9  
 Batting
2B - M DeRosa (19, B Arroyo); R Theriot (17, B Arroyo).
SF - D Lee.
RBI - D Lee (51), R Theriot (28), M DeRosa (51), J Kendall (1).
2-out RBI - R Theriot.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Lee 1, A Soriano 1, R Hill 1.
GIDP - D Lee.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - A Soriano (5, bobble).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel cf 4 2 2 0 0 2 1 .246
J. Keppinger ss 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .326
K. Griffey Jr. rf 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 .275
B. Phillips 2b 5 0 1 1 0 1 7 .280
A. Dunn lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .266
    N. Hopper lf 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .281
J. Conine 1b 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .265
    D. Weathers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Castro ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .180
E. Encarnacion 3b 5 1 2 2 0 2 5 .261
D. Ross c 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 .194
B. Arroyo p 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .085
    S. Hatteberg 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312
 Totals 34 5 11 4 5 11 23  
 Batting
2B - J Conine (9, R Hill); B Phillips (16, R Hill); J Keppinger (5, R Cherry); R Freel (13, S Eyre).
HR - E Encarnacion (7, 4th inning off R Hill 0 on, 1 Out).
S - J Castro , J Keppinger.
RBI - B Phillips (62), E Encarnacion 2 (40), J Keppinger (11).
2-out RBI - B Phillips.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Dunn 2, B Arroyo 1, B Phillips 2, E Encarnacion 2.
Team LOB - 13.
 Base Running
SB - B Phillips (19, 3rd base off R Hill/J Kendall).
 
 Fielding
E - K Griffey Jr (7, bobble); J Keppinger (1, throw).
Outfield assists - R Freel (J Jones at Home).
DP - 1 (E Encarnacion-B Phillips-J Conine).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Hill 5.0 6 2 2 3 8 1 3.59
R. Cherry 0.1 1 2 2 1 1 0 3.86
W. Ohman 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.99
M. Wuertz 0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.66
S. Eyre 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.94
C. Marmol 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.78
B. Howry (L, 5-6) 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.35
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Arroyo 7.2 4 2 0 1 5 0 4.33
D. Weathers (W, 2-3; BS, 5) 1.1 5 2 2 0 1 0 3.35
HBP - J Keppinger (by R Hill); J Kendall (by B Arroyo); R Freel (by R Cherry).
Pitches-strikes - R Hill 104-63; R Cherry 14-7; W Ohman 9-8; M Wuertz 17-11; S Eyre 13-7; C Marmol 5-5; B Howry 10-7; B Arroyo 123-77; D Weathers 22-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Hill 4-3; R Cherry 0-0; W Ohman 2-1; M Wuertz 0-0; S Eyre 1-1; C Marmol 0-1; B Howry 1-0; B Arroyo 8-10; D Weathers 1-1.
Batters faced - R Hill 25; R Cherry 4; W Ohman 3; M Wuertz 3; S Eyre 4; C Marmol 1; B Howry 3; B Arroyo 29; D Weathers 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Time: 3:15. (Plus rain delay totaling 88 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 36,635.
Weather: 69 degrees, rain.
Wind: 13 mph, swirling.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 28, 2007 12:11 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
M. DeRosa M. DeRosa
3-4
1 RBI
 Cincinnati
E. Encarnacion E. Encarnacion
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI